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After your hike

You’ve crossed the finish line of your Mighty Hike, but it doesn’t stop there. Read our recovery tips, find out how to download your event photos and most importantly, how to send in your hard-earned sponsorship.

Recover after your hike

Hikers recovering after a hike

What helps sore muscles after hiking?

What helps sore muscles after hiking?

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Drink lots of fluids to rehydrate

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Replace lost energy by eating foods high in carbohydrates, protein and fat

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Do some gentle stretches

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An ice pack or ice bath will help to reduce any soreness

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Rest and sleep – your feet deserve a break

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Get a massage or use a foam roller to relax tired muscles

Pay in the money you've raised

You have until one month after your hike to reach your £250 fundraising pledge. Below you will find all the ways to get your money to us.

Online giving

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If you’re using an online giving page like JustGiving or Virgin Money, then you don’t need to do anything as the money comes to us automatically.

Sponsor form

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If you have collected cash donations with your sponsorship forms, we don’t recommend sending cash in the post. To get the money to us you can either pay it directly into a bank, post us a cheque or donate your sponsorship money over the phone. Then make sure to write your full name and event on the sponsorship forms and send it to us at:

Macmillan Cancer Support
89 Albert Embankment
London
SE1 7UQ

If you need any help, email fundraising@macmillan.org.uk or call us on 0300 1000 200 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).

Donate into your bank

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If you want to request a credit slip to deposit at a NatWest or RBS near you email fundraising@macmillan.org.uk or call us on 0300 1000 200 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm). For electronic bank transfers, we can also give you the account details and a unique reference code to quote at the time of transfer.

Post a cheque

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If you’d like to pay by cheque, please make the cheques payable to Macmillan Cancer Support and include a note with your name and your event. Then send it to us at:

Macmillan Cancer Support
89 Albert Embankment
London
SE1 7UQ

Donate by phone

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Give us a ring on 0300 1000 200 and pay in your sponsorship money over the phone using your credit or debit card payments. Our phone lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Pic 2 Go Gallery

A woman in a green vest and cap holding a finishers medal around her neck and smiling

Pic 2 Go Gallery

All your Pic2Go photographs from the Mighty Hikes are added to the Sussex Sports Photography website for you to download for free (download instructions below). Click the link below and select the month your hike was in to find the correct gallery.