Walking with Maggie's Centre Fife to support people with cancer

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

THE 13th TWILIGHT WALK for Maggie’s Fife is a month away taking place on 25 May at 7pm at the Lomond Centre in Glenrothes.

The walk is great value – to register it is £10 for adults and £5 for children under 16.  Registration is still open at www.maggiescentres.org/twilightwalk2019 Walkers can choose to walk 1, 5 or 10 miles.  

Alison Allan, Centre Head at Maggie’s Fife said: “This is a fabulous walk for all abilities.  You take part with your friends, family, pet, or work colleagues.  The Twilight Walk is a great way to exercise and keep fit whilst raising vital funds to support people affected by cancer. Maggie’s Fife received 6,758 visits last year and we expect to see this number increase in 2019.  All funds raised will ensure we can keep our doors open for anyone facing the enormity of cancer for as long as they need us.

Rollo Solicitors in Glenrothes have registered a team, as they wanted to take part in a fundraiser for a local cause.  Lindsey Brown said:  “I am aware that Maggies Fife provides a huge amount of support and advice to those effected by cancer. All of us have had personal experiences of this within our families and amongst our friends and this is our way of saying thank you to Maggies for all the people they have helped and raise awareness for such a great cause.  We have therefore dusted off our trainers and are all really looking forward to the challenge!”

Carrie Cairns said:  “My father passed away from cancer and I’ve always wanted to support a local cancer charity.  When Lindsey came up with the idea I saw it as the perfect opportunity to do something to help.”

Jackie Gray Twilight Walk organiser said: “The walk raised around £12,000 for Maggie’s Fife last year, which is a fantastic achievement, our family is so proud to be part of it.  We simply couldn’t do this without the troop of volunteers and businesses who make it possible.  We hope local people will sign up and continue to support this community walk.”

Volunteers marshals are also needed for the walk from 6:30pm – 11pm, anyone who is interested should contact [email protected] or 01592 643355 ext 28868.

Built in the grounds of Victoria Hospital Maggie’s Fife is a warm and welcoming place, with qualified professionals on hand to offer an evidence-based core programme of support that has been shown to improve physical and emotional wellbeing.

Maggie’s Fife relies on voluntary donations to support and grow its network of Centres and to develop its unique, high quality programme of support. The charity’s aim is to make the biggest difference possible to people living with cancer and their family and friends.

To find out more about Maggie’s Fife and to see how the Centre supports people living with cancer across Fife please visit the Centre at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy or get in touch on 01592 647997, [email protected].