Get the body out there for charity


Passing our Fire Station on London Rd, St Albans last week, I noticed three large signs enticing me to get  ready for the following local events.  So to get in shape and help some charities, have a browse below.

LADIES MIDNIGHT WALK – in aid of Grove House. This takes place on 25th June at Westminster Lodge. Note the new time of 10.30pm. There is a 5 or 10 mile option and the winner receives tickets to Take That in Wembley. Click to apply. Entry is £15.

ST  ALBANS CHARITY CYCLE RIDE – in aid of various charities (see website)Sunday 15 May from Oaklands College, Hatfield Rd. Early start 8 /9 am depending on chosen ride. (20,30 or 40 KM) Various Hertfordshire Routes. For more information and to register click

ST ALBANS HALF MARATHON – in aid of Willow Foundation and Every-Man Cancer. Sunday 15th June in Verulumium Park and options are 1.5 Fun Run, 5K run,  Half Marathon (Walking), Half Marathon (running). Click on website to register and see various designated carparks.

Please feel free to upload and share your events on this website. Comments and feedback on the above events are welcome too.

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Maria Larmer lives in St Albans and is married with four children. She works as a Freelance Writer, English Language Teacher and Teaching Assistant. She has lived in Auckland, New Zealand for 9 years and prior to that in France, Germany, Austria, Edinburgh, London and Ireland. Her diary-writing has featured on 'The Wild Geese' Channel 4 and Radio Verulam. She has written for Hertfordshire Life magazine, Go Camping magazine, Camping magazine, The Catholic Times, St Albans & Harpenden Review, New Zealand Times, The New Beacon, My Weekly and various websites. She can be contacted on