The Bailiff, Richard Collas, has supported the event for several years and will officiate the event from Market Square where he will sound the horn signalling the start of the walk.
Ipes Guernsey Managing Director Andrew Whittaker says, "We are pleased Richard Collas has agreed to start the event once again. His support is very much valued. We hope as many people as possible will take part in this year's event as it is a great family day out whilst raising money for valued causes."
"We are delighted to be sponsoring the event for the 15th year as the walk celebrates its 45th anniversary. Through Ipes sponsoring the walk this enables every penny raised by walkers to go directly to the charities the walk supports." Andrew Whittaker concludes.
The 20km walk sponsored by Ipes for the 15th consecutive year will start and finish in Market Square on 4 May, with walks taking place in Herm and Sark on the same day. Walkers will go through the High Street and along the seafront into the Vale and onto the West Coast before returning to St Peter Port up the Rohias.
More than 1,000 walkers are expected to take part in the annual event and it is not too late to enter. You can download an entry form from www.worldaidwalk.org.gg or you can enter on the morning of the event at Market Square.
Action Aid, Christian Aid, Save the Children, Oxfam, The Tumaini Fund and the Eleanor Foundation all benefit from the funds raised by walkers. Each charity has its own projects earmarked that the funds from the walk will go towards.