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Calling all home heroes!

Join us in the nationwide 2.6 challenge and help our community raise vital funds for research

The organisers of mass major sporting events, including the London Marathon, have come together to create a virtual event to raise money for a host of UK charities.

The aim of the 2.6 challenge is for people to find an activity that works for them personally that is based around the numbers 2.6 or 26. This could be walking 2.6k, juggling 2.6 balls, 26 press-ups or anything else that you think can raise money.

Sign up for The 2.6 Challenge, starting on Sunday, 26 April – the day we’d usually be cheering on runners at the Virgin Money London Marathon – and help us raise vital funds so we can continue to be there for our community affected by brain tumours.

The challenge can be any activity you like using the number 2.6 or 26 – whether that’s balancing on one leg for 2.6 minutes, dancing for 26 minutes, baking 26 muffins or holding an online workout with 26 friends, being part of this UK-wide challenge is simple and you’ll have a lot of fun.

You don’t have to be a marathon runner or mega fit to take part and it’s up to you what you do. You can do it wherever in your home suits your challenge best. And there are no rules – apart from keeping safe and following Government guidelines.

Or, if you prefer, you can make a donation instead of taking part in a challenge.

So whatever you choose to do for The 2.6 Challenge, we’d like to thank you for being part of our team.

Brain tumours won’t stop during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – and neither will we!

Media contacts at The Brain Tumour Charity

Press office contact details:

Phone: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm: 01252 237864
Out of hours media contact: 07990 828385
Email: pressoffice@thebraintumourcharity.org