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There are plenty of events for you to join to help support your local Air Ambulance

Thank you for choosing to fundraise for the North West Air Ambulance Charity. Now, more than ever before, we need your help and support to continue flying to save lives!

We understand that fundraising may seem a little complicated right now, but our fundraising team are on hand to make the process as easy as possible.

Join our virtual adventure

We recommend, wherever possible, that events are done in a virtual way. There’s plenty of ways to be creative – from virtual running events to Brew with the Crew – we’re looking forward to adventuring into the virtual world together!

We are here to support you every step of the way

Whether you join one of our events below, or do your own thing, we will provide you with a tailored fundraising pack with everything you may need from sponsorship forms to bunting and a t-shirt to wear with pride at your event.

Make it happen!

Take a look at our calendar below, or contact fundraising@nwaa.net for more information – we’re still here to help you bring your event to life in a safe and socially distanced way!

If you want more information on one of the events below or you have a dream challenge on your bucket list and want to know how to make it happen email us at fundraising@nwaa.net or call 0800 587 4570.

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Jan 2021

Jan
01
Fri

We’re excited to announce our brand new partnership with Runclusive, an exclusive series of virtual running events. Runclusive offers an international programme of events – and includes some trusted favourites, as well as some exciting new ones, for you to get involved in. You can run whenever and wherever you’d like, and there are rewards available for choosing to run and raise funds for a charity.

Join us on our newest virtual running adventure! To find out more, visit www.runclusive.com/charity or email fundraising@nwaa.net.

We’re with you all the way!

This is what you can expect from us…

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips, and ideas to smash your target, including your own, Guess my Finish Time sweepstake
  • A free t-shirt to wear with pride on the day
  • A running vest once you raise £50, via JustGiving
  • Support from our events team on all aspects of your fundraising


Jan
01
Fri

Go21! is your chance to set yourself a challenge, have some fun, and raise funds to celebrate 21 years of our lifesaving service. You can choose any activity you’d like, whatever your age or ability.

Why not challenge yourself to do 21 minutes of exercise for 21 days – grab those running shoes and do 21 laps of your garden or local park. Zip it and do a 21-hour silence, host a virtual quiz with 21 people, or for the dancing queens – challenge your family to a 21-minute dance-off!

Simply register at www.nwaa.net/go21challenge to take part and our team of fundraisers will be in touch to support you every step of the way!

Don’t forget to spread the word and let your friends know on social media by tagging us in and using #Go21Challenge and #NWAAturns21.



Feb 2021

Feb
01
Mon

Go21! is your chance to set yourself a challenge, have some fun, and raise funds to celebrate 21 years of our lifesaving service. You can choose any activity you’d like, whatever your age or ability.

Why not challenge yourself to do 21 minutes of exercise for 21 days – grab those running shoes and do 21 laps of your garden or local park. Zip it and do a 21-hour silence, host a virtual quiz with 21 people, or for the dancing queens – challenge your family to a 21-minute dance-off!

Simply register at www.nwaa.net/go21challenge to take part and our team of fundraisers will be in touch to support you every step of the way!

Don’t forget to spread the word and let your friends know on social media by tagging us in and using #Go21Challenge and #NWAAturns21.



Feb
01
Mon

Looking for a running event that won’t get postponed? Then Runclusive is the event for you!

Runclusive is a virtual running series, that allows you to choose your distance, your date, and where you run – you can even choose your own start time, so you can plan around the weather! As you run you win points, and you can use those points to enter more races. You get extra points when you raise money for a charity too!

Whether you’re starting on your first running journey with a couch to 5k, training for an ‘official’ event later in the year, or looking to push yourself further with a marathon or 100 mile challenge, Runclusive has something for you.

For every event you enter you’ll receive a medal to show off your achievement, and the events team at North West Air Ambulance Charity will also be on hand to support you through your training and fundraising, and help you recreate that race day feeling at your own personal finish line!

Charity places cost £5 each when you commit to raise a minimum of £150 to help fund our life-saving service. Visit https://www.runclusive.com/events/ to see all your race options and register or email fundraising@nwaa.net. Join #TeamNWAA today!

We’re with you all the way!

We promise to give you lots of support and encouragement including:

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips and ideas to smash your target, including your own Guess my Finish Time sweepstake
  • A free NWAA t-shirt or running vest to wear with pride on the day
  • Tribute squares to show why you’re running for NWAA
  • Cheer boards and clap bangers to help recreate that race day feeling at your own personal finish line
  • An invitation to join our online running community #TeamNWAA Runners on Facebook
  • Support from our events team with your fundraising, and a certificate at the end to thank you for helping us to keep flying to save lives!


