Strawberry Lion walk


Almost 100 walkers, runners and cyclists set off on our 7th Strawberry Lion Challenge last Sunday 20 May in glorious sunshine.  The largest group of over twenty represented Cintre, a charity that helps adults with learning difficulties.  Some of the team ran to Axbridge whilst most of the others went to the Millennium Green at Winscombe.  Our youngest walker Susanna Fernandes aged 2 made it all the way to the Fisheries cafe and back.

We were also very well supported by Yatton WI, 1st Wrington brownies, 1st and 3rd Yatton brownies, 2nd Yatton guides and the Young Carers team.Allan Burn collected number 007 and maintained his unbroken record of completing every walk since 2011.

Once again all our entrants were very grateful for the water and drinks donated by Cheddar Water and Lovely Drinks and for the snacks donate by the Co-op.


The Lions 50% of the sponsorship is designated to go to the Springboard Opportunities Group and we will confirm the exact amount once all sponsorship monies are in.
Sincere thanks go to all those who supported our day.

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Yatton WI

The Travers' Family

Young Carers in Somerset

Susanna Fernandes Age 2 with Mum Dad and Elder Sister

Strawberry Lion

The Last Walk was 

In aid of  "Springboard Opportunity Group"
Springboard

Please help us to raise money for this worthwhile cause.

Download and print the Information, Sponsorship and Application Forms Below:


Map and Information

Information Sheet

Application Form

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Yeo Valley Lions Club launched in 2011 a new community initiative for people wanting to raise funds. Called ‘The Strawberry Lion 50-50', this charity walk offers enthusiastic walkers and families a chance to take part in a sponsored walk where half the money raised by walkers going to their organisation or chosen charity and half to Yeo valley Lions Club to use for local charities and community projects. The event gives participants the chance to experience a breathtaking charity walk over the picturesque Strawberry Line Heritage Trail, an 8 mile traffic free route through the heart of North Somerset, whilst generating funds for their organisation or charity.

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Walk Information for 2016

For the sixth time go walking with the Lions by taking part in the 2016 50:50 Sponsored Callenge over the Strawberry Line on Sunday the 8th of May. This is another great opportunity for you and your organisation to raise money for your chosen cause and help Yeo Valley Lions Club raise money for Hearing Dogs for the Deaf at the same time.  

Walkers will be able to choose from a range of walking distances and they will start from and all finish at Yatton Station and will cover the beautiful Strawberry Line. The route is mainly on footpaths and the three walks that will be available are; Approx 5 miles to Silver Springs Fishery Café, Congresbury and return, 13 miles to Winscombe Millennium Green and return and 20 miles to Axbridge reservoir and return.

All those taking part last year seemed to have enjoyed the day; we hope to see you this year!


Click the various forms buttons below to download the 2016 Walk Info, Poster, Application and sponsorship form and Route Map.




Here are a few pictures of the 2014 Walk

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