Bath Men’s Walk 2018

17 March 2018

Event information

  • 17 March, 2018
    11:00 am - 7:30 pm

Calling all Rugby fans!

Join the Bath Men’s Walk for a pie, a pint and top Six Nations action at the Bath Recreation Ground (Bath Rec), the home of Bath Rugby.  Raising funds for the Bath Rugby Foundation and Dorothy House Hospice Care.


‘Super Saturday’ 17 March 2018
St Patrick’s Day!
Two gangs of men about to start a walk


> £29.95 entry (aged 12+)
> Enter online by scrolling down to “Booking Details” below or download a paper entry form here
> Deadline for entries is at 5pm on Thursday 15 March


> Dorothy House, Winsley, BA15 2LE
> Registration from 11am – collect your T-shirt, walker number and vouchers
> Delicious bacon/sausage butties, burgers and soup will be available purchase, kindly provided by The Rotary Club of Devizes
> Walk starts 12 noon


> 8 mile route – mainly along the canal
> Click here for the route map
> Pub stop at The George in Bathampton for refreshments!

Men walking along a canal towpath


> The Rec, Bath, BA2 4DS – the home of Bath Rugby
> Free pint
> Free pie – choose from beef, chicken or veggie

> Six Nations matches live on the big screens:
2:45pm England v Ireland
5:00pm Wales v France
> Please note that the event will close at 7.30pm


Men sitting to enjoy a pie and a pint


Got a group walking? How about getting a box!
> Available for groups of 12-20 walkers
> The bar will be open!
> Steps for booking:
1. Choose a team name
2. Pick a team leader to coordinate your team
3. Team leader to indicate they’d like a box when signing up
4. Ask all members to use the team name on registration
5. Emily Knight will liaise with the team leader to finalise details

Men sitting watching rugby


> The clubhouse and boxes are exclusively for participants and marshals only as we will have reached the capacity of the venue.


Last year, thanks to the efforts of all who took part, the Bath Rugby Foundation and Dorothy House Hospice Care raised over £70,000 between them to help their work in the local community. This year we want to raise more – and have an even better time along the way!  You have the choice to:

> Pledge to raise a minimum of £50 in sponsorship (or £25 for under 18s)
> Make a donation of £50 in lieu of sponsorship (or £25 for under 18s)


> If you know of anyone who’d like to marshal on the day, please e-mail or
> THANK YOU to all our amazing volunteers who help make this event happen – we couldn’t do it without you!

Four people wearing hi-viz jackers


The 2018 Bath Men’s Walk is being generously supported by:

Booking details

Terms and conditions

Participants must be male and aged 12 or over on Saturday 17 March 2018.

No dogs permitted.

The non-refundable entry fee is to cover the cost of administration and resources for the event and entitles each walker to a pie, a pint (soft drink for under 18s) and a T-shirt.

All participants are expected to raise sponsorship – a minimum of £50 (or £25 for under 18s) – or make a personal donation in lieu of sponsorship.

All boys aged under 16 must be accompanied by an adult entrant.

Sensible footwear must be worn and care taken.

The course is multi-terrain, including roads, fields, and towpath.

Places limited to 700 walkers.

If you have a medical condition which could be affected by exercise, please obtain your doctor’s approval before participation.

You enter the walk at your own risk and should not take part unless medically fit to walk 8 miles and complete the distance within three hours.

We reserve the right to withdraw marshalling for any participants who take over three hours to complete the course.

Entrants will be responsible for making their own way to Dorothy House for the start of the event and arranging suitable transport to get home from the Recreation Ground, Bath.

While all reasonable action has been taken by the charities to ensure the safety of participants, the charities cannot be held accountable for any injury, loss or damage sustained during this event.

The charities may take photographs of the event and use them in publicity material including on their websites. If you do not want your photograph to be used, please contact either Dale Hattey at or Emily Knight at