Frequently asked questions

Got a question about Jeff's March for Men?

  • What is March for Men?  

    March for Men is the name of the entire walking programme for Prostate Cancer UK. This includes Jeff Stelling’s March for Men, The London, Leeds and Glasgow March for Men and supporters wanting to organise their own March for Men.

  • Where are Jeff’s March for Men events taking place?  

    Jeff visits 40 different football clubs over 15 days, walking from Exeter City to Newcastle between 2 and 16 June.

    View his schedule and the towns and cities he will walk through.

  • Can I join Jeff on his March for Men?  

    Absolutely! The idea behind is the event is for mass groups to join Jeff Stelling on his 15 marathons, helping raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK.

  • Can I participate on more than one day?  

    You can register for as many days as you like - though you will be expected to raise £300 and pay a £25 registration fee for each day you sign up for.

    Signing up for two days will mean paying £50 in registration fees and agreeing to a fundraising target of £600.

  • How much does it cost to enter?  

    There is a £25 registration fee per day.

  • How much do I need to fundraise?  

    On top of your registration fee, there is a pledge to raise a further £300 per day for Prostate Cancer UK.

  • How much are you trying to raise from Jeff’s March for Men?  

    We have an ambitious target of raising £500,000 for Jeff's March for Men in 2017.

  • How many people are going to take part?  

    We're expecting 500 people to join Jeff over the 15 days.

  • Can children join?  

    Unfortunately, due to the tough nature of covering 26.2 miles, we can't accept children onto the event.

  • How do I register?  

    You can sign up here!

  • What happens after I register?  

    You'll be updated with regular emails about the event, and we also recommend you join our Facebook group for Jeff's March, where you can chat to your fellow walkers.

  • What do I get for signing up?  

    As well as walking one or multiple legs with Jeff Stelling, you will receive a walkers' breakfast at the start, refreshments and lunch along the route, medical support, a walking t-shirt and an official photo of the day with Jeff.

  • What’s not included?  

    Transportation back to the starting point at the end of each day is not included – but you can book this at the point of registering. This will be charged at the overall cost of booking a coach. This should be around £10 to 15 each.

  • Can I register on the day?  

    The deadline for signing up for the event is two weeks before each stage, or earlier if we reach capacity. We recommend signing up as soon as you can to make sure there’s space on the stage you want to join Jeff on.

  • What’s Jeff’s itinerary?  

    Jeff will start each morning at 8am at a football ground and walk around 10 hours a day.

  • What time do I need to arrive?  

    Registration and breakfast will be from 7am - please arrive no later than 7.30am. You must be registered online beforehand to join the official team.

  • When do registrations close?  

    Registrations will close either when we reach our capacity or on 2 May 2017.

  • How long is each day’s walk?  

    Each day we’ll be walking around 26 miles over varied terrain, with an expected journey time of up to 10 hours. View a description of each leg, including distance, location and difficulty (ranked on terrain and hills).

  • How fit do I need to be?  

    You’ll need to have a good level of sports fitness to keep up. We can offer support and tips to help you get in shape to cover the distance, but your fitness is your responsibility.

  • Can I volunteer at the event?  

    Yes, we rely on volunteers to make ensure our events run as well as possible. We would love to have your help so please get in touch at volunteer@prostatecanceruk.org

  • Can you help me to contact my local media?  

    Yes. Download our March for Men template and fill in the red gaps with as much detail as possible. Then send it to football@prostatecanceruk.org and one of our Press Team will be in touch.