Summer 6 Challenge 2024 Event Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions apply to the Summer 6 Challenge 2024 organised by Crohn’s & Colitis UK.


  1. Registration for Summer 6 Challenge is free. If you are unable to take part in the event after completing your registration, no refund will be due.
  2. Participants must register via the Facebook registration form to be officially registered for the SUMMER 6 Challenge.
  3. Parents must register their child/ren to receive the t-shirt/s, a maximum of 3 available per family.
  4. You must be aged 18 or over to register for this event. If you are under the age of 18, we advise you to take part with a parent, guardian or someone aged 18 or over.
  5. Crohn’s & Colitis UK is not responsible for technical faults, errors, or crashes during the online registration process. 


  1. Participants taking part in SUMMER 6 CHALLENGE do so entirely at their own risk and are responsible for selecting safe and achievable activities to complete
  2. By submitting a Registration Form the participant confirms that, to the best of their knowledge and belief, they are healthy and fit to take part in the challenge, understand and have considered and evaluated the nature, scope, and extent of the risks involved, and have voluntarily and freely chosen to participate in the challenge entirely at their own risk.
  3. Crohn’s & Colitis UK understands that people of all levels of fitness are keen to support. Participants must acknowledge that participation in the Event involves physical activities and inherent risks and dangers of accidents, personal and bodily injury (including death), and property loss or damage. If they have any medical conditions that could be adversely affected by exercise or activities, they must get clearance from their doctor before participating.
  4. Crohn’s & Colitis UK will not be held accountable for any illness or injury sustained while participating in this event. 
  5. It is advisable that participants have safe and appropriate equipment whilst participating in this event.
  6. It is strongly advised that all participants wear appropriate clothing, helmets (if on road), and footwear and stay hydrated whilst participating. 
  7. Crohn’s & Colitis UK does not provide any insurance, whether life or medical or liability, for any illness, accident, injury, death, loss and/ or damage that may arise in connection with the participation in the Event. Participants are advised to obtain such insurance themselves if required or desired.


  1. All funds raised by participants taking part in the SUMMER 6 Challenge, are raised for the sole purpose of benefiting Crohn’s & Colitis UK and those who receive the support from the services provided. 
  2. Participants are encouraged to use their Facebook Fundraising page to collect sponsorship for this event.
  3. We welcome and encourage users to customise messages on fundraising pages and to leave comments when making donations, however, Crohn’s & Colitis UK is not responsible for the content of any fundraising page created for this event.
  4. Participants raising £60 or more will receive a SUMMER 6 Challenge pin badge. To qualify for this gift the participant is required to have raised £60 or more in donations on their Facebook fundraising page or paid into Crohn’s & Colitis UK by Monday 16th September 2024. To qualify for additional rewards, for example, if you are part of a multiple-child family taking on the challenge, please times this amount per child. e.g. 2 children would need to raise £120 between them to qualify for 2 rewards)
  5. The Fundraising Regulator encourages all fundraisers to be familiar with the Online Fundraising Code of Practice


  1. Please ask all those who sponsor you to tick the Gift Aid box if eligible. Gift Aid increases the value of individual donations and sponsorship by 25p for every £1 donated at no extra cost to the donor. This means even more money goes to Crohn’s & Colitis UK. 
  2. If you are a UK taxpayer, you are encouraged to claim Gift Aid when donating your own money to your fundraising page by ticking the Gift Aid declaration if eligible.
  3. If you pay in money to your fundraising other than money you are donating to Crohn’s & Colitis UK personally (e.g. Cash from collections, family members, ticket sales and any activity where you get something in return for your money) you cannot claim Gift Aid.


  1. We advise users to avoid posting personal information about themselves or someone else (e.g. addresses, telephone numbers) when writing on a fundraising page.
  2. All personal data that you are asked to provide when setting up a fundraising page and/or making a donation will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  3. We will also use your personal details for the purpose of sending you communications about the event .
  4. Participants are responsible for reading the terms and conditions and privacy policy for all third-party platforms including Facebook.


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We know it can be difficult to live with, or support someone living with these conditions. But you’re not alone. We provide up-to-date, evidence-based information and can support you to live well with Crohn’s or Colitis.

Our helpline team can help by:

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