1. The challenge

  1. What is the Virtual MoonWalk
  2. Why are we doing a Virtual Challenge?
  3. How much does it cost to enter?
  4. What do I receive for my entry fee?
  5. Distances to choose from
  6. Can I change my distance?
  7. Will I get a medal?
  8. Will I be walking at night?
  9. What if I am in a different time zone?
  10. Are there any age restrictions?
  11. Can men enter The MoonWalk?
  12. What do I have to wear?
  13. Do I have to wear a bra?
  14. Can I use walking poles at The MoonWalk?
  15. I have a disability - can I enter?
  16. Can I run at The MoonWalk?
  17. Can I take my dog or pet with me on the challenge?
  18. Does the Virtual MoonWalk have a theme?
  19. What is Walk the Walks environmental policy?
  20. Plan your route, and create your Start and Finish Line!
  1. What is the Virtual MoonWalk

    The Virtual MoonWalk Scotland is the 2020 version of the MoonWalk Scotland postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  2. Why are we doing a Virtual Challenge?

    We are living in extraordinary and stressful times, but whatever your age and wherever you are, it is more important than ever to look after your own emotional and physical well-being, to take control of those parts of your life that you can, and together, to do what we can to support those not only living through this pandemic but also cancer. Read more here.

  3. How much does it cost to enter?

    Entry Fee is £35.00 for any distance or under 13’s can take part in the New Moon for £15.00 - (under 13's receive a medal but no pack)

  4. What do I receive for my entry fee?

    For your entry fee you will receive your full walker pack - a unique event t-shirt (white for the ladies and pink for the men) and cap, a bra to decorate, a space blanket, training and safety advice, Walk the Walk support all the way from registration to event... and a medal will be posted to you upon proof of completing the challenge. 

    Under 13's will receive a medal but no pack.

  5. Distances to choose from

    1. New Moon 10k (6.55 miles)
    2. Half Moon (Half marathon - 13.1 miles)
    3. Full Moon (Full marathon - 26.2 miles)
    4. Over the Moon (Back to Back marathon - 52.4 miles)

  6. Can I change my distance?

    For fundraisers transferring from their deferred place to the virtual event you will have the opportunity to change their chosen distance. To change your distance please email [email protected],

    For new registrations, you will have the option to decide when entering.

  7. Will I get a medal?

    Yes. On proof of completing your goal a 2021 medal will be sent to you within a notified time after the event.

  8. Will I be walking at night?

    Usually our Live MoonWalk’s all take place at night, however, because we won't be there to support you in person, for the safety of all, this year's Virtual MoonWalk will take place during the day. Walk the Walk do not recommend on this occasion walking at night. 

  9. What if I am in a different time zone?

    More on start times will follow but they will be during the day... to get the full WTW support and experience try to match the UK summer time if you can.

  10. Are there any age restrictions?

    New Moon (6.55 miles) – This event is open to any age. All younger walkers 12 years of age and under on event day can take part in this challenge only and can enter for £15 and receive a medal only. All younger walkers must be accompanied by a guardian or parent.

    Half Moon (half marathon) and Full Moon (full marathon) – Minimum age for participants must be 13 years old or over on the day of the event. All younger walkers must be accompanied by a guardian or parent.

    Over the Moon (52.4 miles back to back marathon) – All fundraisers must be over the age of 18 on the day of the event.

  11. Can men enter The MoonWalk?

    YES! Under normal circumstances we do encourage men to wear a bra to raise awareness, however, it may not be appropriate so we would be very happy for men to wear their event t-shirt and spread the word that men get breast cancer too. 

  12. What do I have to wear?

    Under normal circumstances we would suggest everybody raises awareness by wearing a decorated bra, however, this may not be appropriate if you are walking alone, so we suggest wearing your unique event t-shirt and cap and any clothing that may be weather appropriate.

  13. Do I have to wear a bra?

    Wearing a bra to take on a challenge is the Walk the Walk trademark and one of the reasons we manage to raise so much awareness and money for our vital causes. We all know how much courage it can take to go out onto the streets wearing a bra and if you are uncomfortable doing so we have plenty of Walk the Walk items you could wear instead. Starting of course with the bra t-shirt you will be receiving in your pack. 

    Do men have to wear a bra?

    Under normal circumstances we do encourage men to wear a bra to raise awareness, however, it may not be appropriate so we would be very happy for men to wear their event t-shirt and spread the word that men get breast cancer too. 

  14. Can I use walking poles at The MoonWalk?

    We would not normally recommend using walking poles at the MoonWalk, however if you need to use them for the walk in your local area then please do

  15. I have a disability - can I enter?

    Disabled entrants are welcome to take part, due to the nature of the event we ask you to contact us (+44(0)1483 741430) prior to filling in the entry form as some disabilities may not find the event feasible.

    It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure they are walking in an area that is safe and they have any necessary support they need.

  16. Can I run at The MoonWalk?

    No, the Virtual MoonWalk Scotland is a Power Walking challenge and running is not an option. Walk the Walk reserve the right to disqualify anyone who submits proof of timing that clearly cannot be achieved by walking.

  17. Can I take my dog or pet with me on the challenge?

    On this occasion yes, please ensure that your four legged friend or pet is able to complete the distance and will not suffer in any way. We’re sure they’d love to join you! However, for our live MoonWalk events this not an option.

  18. Does the Virtual MoonWalk have a theme?

    The MoonWalk always has a theme and everyone gets very excited with the anticipation of wanting to know what it will be. 

    The theme for the Virtual MoonWalk Scotland is 'DISCO'!... let your feet walk to the beat and decorate those bras with glitterballs, sequins and neon colours! 

  19. What is Walk the Walks environmental policy?

    Walk the Walk have always held organic and environmental policies - often our demands have been, and are, ahead of availability, technology or are cost prohibitive. However it is our constant ambition to be as environmental as we can be, without impacting on the funds we grant for breast and other cancers. 

    As well as supporting good health, our aims to be environmentally healthy include;

    * Ethically sourced t-shirts

    * Our printed materials use sustainably sourced recycled paper, which is also recyclable.

    * Plastic is only used where there is absolutely no alternative option. Where it is used, it is produced from recycled materials as well as being recyclable.  

    * Where possible all unused items are donated to other organisations. 

     

  20. Plan your route, and create your Start and Finish Line!

    No matter where you are, every challenger needs a good Start Line and even more importantly a Finish Line!

    Here are a few tips on how to create yours…

    No:1 Creating your start is always easier to if you have something to work from… a gate… a couple of trees… 2 garden umbrellas stuck in the ground… your front door… your garage doors… and if all else fails 2 loyal friends or family positioned in the right place… as long as they return for the Finish!

    No:2 The ribbon or tape to walk through is a must… this could be a piece of string… a pink ribbon of course… crochet a rope or even a chain of bras all linked together (the loyal friends may not want to part with their bras… but they might be happy to hold each end of the chain!)

    No:3 Decorating your Start creates drama, so use any bunting or flags you may have… Balloons, as long as they are environmentally friendly… but if you want to keep it pink… try making your own bunting or make some streamers and flowers out of crepe paper!

    No: 4 Take a photo! By the time you have your decorated bra… T-shirt… cap and raring to go smile… who needs decoration… YOU ARE ALL WE NEED!

    No: 5 Don’t forget to share your Start and Finish line photos on our Event page!

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