Well, it’s really simple! Use your fitness app or tracking app to try to create a figure of 8 while you are out getting your daily exercise. It could be walking, running, cycling, skipping…
Make your donation online or via text of just £8 to help us continue our vital work keeping people and their pets together.
TEXT: EIGHT to 70450
ONLINE: Create an 8
Don’t worry – there are lots of free, easy to use Apps that you can download for Apple or Android. Here’s a few of our faves…
Strava – Tracks lots of different activities including walking. You can also create and share your own walking routes with friends as well as looking at heatmaps to see popular routes in your local area.
FitBit – You don’t have to have a FitBit watch to use the app. The Fitbit app can be used to track your walking workouts with GPS as well as your daily steps using the motion sensor on your phone
Map My Walk – Has lots of great features and is really straightforward to use.
Don’t forget, if you have a Garmin, Apple, FitBit or similar watch – they should all have tracking capability!
If all else fails a photo of you out creating your 8 will be just as lovely!
This is just for fun, so it doesn’t have to be perfect but here are some tips for creating an 8:
Go to an open rectangular space like a sports field or large empty carpark, find the centre spot and then walk out to a corner, walk along the short end of the rectangle and then back to the centre sport – repeat for the opposite end. It might take you a few attempts.
Plot it out on the map beforehand and then follow the route.
Or just wing it and see how close you can get to a figure of 8 – It’s the celebrating with us that matters!
– Make sure you tell someone your route beforehand
– Take your phone with you – fully charged
– Wear reflective clothing especially at night
– Stay alert
– Avoid suspicious areas
– Only share your live location with friends and family
– Turn off your start and end point
– Blur out your location before you share your figure of 8 screenshot
Celebrate with us by creating an 8 and donating 8 to help make sure we continue to be here for the people and their pets who need us the most.
KEY DATES: Our Birthday fundraiser runs 20.02.23 to 31.03.23
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