Donate your daily exercise in the NHS Challenge
Race The Distance has launched a virtual challenge on behalf of the NHS that asks participants to 'do what they can' in support of this much-loved institution. They can run, walk, cycle or do any activity that falls within the government guidelines about exercising once a day, to help raise funds for the NHS.
The NHS is dealing with its toughest challenge to date in the form of the coronavirus outbreak and its staff are working around the clock as they treat a never ending stream of Covid-19 patients. Their heroic efforts generated a flood of emails and messages to organisers Race The Distance suggesting a virtual event and medal as an acknowledgement of this dedication to duty.
In response to this they devised the NHS Challenge 2020 that anyone can take part in and there are no restrictions surrounding the type of exercise. Running, walking, cycling, pushing a buggy etc, these are all acceptable and it is up to the individual as to how much they do and when. Not forgetting to observe social distancing rules during their activity and staying close to home.
They complete their daily activity and send the results to Run The Distance who will post the medal out to them.
All profits will be donated to NHS Charities Together and the organisers will make every effort to obtain extra special discounts from suppliers, ensuring the maximum amount is donated.
These donations will be used to improve the health and wellbeing of key workers and volunteers during the pandemic.
Enter at Race The Distance website.
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