Hospiscare Twilight Walk, in Exmouth, is most successful yet as more than 1,000 women take part in the 2018 fundraiser

PUBLISHED: 15:49 09 July 2018 | UPDATED: 16:39 09 July 2018

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Mike Powell

Hospiscare’s Twilight Walk has been hailed the biggest ever – with more than 1,000 women taking part to raise funds for the charity’s nurses.

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Scores of women and girls set off from the Maer, Exmouth, on Saturday evening, striding out for the 2018 Twilight Walk and five- kilometre Fizz fun run.

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Hospiscare hopes once the sponsorship money is collected the event will raise around £60,000 for the charity, helping to continue its work of caring for people with terminal and long-term illness, and their families.

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

A Hospiscare spokeswoman said: “Saturday’s Twilight Walk and Fizz run, in Exmouth, was a resounding success, with over 1,000 women participating to raise funds for Hospiscare services; many walked in memory of loved ones.

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Hospiscare. Picture: Mike PowellExmouth Twilight Walk for Hospiscare. Picture: Mike Powell

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun PickettExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun Pickett

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun PickettExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun Pickett

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun PickettExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun Pickett

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun PickettExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun Pickett

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun PickettExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun Pickett

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun PickettExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun Pickett

Exmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun PickettExmouth Twilight Walk for Exeter Hospiscare. Picture: Shaun Pickett

“The local charity provides specialist care for local people who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness and their families.

“Hospiscare are hoping that the event will raise over £60,000 to help fund these vital services.”

Walkers and runners can hand in their sponsorship money to any of the Hospiscare shops, day centres, or donate online at www.hospiscare.co.uk. If you have any questions, call Alice on 01392 688020.

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