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Samaritans of Bury
Samaritans of Bury
 Bury's Samarathon

Bury's Samarathon

Why we need your help

Talk To Us July & Our 2020 Samarathon 

Talk To Us is our annual awareness campaign that runs throughout July with a focus on the 24th July 24/7

Talk To Us July helps increase the visiblity of Samaritans' service and the work our amazing volunteers do in all our branches.
Samarathon 2020 - you can run. jog, walk 26.2 miles whenever and wherever you like in your own time and pace to help Samaritans save lives.

In Bury we have 8 volunteers Becky, Charlotte, Chris, Darran, Jo, Kate, Sara & Terry who will be taking on the Samarathon challenge and walking 26.2 miles on Friday 24th July - 24/7, we will be walking the 6 towns of the borough, our route:

Morning -  Bury Branch to Burrs park, through Summerseat to  Nuttall Park & to the Urn in Ramsbottom, then to Holcolmbe Brook, following the lines to Tottington, through to Greenmount, we will then pick up the Kirklees trail, back to Burrs and the Branch =13 miles

Afternoon - Bury branch up Manchester Rd to Whitefield onto Prestwich near Longfield suite, we then take the path to the Clough and to Irwell sculpture trail onto Radcliffe following the canal near Elton reservior and back to the Branch = 13.2 miles
We'll then finish our walk at the branch


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Aug 04, 2020

Margaret 3

Well done to all who took part, (especially the mayor!) raising much needed funds. I believe the route planner and caterers were to be commended as well.

(plus 6.55 giftaid)

Aug 03, 2020


Well done - from Liz Loftus

(plus 1.25 giftaid)

Aug 03, 2020


Well done all - Hazel!!

(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Aug 02, 2020

Deborah Lacide


Aug 01, 2020

Sue P

Well done Chris mills and all your colleagues

(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Jul 31, 2020


Well done all - especially my mum! A great effort for a very worthy cause.


Jul 31, 2020


Splendid effort. I had no doubt you would do it Muriel.


Jul 30, 2020

Mundy/Knaggs Family

Massive congratulations to all involved on such a fantastic achievement! - Rachel, Derek, Helen, Amanda, Bill and Joyce x

(plus 20.00 giftaid)

Jul 29, 2020


(plus 1.25 giftaid)

Jul 29, 2020

Annis and Dennis

Well done to all the marathon walkers


Total raised so far


Total plus Gift Aid 3,244.62

Direct donations


Raised offline 110.00

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