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Month of Miles

Month of Miles


Registration fee: free
No minimum sponsorship
Register your interest today

Run a Month of Miles and make this October a month of feeling healthy in body and mind

Run for that heart-thumping, heart-warming feeling 

It’s your race, run at your pace. Choose a distance that suits you – a couple of miles a week, a half marathon over the month, or even a mile a day – and get ready to feel healthier in mind and body. 

This will be a month of feeling your heart thump. 
Feeling butterflies tickle. Feeling that sweat trickle. 
This will be a month of choosing to power through. 
And being amazed at what your body can do. 
This will be a month of loving you.

It’s a month of putting yourself first, but with the heart-warming feeling you’ll get from being part of something bigger. Because by getting sponsored for every mile you run, you’ll be joining Diabetes UK in transforming the lives of people living with diabetes

Registration info

  • Free to register
  • No minimum sponsorship requirement; although we would suggest a target of £10 for every mile you hope to cover over the month.
  • You must be aged 18 or over to register and receive an online Tracker page. Children are welcome to join in with a parent or guardian but can’t formally register.

We'll support you all the way to the finish line

This challenge isn't easy, but we're absolutely sure that you can do it. This is a month where you will feel healthy in body and mind.  And we're going to support you. So before you take on your challenge, you’ll receive a welcome pack through the post. It will include advice on what to prepare before starting your challenge, fundraising tips, a record card to log your miles and a sponsorship form. We'll also be providing plenty of supportive, and interesting, running content along the way.

We'll create a Month of Miles Tracker page for you

You will also get your very own Month of Miles Tracker, an online page where you can log your distance and keep a running total, collect virtual badges, keep track of your fundraising and share your progress with everyone on your social media.

How to count your miles

Keeping on top of your miles using a smartphone is by far the easiest way to track your activity. If you need help finding the best walking app for you, get in touch with us at events.fundraising@diabetes.org.uk 

Then, just keep a log of your miles on your Month of Miles record card or Tracker website.

If you have any questions about the challenge then please don't hesitate to get in contact with the Month of Miles team. Please email us at events.fundraising@diabetes.org.uk or give us a call on 0345 123 2399. We'll be happy to help.

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