Join us for My Poppy Run 2021.
Run, walk or jog – any distance, in your own time, at your own pace and a location to suit you.
My Poppy Run gives you the choice to run, walk or jog however it works for you. It could be in the local park, around your local town, or on a treadmill. You can choose how to take part and raise funds to support
the 2021 Poppy Appeal.
Let’s do this together, you might run by yourself but you’re not alone.
Every person, every step, every poppy counts - sign up today.
Step 1: Sign up
Sign up to My Poppy Run today for FREE. You can order a special Poppy Run finisher's medal for £10 and add a t-shirt (£5 adults and £3 children) to mark your achievement
Step 2: Your choiceChoose a date between 1 October and 30 November, then pick your distance to run, jog or walk.
Step 3: Set your targetHow 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. Become a fundraising superstar, raise £100 and we’ll send you an exclusive boxed centenary medallion!
Step 5: Hit your targetComplete your run and take a finish line selfie. Finally upload your run distance to your JustGiving page to complete your challenge.
You’ll receive lots of support and encouragement along the way. Included when you sign up:
- Plenty of fundraising resources
- Fundraising ideas to help you along the way
- We’ll support you all the way, we’ll be in touch with encouraging messages and celebrate your great achievements.
- You’ll be joining a community of runners who will ‘virtually’ be there for you.
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.
Why run for us?
The Royal British Legion was born out of the First World War, fighting for those who had given so much, and providing welfare and comradeship to millions.
The last 18 months has impacted us all, and the people who rely on us for support need us more than ever.
As we mark our centenary, we celebrate the return of our Poppy Appeal collectors in local communities. By supporting the Poppy Appeal you ensure that those who have served are being looked after no matter what challenges they, and the country faces.
Now more than ever, every poppy counts - sign up today
Interested in attending one of Poppy Runs?
Take part and support the Poppy Appeal. Every person, every step, every poppy counts.