Date: Saturday 22nd June 2024
Time: 4pm Welcome Party | 6pm 10km Walk | 7pm Sunset Spectacular
Location: Lichfield Rugby Club
Entry: Adults £18, Children £15 (15 and under), early bird 10% discount available until March
Roll up, roll up! You’re invited to the most spectacular charity walk in town!
Join us on Saturday 22nd June as we parade the city streets to raise vital funds for your local Hospice, starting and ending at Lichfield Rugby Club.
Dress up in your most dazzling circus-inspired attire and let your inner show person shine for this unforgettable 10K adventure around Lichfield!
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Welcome Party, 4pm
There will be face painting and circus entertainment, along with live music, street food and drink outlets. Plus, we’ll join together for a moment of reflection, releasing bubbles into the sky.
10k Solstice Walk, 6pm
Parade the streets of Lichfield in your dazzling circus attire! The walk takes around 1.5 – 2 hours, including a refreshment stop. Receive your Solstice Walk medal at the finish line!
Sunset Spectacular, 7pm
Gather your friends and family together for our Sunset Spectacular! With live music and a fully licensed bar, it’ll be the perfect end to an amazing evening.
Frequently Asked Questions
The St Giles Solstice Walk has been an annual event since 2008 and is a vital source of income for the Hospice. This year the event is circus-themed to tie in with our art sculpture trail March of the Elephants. Our Solstice Walk is a 10K walk around Lichfield that will take place on Saturday 22nd June 2024, starting and finishing at Lichfield Rugby Club. We are excited to make it even bigger and better in 2024!
We advise the minimum age of participants is 6 years, but ultimately it’s down to the parent or guardian as to whether they think the child is competent to walk 10K. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The route is pushchair friendly.
Yes, dogs on leads are welcome outside at Our Greatest Solstice Walk but unfortunately they can’t be taken inside the marquee or Rugby Club.
It is a 10K walk starting and finishing at Lichfield Rugby Club. We look forward to announcing details about the 2024 route soon.
Yes, if you feel like you are unable to continue walking, please inform one of our marshals who can arrange for a support vehicle to come and collect you.
Our Solstice Walk starts at 6pm, the walk takes around 1.5 – 2 hours, including a refreshment stop. Following the walk there is a Sunset Spectacular celebration on from 7pm until late.