Harrogate Event Details

CEO Sleepout Harrogate 2020

Final Event Details and Kit List


Address: Harrogate RUFC, Rudding Ln, Harrogate HG3 1DQ
Parking: Main Car Park
Entrance: Off Rudding Lane
Arrival time: 8pm, 12th March 2020
Finish time: 6.30am, 13th March 2020
Where to meet: In the Clubhouse

Thank you for signing up for the CEO Sleepout. You will be part of a unique event which will see some of the region’s business leaders coming together to make a difference for people who are homeless, individuals and families hit by extreme poverty.

COVID_19: Please wash hands for at least 20 seconds before and on arrival. Bring hand sanitiser with you and use frequently throughout the night. We ask that you don’t shake hands or hug fellow participants, and sneeze or cough into a disposable tissue or your elbow as a sensible precaution against the spread of coronavirus.

Who else is taking part?
Find out who your fellow sleepers are by visiting: ceosleepoutuk.com

What if I haven’t started fundraising yet?
No problem! Most funds are raised on the night itself, once people see that you’ve given up your bed to sleep out in the cold.

If you still need to set up your Just Giving page – PLEASE CLICK HERE

Everybody has pledged to target themselves with raising £800 (+gift aid). Our fantastic teams are aiming even higher! This is so we can make a significant difference to the work of our charity beneficiaries and partners.

What happens on the night?

7.45 pm Arrival at Harrogate RUFC. Make your way to the clubhouse.

7.45 pm Registration, disclaimer form signed

8.45 pm Welcome and talks from our charity beneficiaries

9.45 pm Outside to find your sleeping spot and fundraise

6:00 am Guests depart

Will food and drink be provided?

Hot drinks will be available throughout the night

We will make sure you have access to the following
Toilets throughout the night
Hot drinks and water
A safe and secure area to sleep

What do I need to bring?

Warm thermals/underwear
Layers of medium to heavy weight clothing
Thick socks, woollen hat and gloves
Sensible shoes
Ear plugs. Believe it or not, some people do snore – rather loudly. Although they never admit it!
Thick sleeping bag or double up with two!
Sleeping mat / camping mat / thick yoga mat / cardboard
Plastic sheeting /ground sheet to protect from rain
Towel / wash bag / medications

House Rules

We are excited to welcome you to CEO Sleepout and we would ask you to kindly consider the following:

Please do encourage as much sponsorship as possible – it’s such a worthy cause.
Please do not invite friends, family or colleagues to attend with or visit you at the event as they will not be permitted to enter the Grounds.
Electrical items such as mobile phones are very welcome to capture your experience of the Sleepout. They’re also a great way to keep your family and friends involved with your progress on the night.
We encourage Facebook updates, tweets, live video streams, and any other way you can get your contacts to make last minute donations! Make sure you have your Just Giving page link close to hand on the night to assist your efforts!
Please make sure all electronic devices are fully charged on arrival as charging points will not be available at the venue.
Please be aware we strongly discourage bringing valuables such as jewellery, laptops, tablets, and other personal items. Any items you bring are your responsibility and done so at your own risk.
Refreshments will be available but please do bring water / flasks of hot drinks if required. Please also bring snacks if required.
Please do let event staff know in advance of the evening if you have a medical condition and please do bring any medicine along with you.
Please note there are no shower facilities available, however toilets will be open all night.
Thank you and good luck raising funds ahead of the big night. See you there!