The 2.6 Challenge

Donate to charity in the 2.6 Challenge campaign

Join The 2.6 Challenge to help to save the UK’s charities


As part of Save the UK’s Charities Campaign, we are asking you to join the 2.6 Challenge from Sunday 26th of April 2020. 

The 2.6 Challenge

The 26th of April should have been the date of the 40th London Marathon - so we're asking you to take part in an activity of your choice based around the numbers 2.6 or 26 and fundraise or donate to support SSCB.

People of all ages are taking on The 2.6 Challenge with a host of activities – from walking, running or cycling 2.6 miles, juggling for 2.6 minutes, to holding online workouts with 26 friends. The ideas and options are endless! 


The only requirement is that you must follow Government guidelines on exercise and social distancing. Most people are taking part from Sunday 26 April but you can do your activity whenever is most convenient for you. 


There are just five simple steps to take: 
  1. Dream up your 2.6 challenge

  2. Donate £26 – or whatever you can afford – to SSCB or to set up a fundraising page

  3. Ask all your friends and family to sponsor you and challenge them to do their own 2.6 Challenge

  4. Complete your challenge

  5. Share a photo or video of your challenge on social media with #TwoPointSixChallenge


For further information on The 2.6 Challenge, including a list of partners and supporters, and for more ideas about what your activity could be, visit 


We hope you’ll join the nation in The 2.6 Challenge to support SSCB and help to save the UK’s charities.


Many thanks in advance,



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