Walk Together to stop people dying from bowel cancer

Posted on - 12/06/2018
Author: Communications Team

Celebrity TV presenters Julia Bradbury, Matthew Wright, Pamela Ballantine and Sean Fletcher are encouraging you to Walk Together this summer.

Walk Together is a series of sponsored walks bringing people together to show support for those undergoing treatment, remember loved ones and help stop people dying from bowel cancer. Walks are happening around the UK throughout September:

 

  • Edinburgh, Saturday 1 September: The four mile walk in the heart of Edinburgh will take walkers on a picturesque route along the Water of Leigh and soak up scenery of the stunning city.
  • London, Saturday 15 September: The five mile London walk from London Embankment to Southwark Park will pass iconic city sites like Millennium Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and Tower Bridge.
  • Cardiff, Saturday 22 September: Our very first Walk Together in Wales is five miles around the Cardiff Bay circular route, with spectacular views of the Bristol Channel.
  • Belfast, Saturday 29 September: The six mile walk along the beautiful circular trail in Belvoir Park Forest explores the diverse woodlands and historic estate in Lagan Valley Regional Park.

 

If you can’t make one of our organised walks, you can hold your own Walk Together event somewhere special in your local area, from July to September. It’s easy to do and our team will support you along the way.

 

Julia Bradbury, Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer Patron & co founder of walking site The Outdoor Guide says: “Every year 41,800 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer in the UK, including my mum who thankfully is now recovered. Physical activity plays an important part in stacking the odds against a bowel cancer diagnosis and as passionate walking advocates, The Outdoor Guide and I are delighted to fully support Walk Together. It’s a lovely way to bring everyone together affected by the disease from all “walks” of life!”