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Bendriggers Assemble – Be A Superhero!

Bendriggers Assemble – Be A Bendrigg Hero!

Superhero Series 2021 – Powered by Marvel

You don’t need an excuse to get dressed up as a superhero but we’ll give you one anyway…

Put on your best cape and become a superhero for Bendrigg Trust by taking part in a fully inclusive, accessible and SUPER fun challenge!

Bendrigg Trust are one of the Superhero Series charity friends and would love for you to be our hero and help to raise funds so we can enable more disabled people to have life changing experiences.

So are you up for the challenge? Pick from the 4 challenges below!

Super Summer Challenges 2021

17th – 14th August 2021 – At Home Superhero’s

You can fly solo or unite with friends and family to complete your At Home mission. All we ask is that each solo participant or at least one team member considers themselves to have any type of disability.

Your mission: You can set your own super goal, from 100m to 1,000km or more! You can also choose to use your Super Senses to reach your goal!

Where: Wherever you want! Living room, garden, local park, street, countryside… The choice is yours.

When: You can choose to do your challenge on one day, over a few days or use the whole month!

How: You can run, walk, wheel, cycle, swim, skate, sniff, taste and more towards your mission… Or a combo of any/all the above! All ‘gadgets or gismos’ are welcome, from souped-up wheelchairs and adaptive bikes to canoes and rollerblades!

Dress code: Why super costumes, of course! Here’s some super inspiration to help you look and feel the part for your At Home challenge: Super costume ideas.

Super Race Packs: All entrants will receive a Super Race Pack in the post – including a medal, T-shirt and finish line tape for those celebratory finish-line moments! More on this below.

FAQs: The Superhero Series organisers have put together some ‘At Home’ FAQs to help answer any questions you may have.

Fundraising : We ask that individuals raise a minimum of £100 / teams commit to raising £200

Are you in?: To register with TEAM BENDRIGG please contact martha@bendrigg.org.uk and we’ll send you all the info you need to sign up as one of our superhero team!

At Home Superhero 2020 highlights video


Superhero Tri- 14th August 2021

Your mission: There are three epic distances to choose from and many super ways to take part in these unique tri challenges, from taking on all three stages (a swim, cycle and push/run) to sharing the fun in a team relay!

There are just two things we ask. Firstly, that every solo participant or at least one team member considers themselves to have any type of disability to enter. Secondly, that everyone who has a part to play during the challenge – whether you’re assisting in transition, a participant, or a Sidekick buddy on the course – is registered as a full member of the team. This means that everyone, however big or small your role, gets a medal, T-shirt and Super Kit Bag!

To ensure you’re all set for a fantastic day, do check out our Superhero Tri Get Set page for everything you need to know, from venue directions to the super kit you’ll need.

Now for the fun part. Read on for inspiration on how you can complete your tri challenge. Then click on the button below to choose your distance and get booking!

Where: at the world class Dorney Lake where 3,500 other superhero’s and their sidekick participants will join in the fun.

When: 14th August 2021

Why super costumes, of course! Here’s some super inspiration to help you look and feel the part for your At Home challenge: Super costume ideas.

How will you face your race? Superheroes can ‘fly solo’ for all three tri stages – boom! – or if you like to roll with a crew you can have up to five on your team and share the work and the fun! Perfect for Superheroes who might smash one or two stages but the last is like a big lump of Kryptonite.

There are many fun ways to take part as a team. Superheroes can bring a Sidekick to assist or simply accompany them for one or more stages, or unite with friends and family to take on a relay stage each! Or Sidekicks with super strength can tow, push and pull their lucky Superhero around all three stages for the ride of their life!

For this last option, the fun starts at the swim stage when only the Sidekick/s will enter the water to tow the Superhero in a vessel of their choosing (e.g. dinghy/canoe/inflatable) before pushing or pulling them with their chosen super kit around the bike and push/run stages! You just need to let us know that you’ll be using a towing vessel in the water when you sign up, so we can put you in the right wave.

Everyone who signs up will get: Memento medal, Super Kit Bag, Finisher’s T-shirt, Super swim hat, On-course hydration, Super-sized fun day in our Superhero Village, The chance to be a Superhero or Sidekick for the day. Priceless!

Fundraising: We ask that individuals raise a minimum of £100 / teams commit to raising £200

Are you in?: To register with TEAM BENDRIGG please contact martha@bendrigg.org.uk and we’ll send you all the info you need to sign up as one of our superhero team!

Superhero Tri 2019 highlights video


Super Winter Challenges 2021

5th November – 5th December – At Home Winter Wonderwheels

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Join this super flexible At home, month long challenge which can be completed anywhere over a few days or the whole month! Set your own goal from 100m to 1,000km however you wish from swimming to skating!

This super flexible, month-long challenge lets you join the fun wherever and however you wish! The perfect motivation to keep you active through the colder months. And why not give yourself a double treat and sign up for our regular Winter Wonderwheels at Dorney Lake too!

You can fly solo or unite with friends and family to complete your mission. All we ask is that each solo participant or at least one team member considers themselves to have any type of disability.

Your mission: You can set your own super goal, from 100m to 1,000km or more! You can also choose to use your Super Senses to reach your goal!

Where: Wherever you want! Living room, garden, local park, street, countryside… The choice is yours.

When: You can choose to do your challenge on one day, over a few days or use the whole month!

How: You can run, walk, wheel, cycle, swim, skate, sniff, taste and more towards your mission… Or a combo of any/all the above! All ‘gadgets or gismos’ are welcome, from souped-up wheelchairs and adaptive bikes to canoes and rollerblades!

Dress code: Why super costumes, of course! Here’s some super inspiration to help you look and feel the part for your At Home challenge: Super costume ideas.

Super Race Packs: All entrants will receive a Super Race Pack in the post – including a medal, T-shirt and finish line tape for those celebratory finish-line moments! More on this below.

FAQs: The superhero series organisers have put together some ‘At Home’ FAQs to help answer any questions you may have.

Happy Training Superheroes!

Fundraising : We ask that individuals raise a minimum of £100 / teams commit to raising £200

Are you in?: To register with TEAM BENDRIGG please contact martha@bendrigg.org.uk and we’ll send you all the info you need to sign up as one of our superhero team!

 


5th December – Winter Wonderwheels

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This festive extravaganza is just the challenge to keep you super motivated through the colder months. Superheroes are invited to cycle, walk, run, wheel, push, or anything in between around Dorney’s spectacular lake. We have 1km, 5km and 10km challenges, so there’s something for everyone.

You can fly solo or unite your team to cycle, run, walk, push or be pushed around your choice of three scenic, lakeside distances. Anything goes! All we ask is that all solo entrants and at least one member of each team considers themselves to have any kind of disability to enter.

Don’t forget to register everyone taking part – Superheroes and Sidekick buddies – when you sign up, as only those registered as a full team member will be allowed on the course on the day. Each and every teammate will receive a T-shirt, medal and Super Kit Bag when they cross the finish line!

There are no cut-off times and all types of gadgets and gismos are welcome on the course, from day chairs, handcycles and trikes to tandems, race runners and bikes.

We’ll be turning up the festive fun to the max, so add plenty of Christmas bling to those Superhero costumes!

Fundraising : We ask that individuals raise a minimum of £100 / teams commit to raising £200

Are you up for the challenge? To register with TEAM BENDRIGG please contact martha@bendrigg.org.uk and we’ll send you all the info you need to sign up as one of our superhero team!