The PBC Foundation is the only UK based organisation that specifically deals with PBC.
Scotland’s Kiltwalk 26th September 2021 (Glasgow)
Are you looking to set yourself a challenge or get out for a good walk?
We are delighted to see the return of the Kiltwalk. Kilt walker’s from across the whole of the UK are welcome to don a bit of tartan or not and get involved!
Restrictions are easing and we can get out and about. Are you looking for a fun day, change of scene for your normal walk or to set yourself a new challenge? If so why not join The Glasgow Kiltwalk and raise funds for the PBC Foundation.
The Hunter Foundation will kindly be adding a 50% top up on all your fundraising too. That's an extra 50p for every £1 you raise!
You can choose from two distances:
Mighty Stride - 16.5 miles (Glasgow Green – Dumbarton)
Wee Wander - 3.5 miles (Glasgow Green – Riverside Museum)
Registration is open!
Places are limited to allow for social distancing, so sign up now to book your place
Date - Sunday 26 September 2021 - Glasgow
Mighty Stride: £25 per adult/child 13 years old and over
Wee Wander: £12.80 per adult/£6.50 per child (under five's free)
Virgin Money Virtual London Marathon 2021
The PBC Foundation have 1 place in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2021 available.
So dig out the trainers, set yourself a personal challenge for 2021 and raise funds for the Foundation at the same time.
The iconic 26.2 mile race will once again be back in London on Sunday 3 October 2021.
Further details on how to enter and secure your place, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office on 0131 556 6811
The 2.6 Challenge
Thank you to all who participated in the 2.6 Challenge in support of the PBC Foundation. We are overwhelmed by the response and support received from donors. We have, so far, raised a fantastic amount which will enable us to continue to support our members during the Covid -19 pandemic.
A list of participants and their challenges are detailed below. Full details of the challenges and amounts raised will be published in the next edition of the Bear Facts Magazine.
Anyone wishing to support the participants who still have live fundraising pages, please click the links below. Alternatively if you wish to donate direct to the Foundation, you can do so here : https://www.pbcfoundation.org.uk/support-us/donate/step-one
Steve Bates – a 26 mile cycle to the peak of the Moorfoot Hills and back.
The Shepherds - Cycling in multiples of 2.6 miles and baking 26 cakes.
Alison Sutherland - Walked 2.6 miles (actually did 3.5miles)
Tracey Pawley – 26 Wii Fit Activities
Kim Brown - Running a marathon over 5 days
Mary Ferry - walking 2.6 miles each day
Collette Thain MBE – Sang 26 Songs
Ruth Ehrlich - Walked a marathon over 5 days
Esther Davidson - Walked 2.6 miles a day for a week
Jasmin Jewell - Given up drinking for 26 days to show solidarity and support
Jaki Smith - Cycled 26 miles over 5 days
David White - and friends skipped for 2.6 minutes
Stephanie Bottin - Walked 2.6 miles a day for a week
Diane Reeves - Held a raffle to win 2 sets of 6 crocheted coasters
Gill Rich - Walked faster and longer on each daily walk. Husband did 26 chores in 2.6days
Ann Witham - Walked 2.6 miles
International PBC Day
On the second Sunday of each September, our members and volunteers host a variety of events in their local area to raise funds and awareness of PBC for us. To find out what’s going on in your area on International PBC Day, please visit our meetings section.
Virgin Money London Marathon
Each year, the Foundation has five places in the Virgin Money London Marathon to distribute to our supporters. To enquire about our waiting list for the 2021 event, please email our Grants Officer on email@example.com. Due to the limited number of places, we can only offer places to those who are able to raise over £1,000.
Annual Winter Raffle
Each November, we draw a raffle for our members, the first prize of which is £400. Tickets are usually enclosed with the May issue of “The Bear Facts” magazine - if you sell out, please contact us, as there may be more available.
There are plenty of other events throughout the year that you can get involved with. For example, you could:
Enter half marathon “The Great North Run”
Cycle in “Pedal for Scotland”
Participate in obstacle course “Tough Mudder”