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10,000 Steps A Day In February Challenge- FAQs

We’re so pleased that you’re taking part in our 10,000 Steps a Day in February Challenge. Our supporters play a vital role in helping us get closer to our vision of finding a cure for all types of brain tumours. We’re here to support you as much we can. If you have any questions about the challenge, you’ll find answers to our FAQs below.

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How do I join "10,000 Steps a Day In February Challenge"?

How do I take part in the 10,000 Steps a Day in February Challenge?
How do I sign up and is it free?
How do I set up a Facebook Fundraiser?
What is the free gift available?
How can I receive my free t-shirt and tracker?
How do I know what size t-shirt to order?
Are children’s t-shirts available?
When will I receive my free t-shirt and tracker?
How can I change the size of my free t-shirt?
Another family member or friend is taking part with me, can they also get a free t-shirt?
Can I take part and fundraise as a team?
Who were the winners of the survey prize draw?

How do I collect and pay in offline donations?

How do I collect donations from those that don’t have Facebook but want to donate?
Will my offline donations be added to my Facebook Fundraiser page?
How do I pay in offline donations?

How do I join "10,000 Steps a Day In February Challenge"?

How do I take part in the 10,000 Steps a Day in February Challenge?
How do I sign up and is it free?
How do I set up a Facebook Fundraiser?
What is the free gift available?
How can I receive my free t-shirt and tracker?
How do I know what size t-shirt to order?
Are children’s t-shirts available?
When will I receive my free t-shirt and tracker?
How can I change the size of my free t-shirt?
Another family member or friend is taking part with me, can they also get a free t-shirt?
Can I take part and fundraise as a team?
Who were the winners of the survey prize draw?

How to increase donations on my Facebook Fundraiser?

How do I get my first donation?
How do I get more donations?
Top fundraising tips

How do I take part in the 100 Star Jumps a Day in November Challenge?

How can I take part?
How do I track my star jumps?
What if I raise £2,740 or more? Do I get a tile on the Wall of Hope?
Can I buy a medal if I don’t raise £274?
How do I know what size t-shirt to order?
How do I know what child size t-shirt to order?
What if I can’t get up to 100 star jumps a day?

How do I join the 100 Star Jumps a Day in November Challenge?

How do I sign up and is it free?
How do I set up a Facebook Fundraiser?
What is the FREE gift available?
How can I receive my FREE t-shirt?
When will I receive my FREE t-shirt?
How do I edit my Facebook Fundraiser?
How do I get my first donation?
How can I change the size of my FREE t-shirt?
Another family member or friend is taking part with me, can they also get a FREE t-shirt?
What if I have opened a Facebook Fundraiser for another charity?
My Facebook Fundraiser has ended, what should I do?
Where can I find my Facebook Fundraiser?
Why is Facebook charging me to donate to a Facebook Fundraiser?
What happens if I can no longer take part in the challenge?
Who were the winners of the survey prize draw?

How do I increase my Facebook Fundraiser and Donations?

Where can I find my Facebook Fundraiser
How do I edit my Facebook Fundraiser?
What if I have opened a Facebook Fundraiser for another charity?
My Facebook Fundraiser has ended - what should I do?
Why is Facebook charging me to donate to a Facebook Fundraiser
How do I get my first donation?
How do I get more donations?
What happens if I can no longer take part in the challenge?
How can I track my miles?
Why must I raise £274 for a FREE medal?
How do I get my medal?
Can I buy a medal if I don't raise £274?
What if I raise £2,740 or more? Do I get a tile on the Wall of Hope?

How do I take part in the Cycle 274 Miles in August Challenge?

How can I take part?
How do I track my miles?
Why is it £274 for a medal?
What if I raise £2,740 or more? Do I get a tile on the Wall of Hope?
Can I buy a medal if I don’t raise £274?
How can I add the Cycle 274 Miles in August Facebook Frame to my profile photo?
How do I know what size cycling jersey to order?
How do I know what child size t-shirt to order?
Is there a Strava Group I can join?
Why is it 274 Miles?

How do I join the Cycle 274 Miles in August Challenge?

How do I sign up and is it free?
How do I set up a Facebook Fundraiser?
What is the FREE gift available?
How can I receive my FREE cycling jersey?
When will I receive my FREE cycling jersey?
How do I edit my Facebook Fundraiser?
How do I get my first donation?
How can I change the size of my cycling jersey?
Another family member or friend is taking part with me, can they also get a FREE cycling jersey?
What if I have opened a Facebook Fundraiser for another charity?
Where can I find my Facebook Fundraiser?
Why is Facebook charging me to donate to a Facebook Fundraiser?
What happens if I can no longer take part in the challenge?

