This year’s Sport Relief will run from March 17th - 23rd, with the key message being: whatever moves you. Sport Relief is all about getting active for a good cause. You may have participated before, or maybe this is the first time you’re getting involved, but the bottom line is using exercise as a power to raise money for those in need. What a perfect fit! There are plenty of ways you can take part:
Nation’s One Billion Steps Challenge
Download the Sport Relief app and get stepping! Your steps during the week of the 17th to 23rd will count towards the nation’s total, with the aim to hit one billion! Within the app, you can create fundraising pages, challenge your friends and colleagues, take on the celebrity challengers as well as linking to your existing exercise tracking apps.
Order a Fundraising Pack
You can get your free Fundraising Pack by visiting Sport Relief’s website. You’ll find loads of ideas on how to run your own event, from office betting to fancy dress.
Swim to Fundraising Success
Get in the pool and make those laps count! If you need an extra incentive to take the plunge during the colder months, why not set yourself a challenge and ask your network to donate as you strive to reach it. Swim the distance of the channel over a month, swim a mile a week or challenge your friends on who can cover the most distance in a set amount of time.
Get Your Gym Motivated
Why not rouse the troops and get your whole gym, studio, run club or exercise class involved in the challenge? Cycle to John-O-Groats, run a marathon or cover a distance between your group, all working towards a main goal. Organise a charity class with a new theme or fancy dress and ask for the proceeds to be donated.
Organise a Bake Sale
No one can resist a cake, an everything in moderation right? Organise a bake sale at work or your kids school and get creative in the kitchen. Of course, baking doesn’t have to mean a sugar overload. Take a look at our recipes and have a crack at a healthier twist on a classic treat.
Watch Greg James Pedal to the Peaks, Zoe Ball take on a cycling challenge and Alex Jones complete her five day ‘Mother of all Challenges’. There’s also plenty of other Sport Relief focused shows and celebrity events that you can get involved with from home. If it’s not enough to get you off the sofa, you can show your support by donating via text, phone call or online.