It is estimated that UK charities have lost £4.3bn in income because of COVID-19, and some suggest that this figure could be the tip of the iceberg.
Where charities rely on commercial income or fundraising, the impact is potentially catastrophic. It has certainly left our future finely balanced.
In response, the UK’s mass participation sports event industry came together to create The 2.6 Challenge, a nationwide fundraising campaign to Save the UK’s Charities. Want to see what it is all about? - Download the 2.6 Challenge Factsheet
On 26th and 27th April we took part in RLSS UK's 26-hour CPR Marathon.
Some members created their own activities based around the numbers 2.6 or 26. We had members cycling 260km and running 26 miles as a family on a treadmill. For further information visit www.twopointsixchallenge.co.uk