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Gold Challenge is the only charity challenge associated with the Olympic and Paralympics. The aim is for you to choose an Olympic or Paralympic sports to raise money for charity. You can choose one of our three exciting challenges ... 1. Olympic Sport Challenge 2. The 2012km Challenge 3. Gold Challenge in a Day ... and be part of the excitement around London 2012! 
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Gold Challenge is the only charity challenge associated with the Olympic and Paralympics. 

"The aim is for you to choose an Olympic or Paralympic sports to raise money for charity. You can choose one of our three exciting challenges ...

1. Olympic Sport Challenge
2. The 2012km Challenge
3. Gold Challenge in a Day

... and be part of the excitement around London 2012!

" The Olympic Sport Challenge

For anyone who has been inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and wants to raise money for charity.

What You Have To Do

Learn Olympic or Paralympic sports by taking on a 5, 10, 20 or 30 sport challenge.  Choose your sports from our list of 30 Olympic and Paralympic Sports then use the Sports Finder in the sports section to find the local club, coach or event where you can do your chosen sport. 


Contact the club, coach or event (or ask us to do it for you) and arrange to do your sport. 

Sports are completed by:

a) doing at least three hours of coaching in that sport; or
b) taking part in a competitive event."

 

The 2012 km Challenge

This challenge is great for teams or those individuals who want to push themselves.  There are three possible levels depending on how adventurous you are feeling:

    2012 km
    201.2 km
    20.12 km

What You Have To Do

You or your team must cover your chosen distance via one or more of the following sports (for teams this is an aggregated total):

  •     Running (jogging, road-running, on a treadmill or on a track)
  •     Walking (on a treadmill, on a track, rambling or hillwalking)
  •     Cycling (in a gym, on a track, on the roads or off-road)
  •     Swimming (in a pool or in open water)
  •     Canoeing/Kayaking (inland or offshore)
  •     Horse riding
  •     Rowing (on a rowing machine or on water)
  •     Sailing (inland or offshore)
  •     Windsurfing (inland and offshore)
  •     Wheelchair (track, road or in a gym)


... Use your online Totalizer to keep track of how far you've gone and aim to go the distance before the start of the Olympic Games in July 2012.

 


Gold Challenge in a Day

This challenge is great for keen gym goers, regular runners/swimmers/cyclists or triathletes.  It's a great way to test your fitness or push yourself to the next level. There are three levels of challenge; the sprint, endurance and ultra.

What You Have To Do

You or your team must cover the below distances back to back recording your total time including transitions:

Table

All disciplines can be done outdoors or in a gym. If you are in a team you can complete the challenge as a relay.  When you have completed your chosen challenge, update your My Page with your time and claim your reward."

 
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