Take the Plunge

             Take the plunge for Brake to raise awareness and funds for Brake's campaigns and services for road crash victims.
 
However you choose to get involved, we will provide you with a fundraising pack with all the resources you need raise as much as possible! Also check out these top tips for raising sponsorship money.
 
No events in your area or have another great idea? Call us on 01484 683294 or complete our enquiry form to speak to one of the team.
 
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Take a look at our adrenaline-fuelled events below!
Parachute
Abseil
Zip Slide
Bungee Jump
Wing Walking

 

                Parachute Events
Summer Parachute Party

When is it? Saturday 1st June 2019

Where is it? Chiltern Park Airfield, Ipsden, Berkshire

What is it? If you have ever wanted to do a parachute jump, here is your chance. Join other Brake fundraisers at this this annual skydiving challenge – our 2019 Parachute Party. This is one of the most time-honoured fundraising challenges and on the top of most people’s bucket lists – so why not do it as a fundraiser to raise money for Brake?

How much does it cost? There is a £50 registration fee and we ask for a minimum of £400 sponsorship.

How do I get involved? Call Lisa on 01484 683294 or sign up here.

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                Abseil Events
Forth Bridge Abseil

When is it? Sunday 9th June 2019 and Sunday 6th October 2019.

Where is it? Forth Bridge, Edinburgh.

What is it? An amazing opportunity for thrill-seeking fundraisers! Abseil 165ft in free-fall from the iconic Forth Rail Bridge in Edinburgh.

How much does it cost? There is a £25 registration fee and we ask for a minimum of £185 sponsorship.

How do I get involved? Call Lisa on 01484 683294 or enquire here.

The Arcelormittal Orbit Abseil

When is it? Saturday 7th September 2019 

Where is it? The Orbit at the Olympic Park, London

What is it? The UK’s highest, freefall abseil on the UK’s tallest sculpture. The perfect way to see London at 262ft above the city.

How much does it cost? There is a £25 registration fee and we ask for a minimum of £150 sponsorship.

How do I get involved? Call Lisa on 01484 683294 or enquire here.

Aquaseiling

When is it? Sunday 7th July 2019 

Where is it? Coniston in the Lake District.

What is it? An abseil down a waterfall in the beautiful Lake District! As an outdoor activity, abseiling down a waterfall in one of the best - water descending around you as you take in the stunning Lake District views!

How much does it cost? There is a £25 registration fee and we ask for a minimum of £100 sponsorship.

How do I get involved? Call Lisa on 01484 683294 or email fundraise@brake.org.uk.

                Zip Slide Events
The World’s Fastest Zip Slide

When is it? Saturday 21st September 2019.

Where is it? Penrhyn Quarry, North Wales.

What is it? Want to do something truly exhilarating and adrenaline-filled? Why not zip down Europe's longest and the World's fastest Zip Slide at an incredible 120mph? Plus, you'll have breath-taking views over the Penrhyn Quarry to take in as you zip! See a video of the challenge here!

How much does it cost? There is a £25 registration fee and we ask for a minimum of £150 sponsorship.

How do I get involved? Call Lisa on 01484 683294 or enquire here.
 
 
                Bungee Jump Events
O2 Bungee Jump

When is it? We have 6 available dates; Saturday 22nd June 2019, Sunday 23rd June 2019, Saturday 20th July 2019, Sunday 21st July 2019, Saturday 31st August 2019 and Sunday 1st September 2019.

Where it is? North Greenwich, London.

What is it? Have a few seconds to prepare and then listen for the famous countdown... 3,2,1... Bungee! This 160ft bungee jump takes place in North Greenwich next to the O2, overlooking fantastic views of the Thames.

How much does it cost? There is a £25 registration fee and we ask for a minimum of £150 sponsorship.

How do I get involved? Call Lisa on 01484 683294 or enquire here.

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                Wing Walking Events
 
Wing Walk Experience

When is it? Dates available between April 2019 – October 2019.

Where is it? Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

What is it? Experience the thrill of a wing walking ride from a private aerodrome. Normally, you would fly inside the plane rather than actually on it, but Wing Walking involves you being securely strapped whilst stood on the wings of a bi-plane as it takes to the skies for a 10-minute flight, at speeds of up to 130mph!

How much does it cost? We ask that you raise a minimum of £1,000 to take part in this event. This covers the cost of the challenge (£435) and raises an additional £565 towards Brake's life-saving work. There is a £50 registration fee payable at the time of booking, but this can be recouped once you have raised your minimum target.

How do I get involved? Call Lisa on 01484 683294, enquire here or sign up here

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