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Myeloma UK

Miles for Myeloma

Our goal is to raise £100k to help us continue our vital work. To do that, we need you to lace up the trainers, dig out the walking boots and dust off the old bike to raise sponsorship for your very own Miles for Myeloma!
Charity Registration No: SC026116

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Run, walk, row, cycle... it's your choice!

Help make myeloma history by getting involved in our Miles for Myeloma.

Throughout 2019, we want you to get out and about with your friends, family or on your own to clock up as many miles as you can. At the end of the year, we want to know how far you all walked, ran, cycled or swam to see how far our incredible myeloma heroes travelled collectively. So, to help us keep track of the miles, please register your challenge by completing our online form and ordering your fundraising pack.

Our goal is to raise £100k to help us continue our vital work. To do that, we need you to lace up the trainers, dig out the walking boots, or dust off that old bike to raise sponsorship for your very own Miles for Myeloma challenge.

There are lots of ways to take on your challenge, so pick whichever way works best for you.

Go solo

Pick a distance, break it down and get started! Maybe you have been wanting to climb that hill for ages or just increase your fitness this year. Either way, set yourself a target to work towards - whether its running a mile a day for a month, completing a big 20 mile hike walk in one day or swimming the distance of the Channel in your local pool over the course of the year (thats around 1,344 lengths!). For those in the city, why not ditch the bus or the car and walk everywhere for the summer months ask for sponsorship or donate the money you would have spent on petrol or travel fares.

Challenge friends and family

Make a day of it by packing a lunch and heading to the great outdoors together. Take a gentle stroll somewhere scenic or, if youre feeling energetic, up the ante with a 24 hour Three Peaks Challenge! If youre struggling to think of a good family holiday this summer, why not take on a coast to coast walk (like 192 miles from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay), or if you have more time, cycle the 874 miles from Lands End to John o Groats.

Inspire your school

Go the extra mile at school by encouraging your classmates to join you on a sponsored mile during gym class or lunchtime. It doesnt have to be walking either, what about a three-legged mile, skipping a mile or running a mile in fancy dress?

Work together

Band together with your colleagues to start a running club or a lunchtime walkers group. Get your pedometers on and see how far you get over the course of a month. Alternatively, set up a company 5k race in your local park and make things interesting by setting up a friendly competition between teams to see which group can rack up the most miles!

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About the charity

Myeloma UK
Myeloma UK

Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with myeloma. We provide information and support to patients and their families and help myeloma patients live longer, with a better quality of life by accelerating the discovery, development of and access to new treatments.

Charity Registration No: SC026116

http://www.myeloma.org.uk

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£66,941.86

+ £8,910.90 Gift Aid

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£51,730.24

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£15,211.62
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