St Catherine's Challenge
Transforming Lives, Supporting Education

What is St. Catherine's Run/Walk Challenge

St. Catherine's Challenge is a 5K or 10K fundraising race or walk which raises money for the education of disadvantaged children in Phoebe School, Lagos Nigeria. Money raised goes to help increase access to a good quality education, improve the learning environment and acquire more teaching resources. Find out more about Phoebe School work.

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Enter the 5K or 10K Race

Run as a team or alone – you will be making a difference

Where? St. Catherine's Challange will start and finish in Garnier Road car park, Winchester SO23 9PA

The course? Fairly flat on concrete and grass paths.

Starts at Garnier Road car park, on the tarmaced path towards the viaduct, back towards the car park, then underneath the arch towards the tennis courts, back along the river and finish at the car park.

Date? Sunday 1st July 2018

Time? 9.30am start, arrive by 9.00am

Parking? Free parking at St. Catherine's Park and Ride, walk a short distance to start line

Ticket includes:

  • Entry to participate in St. Catherine’s Challenge 5K or 10K run/walk
  • Drink stations along the course & at the finish.
  • Free Car Parking at St. Catherine’s Park and Ride
  • Refreshments served afterwards
  • Magnificent venue in stunning grounds
  • Free photos on the day
  • Get started: We encourage all runners to set up their sponsorship page on JustGiving(here). It takes less than 5 minutes to set up and people who do so are generally more successful than those who use other means. However, if you want to raise money offline, do let us know.

    This year, we will refund the race entry fee for individuals and teams who raise who raise £100 or more. In order to help you reach your goals, we offer in-house fundraising advice with tips and tricks to successfully fundraise.

    Don't worry, you're not alone. Our fundraising team will help coach you along the way!

    FROM £5.00 FOR CHILD (6-15 YEARS OLD)

    Register online

    Next Race: Garnier Road, Winchester
    Sunday 1st July 2018 9.30am Prompt.

    Buy a T-Shirt to support the cause



    Look the part on event day with our t-shirts. Wear it to show your support for education. Wear it to promote Solidarity. Unity and Love.

    Take a selfie challenge: The more you personalise your participation, the more money you will raise! So wear your t-shirt, take a picture, and put it on your social media page! We want to see you wearing your t-shirts with a smile! We will be featuring St. Catherine's Run/Walk t-shirt selfies in our newsletters and on our social media pages. We will also be giving out gift vouchers to the top 5 selfies. But don’t forget the hashtag! Use the hashtag #stcathschallenge for a chance to win! Join the fun!

    Collect the T-Shirt from the registration desk. Design is subject to change.

    Purchased T-shirts will be ready for you to pick up on the day!


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