Shine bright at our first ever Heli Hike at Night
Join us as we celebrate 10 years of flying at night, with a fun-filled nighttime hike this October
Sat 28 Oct 2023 | Mote Park, Maidstone | 6pm
Sat 28 Oct 2023
Mote Park, Maidstone
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Mote Park’s first night walk!
Get your glow accessories and face paint ready to light the way
Pushchair and wheelchair friendly*
Local food stands
Hot chocolate bar
T-shirt and medal
Choice of 2.5 or 5 mile loop
Ready, set, Heli Hike!
Experience the best of Mote Park after dark on our 2.5 or 5 mile loop around the stunning Maidstone park. Mote park is one of our approved night landing sites, a perfect venue to celebrate 10 years of night flights.
We’re proud to have been the first air ambulance in the UK to fly 24 hours a day. When there’s a life-or-death call, we bring specialised doctors, paramedics and treatment to the scene, fast. And we don’t stop. 24/7, 365 days a year. But without your support, our crew can’t get off the ground.
Every step you take and every pound you raise on our sponsored walk ensures our critical care teams can be there when life-threatening emergencies happen. So, grab your friends and have an unforgettable night supporting your amazing local air ambulance.
Last year, nearly 800 people in Kent relied on our swift care and expertise. From road collisions to cardiac arrests and strokes. When there’s a life-or-death call, we bring specialised doctors, paramedics and treatment to the scene, fast. And we don’t stop. 24/7, 365 days a year.
Without you we can’t keep
87% of our funding comes from people like you
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Without you, we can’t keep flying. Without you, we can’t keep saving lives.
Hike around Mote Park
Enjoy Mote Park’s first ever night walk. Shine bright for your local air ambulance. Glow in the dark and enjoy the nighttime atmosphere.
Be a hero
The Event Village
Get a hero’s welcome back at the event village. Warm up with a hot chocolate and celebrate your achievement.
Got a question about Heli Hike?
- Free car parking, next to our event village
- Toilets will be available at our event village
- Please wear shoes suitable for walking over a variety of terrain and dress for the weather
We’ve got one great route around Mote Park for you! Choose to either complete one loop (2.5 miles) or 2 loops (5 miles). The route is flat, but it will be dark so please do remember to bring a torch with you.
Whilst this is a wheelchair and pushchair accessible route, it may not be suitable for all as it’ll be dark, and the route is hilly in parts.
Yes please! We welcome all well-behaved dogs at Heli Hike. We just ask for you to keep your dog on a lead throughout.
Come along and join us from 5pm, our warm-up will begin at 5.45pm ready for you to head off on Heli Hike at 6pm!
You can pop in and see us at our Rochester office (located at Rochester City Airport – ME5 9SD). Alternatively, you can collect your t-shirt on the day.
Events such as Heli Hike, a charity walk, is a vital source of income for us. This year, together with your help, we’re aiming to raise £35K to help us continue our life-saving mission. You can ask your friends, family and colleagues for sponsorship, many business also match fund giving to charities. Our friendly team are here for you every step of the way to help you reach your target. Any Heli Hikers that raise over £100 will be eligible for an exclusive Heli Hike gift! Although we would love you to fundraise this is not a condition of entry.
- Comfortable walking boots or trainers
- A reusable bottle of water
- A coat or umbrella in case it rains
- A torch
- Your best glow accessories!