Making miles matter

Hello Operatives and welcome to #SandsMissionPossible!

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to support the great work of Sands by taking on a virtual fundraising challenge this June. Are you ready to delve into your mission?


Pick the type of challenge and the distance you’d like to complete. Your options are listed below.


Decide whether you will undertake #SandsMissionPossible alone or as part of a team.


Register to complete your #SandsMissionPossible and get any team members to do the same.

Now just wait for your #SandsMissionPossible briefing and instructions! If you haven’t received anything within 48hours, please contact Mission Possible HQ on 0203 908 5525 or email [email protected]

Which #SandsMissionPossible will you choose?


Conquer A
Conqueror Event

Choose from eight amazing experiences. Will you decide to blast the English Channel, charge Hadrian’s Wall, travel the snowy peaks of New Zealand’s Southern Alps or take on the most famous road in the world, Route 66?  (Don’t worry you won’t need a passport!)

If you are taking on a Conqueror Mission, make sure you use your secret code “Sands” upon signing up


Missions are not just
for the Grown Ups

Sign up and be a Sands Super Star! What better way to raise money for babies than to get the children dressed up as their favourite super heroes? From Buzz Lightyear to Ironman, Batman to Wonder Woman, Spiderman to the Incredibles, they’ll just love channelling their inner superstar with heaps of costumes and entertainment.

Walk a Mile
in My Shoes

Organise your Walk a Mile
in my Shoes event

Whether you decide to walk alone, with friends and family, with work colleagues or your dog, organising and taking part in a Walk a Mile in My Shoes event, allows you to share and celebrate memories while raising awareness and vital funds for Sands.

Whatever mission you choose to complete in memory of your baby, go that extra mile to make your miles matter! It’s for you to decide whether to take on your #SandsMissionPossible alone or with friends, family and colleagues, together in a team. By committing to raise £200 this June, you will be entered into #SandsMissionPossible Hall of Fame for helping support bereaved families and save babies’ lives. Thank you so much for your invaluable support.

Next Steps:
  1. Choose Your Mission and how many mission miles you want to commit to
  2. Decide whether you will do this alone or as part of a team
  3. Sign up to your Mission (Getting any team members to do the same) – Make sure you use your secret mission code “Sands” if you are taking on a Conqueror Mission.

Now just wait for your next steps and mission instructions! (Not heard anything within 48hours? Contact Miles Matter Mission HQ on [email protected] or call XXX)

English Channel

Blast 21 miles across the width of the English Channel between England and France. What lurks below might scare you so be quick!

Hadrian’s Wall

Charge 90 miles across the entire length of Hadrian’s Wall, an ancient defensive structure built by the Romans beginning in 122 AD.

Great Ocean Road, Australia

Tour 149 miles along Australia’s spectacular Great Ocean Road. Dodge kangaroos and lost in the 60’s surfers along this iconic route.

Alps to Ocean, New Zealand

Travel 180 miles from the snowy peaks of New Zealand’s Southern Alps to the pristine Pacific Ocean on our first challenge down under!

Grand Canyon, USA

Finishers Wanted Dead or Alive for this 280 miles journey through the Grand Canyon! Take on one of the wonders of the natural world today!

Lands End to John O’Groats

Take on the length of Britain in this 1,083 miles virtual fitness challenge! Make your way north from Lands End to John O’Groats past famous and historic landmarks.

Appalachian Trail, USA

The famous Appalachian Trail and its 1,968 miles from south to north will be the ultimate motivator as you work towards completing this epic challenge.

Route 66, USA

At 2,280 miles, the Route 66 Virtual Challenge isn’t for the faint of heart! Working your way from Chicago to Los Angeles on the most historic road in the world.