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More Adventurous Fundraising ideas...

For the more adventurous among us, why not try a slightly different event:

Wife Carrying Races

The 3rd UK Wife Carrying Race will take place on Sunday 18 March 2013. Men or women can carry a “wife” (who can be of either sex and no relation) over a distance of around 200m. It takes place near Dorking’s Box Hill (www.trionium.com/wife).

Cheese Rolling

This race involves chasing Double Gloucester cheeses down the disturbingly steep Cooper’s Hill in Gloucestershire. The Cheese Roll takes place each summer for more details visit www.cheese-rolling.co.uk.

World Bog-Snorkelling Championships
An unusual but well established event on the British calendar: a 60-yard swim in a Welsh drainage ditch. It takes place on Sunday 26th August, 2012 (www.green-events.co.uk).

Dragon Boat Racing

Dragon boat events are a brilliant method of having fun and raising funds for charity. Please visit www.dragonboatfestivals.co.uk/charity_dragon_boat_events who we are working in partnership with. Gable Events has over 15 years experience in organising dragon boat events for fundraising, motivation, team building and fun.

Their experience ranges from the organisation of a charity dragon boat event in Windsor that raised over £100,000 to the marketing and organisation of the Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival which is now Britain’s largest corporate dragon boat event attracting 60 crews.

      


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We are currently looking for individuals or teams of runners willing to take part in a number of fundraising events during September – November, including the Wolf Run, Bristol Half Marathon, Cardiff 10k or Half Marathon and Birmingham Half Marathon.

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…to Julia Beamud, illustrator who published Miss Escotofina in 2013, has once again very kindly dedicated her time exclusively to the JCT for new a book titled La pandilla Natilla and the Puchi's missing shoe which is an amazing children’s story available for purchase at a cost of £6.99.

Every single penny of the proceeds from the sale of Julia’s books will be donated directly to the foundation.

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Cheltenham Half Marathon, 25th September 2016

The JCT is being supported by runners taking part in the forthcoming Cheltenham Half Marathon which is taking place on Sunday 25th September 2016 and we have a number of places available - http://www.cheltenhamhalf.co.uk.

The foundation will cover your entry fee and all we ask for in return is to raise a minimum of £150 in sponsorship

If you would like to get involved, please email for a runner registration form and instructions - emlyn@jctchildrensfoundation.org

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