What is the Fibro 5 Challenge?

The 2019 Fibro 5 Challenge is a Treasure Hunt

Treasure Maps can be purchased at the Butterfly Gate entrance to West Park and at the Fibro Active Gazebo in the ‘Energise’ Spring Wellbeing Village, located at the bonfire field.

When is it?

Saturday 11th May 1pm to 4pm.

May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day.

Florence Nightingale was born 12th May 1820, it is believed that she suffered with fibromyalgia, so her birthday has been adopted nationwide for fibromyalgia awareness.

How much is it?

Entry to the Treasure Hunt is:

£3

Per person

£10

Family ticket
(2 adults + 2 children)
Additional children £2.00 each.

Why should I do it?

The aim is to be active and bring everyone together to connect and take notice of their surroundings.

Treasure hunts will be timed

The winner is the person with the most number of correct answers in the shortest time

Treasure hunters must enter before 3pm to be valid

The first completed 30 hunts will receive a goodie bag

Remaining treasure hunters will receive an event buff (subject to availability)

Goody bags sponsored by Skinners and Platinum.

For more detailed information follow our Fibro 5 Challenge Facebook page here.

Or take a look at our News and Blog.

Our event buff will be available to purchase £2.50

If you would like a momento for the event we have specially produced buffs, all the proceeds go towards the Fibro Active support group.

There will be a wellbeing village to have a look round.

The Event

There is free entry into our wellbeing village on the Bonfire field and we invite the community to come along and connect with local organisations, groups and services. There will be demonstrations and come and try it sessions throughout the event. To start the Treasure Hunt you can pay at the Butterfly Gate entrance and the Fibro Active gazebo where you will be given a treasure map. The start will be on the main path outside the Rugby Club. As you walk around the park you will be invited to ‘try out’ activities at some of the sports clubs around the route, so incorporating the 5 ways to wellbeing. The finish will be back at the Fibro Active gazebo at the Wellbeing Village where you can submit your completed treasure map.

Refreshments and Facilities

Toilets are at the rugby club and the West Perk café at the play area. Snacks and refreshments can be purchased from both locations.

Rules of the Event

Cars and car parking

Due to limited parking at the leisure centre and other events taking place in the area we would like to encourage as many local participants to walk to the event as possible.

Disabled parking

Blue badge holders only will be able to park on the event field. When entering the park, drivers must have hazards on and must not exceed the 5 miles an hour limit. Drivers are asked to respect the car parking crew and follow their instructions. They are volunteering their time and are following instructions from the organisers. Drivers must be aware and give way to the public and dogs that may be in your pathway.

Treasure Hunt

Participants must complete all the requirements to qualify for the prize. All prizes on offer to win on the day have been sponsored or donated by a partner organisation. There is strictly no cash alternative.

Health and Safety

To ensure everyone’s safety during the event we ask that participants are mindful of other park users. To ensure you walk in the pedestrian lane and allow cyclists and mobility scooters to pass in the cyclist lane.  We ask all participants to keep their dogs on the lead around the course, at bases, in the wellbeing village and near to any sporting activity / children’s play area.  Dogs who show nervous tendencies and / or aggression to always be kept on their leads and wear a muzzle. Dog owners to carry sufficient poo bags and pick up all dog poo their dog defecates.

How do I enter?

You can enter on the day, Treasure Maps for the Treasure Hunt will be available from the Butterfly Gate entrance and Fibro Active Gazebo, adjacent to the Bonfire field.

You can order treasure maps below by clicking on the appropriate buttons. You can add or remove items from the shopping cart prior to moving onto the checkout page. We currently use the trusted and secure PayPal payment gateway to process payments.

Please bring a copy of your email receipt on the day of the event as proof of purchase.

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Support & Sponsors

If you would like to raise money for Fibro Active you can print out our Fibro Active Sponsorship Form (.pdf) here.

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