Frequently Asked Questions


How much does it cost?

To reserve your place there is an entry fee of £25. This is purely to cover the costs of organising the event. We then ask you to try to raise a minimum sponsorship of £250.

Is there a minimum age requirement?

Yes, you must be at least 16 years old to take part.

What time do I have to get there and where do I go?

The Fire Walk will take place at Rylands recreation club, Gorsey Lane, Warrington, WA2 7RZ on Friday 14th Oct 2022. There is car parking available. We are asking Fire Walkers to arrive at 4.30pm. There will be an hour-long Training Seminar inside the club, Hospice then the Fire Walk will start at 6pm.

Can I bring my family and friends?

Yes of course. The more people there are giving encouragement to our Fire Walkers the better!

Who organises the Fire Walk?

The Fire Walk and the training seminar is organised and conducted by UK Fire Walk, one of the UK’s leading Fire Walk companies.

Why should I walk on fire?

We will never give you justification of why you should walk on fire, the choice is always your own, however walking on fire gives people different results. From overcoming their fears, self-fulfilment, spiritual awakening or just a wonderful experience.

Can I burn walking on fire?

There are various degrees of burns, from minor small blisters to third degree burns. The common denominator of those who do burn is that they all believed they would. We are pleased to say that UK Fire Walk have never had anyone who required medical attention after our public, corporate or charity fire walks. However, there is always a risk with fire walking. If there are no risks, where would be the challenge and accomplishment of walking on fire be?

How hot are the coals?

The temperature of the coals can be as hot as 1200 degrees Fahrenheit. Put into perspective: paper combusts at 451 degrees, aluminium melts at 1100 degrees, sausages on the other hand….

Who can walk on fire?

Anyone can walk on fire, providing they feel they can. People aged from 4 to 98 years old have walked on fire.

What is the hardest part?

The hardest thing to overcome is the fear of taking the first step!

What are the added benefits?

Fire walking is richly rewarding in terms of your personal self-development and the activation of your potential, realise and focus your talents, make decisions, set goals, awaking and exercising inner strength to expand your conscious awareness beyond everyday experiences. You will discover meaning, prioritise the important things, understand the purpose of your life.

How do I pay in my sponsorship money?

  1. Pop in to the Hospice with cash, card or cheque. We are open 9am-5pm weekdays and would love to say hello and hear how you found the walk! Our address is:
    St Rocco's Hospice,
    Lockton Lane,
    WA5 0BW
  2. Make a payment over the phone. Call the Supporter Care Team on 01925 575 780
  3. Send a cheque in the post (please do not send cash in the post). Made payable to 'St Rocco's Hospice' and don't forget to include a note with your name, address, walker number (if you have it) and team name (if you were part of a team). Send into the address above.
  4. If you have a Just Giving page. Your donations will come directly to us; you don't need to do anything! If you have offline donations as well, please send them to us using the above options.

Not collected sponsorship?

We know that asking for sponsorship is hard, especially if you are taking part in more than one St Rocco's event. If you have been unable to collect sponsorship, please consider making a personal donation.

Question not answered here? Please get in touch. We'd love to hear from you! or 01925 575780

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