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Hit the Headlines and shout about your MoonWalk Challenge!

Download our press release template for The MoonWalk London or The MoonWalk Scotland and send to your local press telling them about your challenge!

With both The MoonWalk London and The MoonWalk Scotland approaching fast, now is the perfect time to get in touch with your local press to tell them all about your fantastic challenge!

Just imagine a sea of pinkness and bras taking over newspaper front pages up and down the UK!
Getting publicity is a great way to encourage people to sponsor you. It helps to raise awareness of breast cancer, and highlights where Walk the Walk grants the money YOU raise.

Here is a press release template for you to download for The MoonWalk London and The MoonWalk Scotland…. just fill in the gaps.

Stories are much more likely to be published if you send them out with a photograph, so we recommend you proudly wear your Walk the Walk t-shirt or decorated bra and cap. Team your outfit with some black trousers and trainers, and you are ready for your big moment!

Here are some of our favourite photo tips:-

• Take your photo outside if you can, just before you set off or during a training walk
• Send your photo(s) as an attachment, rather than in the body of the email.
• If you’re using your phone camera, send the biggest size file possible (at least 1MB).
• Avoid filters for the photos you are sending to press
• Photos pulled from Facebook, Snapchat, or Instagram are often poor quality
It is brilliant that some of you have already been in touch with your local press and are helping to spread the word about the MoonWalks!

Here are a couple of Walker stories already covered by the press, to give you some inspiration:

Talking about The MoonWalk London

Talking about The MoonWalk Scotland

You are all great and we want you to shout about your fantastic efforts! Don’t forget – if you do hit the headlines, please share your coverage with us. Call Claire, Sally, or Jen at Walk the Walk if you need any help or local press contacts: 01483 741 430 / [email protected]

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