With the Six Nations coming to a close this weekend, there’s no reason to feel deflated -
In 2016, the event raised a staggering total of £72,505,165 to help vulnerable people in the UK and internationally, thanks to the hard work of many who took part in a variety of activities. Some of the charity supports include mental health, poverty and sanitation – to name just a few.
Celebrities have inspired the nation to go that extra mile and get raising money for the cause, while the rest of us sit back, relax and donate while watching it all on BBC One.
Why not get on up and join in too!
Make sure you’re participating safely – should you sustain an injury due to a poorly maintained pitch or area, receive irresponsible advice or use faulty equipment which causes you to have an accident, call us today to see how we can help.
Anyway, let’s get back to sport…
Many of us take part individually or in groups, whether that’s completing a mammoth marathon, a sweaty team hike, whipping up some treats for a bake sale at school or simply picking up the phone.
The people behind
The aim is to get the nation to reach over a billion steps together every day from 17th to 23rd of March – we’re positive that’s doable.
Your steps can be tracked on the
Gyms, clubs and leisure centres are also being encouraged to run activities and events for Sports Relief too - members or not. All vicinities must be properly maintained, however, and any that aren’t could lead to injuries and a breach of the owner's duty of care to you, meaning that you might end up needing to make a personal injury claim.
But hopefully, that won’t happen! We’d rather you come out of
In the past, we’ve witnessed celebrities do all sorts to raise money and spread awareness. Gareth Thomas, Wales’s former professional rugby player, faced one of his biggest fears on 9th March – heights. He skydived with a team of people over the age of 60 – kudos to them!
Not quite feeling a skydive? Here are a few other activities celebs are taking on – perhaps they’ll inspire you to do something a little less extreme:
Not forgetting Zoe Ball who completed her
These guys always have a team with them along the way who are able to foresee dangers and potential risks, but if you’re cycling without that added protection and have an accident that wasn’t your fault, one of our advisors will be able to help you.
You can donate and get involved in a number of ways to support
We’d like to wish everyone the best of luck in any fundraising events you may be taking part in – good on you!
We’re also here to remind you to put safety first and prevent yourself from sustaining injuries. Even the
Please exercise within your limits, warm up, warm down, and have fun!
But if you do suffer an unfortunate event that means you have an accident that wasn’t your fault and causes you to sustain a personal injury, contact us today for free to speak to one of our
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