Mar 2021

Mar
13
Sat

This year the Bath Half Marathon is going virtual, so you can take part right outside your front door! This is the perfect virtual event if you want a specific date to aim for. You’ll receive an official Bath Half Marathon running number before the event, and once you’ve sent confirmation of your completed run, you’ll get a finishers t-shirt and medal too!

This race is being offered by Runclusive, a virtual running series where you win points while you run, which you can then use to enter even more events. Secure your North West Air Ambulance Charity place for just £5, (for this, or any other Runclusive event), when you pledge to raise a minimum of £150 for our charity.

Set yourself a new running goal and choose from an exciting series of events that you can compete in at home! Take a look at www.runclusive.com/events/ and join #TeamNWAA today!

We’re with you all the way!

We promise to give you lots of support and encouragement including:

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips and ideas to smash your target, including your own Guess my Finish Time sweepstake
  • A free NWAA t-shirt or running vest to wear with pride on the day
  • Tribute squares to show why you’re running for NWAA
  • Cheer boards and clap bangers to help recreate that race day feeling at your own personal finish line
  • An invitation to join our online running community #TeamNWAA Runners on Facebook
  • Support from our events team with your fundraising, and a certificate at the end to thank you for helping us to keep flying to save lives!


Apr 2021

Apr
01
Thu

This may not be the official London Marathon, but when you complete the Runclusive London 26.2 there’s no ballot, no long queues to get the tube home afterwards, and you can run whenever and wherever you want to!  You’ll also receive a bespoke London 26.2 medal!

You can run this event any time you want, so if you need more time to train or prefer to run the distance over a few days, it’s completely up to you! A half marathon and 10K event are also on offer!

This race is being offered by Runclusive, a virtual running series where you win points while you run, which you can then use to enter even more events. Secure your North West Air Ambulance Charity place for just £5, (for this, or any other Runclusive event), when you pledge to raise a minimum of £150 for our charity.

Set yourself a new running goal and choose from an exciting series of events that you can compete in at home! Take a look at www.runclusive.com/events/ and join #TeamNWAA today!

We’re with you all the way!

We promise to give you lots of support and encouragement including:

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips and ideas to smash your target, including your own Guess my Finish Time sweepstake
  • A free NWAA t-shirt or running vest to wear with pride on the day
  • Tribute squares to show why you’re running for NWAA
  • Cheer boards and clap bangers to help recreate that race day feeling at your own personal finish line
  • An invitation to join our online running community #TeamNWAA Runners on Facebook
  • Support from our events team with your fundraising, and a certificate at the end to thank you for helping us to keep flying to save lives!


Apr
18
Sun

May 2021

May
01
Sat

Fancy setting yourself a running challenge for 2021? Or maybe 100 miles in 10 days sounds like a walk in the park! Either way, this could be the perfect running challenge for you.

The Virtual Global Games take place from the 1st – 10th of every month. You simply pick a month, start training, and then run 100 miles in ten days! With a different bespoke medal on offer each month, you could even make this a regular challenge and go for the full set! Registration opens two weeks before each event however charity places are limited so register today and we’ll make sure you stay on track until your race day arrives.

This race is being offered by Runclusive, a virtual running series where you win points while you run, which you can then use to enter even more events. Secure your North West Air Ambulance Charity place for just £5, (for this, or any other Runclusive event), when you pledge to raise a minimum of £150 for our charity.

Set yourself a new running goal and choose from an exciting series of events that you can compete in at home! Take a look at www.runclusive.com/events/ and join #TeamNWAA today!

We’re with you all the way!

We promise to give you lots of support and encouragement including:

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips and ideas to smash your target, including your own Guess my Finish Time sweepstake
  • A free NWAA t-shirt or running vest to wear with pride on the day
  • Tribute squares to show why you’re running for NWAA
  • Cheer boards and clap bangers to help recreate that race day feeling at your own personal finish line
  • An invitation to join our online running community #TeamNWAA Runners on Facebook
  • Support from our events team with your fundraising, and a certificate at the end to thank you for helping us to keep flying to save lives!


May
22
Sat

Jun 2021

Jun
01
Tue

Looking for a running event that won’t get postponed? Then Runclusive is the event for you!

Runclusive is a virtual running series, that allows you to choose your distance, your date, and where you run – you can even choose your own start time, so you can plan around the weather! As you run you win points, and you can use those points to enter more races. You get extra points when you raise money for a charity too!

Whether you’re starting on your first running journey with a couch to 5k, training for an ‘official’ event later in the year, or looking to push yourself further with a marathon or 100 mile challenge, Runclusive has something for you.

For every event you enter you’ll receive a medal to show off your achievement, and the events team at North West Air Ambulance Charity will also be on hand to support you through your training and fundraising, and help you recreate that race day feeling at your own personal finish line!

