Moonraker Terms and Conditions for 2024

It is vital these are read and agreed to by all walkers before you register.

    Registration. All entries must be made on-line using the registration form on this website. Feel free to email us if you have a query.
    Entry Fees. An entry fee of £22 per person or £5 for persons 16 years or under. The payment of the correct Entry Fees for each team should be made direct to account details below using your Team Name as reference. An acknowledgement will be e-mailed automatically to the contact name. Entries will not be confirmed until payment is received.
    Sponsorship. This is what is given to the charities. It is mandatory that all teams raise a minimum of £25 per walker or £15 for under 16s. Every penny of this money goes to charity so the more you raise the more you give. Please do your best to help us help them. There is an award for the team that raises most money through sponsorship as well as teams that answer most correct questions. Teams that do not raise the minimum sponsorship will not be eligible for any awards.
    What your fees pay for. The entry fees cover the cost of holding the event. The Moonraker Challenge is organised by the Rotary Club of Taunton Vale whose members give of their time free. However there remain the external costs of running the event. The Entry Fee covers: Ambulance and First Aid team stationed at Central Control throughout the event, Radio cover provided by Raynet over the entire area and a Search and Rescue team on the course until every walker has finished or been accounted for during the course of the event, any charge the venue makes and the new tracker system. The entry fee also covers hot refreshments halfway and at the finish as well as the cost of the presentation evening with hot meal. The venue and date for this year is to be determined.
    All Sponsorship money must be paid by 6pm 11th November 2024.Please put your TEAM NAME as the reference when paying online or via JustGiving. This is vital to enable us to allocate the funds to the correct team. Failure to do so may result in your team not being allocated the funds you have raised.


All fees must be paid online to:

Rotary Club of Taunton Vale Trust FundHSBC – sort code 40-44-04  Account Number 71202812It is very important you use your Team Name as the reference please.You must pay when you register to join the walk using the registration form or the emailed registration form sent to you from ku.gro.yratorelavnotnuat%40olleh . There is a place on the form to sign to confirm your payment and the date you paid.

Where does the money go?

Sponsorship – The event is run for the sole purpose of raising funds for the stated charities. All teams should be sponsored. It is mandatory that each walker raise a minimum of £25 or £15 in the case of walkers under the age of 16. Every penny of your sponsorship will go to this year's charities and those we support regularly. 
Instructions regarding the submission of sponsorship forms and monies will be given in the Final Instructions.
Please note that unlike previous years there will be NO facilities to pay either entry fees or Sponsorship money on the night. Fees must be paid by 12th October to the stated bank details on registration. Sponsorship money must be paid by 11th November

Other very important conditions

    Preferred starting times are shown on the Registration Form but the final allocation of a time will be confirmed to each team after the registration deadline. More information will be given when you receive your Final Instructions.
    Teams must have a minimum of three members and a maximum of eight. Please note this is a change from previous years.
    Team leaders must be at least 17 years of age. It is the responsibility of team leaders to ensure that team members under the age of 16 have the signed consent of a parent or guardian or be accompanied by a recognised youth leader. Entrants under the age of 12 in a family or young persons group will be accepted if accompanied by a parent, guardian or recognised youth leader – please advise us.
    All walkers must be suitably clothed and equipped in accordance with the Kit Checklist. Failure to have all the relevant kit and equipment on the kit list may result in your team not being able to participate.
    All walkers must wear high visibility reflective clothing.
    All walkers must wear suitable footwear for walking across uneven and possibly very wet ground.
    All team members will have clothing and equipment checked before starting the event
    The section of the Kit Checklist Take care of the countryside and of yourselves must be fully complied with.
    All Sponsorship monies must be received by 6pm on 11th November 2024