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Walk across a 20-foot bed of red-hot coals and help cats in need

Feline brave? Join us this October for the hottest event around! 

Challenge yourself to walk barefoot across a bed of red-hot embers and raise funds to help give unwanted cats and kittens a second chance.

Registration fee with pledge - £30

Minimum sponsorship pledge – £120

Prefer to self-fund your challenge and not have a sponsorship pledge to reach? Choose our self-funding option on registering.

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.

Please note that the firewalk will be outdoors and measures will be in place to ensure it is a COVID-secure event. You can also download the Blaze Firewalk Participant Guidelines below to find out more.

We understand the commitment, courage and thought that goes into participating in a challenge event on behalf of Cats Protection.

We 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
17.30 Training begins
17:45 Spectators arrive
18:00 The fire is lit
18:30 Firewalk
19:00 Debrief and celebration
20:00 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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