Support for Cheltenham Samaritans

Friends of the Cheltenham Samaritans bring you The Cheltenham World Relay 2021.
Following the success of their first Cheltenham World Relay in 2020 the Friends of the Cheltenham Samaritans are organising a bigger, better event in 2021. The aim is to get as many people as possible taking part in exercise over a 6 week period and seeing how far around the globe their collective miles take them. Those participating are encouraged to get sponsorship and to spread awareness of the fantastic work of the Cheltenham branch of Samaritans. By getting involved each participant’s fitness and mental wellbeing will improve too. So why not join up and encourage your family & friends to join you?
Q: How do I get involved?
A: Sign up as an individual or as a team at
Q: When is the relay happening?
A: From Monday 26 July to Sunday 5 September.
Q: How do I log my exercise activities for the relay?
A: Once signed up you can link your Strava app to your Cheltenham World Relay 2021 account, or manually log your miles to your account.
Q: What activities can I log?
A: Any that can be measured by distance in any combination. So help build the miles by walking, running, cycling, swimming, canoeing and any other means that takes your fancy!
Q: How do I sponsor the relay or make a donation?
A: Visit the Friends of the Cheltenham Samaritans JustGiving page at
Q: What happens to the money raised?
A: All monies raised are given to the Cheltenham Branch of Samaritans to help maintain and run the branch centre for the benefit of those who need help, and to train the volunteers who provide the service.
Q: How will the Cheltenham World Relay 2021 progress be communicated?
A: We will send out weekly newsletters to update progress and to share interesting stories. Each participant or team has their own page within their account which they can send out to friends and supporters. Also spread the word by posting video & pictures of you in action on the Friends of the Cheltenham Samaritans social media pages. Facebook TwitterInstagram
So sign up now with your friends for a summer of fresh air fun and to help Samaritans in Cheltenham.
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