Keswick to Barrow Walk


Nov 2011

Sunbeams were one of the 243 charities who benefited from this years Kewsick to Barrow Charity Walk, which raised £235,000 overall, with Sunbeams receiving a cheque for £300.

The total raised by the K2B since 1967 now stands at over £2.1 million, with hopes of reaching £3 million before their 50th event in 2016

“Heavy showers and sunny spells were the order of the day for the 45 th Annual Keswick to Barrow Walk but the forecast did not discourage some 2300 hardy walkers and runners that descended on Rough How Bridge to set a new record entry for the event (was 2295 in 2009). Once again there were participants from right across the UK including 20 Ministry of Defence teams, 20 BAE Systems Teams and over 50 non-Cumbrian teams. There were also 30 junior teams mainly from local schools that made up around 200 of the total competitors.”

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