What is Step Out for Stroke?
Step Out for Stroke is the perfect opportunity for stroke survivors, friends and families to take part in a walk together. Each step you take helps raise awareness of stroke and vital funds for our work in supporting those affected by stroke.
The great thing about Step Out for Stroke is that you can walk at your own pace and in your own time. So, whether you walk just a few steps or the full mile, you’re doing something amazing. Don’t forget to encourage friends and family to enter too and join you on the walk.
What to expect on the day
Upon arrival at Newbridge Fields you will check in at our registration desk located at in the Newbridge Fields behind Halo Leisure. The registration desk will be open from 12:30pm. At 2pm your step out will begin, taking you on a 1 mile (approx.) walk Our route follows the footpath around Newbridge Fields and is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. All our Step Out for Stroke routes are suitable for all ages and abilities including stroke survivors.
How to get there
Your Step Out for Stroke Bridgeend will be held on Newbridge Fields, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4BW
If you are driving please not that Newbridge Fields is accessible from Angel Street and is located behind Halo Leisure Life Centre. There is limited car parking available at Halo Leisure and there is also parking available at the Rhiw Carpark which is within a short walk to the venue. Parking is free on Sundays.
If you are traveling on public transport Buses operate locally on a Sunday service timetable.
How your support helps
When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. Life changes instantly and recovery is tough. But the brain can adapt. Our specialist support, research and campaigning are only possible with the courage and determination of the stroke community. With more donations and support from you, we can rebuild even more lives.