Virtual Dash in the Dark

4 August, 2020

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) are calling on supporters to play their part in keeping the Air Ambulance flying and saving lives, by signing up to their virtual 5km fun run; Dash in the Dark.

Participants can raise vital funds for the life-saving Charity by signing up to the virtual 5km distance during Air Ambulance Week 2020 (7 – 13 September). Each participant will receive a glow in the dark medal as recognition of their fundraising efforts.

People of all fitness abilities are encouraged to wear bright colours and don neon paint as they run, walk, cycle or scooter their way to 5km. Once completed, entrants can send a picture or screengrab of the completed distance to receive their glow in the dark medal in the post.

HIOWAA CEO, Alex Lochrane, comments,

‘Coronavirus has meant we haven’t been able to carry out any of our usual fundraising activities and events this year, which will have a lasting impact on us financially. Our first Dash in the Dark raised over £30,000 for our charity last year and I’m delighted that we have been able to make this popular event virtual. I am already looking forward to the waves of glowing pictures being shared throughout our social media pages.’

Online registration is now open: sign up by visiting the Charity’s website www.hiowaa.org

Entry is £10 per person and this includes a glow in the dark medal.

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