The 2.6 Challenge

Take on The 2.6 Challenge for Dementia UK!

The 2.6 Challenge is a simple and fun way for everyone to do their bit to help save the UK’s charities. Sunday 26 April 2020 would have been the date of the 40th London Marathon, the world’s biggest one-day annual fundraising event, which raised £66.4 million for charities in 2019.

So we are asking you to dream up an activity based around the numbers 2.6 or 26 and fundraise for Dementia UK.

The challenge is open to anyone of any age – the only requirement is that the activity must follow the Government guidelines on exercise and social distancing and remember to stay local.

Whether you’re running around your home for 2.6 miles, doing 26 press-ups with your dog on your back, skipping for 2.6 minutes with your children, or something else just as imaginative – we’re delighted you’re helping to save the UK’s charities.

Dementia UK team cheering with the 2.6 challenge logo on it

You can make your donation direct or set up a fundraising page with either Justgiving or Virgin Money Giving home page by clicking the buttons below.

Please get in touch with our friendly events team on 020 8036 5440 or by emailing if you need more information or support.