Introducing the 6 for the 600 Challenge
Every week 600 people are given the life changing news that they have epilepsy. You can support vital research to achieve a life free from epilepsy by taking part in our ‘6 for the 600’ challenge.
All you need to do is think of an activity based around the number 6, 60 or even 600 if you’re feeling brave! Then simply set up a fundraising page and ask people to sponsor you for your challenge. There are no rules, other than following the government guidelines on social distancing and exercising safely. Your challenge can be anything you want it to be, so get your thinking caps on!
You could… Run 600 laps of your garden – See how many peas you can eat with a cocktail stick in 60 seconds – Do a workout, complete with 60 burpees, 60 press ups, 60 squats, 60 sit ups – Wear 60 items of clothes – Bounce 600 times on a trampoline – Create 6 pieces of artwork and sell them to raise money for ERUK – Run or cycle 60km in a day, a week, whatever you like – Do a video relay with 6 people with each of you taking on a challenge walk, skip, jump, bike, hop, hula hoop, the possibilities are endless!
How to get started with your 6 for the 600 challenge
Set up your fundraising page here with the details of your challenge. Remember to personalise your page with a photo and some information on what you’re doing and why. Set a fundraising target you could aim for £60 or £600 – every £1 helps!
Share your ideas with friends and family, challenge them to take part with you. Share your photos and message on social media with the hashtags #VirtualTeamERUK and #6forthe600. When you’ve done your challenge, why not tag a friend or family member and get them to do their own 6 for the 600 challenge?
Just use your imagination and pick an event to suit you! Let us know your plans and we’ll let you know what fundraising materials we have to support your activity. Mehreen, our Head of Development & Events, is always on hand to talk things through: [email protected]
ANYTHING CAN BE A 6 FOR THE 600 CHALLENGE
The ERUK Virtual Winners Gallery showcases the most valiant Virtual Champions from around the UK. Send us your photos or Tweet us with the hashtag #VirtualTeamERUK or #6forthe600 to appear in the gallery and receive your own ERUK Winners Certificate!
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