Charity Walk For Peace 2018

Over 4,500 participants convened on the grounds of Windsor Great Park on Sunday, April 29th to show their support for the annual Charity Walk for Peace. The walk, now in its 28th year, and held this year in association with Runnymede Borough Council and the Mayor of Runnymede, witnessed incredible scenes from the start, with over 160 charities represented, Mayors, community groups, schools, civic leaders and members of the public all convening at the start line on a chilly but pleasant morning. Alongside the wonderful scenic route, stalls selling hot and cold food and snacks, charity stalls, exhibitions and fun activities were available for all to enjoy with free entry on the day. In the official opening session of the walk, several dignitaries addressed the thousands gathered, including:

  • Dr. Ijaz ur Rehman, President AMEA UK
  • Cllr. Iftikhar Chaudhri, the Mayor of Runnymede
  • Mr. Paul Turrell, CEO Runnymede Borough Council
  • The Right Honourable Sir Ed Davey, MP
  • Mr. Nick Wood Dow, Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Surrey
  • Mr. Surinder Arora, Arora Group
  • Mr. Nick Prescott, Leader of Runnymede Borough Council
  • Mr. Graham Barker, High Sheriff for the Royal County of Berkshire
  • Mr. Rafiq Hayat, National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

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