Following the success of last year, Ashdene Primary School PTA would like to invite you to take part in our 2nd VIRTUAL Balloon Race! A spooky Halloween spectacular starting from Dracula’s castle in Romania!

As Covid-19 continues to put a hold on our big annual events, our smaller scale fundraising for the school is now more important than ever.

We do hope you will join in to help us start fundraising for the new school year. We know the children really enjoyed following their balloons last year and it was a hot topic on the school playground amongst friends and families.

You can name and customise every balloon you buy creating much excitement within your household as you track your balloons daily. For added competition and excitement you can also alter your balloon’s parameters at any time before the start of the race to help increase your chances of winning.

There is no limit to the number of balloons you can buy, the more you purchase the greater your chances of winning one of the fantastic prizes. Every balloon you buy will make a difference with the PTA receiving a % from each balloon sold. We will update the leaderboard as the race progresses and share regular updates on Facebook and in the PTA Newsletter.

Buy your balloons by SATURDAY 30th OCTOBER 2021. The 7-day simulation race goes live at noon on SUNDAY 31st OCTOBER 2021 you can watch on Google maps as they all leave Dracula’s castle and fly to wherever the current weather conditions take them! The computer software uses current live weather data to determine the progress of each virtual balloon.

The Star Prizes for the race provided by EcoRacing are:
1st - £500
2nd – iPad
3rd – 10 x £10 book tokens.

In addition to the above prizes the Ashdene PTA will also be awarding (just to Ashdene Balloon Racers);
1st - Wonder Teepee Parties Sleepover Package!!**
2nd – Dino Falls Adventure Golf - Family Ticket (2xAdult, 2xChild)!!**
3rd – Rex Cinema Tickets x 4 !!**

Click on the BLUE bar below to buy as many balloons as you like.

Each balloon costs £3.

If you could share this event with your family and friends, we would really appreciate it. The more the merrier!

Our target is to sell more balloons than last year – so please help us achieve this goal.

As this balloon race is virtual, it is totally environmentally friendly, something we want to encourage in all our events.

Our fundraising target is: £500

Gross monies raised so far: £186

Supporters so far: 25

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Top 20 balloons within cause

  • #1 Pandalicious: travelled 218.57km FINISHED

  • #2 RAJVEER: travelled 213.74km FINISHED

  • #3 Jess: travelled 204.79km FINISHED

  • #4 Speedy faz : travelled 204.57km FINISHED

  • #5 Annie: travelled 164.72km POPPED

  • #6 Balloon: travelled 134.91km FINISHED

  • #7 Evie: travelled 123.33km FINISHED

  • #8 Marcus Parcus: travelled 122.25km FINISHED

  • #9 CaraXOXO: travelled 120.19km FINISHED

  • #10 Gabriella Middleton: travelled 109.27km FINISHED

  • #11 Anne H: travelled 108.86km FINISHED

  • #12 Phil H: travelled 102.45km FINISHED

  • #13 Balloon: travelled 87.19km POPPED

  • #14 Balloon: travelled 73.80km FINISHED

  • #15 Balloon: travelled 73.23km FINISHED

  • #16 Balloon: travelled 71.84km FINISHED

  • #17 Balloon: travelled 71.34km FINISHED

  • #18 Walt Garrard: travelled 71.06km FINISHED

  • #19 Balloon: travelled 70.15km FINISHED

  • #20 Balloon: travelled 69.74km FINISHED

Supporter Balloons (62)

  • Gabriella Middleton joined the race on October 29, 2021, 6:20 PM

  • Annie joined the race on October 29, 2021, 6:20 PM

  • Squeaky McAiry joined the race on October 29, 2021, 6:20 PM

  • Wind Power 101 joined the race on October 29, 2021, 6:20 PM

  • Amandaland joined the race on October 29, 2021, 2:45 PM

  • Marcus Parcus joined the race on October 29, 2021, 2:45 PM

  • Jamie Tiger joined the race on October 29, 2021, 2:45 PM

  • Thomas Duran joined the race on October 29, 2021, 2:45 PM

  • Pandalicious joined the race on October 29, 2021, 2:45 PM

  • Balloon joined the race on October 28, 2021, 5:37 PM