Charity places cost £5 each when you commit to raise a minimum of £150 to help fund our life-saving service. Visit https://www.runclusive.com/events/ to see all your race options and register or email fundraising@nwaa.net. Join #TeamNWAA today!

We’re with you all the way!

We promise to give you lots of support and encouragement including:

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips and ideas to smash your target, including your own Guess my Finish Time sweepstake
  • A free NWAA t-shirt or running vest to wear with pride on the day
  • Tribute squares to show why you’re running for NWAA
  • Cheer boards and clap bangers to help recreate that race day feeling at your own personal finish line
  • An invitation to join our online running community #TeamNWAA Runners on Facebook
  • Support from our events team with your fundraising, and a certificate at the end to thank you for helping us to keep flying to save lives!


Jun
18
Fri

Have you got a head for heights? Do you love the thrill of the fairground?

Well this is a thrill like no other! A guided walk up the 420 steps of the UK’s tallest rollercoaster, the Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, where you’ll be able to enjoy magnificent views along the world-famous prom and the beautiful Fylde coast from the highest point of 235ft!

Join us on June 18th at 7pm for this outdoor, and socially distanced event! If, due to covid-19 restrictions, this event cannot take place, we will simply transfer your entry to a later date, at no cost to you. Places for this event are very limited, if you want to join we recommend booking as soon as possible.

With just £50 to secure your place, and a pledge to raise £250, you can join #TeamNWAA for our Walk the Big One challenge, book your place now!

Minimum age 12. Minimum height 1.32m. Terms and conditions apply: www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com/terms-and-conditions/

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How we’ll support you:

We promise to give you lots of support and encouragement along the way including:

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips and ideas to smash your target
  • A free NWAA t-shirt to wear with pride on the day…
  • Support from our events team with your fundraising, and a certificate at the end to thank you for helping us to keep flying to save lives!


Aug 2021

Aug
06
Fri
Aug
07
Sat

Sep 2021

Sep
12
Sun

The world’s biggest half marathon is expected to return in 2021! This really is a running event you need to experience at least once in your life –  the run across the Tyne bridge, the famous Red Arrows flypast, and the stunning sea views at the finish are memories you’ll treasure forever, with chants of ‘oggy oggy oggy’ echoing in your ears long after you’ve left the tunnels!

How to get involved:

As the 2020 event was cancelled, places for 2021 are like gold dust – however we do still have a couple available, if you want one you better get registered quickly! To apply for one of our places, please complete the application form below.

Application form

Already got a place?

If you were successful in the public ballot, we would love to welcome you to Team NWAA. There’s no minimum fundraising target if you have secured your own place, just have fun and raise as much as you can! Register with us and request your fundraising pack here.

How we’ll support you:

We promise to give you lots of support and encouragement along the way including:

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips and ideas to smash your target, including your own Guess my Finish Time sweepstake
  • A free NWAA t-shirt or running vest to wear with pride on the day
  • Tribute squares to show why you’re running for NWAA
  • Cheer boards and clap bangers to help recreate that race day feeling at your own personal finish line
  • An invitation to join our online running community #TeamNWAA Runners on Facebook
  • Support from our events team with your fundraising, and a certificate at the end to thank you for helping us to keep flying to save lives!


Oct 2021

Oct
01
Fri

Looking for a running event that won’t get postponed? Then Runclusive is the event for you!

Runclusive is a virtual running series, that allows you to choose your distance, your date, and where you run – you can even choose your own start time, so you can plan around the weather! As you run you win points, and you can use those points to enter more races. You get extra points when you raise money for a charity too!

Whether you’re starting on your first running journey with a couch to 5k, training for an ‘official’ event later in the year, or looking to push yourself further with a marathon or 100 mile challenge, Runclusive has something for you.

For every event you enter you’ll receive a medal to show off your achievement, and the events team at North West Air Ambulance Charity will also be on hand to support you through your training and fundraising, and help you recreate that race day feeling at your own personal finish line!

Charity places cost £5 each when you commit to raise a minimum of £150 to help fund our life-saving service. Visit https://www.runclusive.com/events/ to see all your race options and register or email fundraising@nwaa.net. Join #TeamNWAA today!

We’re with you all the way!

We promise to give you lots of support and encouragement including:

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips and ideas to smash your target, including your own Guess my Finish Time sweepstake
  • A free NWAA t-shirt or running vest to wear with pride on the day
  • Tribute squares to show why you’re running for NWAA
  • Cheer boards and clap bangers to help recreate that race day feeling at your own personal finish line
  • An invitation to join our online running community #TeamNWAA Runners on Facebook
  • Support from our events team with your fundraising, and a certificate at the end to thank you for helping us to keep flying to save lives!


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