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Bromsgrove Rugby Club members are raising money for Bromsgrove Rugby Club and NHS Charities Together

Around the World in 80 Days


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Total raised so far

£3,870.01 by 94 supporters

+£560 Gift Aid

+£0 Offline donations

Our story

Bromsgrove Rugby Club players & coaches have come up with a novel challenge to raise money for the NHS Charities and to ensure that the rugby club which has been part of the local community for nearly 150 years "survives and thrives." In 1872 Jules Verne's novel “Around the World in 80 days” was first published telling the tale of Philleas Fogg’s attempt to travel around the world in 80 days, 1872 also happens to be the year that Bromsgrove Rugby Club was founded, therefore the players and coaches are going to attempt to circumnavigate the globe which is approximately 25,000 miles in 80 days either running, biking, swimming, or walking. To achieve this as a club we need to complete just over 300 miles a day. The team is made up of members from all sections of the club including senior squad players, mini and juniors, parents, right through to senior committee members all keen to do their bit for both the NHS and the club in these unprecedented times.


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Our updates

5 months ago

So we are 20 days into the challenge and we have already completed 12,500 miles. Some of the highlights from the last few days:

1. Shout outs from Eddie Jones, Scott Bemand and Sajid Javid

2. Over 100 mile cycles from Hugh Lockhart and James Pheysey

3. Nearly 1000 activities

4. Over 15 half marathons

This is such a fantastic effort from the members of Bromsgrove Rugby Club please give generously and help us support the club and the NHS!

5 months ago

Wow only 2 days in and we have already completed over 1000 miles. Some of the highlights so far:

1. The Pendlebury's on the first day 60 miles as a family

2. Andreas Antoniou doing over 2 half marathon's in 2 days

3. Hugh Lockhart proving what a machine he is with an 81 mile cycle

4. Jay Martin with 43 miles on a mountain bike!

5. The Husband family showing what a family affair this can be

Well done everyone!!!

Bromsgrove Rugby Club members are fundraising for 2 charities

Bromsgrove Rugby Club

NHS Charities Together

Charity number: 1125687

Recent donations

2 months ago

Wendy Joberns

Better late than never!!! Well done Martin and Co

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

3 months ago

Anonymous

Great work all

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

3 months ago

Will Horton

Great effort lads.

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

3 months ago

Chris P

Well done BRFC and DP

£50.00

3 months ago

Anonymous

For Proth’s legs

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

3 months ago

Kaj

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

3 months ago

Laraine Spragg

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

3 months ago

Anonymous

Well done Dan Protherough. 100 miles in a day is some achievement. A great cause.

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

3 months ago

Julie Ramsdale-Owen

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

4 months ago

John Lakeman

Well done a good effort

£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

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