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Thames Bridges Trek - 11 September 2021

Join our team of trekkers as we venture 25km across the Capital, taking in 16 of London’s bridges and unrivalled views of the skyline from its best vantage points.

Last updated

08/01/21

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Every step you take will raise crucial funds for research into eating disorders and self-harm in adolescents.

Among our team of walkers will be Professor Nick Lemoine, our Chair, and Professor Fiona Watt, Executive Chair of the Medical Research Council (pictured centre & right above).

Professor Watt said: “All donations to the Foundation, of any amount, help them fund more cutting-edge science that will have an impact on people’s lives for decades to come. That’s why I’m walking for this very worthy cause and encouraging my MRC colleagues to do the same.”

What can I expect on the day?

Setting out from Putney Bridge, the route goes East towards the City, zig-zagging over an array of historic bridges. 25km later, there’ll be a finish line celebration in Southwark, past Tower Bridge.

How we'll support you

  • Fully supported 25km Walk
  • Fully signed route with arrows
  • Join as part of our Team - "Medical Research Foundation"
  • Start near Putney Bridge - Fulham
  • Tented village & warm up at start
  • 9.30am start
  • Midpoint rest stop
  • Free snacks & drinks
  • Southwark Park finish
  • Medal, fizz and food at finish

Sign-up and Fundraising Options:

Charity Sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place!

£5 Registration Fee, £245 sponsorship target.

To sign up with charity sponsorship click here.


Mixed Funding – pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise and we pay a smaller balance of the event place cost.

£39.50 Registration Fee, £119 sponsorship target.

To sign up with mixed funding click here.


Self-Funding – you pay the full cost of the event place - fundraise with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity!

£79 registration fee.

To sign up with self-funding click here.

If you chose to sign up as self-funded please email us to let us know!


New Year Deal - Self-Funding sign-up's SAVE up to £20; Mixed funding SAVE 10%; Charity Sponsorship registration for ONLY £1!


For help signing up please download our information sheet.

For more information email fundraising@medicalresearchfoundation.org.uk

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