HAMELIN TRUST

This cause is part of Christmas Shopping Race
This unique race URL is https://ecoracing.co/cause/hamelin-trust-2361/


Thousands of people with a learning disability in Essex do not have any funded support. Because of this, many people feel lonely and are unable to do the things that they would love to do.

All the funds raised will help reduce this isolation and give opportunities for disabled people to meet new friends, access their hobbies and try new things. For example; providing spaces at our 'Incredi-bowls' bowling and social club, training to live independently or a session at our Hydrotherapy pool.

How does a virtual balloon race work?
The virtual balloons are ‘launched’ at the same time and whichever balloon is furthest from the starting point after 7 days will be declared the winner.

The race is not just a case of luck, your decisions can help or hinder your chances of winning. The race is based on real time weather conditions and you decide how much helium to put in your balloon and how thick the material is.

Thinner material may make the balloon lighter and faster, but it might be more likely to pop, whereas a thicker balloon may be more durable, but slower. Which way are you going to go?!

What’s great about this virtual race is the fact that no real balloons are involved which means it’s much safer for the environment and wildlife, but just as fun to be a part of!

You can also track your balloon throughout the race to see how it’s getting on.



What are the prizes?
The race is organised by EcoRacing with numerous charitable organisations taking part. The overall winner of the race from all entries will win a fantastic £100 with the runner up bagging an Amazon Alexa / Echo Dot 4th generation!

As a thank you for taking part and supporting the Trust, there are 5 festive chocolate treats up for grabs for the top 5 finishing Hamelin Trust balloons, but you never know you could also be the overall winner and win the grand prize!



How can I find out more?
More information about the race can be found by clicking here

If you need any help, please contact [email protected]

Thank you for your support. Good luck Team Hamelin!

Our fundraising target is: £500

Gross monies raised so far: £144

Supporters so far: 21

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Top 20 balloons within cause

  • #1 Chris mas1: travelled 100.07km RACING
    Race position: 46
    Cause position: 1

  • #2 ReGrow: travelled 77.26km RACING
    Race position: 98
    Cause position: 2

  • #3 Reggae flight 1: travelled 76.18km RACING
    Race position: 104
    Cause position: 3

  • #4 Sams soarer: travelled 75.13km RACING
    Race position: 115
    Cause position: 4

  • #5 My beautiful balloon: travelled 74.77km RACING
    Race position: 119
    Cause position: 5

  • #6 Garcher : travelled 71.69km RACING
    Race position: 137
    Cause position: 6

  • #7 Leah: travelled 71.21km POPPED
    Race position: 142
    Cause position: 7

  • #8 Santas Diamond : travelled 68.41km RACING
    Race position: 166
    Cause position: 8

  • #9 Balloon: travelled 67.76km RACING
    Race position: 175
    Cause position: 9

  • #10 Reggae flight 2: travelled 67.48km POPPED
    Race position: 179
    Cause position: 10

  • #11 KELLY: travelled 67.38km RACING
    Race position: 180
    Cause position: 11

  • #12 Albatross Ali: travelled 65.15km RACING
    Race position: 220
    Cause position: 12

  • #13 Balloon: travelled 65.01km RACING
    Race position: 224
    Cause position: 13

  • #14 Eagle Eileen: travelled 64.87km RACING
    Race position: 228
    Cause position: 14

  • #15 Elsie Dog: travelled 64.81km RACING
    Race position: 232
    Cause position: 15

  • #16 Snowflake: travelled 64.29km RACING
    Race position: 247
    Cause position: 16

  • #17 Cracker: travelled 61.81km RACING
    Race position: 298
    Cause position: 17

  • #18 Oarcher : travelled 59.90km RACING
    Race position: 337
    Cause position: 18

  • #19 Magpie Mic: travelled 59.90km RACING
    Race position: 340
    Cause position: 19

  • #20 Rob : travelled 59.43km RACING
    Race position: 352
    Cause position: 20



Supporter Balloons (48)

  • Chris mas1 joined the race on November 23, 2022, 2:47 PM
    Cause position: 1
    Race position: 46

  • ReGrow joined the race on November 30, 2022, 8:39 PM
    Cause position: 2
    Race position: 98

  • Reggae flight 1 joined the race on November 23, 2022, 2:47 PM
    Cause position: 3
    Race position: 104

  • Sams soarer joined the race on November 18, 2022, 4:15 PM
    Cause position: 4
    Race position: 115

  • My beautiful balloon joined the race on November 25, 2022, 4:50 PM
    Cause position: 5
    Race position: 119

  • Garcher joined the race on November 22, 2022, 11:12 PM
    Cause position: 6
    Race position: 137

  • Leah joined the race on November 18, 2022, 5:20 PM
    Cause position: 7
    Race position: 142

  • Santas Diamond joined the race on November 25, 2022, 4:50 PM
    Cause position: 8
    Race position: 166

  • Balloon joined the race on November 30, 2022, 4:10 PM
    Cause position: 9
    Race position: 175

  • Reggae flight 2 joined the race on November 23, 2022, 2:47 PM
    Cause position: 10
    Race position: 179