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Grand Welsh Relay

Grand Welsh Relay Challenge Progress

54/1000 miles


Why a Grand Welsh Relay?

Over the past year we have all seen how important physical exercise can be for both our physical and mental wellbeing. The closure of gyms and sports centres has hit many of us hard and we have turned to other forms of exercise to keep us active and happy.

With team sports and regular meets getting back to normal, what better way to welcome this with an event that can inspire people across Wales to exercise more whilst also engaging them with their local communities.

What is the Grand Welsh Relay challenge?

The Grand Welsh Relay is a virtual circuit of the 1000-mile border of Wales which you can contribute towards from the comfort of your home or as part of your daily outdoor exercise. It is up to you how, where or when you complete your miles!

Suggestions include; running, walking, cycling, swimming or rowing on a row machine. We also encourage you to come up with your own challenges or team up with friends or a local sports team and set yourself a target you could collectively reach within the week.

We will regularly update the progress of the relay on social media and include photos from participants across the country showing off the wonderful sights of Wales.

The first mile of our relay will be run by Great Britain’s Paralympic Bronze medal winner Beverly Jones starting from Nanny Biscuit Base in Deeside, North Wales.

We know that a challenge like this can give people a real sense of purpose during difficult times and can help to bring communities from across the country together at a time when we are all physically distanced from each other.

How can you get involved?

Logging your miles couldn’t be simpler!

Just click the button below and fill in the form with the amount of miles completed and your location.

We also encourage you to take photos of yourself completing your leg of the relay which we will then share on our social media pages and website.

All you need to do now is set yourself a target and get as many people involved as possible. You could also use this as an opportunity to fundraise for Nanny Biscuit or a local charity of your choice.

All monies raised for A Grand Week in Wales are distributed in the following way;

20% to Nanny Biscuit to combat food poverty, isolation and loneliness, with the remainder evenly distributed between our brilliant national partner organisations;

Find out more information about our Grand Week in Wales event beneficiaries and Where your money goes

Make a Donation

By donating to A Grand Week in Wales you will help Nanny Biscuit and our partner organisations to continue to reach those who need us most.

Ready to start fundraising?

Create your free fundraising page for A Grand Week in Wales and start collecting sponsorship and donations from friends and family.

Grand Challenges

Grand Welsh Cakes

925/1000 Welsh cakes enjoyed


Grand Welsh Pick

195/1000 bags of litter / plastic picked


Grand Welsh Music

0/1000 musical performances


Grand Welsh Art

15/1000 artistic daffodils


Grand Welsh Letters

588/1000 letters / cards sent


Grand Welsh Dig

250/1000 daffodils planted


Grand Welsh Kindness

1/1000 acts of kindness


Event Sponsors

We would like to thank our Grand Week in Wales event sponsors for their generous funding and support

Official Partners

We’re very grateful to the amazing brands and organisations that are helping deliver this national event