Glow in the Moonlight 2018

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  • Date:

    15th September 2018 6:30 pm

  • Price:

    Children £10 / Adult £20 (Early Bird Discount £15)

  • Location:

    Warwick Racecourse

  • Summary:

    To celebrate the tenth year of The Myton Hospices’ Glow in the Moonlight we are going to bring the party spirit to Warwick! And we will be celebrating at a brand new venue – Warwick Racecourse!


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    To celebrate the tenth year of The Myton Hospices’ Glow in the Moonlight we are going to bring the party spirit to Warwick! And we will be celebrating at a brand new venue – Warwick Racecourse! On Saturday 15th September hundreds of Myton supporters will pull on their pyjamas and join us for this year’s party special!

    We’re offering you the chance to take on either a 5 mile or 8 mile route in your best pyjamas or onesie! Both routes will take you around Warwick and Leamington Spa before returning to the racecourse.

    An outdoor stage will play host to a live music performance, there will be a Disco Dome where you can get in the party spirit and Matt Print will return to get everyone ready for their chosen route with a Zumba warm-up before setting off at 8pm!
  • Registration fee for the event is £20 for adults and £10 for children and includes glow sticks, flashing accessories and UV face and body paint. You will be able to collect this glow pack of goodies either at our pre check-in event or on the night.

    Everyone who finishes the route will also be given a bespoke Glow in the Moonlight medal!

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    This year we want to raise £65,000 from this event which is enough to fund a children’s counsellor for over two years! This is a huge amount but with your help and support we know we can do it!

    Your registration fee covers the cost of the event itself, but it is your sponsorship money which makes the difference to our patients and their families.

    You will be sent a Welcome Pack in the post which contains everything you need to know about the event as well as some fundraising ideas!

    For more information or if you have any problems signing up please call 01926 358 382 or email events@mytonhospice.org

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    Date:

    Saturday 15th September 2018

    Time:

    Check-in at 6:30pm. Set off from Warwick Racecourse at 8.00pm

    Venue:

    Glow in the Moonlight starts and ends at Warwick Racecourse, Hampton St, Warwick
    CV34 6HN.

    Check-in:

    Check-in is from 6.30pm at Warwick Racecourse in the white marquee. You will just need to confirm your contact details and collect your glow pack.

    If you have already checked-in at the Pre Check-In event you don’t need to check-in on the night.

    Pre Check-in:

    We will be organising a pre check-in day on Wednesday 5th September from 10am to 3pm at Warwick Myton Hospice so you can pick up your glow pack up in advance of the event; this means you won’t have to check-in on the night itself.  We will also be selling some additional merchandise for the night, to ensure everyone looks and feels glow-tastic!

    Parking:

    There are car parks which are just a short walk away from the venue:

     

    -  St Mary’s car park, area 2 – CV34 6JP

    -  St Mary’s car park, area 3 – CV34 6HN

     

    Please visit the Warwick District Council website for more details: www.warwickdc.gov.uk/info/20547/warwick_car_parks

     

    The route:

    You will have chosen between the 5 mile and 8 mile route when you registered. Both will take you from Warwick Racecourse, through Warwick town centre and Leamington Spa before returning to the racecourse.

     

    There will be fluorescent signage around the route, along with our lovely volunteer marshals who will be cheering you along! Check out the enclosed maps for more detail.

     

    Event schedule

    -  Check-in and live music from 6.30pm

    -  Disco Dome and pyjama party!

    -  Zumba Warm-up with Matt Print at 7.45pm

    -  Set off at 8pm

     

    Glow packs

    This year your glow packs will include a bespoke Glow in the Moonlight t-shirt, glow sticks and UV face and body paint. You will be able to pick your glow pack up at the pre check-in event, or when you check-in on the night. Everyone who finishes the route will also be given a bespoke Glow in the Moonlight medal!

     

    Facilities

    There are portable toilet facilities available at Warwick Racecourse.

     

    Refreshments

    There will be food and drinks available to buy on the night and all participants are given a bottle of water when they complete the course!

     

    Safety and First Aid

    If you are feeling unwell or need first aid please call the events team mobile: 07599 752835. Warwickshire Ambulance Association will be on hand to deal with any incidents.

    Please be aware that the event takes place at night and next to some main roads, so please take care along the route and make sure you are aware of your surroundings.

     

    Facebook and Twitter

    Keep up to date with all the latest news about this year’s event by joining our official Glow in the Moonlight Facebook event page. You can share the event and posts to encourage others to take part too! We will also have a special Glow Selfie Frame for you to pose with on the night!

     

    Walk in memory of…

    We know lots of you will be taking part and raising money in memory of a loved one. We will have a Memory Wall for you to add messages about who you are taking part in memory of. You will even be able to pin a photo of them next to your message!

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  • Help us raise £65,000 at this year’s Glow in the Moonlight. This would be enough to fund a children’s counsellor for just over two years!


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    To celebrate the tenth year of The Myton Hospices’ Glow in the Moonlight we are going to bring the party spirit to Warwick and Leamington Spa! And we will be celebrating at a brand new venue – Warwick Racecourse! On Saturday 15th September hundreds of Myton supporters will pull on their pyjamas and join us for this year’s pyjama party special!

    This year we have to raise £9.6million of the £11.5 million we need to continue providing our services free of charge, we can’t do it without support from people like you.

     

    The money our supporters raise means more people can benefit from Myton’s care, like the Wren family did.


    After his mum died, Will Wren wanted everyone who walked through Myton’s doors to have the same support and care he and his family had experienced. He stepped out of his comfort zone to talk in front of all the teachers and pupils at his school, King Edward VI School in Stratford Upon Avon, about why they should choose Myton to be one of the two charities they would support as a school.

    His mum, Emma, first came into contact with Myton after she was diagnosed with a secondary cancer. Friends and family rallied around to raise money for her to have immunotherapy in Germany.

    During her second course of immunotherapy she became unwell and in a lot of pain. Emma’s husband Peter contacted Myton from Germany about the possibility of admitting Emma to one of the Inpatient Units for pain management.

    He said: “We turned up to Warwick Myton Hospice at 11.30 at night and were greeted by a doctor and a nurse. We basically moved in on-mass – our three children, myself and the dog lived in her room. When a space at the relatives’ accommodation became available we used that too. Everyone we saw made life comfortable and easy; the most important thing was the incredible care they gave Emma.

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  • We have a variety of exciting events throughout the year and we rely on our fantastic team of volunteers to ensure they run smoothly!

    Volunteering at events is on an adhoc basis so it’s a really flexible way to support The Myton Hospices, all our events have a fantastic atmosphere and they are really fun to be part of.

    Glow in the Moonlight is a sponsored 5 or 8 mile walk which starts and ends at Warwick Racecourse, we are expecting over 1000 participants to take part and this year is extra special as we will be celebrating our 10th birthday! Participants will be encouraged to wear their best pyjamas or onesie and they will all receive a glow pack full of glow goodies for taking part.

    We will require volunteers for Glow in the Moonlight to help with the following:

    • Registration

    • Marshalling

    • Hosts

    • Parking

    • Merchandise

    • Bag drop

    • Finish line and medals


    All our volunteers are fully briefed prior to the event and will get a detailed information pack about the event and what their role will involves, along with health and safety information and a main point of contact. They will also get support at the event and a big thank you from our team!

    We would absolutely love your support with this exciting local event, for more information please contact Verity: Verity.O'Donnell@mytonhospice.org  

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