We’ve been contacted by “Walk the Walk” about encouraging cyclists to volunteer to help with marshalling on the “Moonwalk” on 20/21st May. The Moonwalk is an overnight marathon length walk through central London in aid of Cancer Charities (especially but not exclusively breast cancer charities).
Cyclists are essential to the volunteering effort because they can easily reach parts of the route that support vehicles can’t and are able to respond quickly to hotspots on the route where additional help is needed, cyclists navigate the front walkers around the route, and others follow the end of the walk looking after the weary last walkers. Cyclists sign up for one, or two, shifts – from about 9pm (Saturday) to 7am Sunday and then from about 7am Sunday to 12 noon.
They need about 60 or 70 cyclists. It is a quite brilliant and uplifting night out with a joyous atmosphere, and millions of pounds will be raised. You can also help by getting sponsored as a volunteer (but you do not have to – your time and enthusiasm is all that is needed).
All the details about the Moonwalk and how to volunteer are on the WTW website https://walkthewalk.org/volunteer/moonwalk-london-volunteer
Cyclists do need to be over 18 – because you’ll be out in the wee small hours.
Feel free to contact Richard below if you need more information specifically about the cycle marshal role.
Richard Perry <email@example.com>