The Rugby March

Terms and Conditions

Please carefully read the terms and conditions below, by entering The Rugby March you must have read, understood and accepted these conditions.

  • There is no minimum age for taking part. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult and also have parent or guardian permission. Adults are responsible for their children's safety throughout the event. There will be free entry for those under 18 months old.
  • Dogs may join you for the walk but would not be allowed into the stadium before or after the walk.
  • The main route is approximately 6 miles and there are areas that can become quite muddy. It involves a long uphill section. It is not a race! It is a non-competitive and non-timed event, so take your time to complete the route.
  • The shorter accessible route is approximately 3 miles it is a flatter route with no steps and is suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Entry to the stadium is wheelchair accessible and we can organise an accessible seat upon request. Please be aware there is no facility to store pushchairs at Ashton Gate Stadium.
  • Both routes are on some open roads, please be careful of traffic. There will be volunteers at key points along the route and arrows at turns. You must follow all advice from the volunteer marshals.
  • The Bristol Bears v Newcastle Falcons rugby match begins at 3pm and entry to the stadium is open from 1pm. It will be very busy and there will be delays getting into the stadium, so please be aware that if you are not back at the stadium by 2.30pm you may miss part of the game.
  • Please make sure you de-register at the end of the walk, before going into the stadium. Follow our signs and directions to the finish line in Greville Smyth Park opposite Ashton Gate to let us know you have safely finished.
  • You will be given an online code too choose your seat and receive your rugby ticket ahead of the game, and it is your responsibility to keep it safe until you reach the stadium. We will not be able to replace any lost tickets. We also cannot change your seat once it has been chosen.
  • We recommend you take: water, enough food and energy bars to keep you going, wet weather clothing, a mobile phone, hand sanitiser and a map of your route. We also advise you carry ID and a small amount of money. There will be shower facilities available nearby so you are welcome to bring shower items and a change of clothing too.
  • Medical Information - You are responsible for your own medical condition and all participants enter at their own risk. St Peter's Hospice will not accept liability for any injury or loss as a result of your participation but you understand that your statutory rights remain unaffected. You agree to seek medical advice from your general practitioner if you are in any doubt as to your physical ability to participate in the event.
  • Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable as they cover the costs of putting on the event. If necessary, St Peter's Hospice reserves the right to cancel this event at any time due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • You give permission for any photos or video taken on of you to be used in Hospice and third party social media and future publicity. You must inform us if you do not want your picture used this way.
  • St Peter's Hospice cannot be held responsible for loss of or damage to any personal belongings.