MORE than 800 women took to the streets of Weymouth for the county’s eighth Midnight Walk.
An incredible £65,000 has so far been raised, before Gift Aid and online donations, for Weldmar Hospicecare Trust.
The event kicked-off at 12am on Sunday at Weymouth College.
The routes included a five-mile, 6.5 mile and ten-mile walks along the seafront.
Click here to see our Midnight Walk photo gallery.
Ladies of all ages got into the party atmosphere by decorating their t-shirts with feather boas, brightly-coloured tutus, lights and other fun items.
Since the first walk in 2007, 5,694 women have walked over 37,857 miles and raised £638,744 – last year the event raised more than £100,000.
The night started with a disco, photo booth and bar before the walkers congregated at the start line for their warm up.
When the clock struck midnight hundreds of women crossed the start line.
Over 100 volunteers supported the event by either helping at the college or marshalling on all three routes.
Once the women had completed their walks they passed back through the finish line and received their 2014 medal, goodie bag and bacon buttie.
Event organiser Matt Smith said: “The atmosphere at our Midnight Walk's is just incredible and this year has been no exception.
“Seeing hundreds of women all with flashing headgear and inspiring stories on the back of their t-shirts, it really is a fantastic event.
“The money that is raised from the Midnight Walk is vital to ensure that we can continue caring for patients and their loved ones across Dorset.”
Littlemoor community leader Jan Hinton, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, said: “It was a brilliant night, we had two wheelchairs between five of us but the occupants still managed to walk and hope the last bit of the way.
"So many people I know have been affected by cancer, and having finished my own chemotheraphy treatment, I felt I just had to do it.”
Cheryl Barrett took on the five-mile route in memory of a loved one and said she had a ‘brilliant evening’.
Sisters Hayley Stanton and Claire Morcom finished their challenging ten-mile walk at 3.20am.
Echo reporters Emma Walker and Rachel Stretton also took part in the event, taking on the five-mile route.
THANKS were paid to the 2014 sponsors New Look, Weyline Taxis, Angel Pharmacy and Wild Stoves for helping to cover the costs of the event.
The Spyglass Inn also supported it by supplying 1,400 bottles of water for the event and many other companies helped out with the goodie bags.
Mr Smith added: “Finally, I would like to personally thank all the volunteers, walkers and the team of staff who have been involved in this year's Midnight Walk. Simply, the success is because of all of them.”
LIST OF NAMES
Jaci Abbiss, Deana Abbott, Kirsty Abbott, Holly Adams, Sarah Adams, Susan Adams, Emma Aicken,
Farron Aitken, Susan Aitken, Teresa Akers, Marie Ali, Katy Allen, Margaret Allen, Alex Allgood, Carolyn Allgood, Jane Andrews, Marrianne Aplin-Roe, Ella Arlow, Esaula Armstrong, Jackie Arnold,
Karen Arnold, Megan Arnold, Rebecca Arnold, Tina Arrowsmith, Clare Ash, Diana Ashdown, Donna Ashelford, Sian Ashfield, Ella Ashton, Sheila Ashton, Denise Aspden, Linda Atkinson, Maria Attwood,
Vienna Baber, Sue Bacon, Jean Bain, Jade Bajan Porter, Anne Baker, Carolyn Baker,
Chris Baker, Donna Baker, Lois Baker, Samantha Baker, Sophie Baker, Tanya Baker, Vanessa Balistrari, Karis Barber, Gabrielle Barling, Sarah Barnes, Tammie Barnes, Jane Barnett, Cheryl Barrett, Chris Barrett, Dawn Barrett, Shirley Barrett, Jo Barrow, Kate Barrow, Paula Barrow, Elizabeth Barter, Emma Barter, Jane Barter, Selena Bartholomew, Lyn Bartlett, Lorraine Bash, Carol Bashford, Madeline Bates, Melanie Bates, Sarah Bath, Amanda Bayley, Jennifer Bayley, Lisa Beaton, Jodie Beckingham, Susan Beckwith, Jackie Bedford, Susan Bedford, Lesley Bell, Sian Bell, Tamara Bellew, Tania Belsom, Hannah Benjafield, Debra Bennett, Hilary Bennett, Rebecca Bennett, Tina Bennett, Karen Berry, Eloise Bibby, Margaret Biddlecombe, Hope Biggs, Jo Biggs, Janet Biles, Jane Billington, Anita Binfield, Leanne Birch, Nicole Birch, Samantha Birkett, Sasha Biss, Claire Black, Shirley Blaine, Sharron Bonner, Lisa Booth, A Borries, Freya Borries, Deirdre Bosten, Jane Bourke, Karin Bourne, Deborah Bowden, Abbey Bowditch, Erica Bowen, Gayle Bower, Patricia Bown, Heather Bowring, Mandy Bowring, Jane Brackenridge, Leanne Branch, Kerry Brimson, Debbie Broadhurst, Emma Brookes, Ann Brooks, Natalie Brooks, Kate Brothers, Amy Brown, Cheryl Brown, Emma Brown, Jenny Brown, Lisa Brown, Lynne Brown, Sam Brown, Charlotte Browne, Judy Bruce, Debbie Brunt, Caroline Bryant, Heather Buchanan, Pat Buckingham, Jeanette Buckler, Sally Buckley, Helen Bull, Tracey Bull, Trina Bunworth, Caroline Burgess, Amanda Burley, Jennifer Burley, Lucy Burt, Sharon Bushell, Abigail Butcher, Tess Butler, Emma Butterworth, Christine Byfield, Emma Byrne, Melanie Byrne.
