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Heat things up this November with Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

As the weather turns cooler, Shooting Star Children’s Hospices have the perfect offerings this November to heat things up and get the adrenaline going!

On Thursday 2 November, the local children’s hospice charity flame to please with a sizzling Fire Walk at Chiswick Park.

Taking place the same night as the park’s spectacular fireworks display, it makes for a perfect evening to showcase your bravery in front of colleagues, friends and family before a night of celebration!

This truly unforgettable experience requires no training regime or special equipment, just a spark of courage, as you step across hot embers, raising your heart rate and money for local children.

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices care for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families, across south-west London, north-west London and Surrey.

The Fire Walk returns to be part of Chiswick Park’s annual Firework Extravaganza. One of London’s biggest free firework events, you’ll find a fabulous selection of food to warm you whilst you enjoy the choreographed flames and fireworks.

Or, if you are more of a runner than a walker, why not take on one of the most picturesque runs around, the Hampton Court Palace 10K on Sunday 19 November.

Heat things up this November with Shooting Star Children's Hospices
Hampton Court Palace 10k.

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices are their official charity partner this year, with Shooting Star House, the charity’s Outreach, Therapies and Family Support Centre just two miles down the road from the Palace. Shooting Star House provides a comprehensive range of therapies and specialist clinics for the whole family, from hydrotherapy sessions to counselling and complementary therapies. These services help children, parents and siblings, as well as the wider family, cope with and manage stress, setting the space apart from conventional medical settings.

With its flat route, this event is the perfect opportunity to try out your first 10k, or if you’re a more seasoned runner, why not try and achieve a personal best.

Whether you get fired up and raise your temperature and heart rate with the Fire Walk or don your trainers and enjoy the backdrop of Hampton Court Palace and the River Thames with the Hampton Court Palace 10k, by taking part you’ll be supporting Shooting Star Children’s Hospices make every moment count for local families.

Simply visit www.shootingstar.org.uk/event/chiswick-fire-walk/ to sign up for the Fire Walk and www.shootingstar.org.uk/event/hampton-court-palace-10k/ for the Hampton Court Palace 10k.

Event information and timings:

Fire Walk (Please note this event is for 18+ only)
Date:
Thursday 2 November
Time: 5.30pm – 8pm
Place: Chiswick Park, 566 Chiswick High Road, London, W4 5YA
Price: £25 Adult 18+

Hampton Court Palace 10k
Date: Sunday 19 November
Time: 9am – 12 noon
Place: Hampton Court Palace, Hampton Court Way, Molesey, East Molesey, KT8 9AU
Price: £10 +bkg fee when you pledge to raise £120 (normally £36)

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