Midnight Madness Walk
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Join University partners Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Plymouth on their annual fundraising Midnight Madness Walk on Dartmoor.

This walk starts and ends at Princetown Primary School.  The route supplied has the grid references for five checkpoints and some other points on the suggested route; each team must plan and prepare their own routes using the information given. The aim of the walk is to visit all five checkpoints and be at Princetown Primary School before 0400 hours.

The total length of the route is 11 miles. The map used for the information and preparation of this walk is Ordnance Survey Outdoor Leisure Number 28, Map of Dartmoor North & South, 1:25,000.

Timings: The walk will start at 21:00 hours and no walkers will be allowed to start after 21:15. The cut off time for the finish will be 04:00 hours on Sunday. There is a minimum donation entry fee of £12.50 per person which includes a pasty, a drink and a certificate on completion of the event. 

Online booking is now available on Eventbrite via the above link or by downloading the booking form from the DSRTP website.

This event is open to all - please visit the DSTRP website or contact Neil Parsons for further details (tel: 01626 208225). 

All proceeds are in aid of the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Plymouth (registered charity number 1106095).

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The University's partnership with Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Plymouth

Our longstanding partnership with Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Plymouth (DSRTP) is creating valuable opportunities enhancing the University staff and student experience.

Acting as casualties and sharing the University’s modern facilities to enhance the training experience in preparation for real search & rescue missions, exploring collaborative research opportunities supporting DSRTP in becoming the first dementia friendly search and rescue team, this mutually beneficial partnership is making a real impact. The University Trainee Scheme has seen students as fully badged search and rescue workers. ​

Further information about our partnership

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