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Join team Black Cat and walk across a 20-foot bed of red-hot coals

Minimum sponsorship pledge – £120
 
 
Prefer to self-fund your challenge and not have a pledge to reach? Sign up here for £65.
Full training will be provided from instructor Karen Sterling, who has safely guided thousands of people of all ages over hot coals. Operating for over three decades, Karen is recognised as one of the most experienced firewalking instructors in the UK and Europe.
 
We understand the commitment, courage and thought that goes into participating in a challenge event on behalf of Cats Protection and promise we will do our very best to give you all the help and support you need to have a successful challenge and raise lots of much-needed funds to help us care for cats and kittens.

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Timings for our Firewalk Challenge - this is dependant upon local sunset times and will change to ensure that the firewalk takes place a minimum of 30 minutes after the sun has set so that we can see that the embers are evenly raked without hot spots.
 
On the day:
17.00 Registration of fire walkers at NCAC
17.30 Training begins 
18.00 Event opens to public for food and drink
19.00 The fire is lit 
19.30 Firewalk
20.00 Debrief and certificates then celebration time with food available to purchase on site
21.00 Event closes
 
The minimum age is 14 years, with parental/guardian permission required for 14 and 15 year olds. There's no upper limit as long as they are able to walk at a brisk pace.

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Minimum / maximum age?
The minimum age is 14 years, with parental/guardian permission required for 14 and 15 year olds. There's no upper limit as long as they are able to walk at a brisk pace. 

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