The event

Welcome to The Big Step Forward!

On Saturday 13th July, or a date that works for you, join thousands of incredible people up and down the country who will be taking steps to transform the future for those affected by pancreatic cancer. 

Choose a route that means the most to you - there’s no set distance or location. And wherever you walk, you’ll be standing together with an amazing community, supporting everyone affected by this terrible disease.   

It’s unacceptable that more than half of people diagnosed with the deadliest common cancer die within three months. That’s why they need and deserve more. More research, more funding, more breakthroughs. More than hope.

Every step you take will enable our nurses to continue to be there for those affected by pancreatic cancer now and could fund research to detect early, treat better and save lives.  

The funds you raise could have the power to make that possible.

Your Big Step Forward

Entry price

Free

When

Saturday 13th July 2024

Where

In your local area or a place that is special to you

What

Walk 1 mile, 4 miles or a distance of your choice 

Fundraising target

Raise £150 or more to receive a special medal

Top tips to having a great Big Step Forward experience!

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1. Sign up

Gather your friends and family to all sign up. You don’t have to be physically in the same place to walk together. 

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2. Join our Facebook Group

Join the team in the Facebook Group. Connect with others, share your experience and ask questions.

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3. Ask your friends and family to join

Ask your friends and family to walk with you or support you with a donation. We're all in this together!

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4. Decide on a distance and plan route

Plan your route. You could start and finish somewhere special to you, or pass a local landmark. Think about where to stop for refreshments and a rest.

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5. Get fundraising

We're here to support you with your fundraising from the moment you sign up by providing all the tips and tools you'll need. 

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6. Complete your walk and celebrate

Strap on your trainers and walk on Saturday 13th July or a date of your choice. Take a moment of reflection during your walk and then celebrate finishing with a post-event picnic.

Your impact

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549

Walkers

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 £21,042

Amount raised

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10

Weeks of vital research

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21

Weeks on support line

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Meet our community of Big Step Forward walkers

Need to speak to someone?

If you’d like to speak to someone about your fundraising, or you’d like some tips, ideas or advice then we’d love to hear from you. Please get in touch with us using the details below.

Laura, Claudia and Annabel - Your Big Step Forward Team

020 3535 7090

thebigstepforward@pancreaticcancer.org.uk