Today is the last chance for any would-be walkers to sign up for an early bird discount to this year's Saffery Rotary Walk.
The charity event is hugely popular, raising tens of thousands of pounds for charity each year - with 23 to benefit from the 2019 challenge.
The Walk’s committee, made up of representatives from the Rotary Club and sponsor Saffery Champness, had the difficult task of selecting the projects from all the charity applications received.
Lisa Vizia, Director at Saffery Champness and member of the organising committee, said: “Every year selecting the charities is a difficult task. There are so many worthy projects on the island and the number of applications havecontinued to increase over the years we’ve been involved.
“As part of our ongoing commitment to the local community, we aim to support as many charitable projects as possible and we feel that the committee’s choices this year represent a good cross section of island life. As always we hope many walkers sign up and raise as much as possible for these well deserving charities.”
The island's Lieutenant Governor, Sir Ian Corder, right, is the patron of the walk. He completed it last year with his son.
Simon Milsted, Chairperson of the walk’s organising committee, added: “The walk has significant impact on our community and its continued success is built on people taking part and generating sponsorship, so we’d like to encourage any potential walkers out there to take advantage of our early-bird offers and get registered as soon as possible, whether you are walking the full 39 miles or a section of it as part of a relay team.
"This will ensure that we are able to contribute the full amount that we have pledged to this year’s chosen charities.”
The Saffery Rotary Walk is one of Guernsey’s largest annual charity fundraising events and the only round-island walk.
The projects selected for the funding in 2019 are:
Today is the last day you can sign up for an early bird fee, to get a discount when you register for the walk.
Those who register before today will pay £20, after which time the registration fee will increase to £25. Relay teams can also take advantage of a similar offer.
For more details head to safferyrotarywalk.com
Pictured top: The charities which will benefit from the 2019 Saffery Rotary Walk have been named.
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