Join us at Parallel Windsor, a festival of inclusivity and challenge events!

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Tuesday 4 April 2023

Parallel Windsor participants at the starting line
Participants set off at a Parallel event in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Do you and your family want to take part in a national celebration of disability inclusion, all while raising funds to support our vital work?

Parallel Windsor is an award-winning fundraising event, taking place on the stunning grounds of the Windsor Great Park on Sunday 2 July 2023. The event offers a wide range of challenge activities for people of all ages, health conditions and abilities.

You’ll also gain access to the Festival of Inclusivity, packed with plenty of inclusive fun and entertainment for the whole family. You’ll enjoy delicious food, picnic areas, live music, arts and crafts, storytelling, sports, as well as information about skills and careers, technology and mobility.

What challenges activities can I do?

“Start together, finish whenever” – walk, wheel or run, there’s no time limit.

Challenge distances include 100m, 1k, 5k, 10k and a unique SuperSensory1k – all with Windsor Castle as the backdrop!

The 100m and 1k events all take place on the Long Walk. The 5k and 10k distances have a lovely route in the Great Park, with the start and finish on the Long Walk.

All ages and abilities and mobility aids are welcome!

How to secure your place

To join us, you’ll need to fundraise £75 for Contact and take on one of the challenge events listed above. You’ll also need to cover the cost of a £10 admin fee.

Worried about meeting the fundraising target? Don’t be. One of our specialist team will be on-hand every step of the way to give you one-to-one support, fundraising materials and tips.

And of course, you can invite your friends and family to join the festival for the day for only £5 per person plus booking fee.

Complete our application form to secure a guaranteed place today!

What you’ll get for taking part

All participants will receive a medal, t-shirt, water and a gift bag. We’ll also provide cheering sticks to give your supporters for the day.

And your heroics will help us support tens of thousands of families with disabled children every year.

Additional event information

The festival is taking place at 10am on Sunday 2 July 2023 at The Windsor Great Park, SL4 2BD.

As a fully accessible event, Parallel Windsor offers on-site parking, on-site mobility aid rental, accessible toilets, paramedics and a quiet space. All service animals are welcome.