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How To Use Strava On Give as you Live Donate

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Share your challenge training more directly to your Fundraising Page on Give as you Live Donate.

If you're new to virtual fundraising or fitness tracking, here's everything you need to know about how Strava can help boost your fundraising, and help you to create exciting new virtual challenges.

What is Strava?

Strava is free of charge and allows walkers, runners and cyclists to access everything they need for training, or just to record their activities. Its key features are:

  • Measure performance by recording times, speeds and distances
  • Create routes
  • Record and track routes
  • Connect to compatible fitness devices or just record using your phone
  • Connect with friends and share updates, a bit like social media
  • Join a team or a club

Why is Strava linked with Give as you Live Donate?

By integrating Strava to Give as you Live Donate, you can connect your Strava activity to your Fundraising Page, meaning your friends and family can see how your challenge is progressing and be inspired to donate at key moments.

By using Strava, you will be able to show maps of walks, runs, and cycle rides, as well as being able to display your times and speeds directly to your Fundraising Page.

How do I link Strava to my Fundraising Page?

You can link Strava following these 3 simple steps:

  • Step One: If you don't already have a Strava account, you will need to set this up. It's free, and you can do this by visiting the website or downloading the app to your mobile phone from the app store.
  • Step Two: Next, you need to log in to your Fundraising Page on Give as you Live Donate. You will then need to click 'Edit page' and then scroll down where you will see the following option. You then need to select 'Yes':
  • Step Three: You will then be prompted to link your Strava account. Once you've done this, your Strava updates will be shown on your Fundraising Page!

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