RAISING MONEY FOR THE BRITISH RED CROSS' AFGHANISTAN CRISIS APPEAL WITH

ACTIVE BINGO

SEPT 4 2021 - OCT 2 2021

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Whatever your fitness levels, have fun staying active this month whilst  raising money for the British Red Cross' Afghanistan Crisis Appeal.

You don't need to fundraise -  just sign up to the event with a £5 donation (or £10, £20 or £50 if you'd like to donate more) and we'll donate 100% of that to charity.

 

Once signed up, you can choose from 5 different bingo cards, print them off and complete the activities. There'll be prizes for those completing a column, a line, a diagonal and a full house (more about how to be a winner below)

CHOOSE YOUR BINGO CARD

Click on the card to download, print and access the suggested workout links after you've signed up.

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This card is designed to equate to 100 miles of activity based on My Virtual Mission's conversion chart. E.g. 10 minutes of HIIT training equates to 1.5 miles.

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This card is designed to equate to 50 miles of activity based on My Virtual Mission's conversion chart. E.g. 10 minutes of HIIT training equates to 1.5 miles.

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This card is designed to equate to 28 miles of activity based on My Virtual Mission's conversion chart. E.g. 10 minutes of HIIT training equates to 1.5 miles.

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PRIZES

Each week we'll give prizes for certain categories. Winners will be picked at random from everybody who has completed that category that week.

WEEK 1

First Column

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A Secret London Runs tee of your choice.
 

First Line

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A bottle of Fancy Frolics Gin from
Shed1 Distillery

Diagonal (5-square diagonal)

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A £20 voucher to spend at
Flanci Activewear

 

WEEK 2

Any Column

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Vietnamese by Uyen Luu

Any Line

Lucky Dip £50 worth of Secret London Runs merchandise (items dependent on size and stock)
 

Diagonal (5 square)

WEEK 3

Any Column, Any Line, Diagonal (5 activity diagonal)

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Two sets of Tabitha's Garden notecards from Christine Gardner Design

WEEK 3

Any Column

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Warner's Rhubarb Gin Gift Set
 

Any Line

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A £20 voucher to spend at
Flanci Activewear

 

Any Diagonal (5-square)

Warner's Pink Berry 0% Gift Set

WEEK 4

Full House!

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£150 to spend at Deakin & Blue
Award-winning, sustainable, supportive and gorgeous swimwear!

If you'd like to donate a prize, please email hello@secretlondonruns.com

HOW DOES IT WORK?

1.

Sign up here.

Choose to sign up with a £5, £10, £20 or £50 donation. 100% of this will go to charity. Give what you can. £5 is fabulous!

2.

Download your Bingo Card and print it.

3.

Start ticking off your activities from 4th September as you complete them. OPTIONAL: Share your adventures in the Secret London Runs Connect Facebook group and Instagram (both optional. You can take part if you're not on social media).

4.

Each Friday, submit the form circulated by email/facebook to say if you've completed a column/line/diagonal that week. We won't ask you for evidence on the form, but we will if you win. So please take photos during your activity.

5.

Keep going - the challenge ends 2nd October. Feel free to share with friends and clubs! Everybody's welcome; walkers, runners, rollers and friends all over the world!

WHY BRITISH RED CROSS' AFGHANISTAN CRISIS APPEAL?

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Picture from Newsflare.

We've all seen the news. 18 million people in Afghanistan need humanitarian help. Hundreds of thousands of children have been forced out of their homes. At Secret London Runs we didn't feel like we could keep on with our day-to-day operations without doing something. So we're asking the Secret London Runs Community and their friends and families to take part in this event. 

Money donated to the British Red Cross' Afghanistan Crisis Appeal goes directly to support the families that are arriving in the UK from Afghanistan. From emotional support to essential items - clothes, blankets, soap, nappies. 

Frequently asked questions

Can anyone take part or is it just members of Secret London Runs?


EVERYONE is welcome. We'd love to have you involved, wherever you are in the world.




I'd love to take part but I'm short on time...


Check out the first three bingo cards. We've designed them so that you can fit them around your busy schedule whilst making sure you get some time to yourself to be active.




Can I combine activities?


You mean could you go to your happy place (that happens to be full of culture) via a new route, on your lunchbreak wearing all the colours of the rainbow?! No! Each activity needs to be completed in isolation - although we're happy for you to do them back-to-back... e.g. Run a new route and then hold a 2 minute plank.




What are the blank spaces on the bingo cards for?


Breathers! We thought that 25 activities in a month might make you all run a mile (and never come back)!




Why are there different donation amounts? Do they correlate to the different bingo cards?


No. We planned to launch with £5 per ticket but our customers kept asking us to add higher donation amount options. We want this to be accessible to everyone - but we also want you to be able to donate more if you'd like to do that. Every donation is welcome - £5 will do so much good - so please don't be put off by the higher ticket prices.




Can we participate as a family/in groups?


As long as you do each square together - absolutely! But you can't split off the activities between you.




I'm injured and struggling with a few activities on my card.


Please don't take part in activities that might injure you. You know your body. But we'd love to have you involved. So please substitute any activities for something more suitable. You can let us know your replacements, or get in touch and we can help suggest something.





DON'T FORGET TO SHARE YOUR ADVENTURES

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We have a wonderful community of like-minded people in the Secret London Runs Connect facebook group. We'd love you to share your bingo highlights with us.