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  • Anywhere, virtual challenge

  • Free entry, includes an exclusive FREE t-shirt

Join us in celebrating the jubilee with a brand new virtual challenge this June.

200 miles sounds like a lot but you can complete the challenge however you like – whether that’s 6.6 miles a day (that’s a little over 10k) or by saving up your miles for an epic weekend cycle. Cycle to work, put in the miles at the gym, at the park, or on a cycle around town, it’s up to you!

Take part to support our Armed Forces community.

Follow the simple steps below:

  1. Join the Cycle 200 miles in June Facebook group
  2. Get your FREE t-shirt sent out to you
  3. Set up your Facebook fundraiser page
  4. Share your page with friends and family

Your fundraising could help provide emergency accommodation for a veteran in need, food vouchers for a family facing financial hardship, or training for Admiral nurses to provide specialist support and care for a veteran living with dementia.

What’s included?

  • Access to a dedicated Facebook group where you’ll find encouragement and support throughout the challenge from an amazing online community.
  • An FREE t-shirt when you register.
  • A mile tracker, sponsorship form and totaliser poster in your registration pack.
  • An official RBL cycling jersey when you reach £300 in fundraising.
  • A commemorative medallion when you hit £200 in fundraising.

Take a look at our FAQs below

What is Cycle 200 miles in June?

Cycle 200 miles in June is a fundraising challenge for the Royal British Legion. Join incredible RBL supporters in taking on 200 miles during June. You can complete your miles however you like – whether you do a few miles a day or plan big cycles.

How do I get started?

The first step is to is join our Facebook Group.

Follow this link to join today. In the group you’ll be able to get tips, support and encouragement on the challenge.

How do I fundraise?

The best way is to fundraise through a Facebook Fundraiser. You can set one up here.

Can I use JustGiving to fundraise?

We recommend using Facebook to fundraise for this challenge. But if you do need an alternative, you can fundraise by setting up a Just Giving page. Whatever tool you choose to fundraise with, don’t forget to join our supportive Facebook group!

Can I be sponsored by someone who is not on Facebook?

If someone wants to donate to your challenge and doesn’t have Facebook, the best thing is to collect their donation offline. You can then donate it directly to your fundraiser yourself.

How should I track my miles?

You can track your miles however works best for you. Use an app like Strava or use our exclusive mile tracker which you’ll receive in your welcome pack alongside your challenge t-shirt. You’ll also receive a digital version in an email from us.

I’m not able to complete 200 miles, can I still take part?

Yes! The challenge is suitable for everyone to take part in. When you sign up to the event you can adapt the challenge to what suits you best – whether that’s changing the goal or doing your 200 miles by running, walking, or even swimming!

How will my fundraising make a difference?

We’ve been supporting the Armed Forces community for over 100 years and will continue to do so as long as we’re needed. You’re fundraising will go towards the area of most need providing emergency accommodation for a veteran in need, food vouchers for a family facing financial hardship or training for Admiral nurses to provide specialist support and care for a dementia patient.

Is there a minimum fundraising amount?

No, any and all fundraising supports our work and will go towards vital services. If you reach £300 fundraised, you’ll receive an official RBL cycling jersey to mark your achievement.

How do I claim my free t-shirt?

You can claim your free t-shirt by registering for Cycle 200 miles in June.

How do I qualify for an RBL medallion?

When you raise £200 on your Facebook Fundraiser you will qualify for an exclusive RBL centenary medallion as a thank you from us for your hard work and support.

How do I qualify for an RBL cycling jersey?

When you raise £300 on your Facebook Fundraiser you will qualify for an official RBL cycling jersey as a thank you for your hard work and support.

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