Photo (500K Challenge Final Night Picture Nov 17): Final Night picture on podium: No.1 (middle) KP Thomas, No.2 (left) Pretty Swifts and No. 3 (right) Jalopy Dreamers.  Sitting on the podium (from left to right): John Harries Event Organiser, Toni Dorkings Community Fundraiser at Paul Sartori, Jason Boucher from Gravells Narberth – Official Sponsor, and Phil Thompson Trustee at Paul Sartori,


The West Wales Karting, 500k Challenge was held during November and featured a Leisure Night, Ladies Night, a Teachers Night, Business Night and Agriculture Night all battling for a place in the final!  This high octane exciting event was held to raise vital funds for Paul Sartori Hospice at Home services and raised an amazing £12,000 for the charity.

The go-karting event was held over several nights with a podium presentation held each night and trophies presented to the top 3 teams.  The winning team from each round was invited back by West Wales Karting to compete on the final night.  A complementary BBQ and hot refreshments were also available for all drivers and spectators each night.

Over 62 teams competed, 300 people attended and the overall podium winner was K P Thomas team, who alone raised £500.

“The West Wales Karting 500k challenge, in association with Gravells Kia Narberth, was incredible,” said Toni Dorkings, Community Fundraiser for Paul Sartori, adding “The atmosphere every night was electric.  It did get very competitive and the money raised for Paul Sartori was extraordinary.  Individuals and businesses were very generous and this support will go towards delivering our free services in the county.”

The Paul Sartori Hospice at Home Service provides a range of services to people living in the final stages of a life limiting illness, including home nursing care, equipment loan, complementary therapy, bereavement and counselling support, clinical nurse specialist in palliative care, physiotherapy, advance care planning and training.

The services provided by the Paul Sartori Hospice at Home Service enable people in the later stages of any life limiting illness to be cared for at home with dignity, independence, pain free and surrounded by those they hold most dear.

For further information on the charity and its services, please visit their website, or phone 01437 763223.


Judith Williams, Paul Sartori Hospice at Home Service, tel: 01437 763223 (26th September 2017)

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