We did it! In less than 48 hours,
we reached our 1766-mile target!

Throughout the RoadPeace Challenge week of action – May 13-19, 2024 – emergency services, safer roads partnerships, schools, businesses and communities are running, cycling, walking or horse riding 1,766 miles to honour the 1,766 people reported killed on UK roads in 2022.
Thanks to the incredible support we have received, we reached our 1,766-mile target just two days in! But please keep logging your miles and let’s see how many collective miles we can cover

9117.833

Miles covered

Record Miles

Week of Action – Step by Step

To help you get the most out of the RoadPeace Challenge 2024, we’ve prepared a step-by-step guide for the week of action below:

1. Watch our webinar:

If you missed our webinar – ‘Get Ready for the RoadPeace Challenge’ – on May 8, outlining the key information for event participants, you can watch it here:

 

2. Log your miles on the RoadPeace website

Throughout the RoadPeace Challenge week of action – May 13-19, 2024 – emergency services, safer roads partnerships, schools, businesses and communities will be running, cycling, walking or horse riding 1,766 miles to honour the 1,766 people reported killed on UK roads in 2022.

  • Please log your miles as often as possible via our mileage form on the RoadPeace website here: RECORD YOUR MILEAGE
  • The form will be live from 9am on Monday May 13 and will close at 4pm on Tuesday May 22, 2024

3. Maximise social media

  • Post daily on social media – the more posts the better during the week of action 
  • Use the campaign hashtags in all posts – #RoadPeaceChallenge2024 and #1766MilesTogether
  • Tag in RoadPeace – Facebook I X I LinkedIn I Instagram
  • Post videos and photos of you in action – wearing your RoadPeace t-shirt
  • Regularly remind people how they can donate – Provide the main RoadPeace Challenge JustGiving link or your own linked account

4. Notify your local media

  • Send out a news release to your local media informing them of your activities in support of the RoadPeace Challenge 2024
  • A great example of a pre-event news release can be found here:
    Warwickshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire road safety partnerships
  • The RoadPeace news release, which has been sent to national and local media outlets, can be found here

5. Come along to the finale event

Join us as at 1pm on Sunday May 19 as we complete the final mile of the 1,766-mile challenge together, at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

We will walk together through the grounds of the Arboretum, finishing at the RoadPeace Memorial Wood, where the RoadPeace Challenge 2024 will officially be brought to a close.

The national media will be attendance to film our walk, so we would be delighted if you can come along.

Full details can be found here. Note: Car parking should be booked in advance.

 

Finally, a BIG THANK YOU to everybody taking part and fundraising as part of the RoadPeace Challenge 2024. It means so much to RoadPeace and the many people we support.

RoadPeace relies on donations and sponsorship to continue its vital work – Supporting people bereaved or seriously injured in road crashes

Your support will help us to continue to provide our services, which include:
– Our national helpline
– Local and online support groups
– Campaigning for justice
– Working to reduce road danger

If you need any support during the challenge please contact rebecca.morris@roadpeace.org or info@roadpeace.org