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My Poppy Run

  • Family Social Remembrance
  • 1 October 2020 30 November 2020
  • Run, walk or jog any distance, whenever and wherever it suits you
  • FREE registration, option to purchase medal and t-shirt
  • Family Social Remembrance
  • 1 October 2020 30 November 2020
  • Run, walk or jog any distance, whenever and wherever it suits you
  • FREE registration, option to purchase medal and t-shirt

My Poppy Run 2020. Together we're unstoppable.

Our park run events usually take place in October and November, but these are unable to take place this year due to social distancing measures.

Join us instead for My Poppy Run, our virtual event, and support your Poppy Appeal in 2020.

Sign up by Monday 2 November, to ensure you receive your medal and t-shirt in time for remembrance weekend of 8 November. Taking part and fundraising is open until the end of November.

Sign up for My Poppy Run today

Choose to run, jog or walk, maybe take your four-legged friend along too.

You could run in a park after work, around town during the weekend, or on a treadmill in the morning.

Get family and friends involved and raise funds to ensure no-one who has served is disadvantaged because of the sacrifices they have made. 

You’ll be joining a community of runners doing their part to support the Poppy Appeal during these difficult times.

The Poppy Appeal which was founded to help those in need following a National crisis. For nearly 100 years, we've been fighting for the Armed Forces community. The Legion has worked tirelessly to ensure that those who have served and made sacrifices for us, along with their families, are being looked after, no matter what challenges the country faces. 

No one should have to walk the road to recovery alone. Together, we’re unstoppable.

Steps

  • Step 1: Sign up

    Sign up to My Poppy Run today! It’s FREE to register, and you can purchase your exclusive Poppy Run 2020 medal for £10 and add a t-shirt for (£5: adult t-shirt and £3: child t-shirt). 
  • Step 2: Your choice

    Choose a date between 1 October and 30 November, then pick your distance to run, jog or walk.
  • Step 3: Set your target

    How much can you raise? Set up your Just Giving page and ask friends and family to sponsor you so you can reach your fundraising target.
  • Step 4: Spread the word

    Share your achievement on your social media pages using #poppyrun. You’ll be sent a Poppy pin badge in the post when your first donation is received. To become a fundraising superstar, raise £100 and we’ll send you an exclusive boxed Poppy Run medallion!
  • Step 5: Hit your target

    Put on your Poppy Run t-shirt, complete your run, and award yourself with your well-deserved medal before taking a finish line selfie. Finally, upload your run distance to your JustGiving page to complete your challenge.

 What's included

As a My Poppy Runner, you’ll receive lots of support and encouragement along the way. Entry is FREE, and you’ll receive:

To make your race extra special, you can choose to order your Poppy Run medal for £10, and add a t-shirt (£5 adults and £3 children).

In addition, we’ll send you special acknowledgments when you reach fundraising milestones:

  • A special wooden Poppy fundraiser badge sent to everyone who sets up their Just Giving page and receives their first online donation
  • An exclusive medallion to be awarded for everyone who raises over £100

My Poppy Run

Choose a date between 1 October and 30 November, then pick your distance to run, jog or walk.

Sign up for free

Why run for us?

By taking part in My Poppy Run, you’re raising funds for Poppy Appeal 2020, which will help us to ensure that those who have served and made sacrifices for us, along with their families, are being looked after no matter what challenges the country faces.

Currently, we are helping those who are isolated from family, feeling lonely, facing homelessness, struggling to feed their families, and are in financial crisis. Many of those contacting us never imagined they would have to ask for help.

Without you, we cannot provide the life-changing support that our Armed Forces community needs and deserves.

Please support your Poppy Appeal in any way you can during these difficult times.


Any questions?

Get in touch on 0345 845 1945 to find out more

Email our team

Join us for My Poppy Run

Let’s do this together, you might run by yourself but you’re not alone. Together we’re unstoppable.

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