We’re getting involved with the 2.6 Challenge – can you help?
We’re inviting you, your family and friends to take part in The 2.6 Challenge from Sunday 26 April for Accuro.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on charities including Accuro. The cancellation of events and suspension of much of our of fundraising activity will lead to a predicted loss in income of £26,000 over the next 4 months.
In response to the pandemic, the organisers of the biggest mass-participation sports events across the country have come together to create a new campaign to raise vital funds to help to save the UK’s charities.
The 2.6 Challenge will launch on Sunday 26 April – what should have been the date of the 40th London Marathon, the world’s biggest one-day annual fundraising event.
We’re asking you to take part in an activity of your choice based around the numbers 2.6 or 26 and fundraise or donate to support Accuro via twopointsixchallenge.justgiving.com
People of all ages are taking on The 2.6 Challenge with a host of activities – from walking, running or cycling 2.6 miles, juggling for 2.6 minutes, to holding online workouts with 26 friends. The ideas and options are endless and could include activities such as gaming, crafts and baking!
The only requirement is that you must follow Government guidelines on exercise and social distancing. Most people are taking part from Sunday 26 April but you can do your activity whenever is most convenient for you.
There are just five simple steps to take:
1. Dream up your 2.6 challenge
2. Head to twopointsixchallenge.justgiving.com to donate £26 – or whatever you can afford – to Accuro or to set up a fundraising page.
3. Ask all your friends and family to sponsor you and challenge them to do their own 2.6 Challenge
4. Complete your challenge
5. Share a photo or video of your challenge on social media with #TwoPointSixChallenge
For further information on The 2.6 Challenge, including a list of partners and supporters, and for more ideas about what your activity could be, visittwopointsixchallenge.co.uk
We hope you’ll join the nation in The 2.6 Challenge and that you will choose to support Accuro.