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100 Miles in October for Mind

Get outside for your mental health and the nation's this October...

Take on our 100 Miles in October challenge to help raise funds for mental health support - you can walk, run or cycle it, all that matters is you're moving. 

How to sign-up!

Get ready in time for October by signing-up to our '100 Miles in October' challenge Facebook group.

Once you have joined the team, you'll be able to:

  • Register for a FREE t-shirt
  • Start a Facebook fundraising page
  • Share your challenge experience and ideas of fundraising with other 100 milers

Thank you so much for helping to support anyone experiencing a mental health problem and improve mental health for all.

Now, let's move for better mental health!

Sign-up to 100 Miles in October

Any questions?

You might find your answer in our FAQs below.

Or you can send us an email using the link below, or give us a call on 0300 999 3887 and we'll be more than happy to help.

Any questions? Send us an email.

FAQ's

100 Miles in October is a fundraising challenge for Mind. Join 100s of incredible Mind supporters in taking on 100 miles during October. You can complete your miles however you like – run, walk, or a bit of both! The important thing is to get out and get moving for better mental health

The first step is to is join our Facebook Group. Click here to join now and you’ll be able to request your free t-shirt, meet other amazing fundraisers, and get loads of tips, support and inspiration from your fellow challengers.

The best way to fundraise is through a Facebook fundraiser. Set up yours up by following this link.

We recommend using Facebook to fundraise for this challenge, but if you do need an alternative then you can fundraise by setting up a Just Giving page here.  However you fundraise don’t forget to join our supportive Facebook group here.

If someone would like to donate to your challenge and they don’t have Facebook the best thing is to collect their donation offline and then donate it direct to your fundraiser yourself.

It’s completely up to you! You could join our Strava group here, or you could track your miles offline using our Mind 100 Miles tracker. Remember, its not about how far or fast you go, but about doing something amazing for mental health.

Of course! This challenge is for everyone, and every mile you complete will make a difference. The important thing is getting out and raising vital funds for mental health.

Your fundraising will help us to be there for anyone who needs us by providing support and access to the right information. To find out more about the services Mind provide, please follow this link.

No, there’s no minimum fundraising amount. Every penny you raise in May will go straight to Mind and help provide lifesaving information and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Want to fundraise for Mind in your local community? Local Minds across England and Wales have their own exciting and innovative fundraising events that you can get involved in. To find your local Mind and to hear more about what they're got planned, visit www.mind.org.uk/localminds. All funds raised through the 100 Miles in October challenge will come to the national Mind. 

Looking for Suffolk Mind's 100 Miles for Suffolk Mind Challenge? Find this here.

Where does the money go?

1 in 4

people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in any given year

119,000

queries answered by our helplines in 2019–20

18m

people accessed our information in 2019–20

You can find out more about our work in the 2018/19 annual review

and more about our finances in our 2018/19 annual accounts

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