FRIENDS OF HARTFORD MANOR


Friends of Hartford Manor would like to invite you to participate in our ‘School’s Out’ Virtual Balloon Race which sets off from Hogwarts on 3rd July and will last for one week. It’s real, but totally online.

Let’s fill the sky with lots of Hartford Manor family balloons! (There are no balloons so no risk to wildlife or birds). It’s good family fun and almost a 'school day' for the children! You get to design your own balloon online (art lesson), decide on its weight, thickness and shape to enable it to deal with weather conditions on route (science lesson) and you get to follow every day for 7 days as it flies across the UK to wherever the winds take it … (Geography lesson). And, of course you get to support our wonderful School with your £3 a balloon donation.

The monies raised from this event will go towards the MultiPlay Daily Mile Track for our children to use at school.

Don't forget to give your balloon(s) a name so you can spot them when the race starts. Name one for each family member and create your own race as you can see where each of you finish.

The Event Prizes are:

• 1st Prize - £500
• 2nd Prize – Apple iPad
• 3rd Prize – 10 x £10 Book Tokens

In addition to the main event prizes we will also have prizes just for our Hartford Manor community. So, if your balloon is one of the first 4 Hartford Manor balloons to cross the finish line you will win:

• 1st Place – Drinks Hamper – (Includes Processco, Bottles of wine, Vodka and Gin)
• 2nd place – Harry Potter Storage Box of Goodies
• 3rd place – Children’s Toy Hamper
• 4th place - Tigger Soft Toy

Good luck and please share and invite your family and friends to join the race!

Our fundraising target is: £1000

Gross monies raised so far: £1101

Supporters so far: 133

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View race results

Top 20 balloons within cause

  • #1 Katie: travelled 2,336.18km FINISHED

  • #2 Shine like Stars: travelled 2,315.25km FINISHED

  • #3 Blossom : travelled 2,314.54km FINISHED

  • #4 Mini Margi : travelled 2,280.54km FINISHED

  • #5 Wrinkly: travelled 2,202.01km FINISHED

  • #6 Hannah Birtwistle : travelled 1,992.82km FINISHED

  • #7 Alfie Ikin: travelled 1,852.26km FINISHED

  • #8 Mrs Ghagan: travelled 1,851.86km FINISHED

  • #9 JK: travelled 1,825.40km FINISHED

  • #10 Naomi Birtwistle : travelled 1,814.74km FINISHED

  • #11 Matty #3: travelled 1,746.87km FINISHED

  • #12 John : travelled 1,681.38km FINISHED

  • #13 Barbara : travelled 1,656.38km FINISHED

  • #14 Tunip's Tornado: travelled 1,535.36km FINISHED

  • #15 Iris: travelled 1,423.31km FINISHED

  • #16 Mia: travelled 885.07km FINISHED

  • #17 JME Bebbo: travelled 863.98km FINISHED

  • #18 Zeppelin 1V: travelled 863.05km FINISHED

  • #19 Eleanor H: travelled 811.01km FINISHED

  • #20 Millennium Falcon: travelled 806.45km FINISHED

Supporter Balloons (367)

  • Hicksons joined the race on July 3, 2020, 8:18 AM

  • Harry Wood joined the race on July 3, 2020, 8:14 AM

  • George Wood joined the race on July 3, 2020, 8:14 AM

  • MARY GHAGAN joined the race on July 3, 2020, 7:56 AM

  • MARY GHAGAN joined the race on July 3, 2020, 7:56 AM

  • Mrs Buckley joined the race on July 3, 2020, 7:04 AM

  • Grace joined the race on July 3, 2020, 7:04 AM

  • Jack joined the race on July 3, 2020, 7:04 AM

  • Lyn joined the race on July 3, 2020, 6:59 AM

  • Derek joined the race on July 3, 2020, 6:59 AM