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2.6 Challenge

Do 2.6/26 of something to help support us

The 2.6 Challenge

Sunday 26 April 2020 

Location: Anywhere (probably at home though!)
Theme: 2.6 or 26 of something 
Registration Fee: N/a
Fundraising Target: As much as you can!

This is a challenge for all ages and abilities. All you need to do is think of an activity based around the numbers 26 or 2.6 that suits your skills and complete it on or from Sunday 26 April.

Challenge details

In response to event cancellations, 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 save the UK’s charities.

The campaign, The 2.6 Challenge, will launch on Sunday 26 April – what should have been the date of the 40th edition of the London Marathon. From Sunday 26 April, the public is asked to dream up an activity based around the numbers 2.6 or 26 and fundraise or donate to Save the UK’s Charities.

The 2.6 Challenge is open to anyone of any age – the only requirement is that the activity must follow the Government guidelines on exercise and social distancing. The 2.6 Challenge is a simple and fun way for everyone to do their bit to save UK charities.

More information and ideas can be found at If you want to get involved let us know what you're doing either email the Events Team or call 020 7653 8939.

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Help us raise funds lost through events cancellations due to COVID-19