Flagship fundraising event for Enfield cancer charity

The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre is gearing up for another night hike

Nightingale Night Hike
The Nightingale Night Hike takes place in May

An Enfield cancer charity is looking for local night owls ready to get their walking boots on for a good cause.

The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre’s big annual fundraising event is a ‘night hike’ around the borough and typically sees around 600 people donning bright and glow-in-the-dark gear for a walking challenge around Enfield Town.

This year’s event is taking place on Friday, 19th May, and will start and finish at Enfield Civic Centre. All participants receive a certificate and will get a photo op at Nightingale’s ‘glitter wall’ to commemorate their walk.

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Lucy McGinn, marketing and communications officer for the Baker Street-based charity, says: “The night hike is for everyone so everyone should be able to walk it. Our new 5km route means more people can join in; those going through cancer treatment, those who find longer walking difficult and those who are bringing little walkers with little legs.

“We can’t wait to see more of you walking along this new route and joining the night hike because of it.”

Last year’s event raised a record-breaking £65,000 for Nightingale, which provides a range of services for people living with cancer in the borough and beyond.

Lucy adds: “Be a star in the night for all those affected by cancer in our community and sign up today.”

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