Kerry Cahill, Susan Callan, Ros Camp, Lynn Cann, Terry Carey, Emma Carter, Margaret Carter, Tina Carter, Julie Caswell, Rachel Caulfield, Ria Charles, Montana Charlton, Petrina Charlton, Caren Chase, Holly Chase, Myrtle Cheeseman, Samantha Cheesman, Katharine Chilcott, Connie Childs, Maria Childs, Rebecca Chivers, Gilly Chmielewski, Sarah Christopher, Angie Churchill, Natasha Churchill, Victoria Churchill, Kim Clandfield, Alison Clark, Amanda Clark, Erin Clark, Gillian Clark, Kim Clark, Angela Clarke, Beryl Clarkson, Janette Claxton, Jessica Clemmens, Kerry Cockett, Charlotte Cole, Marie Cole, Rosie Coleman, Diana Collett, Donna Collins, Julie Collinswood, Caroline Collister, Melody Collister, Eve Connolly, Yvonne Connolly, Tracey Conroy, Anne Constable, Wendy Coombes, Helen Corben, Linda Cordier, Zoe Cordier, Penny Corp-Palmer, Vikki Cosgrove, Deborah Cosser, Jean Coster, Susan Coulthard, Cheryl Coutanche, Shannah Cowan, Tanya Coward, Rhianna Cox, Sarah Cox, Sarah-Jane Cox, Sue Cox, Bernadette Cranny, Gayle Cranny, Moira Cranny, Sarah Cranny, Charlotte Cranny-Evans, Ellie Cranny-Evans, Caroline Crawford, Shelley Cribb, Helen Croft, Pauline Croft, Chelsea Crosse, Vivien Crumbleholme, Lynsey Curtis.
Jess Dallinger, Susan Dallinger, Hayley Dandy, Jane Dandy, Holly Davies, Becky Davis, Linda Davis, Lucy Davis, Nicola Davis, Bronwen Davison, Lidia Daw, Chloe Day, Helen Day, Sarita De Kretser, Valerie Deadman, Emma Dean, Margaret Dell, Olivia Dennett, Bene Despoirre-Kendall, Becky Dinsdale, Annalise Dive, Marion Dixon, Anna Doherty, Lily Doherty, Alison Dolphin, Anneka Dolphin, Patricia Dominey, Sarah Dominey, Amy Dowdeswell, Bron Down, Jackie Down, Carla Downton, Gemma Downton, Katharine Downton, Noreen Drake-Stoker.
Nicola Eades, Elizabeth Eames, Bridgett Eavis, Elizabeth Eavis, Donna Eden, Tracey Edwards, Katie Elborn, Julie Ellis, Sarah Ellis, Deborah Elsmore, Lynn Ette, Liz Exton, Liza Exton.
Daisy-May Fardell, Gill Farmer, Linda Farquhar, Maria Farrall, Laura Farwell, Laura Fea, Lucy Fennell, Catherine Ferguson, Lynda Ferry, Carole Field, Jo Findlay, Alana Finn, Melanie Fitzsimon, Rachel Fitzsimons, Alison Flaherty, Amy Flux, Charlotte Foot, Natalie Foote, Victoria Ford, Sarah Formon, June Fowler, Bethany Fox, Kayleigh Fox, Gillian Franche, Julie Fraser, Sharon Freeman, Jeanette French, Mandy Fry, Jade Fullbrook, Jill Fullbrook.
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