We always welcome local community groups and companies who wish to engage with our events. Some of the amazing groups who have given their time and expertise to help make the most of our events are:
Our physiotherapist partners providing great free massages for our runners, all for a donation to Challegners - thanks guys!
Black Sheep Motos
Black Sheep Motos will be joining us for the first time this year to chaperone our children's ride and provide a level 2 rider (National Escort Group) Gold Standard Rospa rider to support the main routes.
Matthew brought his great little van to our events several times to provide hot and cold drinks, including much needed proper coffee for our runners and riders!
Care for Health
Offering free massage for a donation to Challengers at our Cross Country Challenge held at Loseley Park, just on their doorstep.
Celebration Drinks will be providing us a Silent Pool Gin Bar & "proper" coffee to enjoy in a garden area overlooking the stage at Kellyfest!
Serious about fun for all disabled children & young people. For more information about Challengers, please visit their website: http://www.disability-challengers.org
For over 40 years Cherry Trees in East Clandon has provided home from home respite care for children and young people with severe learning and physical disabilities. All our children are vulnerable and need very special care. These children are best looked after at home but sometimes their families need a break. Cherry Trees offers professional care in a safe and loving environment, where every child is valued for who they are.
James Smith provides cycle repairs, servicing and maintenance in Hampshire and is our fantastic volunteer mobile mechanic for the Kelly's Cycle Challenge. We're very lucky to have such a great guy on board helping get cyclists back on the road in a flash. Nice one, Jim!
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to fighting for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis (CF) for everyone affected by the condition. Since we started in 1964 we have dedicated ourselves to promoting excellence in research and clinical care, as well as providing practical support and advice to people with CF and their families.
Our mission is to create a world where being born with CF no longer means a life-long struggle, when everyone living with the condition will be able to look forward to a long, healthy
£10 can provide our new diagnosis help pack to provide support and information to parents and families
£25 can provide 1.5 hours of call time with a trained helpline staff member
£104 could provide life sustaining medication for a year for someone with Cystic Fibrosis
Providing delicious American Diner food and a very generous 20% of profits to our charity at Kellyfest!
Pete from Discover Guildford will be leading a walk this year for those who want to enjoy the beautiful views of Loseley Park without the running.
Dylan's Ice Cream
Dylan's will be bringing their real dairy ice creammade with local produce to Kellyfest this year, with some specially created GREEN Kelly's flavours!
Surrey and Hampshire's Eagle Radio, our local radio station is listing the event on their calendar of events.
Electric Bikes Guildford
Electric Bikes Guildford wil be at the Kelly's Cycle CHallenge proividing advice and informatiion on the big craze that is Electrike Bikes! You can even hire one from them if you fancy some help up those hills!
Facepainting by Carol
Carol is a wonderful facepainter and volunteered her time at mulitple Kelly's events! Thank you Carol!
Farnham Chiropractic Wellness Centre
Farnham Chiropractic Wellness Centre are the only wellness focused chiropractic office in Farnham and the surrounding villages. Their multidisciplinary set up of Chiropractic, Active Release Technique (ART), Massage and Reflexology helps you achieve your goals in the shortest time. Grant, Jenna and the team have supported our cycle challenges in Farnham for years now and they offer free massage for a donation to Challengers, helping us raise even more money for our fab charity! We are really very grateful for their contribution.
George Abbot PTA
George Abbot School has a high academic reputation both within the county and nationally, with almost 2000 students enrolled currently.
The PTA provides social occasions to meet other parents and also helps you find out what‘s going on, enabling you to become part of the school community and giving you the opportunity to have an input into decisions affecting the school. They also raise £20,000 a year to fund important extra resources to benefit the children.
G-Fit Personal Training & Boxing
Glen from G-Fit PT & Boxing is a superstar this year, raising money, organising a team for our Loseley cross country, running in the 10k AND hosting the warm ups for us! Thank you so much Glen!
Go Ape Alice Holt
The fantastic people at Go Ape Alice Holt are supporting our Kelly's Cycle by offering a free Tree Top Junior session to any children that undertake the family ride! Thank you!
Many thanks to the Guildford Cathedral for allowing Kelly's Guildford 10k runners the chance to run through the grounds and take in the impressive Cathedral building and beautiful views across our town.
Students from the beauty therapy & make up school will be running the facepainting and glitter art for us at our events!
Guildford Cricket Club
Runners in the Kelly's Guildford 10k will be heading round the wonderful cricket grounds in the middle of our town!
Guildford Sea Cadets
Guildford Sea Cadets will be providing powerboats on the river to support the safety plan of the event, reassuring runners they're covered in the event of a fall along the river.Thank you cadets!
Herts. Air Ambulance
The Herts Air Ambulance is a vital life-saving Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS). It costs in the region of £130,000 per month to cover all charitable costs and aircraft operations including the provision of Doctors. The service enables clinicians and life-saving support equipment to be rushed to the scene of an incident and the patient can be flown to an appropriate hospital. The Herts Air Ambulance receives no direct Government or National Lottery funding and is reliant upon donations from the public and local businesses to raise the funds needed to keep the Air Ambulance flying.
