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Support Palace for Life with the 2.6 Challenge

Join the nationwide 2.6 challenge to support Palace for Life Foundation.

With hundreds of events postponed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, thousands of charities have had to reduce or stop services at a time when vulnerable members of society need them most. The 2.6 Challenge is a simple way for everyone to help save the UK’s charities.

The Virgin Money London Marathon alone, which should have taken place on Sunday 26 April, raised more than £66.4 million for thousands of charities in 2019.

As it cannot take place as planned, organisers have created a lockdown-friendly event which is easy for anyone to join and make a difference. Everyone taking part simply needs to pledge to take on a challenge and support a charity of their choice.

Join the campaign!

Get involved

On Sunday 26 April, join the rest of the UK for The 2.6 Challenge. Whatever your age or ability, you can take part.

Your #TwoPointSixChallenge can be any activity you like – from running 2.6 miles on your balcony or around a nearby park (in line with the Government rules), holding an online workout with 26 of your friends, doing 26 keepie-uppies or bench-pressing 26 kilos with your grandchildren.

Have a look at Virgin Money Giving’s 26 family-friendly activities for inspiration.

Support Palace for Life Foundation

To support Palace for Life Foundation with your #TwoPointSixChallenge, simply:

  • Dream up your 2.6 Challenge
  • Set up your fundraising page for Palace for Life Foundation HERE
  • Ask all your friends and family to sponsor you
  • Complete your 2.6 Challenge!
  • Share pictures or videos of your challenge on social media using the official hashtag #TwoPointSixChallenge and #PalaceForLife to be part of the campaign.

Please create a new page for this event, even if you already have an existing fundraising page from a past event. The more 2.6 Challenge fundraising pages we have, the more we will receive from Save the UK’s Charities!

We need you

Palace for Life Foundation is continuing to support our south London community at this very difficult time. Our coaches are supporting the children of key workers in schools, we are mentoring young people at risk using video calls and gaming and running health and education programmes online. Find out more about our ongoing work:  HERE 

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