Animals Asia UK and our amazing support groups have put together some great walks and treks in 2012 to help the bears, cats and dogs in Asia - all that's missing is you.
So please take a look, we've a wide variety of events going on, including a sponsored bat walk on Wimbledon Common, a trek up Jbel Toubkal in the high Atlas mountains, one of the most stunning peaks in the world, and closer to home a Snowdonia challenge or how about a guided animal history of London walk to celebrate World Animal Day? It's simple to register and raise sponsorship and we're to help you every step of the way.
Animals Asia Netherlands support group Leeuwarden 5km sponsored walk Saturday 24 March For more information email Fiona Boonk
Hampstead Heath guided Walk for Freedom Saturday 12 May Our ever-popular walk guided by the Superintendent of Hampstead Heath Simon Lee, will take you through the lesser-known areas of one of Londonís greenest lungs.
£10 registration fee and suggested minimum sponsorship/donation of £25. Your registration fee covers this event's costs, while your sponsorship money or donation directly helps the animals you care about.
South Somerset support group Moon Bear Rescue walk Sunday 10 June 5-mile footpath walk around Ham Hill County Park 2pm registration
Starting and ending at Montacue Village Hall TA15 6QA. For more details and sponsorship forms, contact Julia 01963 350639 or email animalsasiasouthsommerset[at]gmail.com.
Join our Surrey supporters on a fantastic sponsored walk Sunday 24 June Starting in Odiham and walking across attractive open countryside (approximately 7 miles)
For more information and sponsorship forms call Denise 01256 861021.
Atlas Mountain Challenge Saturday 22nd September to 30th September 2012 If you want to take on the challenge of one of the worldís most stunning peaks while raising vital funds for Animals Asia, please register your interest by email [email protected] or call 01579 347148 by 31 January 2012. To get a flavour of what to expect, read about last yearís climb on our trek blog.
Snowdonia Mountain Challenge 2012 Saturday 1 September In 2011, with howling winds and torrential rain, our Snowdon climb was more of a challenge than many bargained for, but all 15 trekkers agreed it was worth every rain-sodden step and great fun! If you are up for this challenge, find out more or register, contact [email protected], 01579 347148.
Sponsored Walk for Freedom along the Quantock coast Sunday 2 September This wonderful 5 or 10 mile walks will start from the Kilve Beach Chantry Tea Rooms car park at 10.30am. For sponsor forms please contact Lee Gibbins Tel: 01278 741 648.
Southampton support group Walk for Freedom Saturday 15 September Once more, our Southampton support group is organising another great event on Southampton Common. For more details, please contact Linda Burr
London support group Wimbledon Common Walk for Freedom and Bat Walk Sunday 16 September This year, our Wimbledon walk is a little different, taking place at dusk and giving a rare opportunity to observe some of Londonís bat species, and learn more about them and other inhabitants of the common.
£10 registration fee and suggested minimum sponsorship/donation of £25. Your registration fee covers this event's costs, while your sponsorship money or donation directly helps the animals you care about. For more details, contact Maren Dallmann
Animal History of London guided walk for World Animal Day Sunday 30 September (Kensington Gardens to Piccadilly Circus)
11am start (approx. 3.5 hours, maximum 20 people on walk).
Following our London support groupís Animal History of London guided walk for World Animal Day last October, weíre running it again this year.
Dogs are very welcome on the first of these walks, which is mainly through the Royal Parks with only a small amount of time on the streets. While the second walk is also through two parks, it goes through Whitehall and up the The Mall, so if your dog is not used to walking in London, we donít recommend she or he coming on the second walk.
Adult £19, children (under 16) £9, family of four £52 (two adults/two children under 16), children under 10 free.