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About the Event

How do I log my miles?

You can log your miles through Strava or Fitbit. Once you have registered for the event you will create your profile page. On here you'll find a " My fitness activity" tab, and here you'll be able to connect your device. Total miles you've clocked up will be added automatically if you are using Fitbit/Strava, though it might take up to a day to synch your new totals. 

Do I have to use an app to log my miles?

You don’t have to use an app. You can also manually add your miles through your event profile.

Do I have to do all my miles at once?

No, you don’t need to do all your miles at once. You can choose to complete your miles at any time to fit around your schedule.

But is it safe for me to go outside at the moment?

Please follow all government (https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus) and World Health Organisation (https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019) guidance for leaving your home.

What happens if we don’t reach the finish by 31st March 2021?

The incredible miles that all our supporters contribute to the relay should get us to our finish line by the end of March. (You can track our collective progress on the home page!) If we don't quite get there in time, we can always extend the deadline - but hopefully, we might even get there sooner...

Where does my £13 registration fee go?

Right from the start, your registration fee of £13 could be funding the training for one family in rural Africa to create a "Tip Tap"  so they can wash their hands and keep their family safe.

What happens with my information and how is this shared with Send a Cow?

Funraisin is a platform for charities like Send a Cow use to use to bring inspiring ways of fundraising to our supporters.  

Funraisin will share the information you have provided on registering (such as your name, address, email and donation amounts) with Send a Cow. Send a Cow?will use the information you provide to process your donation, support your fundraising efforts and comply with legal audit requirements – and also to thank you for your support and understand our supporters better. 

Funraisin will only process your personal data for the purposes of providing the Funraisin services on behalf of Send a Cow. Depending on the contact preferences you select, we will also let you know about news, events and other fundraising activities Send a Cow undertakes. Send a Cow’s privacy policy is here. 

Send a Cow will never sell or trade your details. You can update your preferences at any time by calling us on 01225 874 222 or email us at?info@sendacow.org. 

All the information you provide to Funraisin is secure. Funraisin’s data centres are monitored 24×7 for all aspects of operational security and performance. They are also equipped with state-of-the-art security such as biometrics, sensors for intrusion detection, keycards, and around-the-clock interior and exterior surveillance. All backed up data is stored securely in a private network within RackSpace or AWS. At no time is any data stored within Funraisin’s own company network. 

Is there a minimum age for entering?

There is a minimum age of 17 to enter this event. If you're under 17 and want to find out more about Send a Cow see our school's resources here.

What are the terms and conditions of the event?

1. You understand that your registration fee of £13 is to secure your place in the Relay for Hope, this is non-refundable.

2. You acknowledge that participation in the event involves potentially strenuous physical activity and risk of personal injury. You confirm that, to the best of your knowledge, you are suitable, healthy and fit to take part in the event. You will be taking part in and completing the event at your own risk.

3. You acknowledge that you will follow the government’s most up to date advice about exercising outdoors. See https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

4. Send a Cow will contact you by telephone and email with reference to your registration. We will keep you up to date about the event via regular emails and by phone.

5. By giving your contact details you accept that Send a Cow may contact you about the event by email, post and phone. You can unsubscribe at anytime by contacting the events team on 01225 876913 or at events@sendacow.org

6. In addition to contacting you about this specific event, depending on the contact preferences you have opted for, we will also contact you about wider Send a Cow work and other fundraising activities. Our privacy policy can be found here on our website. Any questions regarding this or to change your contact preferences please contact info@sendacow.org.

About Send a Cow

What difference will my sponsorship make?

Hygiene has always been a central part of our work. Clean hands mean healthy communities, which is why Send a Cow works to improve access to clean water and sanitation in projects in rural Africa. Where families don’t have clean water close to home, tip taps can be made from readily available materials. Tip taps enable families to safely wash their hands, by pressing a lever with their feet.

Your £60 sponsorship could provide a family with lifesaving hygiene training and skills. Our training equips families with the knowledge and skills to build a tip tap to help wash their hands safely, harvest rainwater to use during the dry months and build a simple, clean latrine.

“Now there are no eye infections, no sickness and no diarrhoea. I don’t remember the last time I had to take one of my children to hospital” - Sylvia, Uganda

Take part in our virtual relay and help us get clean water to families in rural Africa.

How can I get support with my fundraising?

If you would like support with your fundraising, please contact Sarah on events@sendacow.org and she will be delighted to help you.

How can I find out more about Send a Cow’s work?

Check out our website here to find out more. If you would like to join Send a Cow’s newsletter, you can sign up here.