With many fundraising events cancelled or postponed as a result of COVID-19, this has had a big impact on voluntary income for thousands of charities, including ours.

We need your help more now than ever to ensure that we able to still reach and support as many families with a disabled child, at this time when they need us the most.

About the #twopointsixchallenge

The 2.6 challenge launches on Sunday 26th April which would have been the date of the 40th Virgin Money London Marathon.

Get involved with the #twopointsixchallenge

The 2.6 challenge is a fun and simple way for everyone to help save the UK’s charities and we want you to join in and support KIDS. Your #twopointsixchallenge can involve any activity you like: running 26 laps around your garden with the family, a 2.6km run, a 26 man FIFA tournament even hosting a virtual 26 minute yoga session with your friends.

It's for all ages, abilities and you can tailor it to your interests and hobbies – a great way to get the whole family involved.

Download our fun, creative list of ideas 

Don’t forget to follow the Government guidelines on safely exercising and social distancing

Get started on your #twopointsixchallenge

Step One: Pick you activity (think of something simple, fun and that you will enjoy) and set a date

Step two: Set up your JustGiving or Virgin Money fundraising page – donate £26 or whatever you can afford

Step three: Ask family and friends to sponsor you

Step four: Complete your 2.6 challenge!

Step five: Share your pictures and/or videos of your challenge. Don’t forget to tag KIDS: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #twopointsixchallenge #twopointsixforKIDS

Resources and support 

Find out more about the 2.6 challenge

2.6 Challenge Factsheet

2.6 Challenge FAQ’S

Virgin Money's activities ideas