Press Release 2014

Date: January 2014


As the nation gets in shape for the Sport Relief weekend, [insert number] bloggers from [insert town] known as Team Honk will be taking part in a 3000 mile race in a bid to raise £20,000 for Sport Relief.

On [insert date] Team Honk will pass the Sport Relief baton through [insert town] and participants are aiming to raise as much money as they can by [insert details of your activities].

Team Honk kicked off their challenge on Sunday 12th January at Lands End, and the relay will see 38 teams pass the baton in a variety of fun and creative ways, finishing in John O Groats on Sunday 23rd March. By the end of the race over 200 participants are expected to have taken part and signed special ribbons on the Olympic themed baton.

[Insert blogger name] said: “We want the people of [insert town] to support us by cheering us on, sponsoring us and helping us to raise as much money as possible for Sport Relief.” [Please adjust this quote as required]

Sport Relief takes place from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd March and for the first time ever the public can run, swim or cycle in the brand new Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games. For more information on how to join in the fun and games, raise cash and changes lives, go to



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Notes to editors

About Sport Relief

As one of the UK’s biggest fundraising events, Sport Relief brings the entire nation together to get active, raise cash and change lives. Since 2002, Sport Relief has raised over £195million. The money raised by the public is spent by Comic Relief to help people living incredibly tough lives, both at home in the UK and across the world.


From David Walliams’ Thames swim to Eddie Izzard’s 43 marathons in 51 days, Sport Relief has a unique history of brave celebrities taking on gruelling physical challenges to raise cash and change lives, and Sport Relief 2014 will be no exception.


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Comic Relief is a UK charity, which aims to create a just world, free from poverty. The money raised by Comic Relief, through its fundraising campaigns Red Nose Day and Sport Relief as well as other initiatives, is spent at home in the UK and across the world to help people, families and whole communities stand on their own two feet.


Comic Relief is a registered charity 326568 (England/Wales); SC039730 (Scotland)