Hetty Events Coffee
Hetty is a converted traditional horsebox that is now setup to offer the highest quality barista style coffee and other hot & cold drinks. Locally sourced, wholesome cakes will also be available and keen athletes Clara and Carl will be delighted to serve their fellow cyclists whilst donating a generous 20'% of their takings to Challengers!
Iain Spigs will be providing delicious hot food for cyclists, with sausage and bacon sourced locally and a vegetarian option too! Yum!
John James Newman
Great professional singer who supports the TYAC and sang at KellyFest for us - what a treat!
An exclusive venue for our annual Kelly's Cross Country Challenge. Owner, Michael More-Molyneux, is a current Patron of Challengers, the charity which receives 100% of the money raised by this event.
Mayor of Guildford
Councillor Mike Parsons is the Mayor of Guildfod for 2018-19 and will be joining us at Loseley Park to hand out medals and prizes and enjoy the atmosphere with our runners at the Kelly's Cross Country Challenge for Challengers.
New Pixels photography
New Pixels photography will be snapping our fab runners once again this year, and will be making race photos available for you very soon after the race so you can keep a momento of your achievemnent!
Nourish Kitchen fuels physical and mental high performance with natural, unprocessed ready to eat food. This dynamic team provide our delicious, healthy feedstation snacks for the Cycle Challenge!
Life is Beautiful. Nourish it.
Number Five Project
The Number Five Project is a direct access night shelter for homeless men and women over the age of 18. We aim to support those who want to help themselves stabilise and move towards more independent living. We offer short term emergency accommodation with support. The project opens every day of the year at 6pm and provides a hot evening meal, hot showers, a bed for the night and breakfast in the morning. We close at 10am daily and are shut throughout the day. Inside we have a communal dining room and TV lounge and we offer 1-2-1 key-worker support to all our residents. We are linked in with the local homeless outreach support team and between our services we offer help with longer term accommodation, benefits, medication and referrals to local specialist agencies, for example, addiction services.
Whilst mental health has become a ‘hot-topic’ over the last few years, Oakleaf have been working tirelessly to support some of the most vulnerable adults in the Surrey community since 1997. Their beneficiaries are adults aged 16-67 suffering from any mental illness, including schizophrenia, depression, bi-polar disorder and anxiety. They address multiple problems of social isolation, unemployment, poverty and discrimination that their clients face. They help clients to overcome huge barriers and work with them to rebuild their future - by actively training, engaging and supporting them to gain practical skills and the confidence needed to return to the workplace.
In 2019, Oakleaf supported over 720 individuals in the Surrey community, helping 75 people back into employment. Their support made 84% of clients feel more confident and 91% of clients feel less isolated.
Pack Fitness provides a wide range of fitness classes locally and Nick ran some fun warm ups for adult and child competitors at our Kelly's Cross Country Challenge in 2017! Thanks Nick!
Perfect Pitch marquees
Perfect Pitch Marquees Ltd. are an established company based in Guildford, servicing the counties of Surrey, West Sussex, Hampshire and Berkshire. Nick, Jesse and the team have been supplying our event marquees for years and also go the extra mile to make sure the look fantastic and are put up with no fuss, so we can concentrate on making our event days a success!
Phoenix Theatre & Arts centre
The phoneix Theatre & Arts centre is a local theatre house based in Whitehill & Bordon hosting over 50 shows a year including comedy, drama, music and dance as well as various community projects. We teamed up with the theatre for our Kelly's Cycle Challenge 2017 because they were organising a couple of cycling-related shows, so they attended our event and also donated a prize of a family ticket to a show! Fab!
Prof Dill's Punch & Judy
Professor Dill will be bringing all the fun of a traditional Punch & Judy show to Kellyfest - just wait til you see the children mesmerised by this old classic!
Ana Maria and team will be providing a 30 minute themed drama workshop for young children whilst they wait for family members to finish their runs. Participating children must still be supervised by an adult.
Race Check is an independent race review platform that supports our races and helps recgnise our strengths and identify our weaknesses so we can make our runs and rides better for you!
Robyn's Nest provides ethically-sourced, quality, tea and coffee, alongside fresh food and delicious homemade cakes! Robyn has a family link to Challengers and so has been kindly supporting our events for a couple of years now and is always delighted to donate some of her takings on the day. Thanks Robyn!
Runners World Watford
Runners World have been helping to promote the Watford 10k and will be selling their wares on the day! Pop over and say "Hi" - they're a friendly bunch!
The Runnymede Foodbank provide three days' nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to them in crisis. They are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.
Shooting Star Chase
Shooting Star Chase is a leading children’s hospice charity caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families.
Fantastic, dynamic young band who have been 100% behind KellyFest - promoting, supporting and singing, giving all their time for free!
