Welcome to the Saffery Rotary Walk

General Information and Statistics

 

The Saffery Rotary Walk is one of the island’s largest charity fundraising events and has supported dozens of charitable causes.

Local firm Saffery Champness took over the sponsorship of this community event in 2014 for a significant minimum commitment of three years. Since then the company has renewed the agreement for a further three years.

In its first year, 13 people took part in the walk raising a total of ยฃ1,200

Over the 21 years, over 5,300 people have finished the walk out of some 7,200 participants

Walkers have taken anything from 7.5 hours to 16.5 hours to complete the course

The youngest person to have completed the walk was 8 year old Lance Armstrong in 2015

The oldest walker was Doug Masters aged 86

Following the walk each year a number of awards are made for those people who go the extra mile from outstanding achievement, for the most money raised as well as those individuals who have given incredible amounts of time and support to the event over many years.