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The Chase Walk is a 38.2 mile competitive walk over and around Cannock Chase in Staffordshire, England. The walk is for teams of four to seven people, and takes place annually in March. It is organised by members of the Nationwide Scout Communications Team and friends originally from Sutton Coldfield District Scouts.

The main event is open to members of the Scout and Guide movements aged 14 upwards, entries can also be accepted from some other organisations, see FAQ for details.

An alternative event for Scouts aged 10½ to 14 is also held on the same day, sharing some resources with the main event. This is a 13 mile walk during daylight hours.

Near CP9, 2013.

The next event, the 33rd, will be on 19th March 2016

Entries for 2016 are now open.
Once again the scout walk has proved very popular, and all 40 places have been reserved already. Please email us to be placed on the waiting list.

If you have reserved places, please note that unless you make payment by end of December places may be forfeit and offered to teams on the waiting list, giving them reasonable notice for training etc. This gives five weeks to get the money collected and in to us.

For this year, payment still needs to be made by cheque sent by post. We are moving our bank account to one where we will be able to accept online banking payments from next year.

If you are trying to get a team together, why not download the poster for 2016 from here, then print and display it.

View a timelapse recording of the tracker displays

Keep up to date with all things Chase Walk on our Facebook group page here

The following companies and organisations provide invaluable support to the Chase Walk. Without their help the event could not take place as it does now.

West Digital
Many thanks to our friends at West Digital
for their very generous sponsorship of the resources for this website.

Midland Chandlers

Durty Events
Jaguar LR Abingdon Venture Rescue
First Aid
Canal & River Trust Forestry Commission
Shugborough Unity Scouting Insurance
Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire Police
Notts Emergency Scout Support Team