The digital Airbase Problem was began in 2021 as a part of the charity’s thirtieth anniversary celebrations, with greater than 400 individuals participating.
Now, with a deadline of Might 1, there are simply days left to join the occasion and attempt to beat final 12 months’s fundraising whole of greater than £65,000.
Final 12 months the funds raised helped to make 67 of the lifesaving service’s day by day missions doable.
This 12 months individuals can cowl 4 distance choices from 27 to 121 miles, which represents the gap between the charity’s three airbases at Tatenhill Airfield in Staffordshire, RAF Cosford in Shropshire and Strensham Providers on the M5 in Worcestershire.
Supporters can run, jog, stroll, swim or cycle and even pogo and participate as a person or in a bunch. As soon as they begin, they’ve 30 days to finish the exercise.
Emma Wooden, head of fundraising and advertising and marketing for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, stated: “Entrants have already pledged a formidable 4,113 miles, the equal of strolling between the UK and the Caribbean!
“It is a outstanding determine and an unimaginable distance to cowl and we wish to encourage much more people who find themselves desirous about getting match or doing one thing energetic to help our lifesaving trigger to contemplate signing as much as our Airbase Problem.
“We’ve an bold goal to lift the £10 million we’d like this 12 months to take care of our important work throughout the six Midlands counties we serve.
“The Airbase Problem is an effective way for anybody trying to enhance their health whereas elevating funds so we will proceed to function our lifesaving pre-hospital emergency service.”
4 members of Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s aircrew are additionally participating within the problem as group captains to maintain individuals motivated and supply help.
It prices simply £5 for people to enter or £10 for a bunch of as much as 4 individuals. People who increase £75 in sponsorship, or £100 as a group, will obtain a commemorative medal.
The Airbase Problem ends on Tuesday Might 31, with the ultimate day for signing up being Might 1.
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