Make every step count for hospice care

St Luke’s Midnight Walk 2024

Midnight Walk returns on Friday 12 July

St Luke’s iconic Midnight Walk is back for 2024, shining a light on precious memories of lost loved ones while supporting our compassionate care.

Hundreds of walkers will be making every step count as they take to the streets of Plymouth with a splash of pink on Friday 12 July in a poignant and colourful celebration remembering those family members and friends who are no longer with us.

Funds raised from the night will help us continue our vital work providing specialist care for terminally ill people at home, in hospital and at our specialist unit at Turnchapel, as well as emotional support for their families.

A family friendly event

Kindly sponsored by Michael Spiers, the walk will be an opportunity for young and old to join together, celebrating memories and making new ones. Route options for 2024 – three miles, six miles, or 13.1 miles (the equivalent of a half marathon) – open up the walk to the whole family, from young children, teenagers and occasional strollers through to seasoned long-distance striders of all ages.

Entrants will leave from and return to the Fan Zone at Plymouth Argyle Football Club’s Home Park stadium, gathering as evening falls for pre-walk entertainment with Clubbercise, before setting off between 8pm and 9pm, depending on the distance you’re walking. Returning for a second year will be our Reflection Messages, which will feature entrants’ words of remembrance about friends or family members who have died on display on the night.

Diamond VIP tickets

This year will also see the return of our Diamond VIP tickets in connection with our sponsor Michael Spiers, offering participants exclusive access to event experience benefits, such as a special Midnight Walk music playlist, discount on event merchandise and a professional photobooth.

Making a difference to local families

Penny Hannah, Head of Fundraising, said: “Midnight Walk is a family-friendly celebration in honour of those we have lost. It’s a wonderful opportunity to share special memories while creating new ones together.

“Registering is the first step, but it’s the additional sponsorship and donations raised by participants that really make the difference to the patients who need our vital service at home, in hospital and at our specialist unit at Turnchapel. If every single Midnight Walker commits to raising £100, the event will bring in enough for our St Luke’s teams to care for 100 families at home, which would be amazing.

“We’re excited to see our supporters come together once again, making a real difference to local families.”

Register for Midnight Walk now

Regular registration costs £24 for ages 11 and over, and £12 for ages 10 and under. Our Diamond VIP tickets are £28 and £16 for ages 10 and under.

You can sign up for our Midnight Walk here.

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