St Cuthbert's Hospice Paws For A Cause 2019 - Charity Dog Walk & Fun Dog Sh...

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Riverside Park

Chester le Street


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Calling all dog lovers – Paws for a Cause is back for 2019!

Join St Cuthbert's Hospice on Sunday 6th October at Riverside Park Chester-Le-Street for our 10th sponsored walk with your four legged friends.

Our day starts at 10:30am when you can browse a number of dog friendly stalls selling lovely treats and products and register for our sponsored walk and fun dog show. There will also be a raffle with some pawsome prizes up for grabs! Don't forget your purse / wallet!

You will also be able to meet the Fun Flyball Team and 'have a go' at their flyball lanes with your pooch, with donations collected in aid of St Cuthbert's Hospice.

Our fun dog show will start at 11am, where dogs can compete in categories such as Best Fancy Dress, Prettiest Pooch and Handsomest Hound to win some fur-tastic prizes!

Entries cost £1 per category. All entries for the dog show to be paid on the day.

Dog Show Categories:

· 11am Best Pedigree

· 11.10am Best Crossbreed

· 11.20am Prettiest Pooch

· 11.30am Handsomest Hound

· 11.40am Cutest Puppy

· 11.50am Best Rescue

· 12.00pm Golden Oldie (8 +)

· 12.10pm Most Appealing Eyes

· 12.20pm Dog Judge Would Most Like To Take Home

· 12.30pm Best Fancy Dress

· 12.40pm Best In Show

Following the fun dog show at 12:45pm, you and your lovely pooch can take part in our beautiful 1.5 mile route, or complete a second lap to walk 3 miles. The walk is perfect for the whole family to enjoy and is wheelchair / pushchair friendly.

The day is a fantastic opportunity to meet other dog lovers, get some fresh air and give your pooches a day to remember in aid of St Cuthbert’s Hospice. All fitness levels and abilities (both human and pups) are welcome to take part.

Registration is £10 per dog (Humans go free!).

If you sign up by Monday 30th September 2019, you'll also receive a free dog goody bag, rosette and completion certificate for taking part!

All monies raised will go to St Cuthbert’s Hospice.

For more information, please visit our website: www.stcuthbertshospice.com

Kindly sponsored by Spire Washington Hospital.


Why your sponsorship is so important:

Every penny that you raise will help us to continue to provide our services to those in County Durham who need us most. For example, just £25 could pay for one of our nurses to provide and hour of care.

If you are taking part as a family or team, if you were able to raise £140, this could pay for one day of care provided by our Dementia Team.

All the expert care and facilities are absolutely free of charge, any funds you raise will ensure that these crucial local services are maintained.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact The FundraisingTeam at St Cuthbert's Hospice.

You can email fundraising@stcuthbertshospice.com or call 0191 386 1170 ext. 5.

What's the refund policy?

Unfortunately tickets are non refundable.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your ticket to the registration tent upon arrival.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, please contact The Fundraising Team at St Cuthbert's Hospice to update your details.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Durham County Council provide pay and display car parking at Riverside Park. For more information, please visit: http://www.durham.gov.uk/article/3485/Chester-le-Street-car-parks

Rules and directions for humans:

· Wear sensible clothing on the day, including flat, comfortable shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting muddy.

· Please follow the instructions given by the stewards at all times. The event is not a race, so please walk at your own pace.

· Clean up! Each human is responsible for their own dog, so please clean up any foul. It is an offence to allow your dog to foul in any area of Riverside Park without cleaning it up.

· Please be aware that we cannot accept any sponsorship money at the event. We would however, be grateful if you could come with an expected sponsorship total when you register on the day.

· Once you have completed the walk please return to the registration tent to collect your dog’s rosette and completion certificate.

Rules for dogs:

· Stay on your lead throughout the event.

· Ensure you are left in the supervision of an adult human at all times.

· Puppies and dogs of all ages are welcome, however please only attend if you are a sociable dog who is accustomed to other dogs and big crowds.

· Have a fur-tastic time.

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