Sarah B I have organised an event called Bootcamp in Ballgowns for Myeloma uk. Over £700 raised so far
Everyone wants to do something good for someone else and it's an added bonus if you do it through a sport you enjoy. I have posted a similar challenge but this one is more achieveable. The challenge is to raise some money, any amount, through any sporting event, for any charity in 2012.
Raise money for charity through sport. Challenge rules
- Use your passion for sport and give something back.
- Any amount, any sport, any charity.
- Have fun whilst doing it
- Not all types of physical activity are suitable for everyone. Users take Challenges and training advice at their own personal risk.
“It seems I quit this Challenge in Sept '13 instead of completing. I raised £280 for Help For Heroes by running the Perkins Great Eastern Run Half Marathon”
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Vylisa A So far have raised a confirmed £85 with another £100 or so yet to be, for Sport Relief! :-)
Kevin G I am running the Paris Half Marathon on 2nd March 2014 for a brilliant charity called GETKIDSGOING which gives disabled children and young people the opportunity of participating in sport.
for more info see my charity page on www.virginmoneygiving.com
Simone B I'm raising money for the Black Dog Institute whilst training for my first Ironman event. The Black Dog Institute deals with research into and raising awareness of mental illness, such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety. For more information you can visit my Everyday Hero page here - https://give.everydayhero.com/au/kruzmeister
Pepper P Hello, everybody :). After ten days I am back :). But I wasn't resting ;), I was running for ten days all around Slovenia, where I come from, a ten-day ultramarathon that was also a charity run, collecting money for four families, and 674 kilometres done :).
Gaina C Today I accomplished my charity hand cycle ride for 'Coppafeel!' In total I raised £524.26, beating my goal of £500. I will upload video of today's ride as proof that I completed the challenge soon. Right now I'm just contemplating a little snooze....haha
In the meantime, have a look at my fund raising page which will stay live until October 1st :).
Andrea T Ran Plymouth HM and did it for British Heart Foundation..in memory of my mum..brilliant day.
Amanda D encouraged this.
M P I will do the WWF CN Tower climb (which protects every animal species and our planet). There are a little less than 1800 steps and it's a rail free climb...Saturday, April 27th!
Azucena M encouraged this.
Holly A Doing the Walk for MS this year for my mom, who's suffered with it for over 30 years. This is an awesome challenge. Raising money for a good cause and getting healthy at the same time, what more could you ask for?
Todd C Just completed the Marine Corp Marathon in Washington DC. I ran to raise money for the Royal Rangers, a boys mentoring group.
Micka L Come and participate to the 5K or 10K run on November 14th 2012 in various cities (London, Belfast, Cork, Dublin) in support of the Mark Pollock Trust. www.runinthedark.org
Elaine J Ran Great South Run today and raised over £450 for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
Cerise M Raised over $500 as 'Heart Racers' in the half marathon with my friend for the NZ Heart Foundation
Nicole C Raising money for our local Breast health clinic through the Bust A Move for Breast health foundation!! It is a 6 hour fitness event in April 2013! Totally taking online donations!
Vaunette C Particiapted in an organized tennis event today that my friend puts on every year for the American Cancer Society. We had 15 tennis courts filled ($50 per person) plus tons of raffle tickets were sold (6 for $25) for a chance to win donated items. It was a wonderful event.
Maria G encouraged this.
Gaina C I'm currently training for a series of handcycle rides ranging between 3.1 miles and 11.83 miles for a breast cancer awareness charity called 'CoppaFeel!'. My goal is to raise £1000 and I aim to be ready for the first ride in March 2013. You can read my training updates on my profile page :).
Why not ask for some advice from other Challenge takers, or read some of the Challenge guides first?OK, I'll keep working at it!