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Events


Firewalk

Start date - 09/03/2019 - 6:00 PM
End date - 09/03/2019 - 10:30 PM
Price - £20
Location - National Coal Mining Museum Caphouse Colliery New Road Overton Wakefield WF4 4RH
Event Type - Running
 
Visit our Facebook page to view our 2018 firewalk video!

Take up our HOTTEST ever challenge (quite literally!)

FIREWALK

The National Coal Mining Museum
Saturday 9th March 2019



Will YOU feel the heat on your feet to support local families?

Special thanks to Complete Fire Solutions for sponsoring this event -

allowing more funds raised by our walkers to go to patient care!

Following the success of our 2018 Firewalk event, we invite you to take up the challenge for us in 2019!

Firewalking is the practice of walking barefoot on hot embers - which will be burning at a mean temperature of 1236 degrees Farenheit.  We have teamed up with professional firewalking company Blaze who have 23 years of experience in the industry.

Your experience starts at 6.30pm with a two hour coaching session which blends a combination of no-nonsense, easily explainable scientific principles of firewalking with motivational skills - this will enable you to walk on hot coals for hospice patients.  This event is all about facing your fears and overcoming the seemingly impossible, as well as raising funds for the patients and families of Wakefield Hospice.  The session is both fun and informative and whilst there is still very much a spiritual element attached to firewalking, Blaze take on a 'no nonsense' approach to this art.

Friends and family are welcome to come along to watch your firewalk.  Whilst you are in the training session the NCM cafe will be open, selling refreshments. They will also be able to watch the Blaze staff light and rake out your firepath - which is a spectacle in itself.

At 8.30pm all walkers will be brought outside and the firewalks begin! Every walker will be invited to take to the path one at a time and with support from Blaze, fellow walkers, hospice staff, volunteers and of course friends and family can watch you complete your walk!  Once everyone has had their turn our fantastic firewalkers will celebrate their success and everyone will be issued with a certificate of achievement!

Registration for this event is £20 per person and we ask that ALL participants raise sponsorship for Wakefield Hospice.

With special thanks to our sponsors Complete Fire Solutions and to the National Coal Mining Museum for hosting this event.

If you have any questions about the firewalk please contact Fiona Day on 01924 331404 or email fiona.day@wakefieldhospice.co.uk.