The 2.6 Challenge

Join The 2.6 Challenge

Calling all Home Heroes – Join the rest of the nation in the 2.6 Challenge – do your bit and help save the UK’s charities.

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on 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.

We need your support now more than ever!

We’re inviting you, your family and friends to take part in The 2.6 Challenge from Sunday 26 April to help to save the UK’s charities.

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 Oxfordshire Mind 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:

There are just five simple steps to take:

  • Dream up your 2.6 challenge – if you need help there are lots of ideas here
  • Head here to donate £26 – or whatever you can afford – to Oxfordshire Mind or to set up a fundraising page
  • Ask all your friends and family to sponsor you and challenge them to do their own 2.6 Challenge
  • Complete your challenge
  • Share a photo or video of your challenge on social media with #TwoPointSixChallenge

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 here

We hope you’ll join the nation in The 2.6 Challenge to support Oxfordshire Mind and help to save the UK’s charities.

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