Spokes & Spanners
Spokes & Spanners is a family run bike shop in Farnborough specialising in mountain bikes servicing and repairs. They service and offer repair work for all bikes and pride themselves on our expert advice and customer service, much like Kelly's. A keen cyclist himself, owner Dean enters a team to the Kelly's Cycle Challenge, fundraises for the charity and has also given offers and prizes for participants each year. Thank you Spokes & Spanners!
Surrey Ices are joining us with delicious ice creams and are donating 30% of profits to our charity!
Surrey Police Cadets
Surrey Police cadets are helping out in their community! They will be handing out medals, bananas and water refills to the returners at our next event! Thank you for your time!
Surrey Uni DodgeBall Team
An energetic team led by an inspiring captain, these students are going to bring all the fun of the game to Kellyfest! Thanks for giving up your time and getting involved everyone!
Synergy Dance will be running dance workshops throughout the afternoon in breakdancing and cheerleading at Kellyfest! Shake your pom poms!!
Team Medic is the home to the UK's premier medical provider specialising in all sporting and community Event First Aid Cover, Ambulance Service and First Aid.
Tesco Guildford's team will be running the car park & car wash at KellyFest this year! Bring on the wet sponges! Thanks guys!
The Cameron Grant Memorial Trust
The Cameron Grant Memorial Trust was established by Cameron's family to mark Cameron's life when he sadly took his own life in November 2014, aged just 21. The charity aims to preserve and protect mental health particularly in young people by raising awareness and offering support to those in need.
The Earl of Onslow
The Earl of Onslow kindly gives permission for this once a year opportunity to run around the historic, beautiful Clandon Park Estate.
The Music Works
A fab music school in Milford! Wonderful owners Andy & Kate will be providing music and sound at this event along with fabulous "proper coffee" from their bespoke, not-for-profit coffee van!
The OLLIE Foundation
OLLIE is a charity dedicated to delivering suicide awareness, intervention and prevention training by empowering professionals and young adults in their own communities to lead suicide prevention activities. It is widely accepted in society that with appropriate support and education, suicide can be prevented.
The Treatment Room
The Treatment Room is a team of dedicated & experienced Sports Therapists, Physiotherapists & Osteopaths based at Surrey Sports Park, who specialise in muscular and joint complaints, particularly those sustained through sport. Their team will be on hand post-race offering recovery massages and consultations to provide advice on any on-going injuries.
The We Love Woking Show
The super positive Zahir had us on his show ahead of KellyFest, promoting the event to the people of Woking!
Tootsies Day Nursery
We are excisted to say that award-wining Farnham & Bordon day nursery, Tootsies, is proving all the feedstation goodies for the Kelly's Cycle Challenge! Thank you so much for supporting the event Tootsies!
Top Class Hair
A hair stylist and wedding hair specialist in Surrey, Faith creates beautiful, bespoke hair styles for all occasions. She's bringing festival hair with glitter & sparkles to Kellyfest 2017 and we can't wait!
Topic of Cancer
Topic of Cancer are a small charity based at the University of Surrey – under the guidance of Professor Pandha’s Oncology Research Unit. We fund research into new cancer treatments, using immunotherapy techniques – with ground breaking results – and raise awareness of these highly effective treatments. We are also responsible for building a network of support groups for cancer patients and their families.
Trek Hire UK
Trek Hire UK based in Shere are leading the walks for us at the Kelly's Cross Country Challenge at Loseley Park this year!
Tri-Adventure is a young and exciting Adventure Racing company, owned by an adventurer and run for adventurers of all abilities. They will be ride organisers for the Kelly's Cycle Challenge 2019.
University of Surrey - School of Hospitality & Tourism
The events students have volunteered at many of our charity runs and cycles as marshals, registration assistants and set up team. The School has also been linked with us in other ways - we have been invited to share our expertise at their feasibility panels, have had a post graduate student study our events for his dissertation, and we have given large amounts of sponsorship to the students' live event projects raising money for charities.
University of Surrey Students' Union
We are working in partnership with the University of Surrey Students' Union to bring you the inaugural Kelly's Giuldford 10k 2019! Kelly's will be funding the event in its entirety whilst the Students' Union work with us to deliver this great event bringing together the University and the local community!
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices
Woking & Sam Bear Hospice and Wellbeing Care is a patient led charity that delivers specialist pallative care to people who have advanced life-limiting conditions.
The Kelly's Guildford 10k will run right past this long-established cafe by the bridge in the cente of Guildford. This great community hub opened its doors 70 years ago and is hosting our half way water station!
Worplesdon Memorial Hall grounds
The exciting new venue for our fun, family festival, Kellyfest on Sunday 17 September!
Worplesdon Parish Council
We are very grateful to Worplesdon Parish Council for their support of Kellyfest and their invaluable help in promoting to the local community.
Worplesdon Phoenix FC
Worplesdon Phoenix FC will be opening up their bar for us at KellyFest! Big thanks to them for allowing us into their home of the Memorial Grounds pavilion.
Worplesdon Place is an iconic landmark at the heart of the pretty village of Worplesdon, just outside Guildford. Now a country pub with rooms. They have supported our journey with KellyFest and helped us to raise as much money as possible for the TYAC.