St Helens In Motion – October 2017

ST HELENS IN MOTION (Walk, Run, Cycle and more)

FREE Trail Walks

FREE Walking Groups from Go Active Team. All of the walks get you to and through places you wouldn’t think existed, beautiful views, fantastic wildlife & all this is on your doorstep. Great weekly session to get active as well as meeting new people on the same path as you. All abilities welcome. Walks take place on Fridays from 8.30am to 10.30am

6th october
Billinge trail walk, meeting at roby well way, off rainford road, billinge, WN5 7PP
6-mile strenuous trail around hills of billinge leading up the beacon.

13th october
The dream trail walk, meeting at jubits lane car park, opposite king george’s paying fields, sutton manor, WA9 4RU
5-6 mile slightly strenuous trail walk around the dream.

20th october
Sidings lane (kenyon’s wood) trail walk, sidings lane, rainford, st helens. WA11-7SR
6-mile flat trail walk around kenyon’s wood & local green belt.

27th october
Sherdley park halloween spooky trail walk. Adult pre-walk from 5.30pm followed by a family night walk from 6.30pm both from sutton leisure centre, elton head road, st helens. WA9 5AU
3-mile adult walk followed by a 1.5 mile family spooky trail walk around the park.

Please wear suitable footwear. Well behaved dogs welcome. Weather appropriate clothing. Please bring a drink. Fully Qualified Instructors. Why not bring a friend, family or neighbour. Please be there for 8.15am to sign register and be ready to set off at 8.30am Contact details 01744 677970 / 01744 677236

Ranger Events

Sunday 1st October Fungal Forage at Sankey Valley Park, 10am start. Meet at the Visitor Centre on Blackbrook Road, St Helens WA11 OAB For more information contact the Sankey Valley Rangers on 01744-677772

Wednesday 4th October Health Walk at Mesnes Park, 4 miles long, 1.30pm start. Meet at the Visitor Centre, Park Road North, Newton-le-Willows WAl2 9TA For more information contact Mesnes Park Rangers on 01925-229021

Tuesday 24th October Health Walk at Bankes Park, 4 miles long, 1.30pm start Meet at Bankes Park car park on Main Street, Billinge, WN5 7HR For more information contact Sankey Valley Rangers on 01744-677772

Sunday 29th October Fungal Forage at Clockface Country Park, 10am start Meet at Clockface Country Park, Gorsey Lane, Clockface, WA9 4SE For more information contact Mesnes Park Rangers on 01925 229021

Colliers Moss

Sunday 22nd October. Fungal Foray by Tom Ferguson – Meet at the Millennium Bridge. 2pm

St Helens Park Run

Saturday’s. Meet at 9am, Bandstand, Victoria Park.

Junior Parkrun

2k Junior parkrun for 4-14yr olds at Colliers Moss. Sunday’s. 9am.
More info

St Helens Pedal Power

Bike Rides with St Helens Pedal Power – Free use of biks and helmets.

St Helens and District Ramblers Club.

Checkout their website for more information and walks.

Spooky Halloween Trail Walk

Halloween is just around the corner and that means the Spooky Halloween Trail Walk organised by the Go Active Team is back again! Due to the huge success of last years Spooky Walk it will be held in Sherdley Park this year. Fun for the family. People are encouraged to wear fancy dress and brings either pumpkins, torches or glow sticks as they want to light up the park. Ghost stories, ghosts, local ghost stories and hot tea & coffee etc at the end. Join them if you dare……. and its totally FREE
Friday 27th October. Sherdley Park. Meet at sutton Leisure centre. 6.30pm. FREE Parking

Spooky Well Walk

This event will be held in Sherdley Park, in aid of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation. Last year an incredible 8,700 people across the region donned their wellies and best Halloween fancy dress, helping them raise an astonishing £60,000. Take a look at their website to view the activity map for the event. Early bird tickets are now available at £4 for adults and children. (under 2’s go for free). Saturday 28th October.



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