THE SURREY FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S INSTITUTES


All WIs have the aim of advancing the education of women and girls and we do that in all sorts of ways but there is no reason why we should not have a little fun while doing it
We took part in the ecoracing.co balloon race at Easter and now we are repeating the fun by joining the 7 day Coronation Race starting from Westminster Abbey at 12md on 2nd June 2021
A virtual balloon race reminds us of the need to conserve helium, stop plastic waste and also of the benefits of doing things together
Plastic pollution has been highlighted during the Covid19 pandemic as everything now seems to have a ‘disposable plastic’ element and we all know that the majority of plastic is not recyclable. Real balloons also contribute to plastic pollution and destroy our rivers and oceans.
During 2020 WI members also debated the unregulated use of our precious and irreplaceable, helium gas, so vital to MRI machines and decided that it should not to be wasted on balloons.
Being committed to preserving and conserving everything from jams to the planet, we will be sharing all our profits with The Woodland Trust.
Come and race with us for seven days starting from Westminster Abbey at 12MD on 2nd June 2021; it is such fun
There are prizes for the first three balloons in the race; good luck.
For our FAQs contact info@surreyfedwi.org.uk with subject- Balloon racing FAQs

Our fundraising target is: £250

Gross monies raised so far: £192

Supporters so far: 32

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Top 20 balloons within cause

  • #1 Juniper : travelled 57.22km FINISHED

  • #2 Go PH: travelled 54.38km FINISHED

  • #3 Hello World xx: travelled 52.70km FINISHED

  • #4 Sam: travelled 52.03km FINISHED

  • #5 Carol G: travelled 51.14km FINISHED

  • #6 Joy and Mark: travelled 50.61km FINISHED

  • #7 Paul G: travelled 50.56km FINISHED

  • #8 Go SKM: travelled 49.19km FINISHED

  • #9 Chilli Walk: travelled 49.11km FINISHED

  • #10 Bertie: travelled 46.97km FINISHED

  • #11 Skys the limit: travelled 46.15km FINISHED

  • #12 Oona3: travelled 44.56km FINISHED

  • #13 Savage: travelled 44.49km FINISHED

  • #14 Oona2: travelled 40.73km FINISHED

  • #15 Balloon: travelled 39.96km FINISHED

  • #16 smart two : travelled 39.57km FINISHED

  • #17 Balloon: travelled 39.09km FINISHED

  • #18 Welsh Dragon: travelled 38.33km FINISHED

  • #19 GERARD: travelled 38.08km FINISHED

  • #20 Oona1: travelled 37.80km FINISHED



Supporter Balloons (64)

  • April joined the race on June 2, 2021, 10:47 AM

  • Don joined the race on June 2, 2021, 10:47 AM

  • Chilli joined the race on June 2, 2021, 8:30 AM

  • Chilli joined the race on June 2, 2021, 8:30 AM

  • Chilli Bone joined the race on June 2, 2021, 8:30 AM

  • Chilli Walk joined the race on June 2, 2021, 8:30 AM

  • Rose and Oliver joined the race on June 2, 2021, 7:52 AM

  • Busting out allover joined the race on June 1, 2021, 10:55 PM

  • Oona3 joined the race on June 1, 2021, 8:49 PM

  • Oona2 joined the race on June 1, 2021, 8:48 PM