Fundraising, One Step At A Time

If fitness ranks highly on your agenda for 2014, then why not sign up and get into training for the Rock Pound the Bounds walks, as registration for this popular Worcestershire walking event is now open via the website:


Taking place on Sunday 4th May 2014, Rock Pound the Bounds offers walkers of all ages and abilities a fantastic opportunity to take some exercise amongst parts of Worcestershire’s beautiful countryside. The event also enables participants to raise much-needed funds for the MAAC.


Starting from the village hall in Rock near Kidderminster, depending on ability, entrants can join the 25, 18, 12, nine or six mile walks, and for youngsters who want to get involved, there’s a three mile treasure trail.


Henk Buzink, one of the key organisers of Rock Pound the Bounds, comments: “This is the 14th year we’ve organised the event and the third time we’ve teamed up with Midlands Air Ambulance Charity to organise the Pound the Bounds and year on year we’ve attracted a great number of people from all walks of life! No matter if you’re an experienced rambler or are just looking to increase the amount of walking you do, our event is a great way to enjoy a walk and fundraise for charity.”


Maria Jones, regional fundraising manager for MAAC, adds: “In addition to attending extremely traumatic incidents, our aircrews also undertake missions where land ambulances just can’t reach, including remote parts of the countryside. Rock Pound the Bounds is an ideal way for us to highlight our vital work among walkers as well as raise funds for our charity, to enable us to continue to airlift people from some of the most remote parts of the region.”


Registration and sponsorship forms can be downloaded from the Pound the Bounds website: or contact Susan Humphries, who is one of the event organisers via 01299 400304 or for further information about the event.

Missions completed since 1991: 50,563 | On average we airlift a child every four days | Road traffic collisions make up around 35% of the incidents we attend | The service airlifts on average four horse riders each week.