First FLORA Family Marathon launched

first_img Tagged with: Digital Events Recruitment / people AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis First FLORA Family Marathon launched Howard Lake | 27 January 2005 | News Participating families will be encouraged to use the event to raise money for one of the official charities, chosen by the celebrities.“Families” in this case can mean any group of friends, colleagues, or relatives.All participants will run the finalmile together on 17 April 2005, the day of the FLORA London Marathon.Registered families are encouraged to create a sponsorship page at Justgiving.com to help them fundraise.Registration costs £10.center_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Celebrities including Lorraine Kelly, Sir Steve Redgrave, and Gordon Ramsay have helped launch a campaign to get 20,000 families across theUK fit and active and raise £200,000 for charity, primarily online via Justgiving.The inaugural FLORA Family Marathon encourages families to complete their own marathon over five weeks by dividing the 26.2 mile distance between them.To help them with their challenge, the celebrities and their families will be leading the initiative and acting as Celebrity Marathon “buddies”. Participating families will be invited to nominate one of these to be their very own celebrity buddy, whom they will receive SMS and emailtraining tips and hints from throughout their training. Advertisementlast_img

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