Get set to march to the match

St Peter’s Hospice  has teamed up with the Bristol Bears to makes a difference to patients and families in Hanham and Longwell Green when they need it most.

The Rugby March takes place on Sunday 12 March, starting with a six-mile sponsored walk from 11.30am that leads to the match against Harlequins kicking off at 3pm.

 Bristol Bears players Sam Jeffries and James Williams met Lenny, St Peter’s Hospice mascot at their training ground for a practice run. Sam =said: “St Peter’s Hospice is a really important local charity – you never know when you might need their help.”

The route of The Rugby March follows the river, heading under the Suspension Bridge before climbing steeply up Nightingale Valley and into Leigh Woods. Walkers circle Clifton and take in the view from the observatory before heading back through the grounds of Ashton Court past the Mansion House. At the finish walkers head into Ashton Gate stadium with the rest of the fans to watch the game.

Entry is £30 which includes your match ticket and a T-shirt. If you’d like to take part in the sponsored walk but not receive a rugby ticket for the match, you can sign up for £20.

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