Portsmouth Memory Walk Plus, Castle Field

Date: Saturday 12 October 2019

Walk Details

Walk type:
Memory Walk Plus
Registration:
£15.00 (under 16s free)
Arrive from:
9am
Walk starts:
9.30am
Meeting point:

Field in front of Southsea Castle

Walk distance:
19km
Facilities:
  • refreshments
  • toilets

Register for this walk

We ask for your email address so we can update you on Memory Walk and share fundraising hints and tips. To register online you will need to provide an email address. If you do not have an email address please call us on 0300 330 5452 to register over the phone.

With every step you will help change the lives of people affected by dementia – now and in the future. Register yourself or a team, and start fundraising today!


Please note unfortunately we cannot accept under 16's for this event due to the challenging nature of the walk.

Whether you’ve taken part in a Memory Walk before or are looking for a brand new challenge, Memory Walk Plus is back for those wanting to go the extra miles for a world without dementia.

Sign up or join a team and pledge to raise £200 each to help defeat dementia today. Once registered, start your fundraising and smash your target! Every pound you raise will change the lives of people affected by dementia – now and in the future.

Registrations close Thursday 3rd October.

Signing up

What you'll get from us:

  • A training guide to help prepare for your Memory Walk Plus
  • A Memory Walk Plus t-shirt to wear on the day
  • An exciting welcome pack with helpful hints and tips
  • A finisher’s medal to celebrate your amazing achievement
  • Chip timing to track your walk time
  • Free refreshments at our walk checkpoint
  • Regular updates from our team

Who will you walk with?

Train, walk and fundraise together at Memory Walk Plus. Walking as part of a team is a great way to make the most of your challenge and share extra miles and extra memories together. If you create a team, your friends and family will be able to register individually using the team code and link sent in your welcome email. Please note Memory Walk Plus is only suitable for walkers over the age of 16 and no dogs are currently allowed on our routes.

Not sure if Memory Walk Plus is for you? You can sign up for a shorter walk taking place on the same day here.

What to expect

Challenge yourself with this 19km walk along the Solent way. Starting at Castle Field, go up the promenade toward the Royal Marines museum. Follow signs along to Langstone Harbour, before heading back to Castle Field. The route has a mix of terrain, including compact paths, pavement and gravel – there are some muddy patches in wet weather so please wear suitable footwear. Please note all routes and distances are subject to change. 

For more information about the route including what to bring on the day, our route guide will be available soon.

The route will start and finish at Castle Field, where you can get ready for your Memory Walk Plus in our walk village. Join fellow walkers who are all eager to go the extra mile, warm up and go! Before you set off take a moment to reflect on who you are walking for by leaving a message on the Memory Tree. Please note the event site is on grass.

How to get there

Memory Walk will start and finish at Castle Field which is located in front of Southsea Castle.

There is no dedicated event parking, please use city centre parking and public transport. Castle Field is 2.5km walk from Portsmouth & Southsea or Fratton station. There are frequent bus routes that run nearby, you can plan your journey on the local council website.

To keep Portsmouth environmentally friendly, please choose the most sustainable method of transport and car share where possible.

Registration will close Thursday 3rd October 2019 and you will not be able to register at the event. So sign up now and get your team members to do so too!

Panel 3 Long Walks