SCF Events

Run With Us

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Run with us at the Cambridge Half Marathon 2022

 

Run through the historic University City and take in some of the best sites from across the City of Cambridge including the Round Church, King’s College and the Fitzwilliam Museum.

 

We have 10 places available and if you would like to be considered for a charity place in the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon 2022, you will need to register your interest now.


If you receive a charity place you will need to pay a £20 non-refundable registration fee and to raise the suggested minimum sponsorship of £280.


 

Our support

All challengers raising money for Sports Connections Foundation are supported by the professional, friendly fundraising team and receive:

·       a Sports Connections Foundation technical top

·       an invitation to join our dedicated Facebook group to get to know fellow team members

·       expert support with social media and publicity

 

Please email karen@scfchildrenscharity.org.uk in the first instance or download and complete the expression of interest form here.

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Skydive With Us

 

Take the plunge from 13,000ft by joining us for one of our first exhilarating group skydive!


With a parachute specially designed for two people, you will board an aircraft and soar to around 13,000 feet (approximately two miles high!). When you and your instructor leave the plane, you will fall at about 120 mph, descending to 5,000 feet in around 40 seconds. At this point, your instructor will open the parachute and fly you safely back to earth! During the six minutes or so under the parachute, you will enjoy breath taking and unique views of the local area and beyond.


If you want to experience every aspect of the sport on your very first jump, a Tandem Skydive is just the thing! Following a short pre-jump briefing, you will enjoy the thrill of free fall and even learn the basics of steering and landing a modern ‘square’ gliding parachute, while securely attached to a highly experienced instructor.

 

 

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2022 Skydives

 

We will be holding our SCF Skydive day at Sibson Airfield, Peterborough on Sunday 22nd May 2022. However, if you are unable to attend Peterborough please contact us about other airfields or contact https://ukparachuting.co.uk/ directly.

 

The minimum age for participation is 16. Please visit http://ukparachuting.co.uk/terms/ for height and weight limits.

 

Registration is £50 and we ask you to pledge to raise £400 in sponsorship for Sports Connections Foundation.


For more information please contact karen@scfchildrenscharity.org.uk or download and complete our expression of interest form.

 

Hear from our previous skydivers and Karen our Income & Engagement Manager about their own experience and why they wanted to support us!

Cycle With Us

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Be part of one of the most amazing cycle challenges by getting your place on the next London to Paris Cycle. Perfect for cyclists of all abilities, this challenge will take you along an iconic route through England and France.

London to Paris Cycle Challenge

24 – 26 June 2022

Our team will look after you every step of the way. From support with training and fundraising to keeping you safe, fed, and watered throughout the three-day ride. We’ll even fix your punctures! This is truly a ride you will really enjoy, be challenged by, and celebrate for a long time after.

Costs

Registration: £99

Minimum fundraising: £1,500

We are partnering with TFA to deliver these events and there are two ways of funding your place. For both options TFA require a non-refundable registration fee of £99.

Option 1 - sponsorship

  • You commit to raising a minimum sponsorship of £1,500 per person

  • £1200 of this amount must be received by the charity 1 month before your trip

  • The rest of your sponsorship must be sent in no later than 6 weeks after your return. 

 
Option 2 - Self funder

You may prefer to cover all of the trip costs yourself. To do this you must contact Sports Connections Foundation to make a payment of £651, from which we pay the balance of your trip costs.

Choosing this option means you pledge to raise a minimum sponsorship of £750 and will aim to send in as much as possible to us before the trip and no later than 6 weeks after your return.

If you require more information you can contact karen@scfchildrenscharity.org.uk to find out more information.