Supporters urged to take the plunge and hot-foot it for The Myton Hospices - The Leamington Observer

Supporters urged to take the plunge and hot-foot it for The Myton Hospices

THE MYTON Hospices is urging its supporters to brave the elements this autumn with the launch of two new events.

With its skydive and abseil taking care of the air element, the charity has now devised two challenges inspired by fire and water – Swim for Myton and the Myton Fire Walk.

Swim for Myton takes place from September 1 to December 1 and invites fundraisers to swim one of our four water inspired distances, take on a Team Challenge or pick your own distance, all to raise funds for Myton.

The charity hopes to raise £5,500 from Swim for Myton and fund-raisers will receive special gifts depending on how much sponsorship they raise.

Swimmers pledging to raise £50 will receive a Myton water bottle, those raising £150 will receive a Myton water bottle and Myton silicone swimming cap and those pledging to raise £500 will receive a water bottle, swimming cap and Myton towel.

And the Myton Fire Walk will take place on Bonfire Night (November 5). Sponsored by Audhali Fresh Farm Foods, it is an opportunity to test mind over matter and walk over hot coals for the cause.

Under the professional supervision of fire walk experts UK Fire Walk, a limited number of intrepid fund-raisers will get the chance to test their mental strength as they put their best foot forward to raise vital funds.

Rebecca Richards, events manager at The Myton Hospices, said: “We are delighted to offer the two new fabulous events to the Myton fund-raising calendar and hope lots of people will sign up and help us raise as much money as possible to support our vital work caring for patients across Coventry and Warwickshire with life-limiting illnesses.

“Your support has never been more important to us – or those patients – and we know we will have some great fun at the same time as some great fund-raising.”

For more information about Swim for Myton visit, or for more details about the Myton Fire Walk visit


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