Moonraker Terms and Conditions for 2023

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 essential 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.
    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 which this year is Monday the 27th of November 2023.
    All Sponsorship money must be paid by 6pm 20th November 2023.Please put your TEAM NAME as the reference when paying online or via JustGiving


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 you paid 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 and raise a minimum of £25 for each walker or £15 in the case of walkers under the age of 16. Every penny of your sponsorship will go to the charities we are supporting this year 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 7th October to the stated bank details. Sponsorship money must be paid by 20th November

Other very important conditions

    Other very important conditionsPreferred 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 four members and a maximum of eight. 
    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 years 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 2023 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 20th November 2023