'Conquer The Broadgate Tower' Action On Hearing Loss

Saturday, February 17, 2018

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In February 2018, join us as we climb to the top of London’s Broadgate Tower to raise vital funds for Action on Hearing Loss.

With almost 1,000 steps and a panoramic view of London at the top, this sponsored stair climb is a great way to keep on track with your New Year’s resolution to stay healthy.

Register now for your unique chance to conquer one of London's tallest buildings. You’ll receive a fundraising pack full of useful tips and Katie from our Events team will be in touch to support you every step of the way.

  • Challenge: A sponsored stair climb up 35 floors of the Broadgate Tower, London
  • Date: Saturday 17 February 2018
  • Distance: 35 floors/877steps
  • Registration fee: £20 per person or £80 for a team of five
  • Sponsorship pledge: £100 per person

Why stair climb for hearing loss?

Hearing loss affects millions of people in the UK and it’s a growing problem. We are the largest charity in the UK supporting people affected by hearing loss – and you can help us to fund the research that will lead to a cure within a generation. You’ll also be helping us to provide practical and emotional support to those living with this life-changing condition every day.

How we will support you

  • A fundraising pack full of great ideas and sponsorship forms
  • A dedicated member of staff who’ll support you every step of the way
  • An Action on Hearing Loss t-shirt to wear on the day
  • Team updates full of tips and charity news

For more information, please contact:

Email: Katie.Ruckert@hearingloss.org.uk
Telephone: 0203 227 6177 

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Action On Hearing Loss

Action on Hearing Loss is the largest UK charity helping people confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss to live the life they choose.

Action on Hearing Loss enables them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way, giving people support and care, developing technology and treatments, and campaigning for equality

Essential information

What:
Conquer The Broadgate Tower
Where:
The Broadgate Tower, London, EC2A 2EW
When:
Saturday 17th February 2018 – 10:00am
Who:
Individuals & Teams
Fees:
Entry £20 per person or £80 for a team of five
Charity:
£100 per person  

What’s great about this event

  • Iconic venue – The Broadgate Tower
  • Chance to help a great cause, Action On Hearing Loss
  • Professional Chip Timing
  • A fundraising pack full of great ideas and sponsorship forms
  • A dedicated member of staff who’ll support you every step of the way
  • An Action on Hearing Loss t-shirt to wear on the day
  • Team updates full of tips and charity news

Event Q&A

What is it?

Conquer The Broadgate Tower – 35 Floors / 877 steps

Where is it?

The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London. EC2A 2EW

When is it?

Saturday 17th February 2018 from 10am

How much does it cost to enter?

£20 per person or £80 for a team of five

What is the minimum sponsorship requirement?

£100 per person

Is my registration fee refundable?

Your registration fee is only refundable if we cancel the event, but you can transfer your place.

Is the Stair Climb open to everyone?

The event is open to everyone over the age of 18.

How high is The Broadgate Tower?

The Broadgate Tower is 541ft tall, 35 floors, 877 steps which is the equivalent of 3 times the height of Nelosn’s Column

How long will the climb take me?

The average time is around 8-10 minutes, however there is no time limit. 

Is the Stair Climb Chip Timed?

Yes, the event will be professionally chip timed.

When does registration open on the day?

Registration will be open from 9am, where you will be given race numbers and final instructions for the event.  Please arrive in plenty of time prior to your selected wave start.

What are the health benefits of Stair Climbing?

Stair Climbing is classed as a vigorous physical activity and burns more calories per minute than jogging and can lead to improved CV fitness, a stronger musculoskeletal system, reduced risk of heart disease and promotion of weight loss and muscle tone. More information can be found on our blog here.

Will there be medical supervision?

First aiders will be present at the event as well as marshals at regular intervals on the stairs for your safety.

What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring your printed race confirmation.

What do I need to wear?

Running kit will be perfect.

Will there be refreshments?

Yes, refreshments will be available on the day.

Are there changing facilities & showers?

There are toilets and facilities to get changed, but no showers.

Can spectators come along?

There is limited space for spectators.

Can I volunteer?

Events such as these cannot take place without the very kind help of volunteers. If you are coming along to spectate, why not get involved too? Please e-mail matt@totalmotionevents.co.uk if you would like to help.

Is there parking?

There is no parking at the building, public transport is advised, with Liverpool Street being the closest tube.