How to increase donations on my Facebook Fundraiser:

How do I get my first donation? (£4 in the minimum on Facebook Fundraisers)
How do I get more donations?
Top Fundraising Tips

How do I take part in the Jog 26 Miles in May Challenge?

How can I take part?
How do I track my miles?
Why is it £274 for a medal?
What if I raise £2,740 or more? Do I get a tile on the Wall of Hope?
Can I buy a medal if I don't raise £274?
How can I add the Jog 26 Miles in May Facebook Frame to my profile photo?

How do I join the Jog 26.2 Miles in May Challenge?

How do I take part in the Jog 26.2 Miles in May Challenge?
How do I sign up and is it free?
What is the FREE gift available?
How can I receive my FREE t-shirt and tracker?
How do I know what size t-shirt to order?
Are children’s t-shirts available?
When will I receive my FREE t-shirt and tracker?
How can I change my t-shirt size?
What if I don’t want a medal if I raise £274 or more?

How to increase my Facebook Fundraiser

How do I get my first donation?
How do I get more donations?
Top fundraising tips

360 Tour Navigation

How to begin the tour
How to navigate the tour
How to look around the tour
Find out more information
How to view videos

On Yer Bike FAQs

Do I need to be fit?
Do I have to do this is in a gym?
Any tips on clothing?
How do I set up a fundraising page?

Virtuals Gifts - Frequently Asked Questions

What are Brain Tumour Research Virtual Gifts?
Will my money definitely fund the gift I choose?
What will the gift recipient receive?
Will my payment details be secure?
How do I know if my online order has been successful?
Can I have the gift certificate posted by the charity on my behalf?
What should I do if I have not received a confirmation email?
What payment options do you accept?
Can't find the answer to your question?

Glossary of Brain Tumour Terms

Anaplastic
Apoptosis
Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)
Benign tumour
Biopsy for brain tumours
Blood-Brain Barrier
Cannabis Oil
Cerebral spinal fluid
Choroid plexus
Chemotherapy
Debulking
Diffuse Brain Tumour
High-grade tumours
Histology
Immunotherapy
Liquid Aspirin
Low-grade tumours
Malignant tumour
Molecular marker
Myelin Sheath
Oncologist
Ophthalmologist
Optometrist
Optune
Pathology
Peer Review
Peripheral nervous system
Proton beam therapy
Radiotherapy
Resection
Spinal cord central canal
Types of brain tumours
Ventricles
Antibody
Peptides
Antigen
Lysed tumour cells
RNA
DNA
T cells
Immunosuppressive

Campaigning

Where are the statistics in your National Research Funding Reports from?
What needs to happen to improve outcomes for brain tumour patients?
What has the charity done to address the problem?
Hasn’t Cancer Research UK committed to supporting brain tumour research?
Hasn’t the Government been funding cancer research?
Why hasn’t research into brain tumours been funded enough?
Are you arguing that the better-funded cancers should lose money in order for investment in brain tumour research to rise?

Where does the money go?

Research

Do you fund research into low-grade brain tumours?
Does your research involve animals?
Do you use cannabinoids in your research?
I’ve heard about clinical trials for brain tumour patients. How can I find out more and can I get on one of these trials?
Does Brain Tumour Research fund clinical trials?
How much does Brain Tumour Research invest in childhood brain tumour research?
Will Brain Tumour Research fund my brain tumour research?

Types of Brain Tumour

Astrocytomas
Gliobastoma multiforme
Difuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)
Brainstem Glioma
Acoustic neuroma
CNS Lymphoma
Craniopharyngioma
Ependymoma
Haemangioblastoma
Lymphoma
Medulloblastoma
Meningioma
Mixed glioma
Oligodendroglioma
Pineal gland tumours
Pituitary tumours
Primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNET's)
Spinal cord tumours
Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumour (AT/RT)

How do I collect and pay in offline donations?

How do I collect donations from those that don’t have Facebook but want to donate?
Will my offline donations be added to my Facebook Fundraiser page?
How do I pay in offline donations?

Can't find the answer to your question?

Please post it in the Facebook Group or email the team 10ksteps@braintumourresearch.org and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Please bear with us as we’re a very small team who are doing our best.

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