Thank you to many who donated their fee to charity

Two Castles Run Committee and Rotary members
would like to thank you

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Kenilworth Rotary’s Two Castles Run continues to fund Charities in 2020. 

What would have been the 38th time the Two Castles Run event had been held the event on 14th June has like so many sporting events  been cancelled due to Covid 19 restrictions. 

This event normally raises around 50k for charity. 

With 4000 entrants signed up already at the time the Kenilworth Rotary Club were left with no alternative but to cancel the club had incurred considerable forward expenses. 

To be as fair as possible to all registrants we paid our forward suppliers and dipped into  our contingency funds to refund as much of the entrance fees as possible .

Whilst the event has a “no refund condition of entry “the circumstances that led to cancellation were unprecedented, so Kenilworth Rotarians felt we should refund as much as possible. 

This of course would have left us with nothing to distribute to charity. 

However, some 850+ registrants generously advised they did not want a refund and asked the club to donate their refund to our Charity accounts 

This means that despite no event this year some £15,000 will be distributed to charity and good causes 

This week is the right time for all of us at Kenilworth Rotary to say a big “Thank you” to these generous people. 

We will be back in 2021 where a big welcome awaits our supporters 

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From the left: John Stanton - the President of the Rotary Club of Kenilworth, John Ruddick - the organiser, Richard Dickson - Town Mayor, Gillian Clark - Club's member

With so many of Kenilworth's normal events and activities having been cancelled this year The Rotary Club of Kenilworth has devised this socially - distanced Treasure Hunt, for everyone's entertainment.


Two Castles Run Committee and Rotary members would like to thank you

Kenilworth Advent Calendar

On Friday 30th June, the Rotary Club of Kenilworth proudly announced a major new fundraising initiative, “The Kenilworth Advent Calendar,” which will be released for sale in late September.


Remembering loved ones as well as helping others

On Saturday, October the 24th, the annual worldwide Polio Day the Holiday Inn Kenilworth façade will be Floodlit in purple with a Rotary message “End Polio Now “. 
Why purple? A purple dye is put on each child’s finger after inoculation.

Thank you for donating to help us End Polio worldwide. As an example, a donation of £20.00 plus Gift Aid = £25.00 plus The Gates Foundation 2 for 1 mark-up will bring your contribution to £75.00. To donate go to:

Picture: Kenilworth Rotarians recently hosted RYLA students, Ana and Paula, from Guatemala

News of Club Events

Special Effect - we matched the funds raised by Kenilworth School Interact Club at their recent 'Minecraft' event in aid of this charity

The community & vocational work of the club is managed by our 'C&V' committee, led by Bob Wildman

Working to eradicate Polio

The International and Foundation activities of our club are managed by our International Committee led by Philip Austin & Foundation Committee, led by John Stanton

One of our main events!

This 10 kilometre run from Warwick Castle to Kenilworth Castle takes place in June each year and is our main club fundraiser Thank you to the 2020 runners who donated their fee to our charities

Some ideas about Rotary that people may have are just wrong

Dispelling some common misconceptions


Kenilworth Rotary ‘Bid 4 Awards II’ . The final event took place on the 21st of November 2019. The list of the awarded grants is in Details. After a Covid-induced gap, it is hoped to set up another Bid 4 Awards programme in the near future.

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A joint project to help tackle hunger by packing over 50,000 meals for school children overseas and collecting UK foodbank donations


Kenilworth Rotary Club was formed in 1960.


We currently have around 20 members, ranging in age from 40's to late 80's, men & women. You're welcome to get to know us before thinking about a closer involvement, such as becoming a member.