IT'S YOUR CHOICE
Stepping up to breast cancer does not require any training or expensive equipment. You can complete your 10,000 steps a day throughout August anywhere and at anytime. Here are some different ways you might choose to Step Up to Breast Cancer.
STEP UP AND RAISE FUNDS
By stepping up to breast cancer and raising vital funds for breast cancer research you will be helping to fund the future of research. Research that will take us one step closer to reaching our goal of Zero Deaths from breast cancer. No matter how you choose to Step Up to Breast Cancer we have some top fundraising tips to help you reach your fundraising milestones and become an NBCF Super Stepper.
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Hold a high intensity step class with your favourite upbeat music playing. Get your daily steps in while doing a fun, full-body workout.
Hold a morning tea on a Saturday at your gym class. Bake some healthy treats and decorate using NBCF posters with a QR code to your page for donations.
Set a cardio challenge - who can complete 10,000 steps the fastest on the treadmill? Get everyone to place a 'bet' donation on who they think will win.
Get your whole gym on board to find the real step champion. Create a team page and give a prize to whoever completes the most steps.
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Challenge your colleagues to see who can complete the most steps. Create a workplace team and offer the winner a prize.
Usually get the bus to work? Swap your morning commute for a walk and donate the bus fare to your page.
Email your boss or HR department to get approval for a fundraiser at work. It could be a morning tea, trivia, raffle or a lunch time walk/run to get your steps in.
Use our dollar-matching letter here and send to your employer to see if they dollar-match. This is a great way to double your impact.
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Dress pink and proud! Complete your steps in fancy dress and don't forget to snap a picture and hashtag #StepUptoBreastCancer.
Create a challenge within a challenge. Double your steps and ask for double the donation. Why not push yourself further and complete 27,690 steps in one day - the distance of half a marathon!
The easiest way to get your steps in? Swap the car out for a walk. Walk to the supermarket, post office or to brunch and bring a friend or fur friend with you!
Get your dream team together and see if your friends and family will join you. The bigger your team, the more steps you walk and the more you raise for breast cancer research.
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Keep your followers up to date. Share regular updates of your challenge to social media with a link to your fundraising page.
Get creative and film a fun video of you completing your daily steps. Share it to your socials and hashtag #StepUpToBreastCancer.
Create a QR code using our how-to guide here. You can attach the QR code to posters and link it straight to your fundraising page to make it really easy to donate.
Spread the word of your amazing challenge and use our Step Up to Breast Cancer Instagram stickers. Just click the sticker icon when posting a story and search 'NBCF' to jazz up your post.