PEOPLE are being encouraged to lace up their boots to take part in a woodland walk to support a Basingstoke hospice.

In support of St Michael's Hospice, in Aldermaston Road, the woodland walk will be taking place on Sunday, April 28, at the Farleigh Wallop Estate in Basingstoke.

The event is sponsored by Juniper Research and promises to be a day filled with fun, fitness, and fundraising for a worthy cause.

Laura Toop, event manager, said: "We are thrilled to once again host the Woodland Walk and Run in support of St Michael's Hospice.

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"This event not only promotes health and wellness but also brings our community together to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need. We are so grateful to Juniper Research for making the day possible once again through their generous event sponsorship and Farleigh Wallop Estate for kindly granting access to the private woodland. We invite everyone to join us for a day of fun and fitness while we celebrate our loved ones."

Participants have the option to choose between a five-mile or 10-mile route, whether they prefer to stroll leisurely through the enchanting private woodlands or sprint to the finish line.

The Woodland Walk and Run offers something for everyone, whether you're a seasoned runner or prefer a more leisurely pace. Throughout the journey, participants will be treated to breathtaking views of the Hampshire countryside, making every step a scenic delight.

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Upon completion of the walk or run, participants will be greeted with a well-deserved drink and refreshments, providing the perfect opportunity to relax and celebrate their achievement.

This family-friendly event extends a warm invitation to individuals of all ages, including four-legged companions who are more than welcome to join in on the fun – and will receive a free doggy bandana.

For more information and to register, visit