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Festive Sponsored Dog Walk – Postponed

It is with immense disappointment that due to unforeseen circumstances, Hounds for Heroes have postponed our planned Paws and Ponchos Walk on Sunday 27 November. We hope to reschedule during 2023, thank you for your understanding.

Join us on Sunday 27 November 2022 09.00am – 12.30, for a festive sponsored dog walk at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Dress in your finest Christmas jumper, hat or outfit, lets get festive and celebrate “it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”. Feel free to join us even if you haven’t got a 4-legged friend!

There is a choice of 2 distances, 3km and 5km. Please note: The routes are not suitable for wheelchair users or pushchairs. The on-site Café will be open and toilets including accessible are available. Check-in will be between 9.00 – 10.00 in the Casson Room, with both walks starting at 10.00.

  • Registration is £5.00 per person, under 11’s free.  To secure your place, please register here. On line registration will close at 13.00 on November 24 2022 however, registration will be available on the day
  • Suggested sponsorship is £25.00 per adult, details of how sponsorship money can be paid to Hounds for Heroes will be emailed once you have registered on line
  • Upon completion of the walk, all humans will receive a Hounds for Heroes dog tag and your 4-legged friend will receive a rosette
  • At registration, all dog names will be popped into a hat for a chance of winning a wonderful dog hamper kindly donated by Asda Waterlooville
  • Parking is payable by participants on exit of the Carpark

Festive Entertainment will include

  • Meet and greet by Father Christmas and his helpful Elf who will be distributing a small gift to all children attending at no charge (subject to availability)
  • Glitter Fairies will have their glitter to hand with some fun festive designs. There will be an additional charge payable directly to Glitter Fairies
  • On registration, collect your scavenger hunt paper and collect your free sweets once complete and you have handed back at de-registration
  • Post your letter to Santa – Templates can be found here or design your own
  • Reindeer ears and Santa hats – Templates can be found here or design your own
  • Hounds for Heroes merchandise will be available for purchase

Please read our full Terms and Conditions which can be found here

We very much look forward to seeing you on the day!