Inspiring and supporting young people seriously injured through sport


Walk4Matt 2023

17th - 23rd June 2023

Walk4Matt and Make Friends for Life

The famous Chinese proverb says, ‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’. The good news is we aren’t asking you to walk a thousand miles, just fifteen will do. And 100 miles would be amazing!

From 17thto 23rdJune 2023, we will be undertaking our Walk4Matt, literally following in the footsteps of the first walkers back in 2009. Starting and ending at the birthplace of rugby, Rugby, we will follow the Warwickshire Canal Ring, aiming to raise more than £100,000 to support the Foundation’s work supporting young people seriously injured through sport.

This is your invitation to join us for a day or two. Whether you come as an individual, as family, friends or a team building group, you will make friends for life while raising vital funds for this incredible cause.

See below for the days currently available to participate:
Register as a day walker here

  • Saturday 17th June from Willow Wren, Rugby to Boot Wharf, Nuneaton (17.6 Miles)
  • Sunday 18th June from Boot Wharf, Nuneaton to Gate Inn, Amington Bridge 69 (14.1 Miles)
  • Monday 19th June from Gate Inn, Amington, Bridge 69 to Coventry Road, Bridge 93 (16.8 Miles)
  • Tuesday 20th June from Coventry Road, Bridge 93 to Turners Green, Bridge 63 (15.4 Miles)
  • Wednesday 21st June from Turners Green, Bridge 63 to Fusilier Pub (10.7 Miles)
  • Thursday 22nd June from Fusilier Pub to Wolfhamcote, Bridge 97, Braunston (14.4 Miles)
  • Friday 23rd June from Wolfhamcote, Bridge No 97 to Willow Wren, Rugby ( 11 Miles)

For those joining us for a day or two, we need you to raise a minimum of £250 please.  This can be achieved through securing donations or by selling raffle tickets for the main prize draw.

We will be sending you regular updates on how to fundraise and prepare yourself for the walk. We will also share with you some of the incredible stories from beneficiaries of the Foundation’s work as well as updates from other participants and the rugby legends who will be joining us on this journey. Just in case you need any more motivation!

This is a unique opportunity for you to actively enjoy an incredible journey, celebrate the destination, Walk4Matt and make friends for life.