Hundreds of people have already signed-up for this year’s picture perfect Peak District Walk which is on course to raise much-needed cash for deserving causes.
With less than three months to go, walkers of all abilities are preparing to tackle the event on Sunday, April 28, which includes three different routes – the 25-mile Dambuster, the 14-mile Hope and Glory and five-mile Mini Trekker.
Organised by Jane Tomlinson’s Walk For All, the event is back for a second year after a successful 2012 debut in which around 1,000 people took part.
Sara Birkinshaw, Walk For All’s events director said: “With walks ranging from five miles to 25 miles, there is a route to suit all abilities and everyone can enjoy the stunning scenery of this wonderful national park.
“It is really encouraging that so many people are showing such enthusiasm for this year’s walk and it should be a fantastic day.”
Hundreds have already signed up for this spring’s event which is one of the centrepieces of Walk for All’s new Wake Up To Walking campaign – a new drive to encourage people to discover the great outdoors in a fun and safe environment.
The scenic courses will take walkers past spectacular sights including the Ladybower Reservoir, the Edale Valley, Jacobs Ladder, The Lord’s Seat and Mam Tor, and will again take place during the popular Peak District Walking & Outdoor Festival.
The event will help support the Jane Tomlinson Appeal – the legacy set up in the name of the inspirational fundraiser. Walkers are however also encouraged to choose to raise money for one of the Walk’s partner charities.
The Yorkshire Post is a media partner for the event. To sign up for the Peak District Walk go to www.walkforall.com. Entry fees range from £8 to £20.