The Mind Walk FAQs
Here are some frequently asked questions about the Mind Walk. We hope you can find the answer you need here. If not, please contact us at [email protected].
The Mind Walk is a 10km walk to raise funds for those of us with a mental health problem. Starting in Archbishop’s Park, Lambeth and will take in some of London’s most iconic sights.
The event is now taking place on 22 October 2022.
This is due to Lambeth Council informing us that Archbishop’s Park, is needed to support the official mourning arrangements for Her Majesty the Queen on 17 September 2022.
No, you must register before the event.
You can fundraise using the following link: https://www.mindevents.org.uk/ps/event/TheMindWalk
Follow the link and sign up and a fundraising page will be automatically created.
The money you raise will help us be there for anyone who needs us by providing support and access to the right information. You can find out more about what we do for people experiencing a mental health problem on our website.
Yes, the minimum fundraising target is £100.
The Mind Walk is 10km.
You can bring up to two children aged 12-18 for free. You can also push a baby in a buggy or pushchair. Children under 12 can't take part because of the distance. Please sign up any children that you will be bringing with you when you register online.
Yes, absolutely. Every adult who intends to walk needs to register using our online form, so all carers will need to do this too. However, if you drop us an email at [email protected] with your name and your carer's name, we will make your carer exempt from the £100 fundraising goal (though we'd love it if they would like to fundraise).
Yes! Well trained dogs that can safely walk 10km are welcome to join on the day.
Every person paying an entry fee will get a free t-shirt after receiving their first donation.
Yes. Once you’ve registered, we’ll send you a fundraising pack with a map of the route inside.
Yes, there will be one water stop along the route, which will be clearly signposted.
We’ll have stalls where you can buy food and drinks at the event village where the walk starts and ends.
The Mind Walk starts at 10.30am.
We’ll be doing everything we can to make sure the Mind Walk meets all the government guidance on Covid-19.
You can keep raising money for four weeks after the event date.
The donations on your online fundraising page will automatically come through to us. For any offline cash donations you can pay in your fundraising to your bank account and then either send it to us:
- https://www.mind.org.uk/donate/#donatetoday. Just make sure you select the option “I am paying in money from a fundraising event” and add “The Mind Walk” under the “Event Name section”
- Over the phone by calling us on 0208 215 2243
- Or you can send a cheque to our office at: Mind, 2 Redman Place, London E20 1JQ.