Keeping up with the Brits: Helping to save UK charities

27/04/2020

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Over the weekend, people across the country took on the 2.6 Challenge, a national initiative from the organisers of the Virgin London Marathon to help raise money for charities that would otherwise be set to miss out on funds raised over the event. Our Brits were on hand to do their bit and support UK charities by either taking on the LTA’s Tennis 26 Challenge, or devising their own unique ways to raise money for their chosen charity.

Elsewhere, Andy Murray and Johanna Konta have been preparing to take part in their first ever tennis eSports event at this week’s Mutua Madrid Open. Kyle Edmund is keeping himself busy with a huge Lego build, whilst other Brits are continuing to train from home and helping fans stay active as well.

2.6 Challenge

Jordanne and her son Jackson made their paper balls and took on the LTA’s Tennis 26 Challenge

Harriet got creative with her tennis themed 2.6 Challenge

And other players were doing their bit to support the cause

Mutua Madrid Open

With the world’s stars swapping rackets for gaming controllers this week, Andy and Johanna have been getting their practice in

Keeping entertained

Kyle took on a Lego project – could you tell what he was making?

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Jamie challenged the nation to take on a skipping challenge

Jordanne featured on this week’s Question of Sport

And Paul has been chatting about life in isolation

Fitness at home

Whilst Emma has been getting her runs in, and Jamie has been giving you more workouts you can do at home

 

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