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Virtual Walk for Life - your way!

5 October - 11 October

Grab your Farleigh T-shirt you will receive on registration and Walk for Life – your way, around your community!

Book a place

The countdown is now on! This is your challenge, your experience, your walk, your way:

- Choose between 12k or 24K or set your own personal challenge.

- Walk a few miles every day for seven days, or challenge yourself and complete the walk in just 24 hours.

- Enjoy the beautiful Essex countryside, coastal walks, or stunning canals, or walk around your garden, town, or village – it’s really up to you!

Order your Walk for Life T-shirts

We are so excited to be able to provide you with your very own Walk for Life t-shirt.


To help you celebrate your achievement we will send you your very own Walk for Life medal. This will be sent to you along with your t-shirt, before the event.

Help us make a difference

Walk for Life is a fundraising event, and we rely on all our participants raising as much money as possible to help Farleigh Hospice continue to care for people in mid Essex living with a life-limiting illness or bereavement. 

Every year Walk for Life raises on average £40,000 for the charity, funding the work our doctors, nurses, and carers who have been working on the frontline. We have looked after over 500 patients since the beginning of lockdown and we have also been instrumental in supporting the NHS through the Covid-19 pandemic. As the need for hospice services has been increasing, our income from fundraising has dramatically declined. The pandemic has left Farleigh facing one of its biggest financial challenges since it opened its doors nearly 40 years ago.

Don’t forget to share your Walk for Life journey with us on social media using #TeamFarleigh #WalkForLife2020

Stay safe: social distance

We ask all our participants to remain safe and follow government guidelines in relation to the current Covid-19 pandemic.

In England, the current law states you must not meet in groups of more than six. This applies to both indoors and outdoor spaces, and to all ages. We ask everyone who is taking part to keep up to date on the latest guidelines, follow all social distancing measurers, and any local restrictions, as instructed by the government.

Virtual Walk for Life – your way 2020 FAQ's

What happens to my place now the event is virtual?

Your place will automatically transfer into the new event. You do not need to do anything, we will send out further communications to you in the coming weeks.

When can we do this virtual event?

We are asking people to plan their virtual Walk for life from 5th - Sunday 11th October 2020 during hospice care week

Can my friends and family still register for the virtual event?

Yes of course!

Do I need to raise sponsorship?

It would be wonderful if you would ask friends and family, or your employer and colleagues to sponsor you to complete a specific walk or challenge for the event. You could ask for sponsorship per mile, for completion of a route, for wearing fancy dress or for doing a certain distance each day that week!

I am volunteering for Walk for Life, what happens now?

If you are still willing to volunteer for Farleigh that is amazing! As mass participation events are not currently happening please chat to us about other opportunities that you may wish to undertake! Please email

I do not want to do a Virtual Walk – what are my options?

If you do not wish to take part in the virtual event please contact us to discuss alternative options at


if you've got any questions about JustGiving, Fundraising, or Walk for Life 2020 simply get in touch with us by emailing

Key information
Date: 5th - 11th October
Time: Anytime
Location: Wherever suits you!
Early bird tickets: £20 for Adults (which includes a fabulous bright Farleigh Hospice T shirt and a gorgeous Special edition Walk for Life 2020 Wooden medal on completion)
On the day tickets: £8 for under 18's (which includes a fabulous bright Farleigh Hospice T shirt and a gorgeous Special edition Walk for Life 2020 Wooden medal on completion)


JustGiving is a super simple way fundraise! Simply create your profile, link to our Walk for Life 2020 page, and share with friends and family to start raising money for Farleigh Hospice. Click the button below to visit our Walk for Life 2020 JustGiving page.