Two Point Six Challenge - Save FRBC!
Fulham Reach Boat Club needs your help to save our charity and allow us to continue to improve lives through rowing.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on both FRBC and all charities, with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss of billions in fundraising income.
In response, 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 Fulham Reach Boat Club via the donation page here.
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!
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 from erging to running, pancake tossing to backflips
2. Head to the donation page here to donate £26 – or whatever you can afford – to FRBC
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 and tag FRBC
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, visit twopointsixchallenge.co.uk.
We hope you’ll join the nation in The 2.6 Challenge to support Fulham Reach Boat Club and help to save the all of the UK’s charities.