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It’s been three years since our last Night Hike and here at The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre we couldn’t be more excited. Not only is the Night Hike returning but it is also our 20th Anniversary, so we plan on making this year’s event bigger than ever.
On Friday 20th May, hundreds of people will be walking our 10K or 15K Night Hike route around our beautiful borough, you guessed it, at night.
It’s THE event of the year. We meet outside the Enfield Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield for a welcome reception to get the party started, where you can pick up your goodie bag (worth £20!), t-shirt and enjoy a fun warm up to get you ready for the walk. It’s a great way to spend the evening with friends, raise money for your local cancer centre and help us celebrate our 20th.
If you don’t know who we are, The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre is a local, independent charity supporting the people of Enfield and surrounding areas affected by cancer. This means cancer patients but also their families, friends and colleagues, anyone who has had cancer impact their lives. We provide free physical and emotional support to help people cope with and come to terms with their new lives after a cancer diagnosis.
1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, which means if not already, we will all be touched by cancer. It’s a staggering statistic and we want to make sure we are there for everyone, providing vital and free support.
That’s why we hold the Night Hike every year; to ask our community to help us, so that we can help others.
You can walk our Night Hike at your own pace, dressed how you like (though we suggest dressed to party!), with who you like. Children over 12 and well behaved dogs (on leads) are permitted to join the walk. You can walk in memory of someone you love, for someone who has cancer or to support all those touched cancer.
Please, sign up to walk the Night Hike today, because you can’t run from cancer, but together we can walk for it.