Help us celebrate our 130th Birthday by joining us on our ‘Take the Lead Together’ Walking challenge this May.

Join a community of dog lovers from across the Midlands as we pound the streets and pledge to walk 130 miles in May. Together we will walk around Britain and discover some magical walks along the way.

Track our progress here

How does it work?

May is National Walking Month, which is a great excuse to get out and get walking more with our canine friends in the fresh air.

Set your own personal goal or team goal if you want to take part with friends or colleagues for a daily walk.

Enter your daily steps onto our website and your steps will be added to everyone else’s and we will all travel around Britain and discover some lovely, picturesque walking routes along the way. We can have lots of fun together encourage everyone to share photos of your walks on our TTLT Facebook group.

By taking part in Birmingham Dogs Home’s Take the Lead Together walking challenge you will be helping us to continue to care for the homeless dogs across the Midlands. We really need your support and virtual events like this are a lifeline for our charity and allow us to keep tails wagging.

Join our great online community to encourage each other so we can make it Together. You will receive an email with a link once you have signed up!

Our Take the lead Together challenge this year is centred around completing 31 walks from around the UK.

Our route starts in the West Midlands and takes in some of the most stunning areas of England, Scotland and Wales.

With this year being our 130th, the total distance of these 31 walks totals 130miles.

Our challenge to you, is to walk 130 miles in May to raise £130 pounds for Birmingham Dogs Home, so we can provide another 130 years of care to homeless and unwanted dogs.

Sign up using the button below.

Day 4 - Malvern Hills

Distance: 6.6km
Difficulty: Easy

The Hills and surrounding commons form part of the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  The area is famed for its dramatic hills and for the pure spring water that flows from them.
A rich cultural heritage of forts, castles and priories stands proudly from this landscape of ancient woodland, rolling pastures and wild, open commons

Next Steps

Simply sign up and let us know how many miles you would like to cover during May. Then create your own JustGiving Page here or share the JustGiving Campaign Page to help get your friends, families and colleagues to sponsor you.

Sign up here

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Estimated number of miles you will cover*

Throughout the month

Log your miles on our website here so we can see how we are all getting on.

You can also join our Facebook group to help motivate each other and share your journey with us.

Help build momentum

Share your story on your social media platforms to encourage friends, family members and colleagues to sponsor you or join in too! Our Facebook group will help give you posts to share which will help show how much every step will help our homeless dogs.

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What you will receive

Once signed up our team will send you out a fundraising pack, Free T-Shirt, Exclusive access to a Facebook Community, your own JustGiving page, Top Fundraising Tips, Ways to help hit your target and help and encouragement from everyone involved.

All that is left to do is get those walking shoes and sun glasses on, log your miles and have fun! 

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