Events

Events

Thames Path Challenge

12/13 September 2015

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Location: Putney, West London to Henley-on-Thames, UK

Date: 12-13 September 2015

Event Type: Trek or Run

Registration Fee: £49 for 100km, £39 for 50km, £29 for 25km

Fundraising Target: £475 for 100km, £295 for 50km, £175 for 25km

Thames Path ChallengeThe Thames Path Trail is unique – varied & beautiful scenery, steeped in history – and a superb backdrop for a ‘festival’ of endurance challenges. Back for its fourth year you can take on 100km, 50km or 25km as a walk, jog, or run, with a relay option open to teams also! Perfect to enter as a team of friends, family or colleagues – you can also join as an individual, fully supported by our team. Not just a challenge – it’s an unforgettable journey!

  • WALK IT! – at a pace that suits you
  • RUN IT! – ideal event to ‘up’ your distance
  • JOG IT! – run a bit, walk a bit – you choose
  • Choose your distance – it’s your challenge! 100km, 50km or 25km
  • Join as a Team or as an Individual
  • FREE hot meals, FREE drinks & snacks en-route
  • Pace walkers, marshals, medics, massage
  • Corporate packages available
  • Teams of 5 or more receive a free technical t-shirt each
  • Finishers medal, T shirt, glass of bubbly!
  • 100km runner’s trophies for fastest gentleman & lady!
  • Relay option available – team of 4, with each taking on 25km

For full information on the Challenge, its inclusions, the route, FAQ’s and much more – please visit www.thamespathchallenge.com. You can also download the Thames Path Challenge brochure here
If you have any event related questions, please contact the Action Challenge team on info@thamespathchallenge.com or call 020 7609 6695. Alternatively contact the events team at the John Sykes Foundation.

Simply set up your online fundraising page at: www.givey.com or www.Virginmoneygiving.com or download your JSF Sponsorship Form here.

Bungee Jump

5 September 2015

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Jump Height: 160ft
Jump Type: Crane Bungee Jump
Jump Over Airbag or Water: Water
Tandem Jumps Available: Yes
Car Parking Available: Yes
Bungee Jumping At Our Windsor/Bray Venue:

The Windsor/Bray venue is UK Bungee Club’s flagship location as well as the most visited site from jumpers all round the UK. Taking place lakeside at Bray Lake Watersports Centre, our Windsor/Bray venue offers stretching views across the pristine lake and miles upon miles of rolling countryside. Situated, to the west of London, this venue offers one of the best venues to experience a bungee jump.

Just a few miles from the royal town of Windsor, the Windsor/Bray venue is ideally located for a perfect day out for family and friends. From the nearby attraction of Windsor Castle to the excitement of the nearby theme park, Thorpe Park, there is plenty to enjoy for people of all ages.

We want you to sign up and jump to raise money through sponsorship. Simply get in touch: mail@johnsykesfoundation.org – please make sure you book your place by 14th August to guarantee your place. 

Cost: £30 sign-up fee   |    Minimum Sponsorship: £150

Important Information

Pre-Booking: Due to a limited number of spaces being available it is necessary for you to pre-book your jump before the day of your event.
Duration: You should arrive about 30mins prior to your jump time and allow between 2 -3 hours for your jump. This is to allow for any delays that may occur on the day.
Car Parking: Is available.
What to Wear / Equipment: Dress in comfortable, casual clothes. Skirts are not recommended. Also please refrain from wearing boots or anything that may interfere with ankle harnesses otherwise they will have to be removed prior to jumping. Trainers and securely fastened shoes are fine.
Group Size / Spectators: You are welcome to bring spectators free of charge to watch you jump.
Weather: Extreme weather conditions may affect this experience, mainly high winds and thunderstorms. If in doubt, please call: Event Information Line on 0845 319 5767 to check before setting off.
Mobile Contact Number: Please ensure that you provide a contact telephone number when booking this experience, as we may need to contact you on the day of your jump.
Restrictions: Please see our FAQ pages

Event Address:
Bray Lake Watersports
Monkey Island Lane
Windsor Road
Maidenhead
Berks
SL6 2EB*

*Please note that if using a navigational system to direct you to your event, some navigational systems direct to the wrong side of Bray Lake. If you arrive at Monkey Island Hotel, turn around, take a left at the end of the lane and take the last left before the national speed limit sign.

Skydive

14 November 2015 & 14 May 2016

skydiveAre you brave enough?

We’re giving you the chance to skydive!

We’re only asking you to raise £300 in sponsorship so it makes it achievable and easy to reach! We want you to join our team and experience the thrill of jumping from a plane and flying through the air at 135mph!
How to book 
Click ‘book your charity skydive now’ to secure your place with a £50 deposit then get in touch and let us know you’re on the team!

The minimum sponsorship to raise is £350, this includes your £50 deposit and if you hit this target we will cover the cost of the jump for you!

Tel – 0118 903 5909   |   Email – mail@johnsykesfoundation.org

 

Please contact GOskydive directly to enquire about further details.

If you jump out side of the organised date you will need to self fund this jump and then raise as much money as possible for the charity.