The Arctic One Foundation has been presented with a grant of £2,500 from MAXIMUS Foundation UK to fund our ‘Forward Motion’ grant system and annual Junior Para Triathlon which takes place in September in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Matt Kirby received the cheque from Joanna Rebow, Trustee of MAXIMUS Foundation UK and our sports ambassador, Sarah Pearson, also from MAXIMUS who nominated Arctic One for the grant. A huge thank you to...Read More
Last year we provided a Forward Motion Grant to the Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club based in Poole, Dorset to enable them to buy rugby wheelchairs for the team. We are thrilled to hear that the club now has 20 rugby wheelchairs and are competing in the new version of Wheelchair Rugby called Wheelchair Rugby 5’s. In their first year in the traditional league (Paralympic) they finished 2nd in Division 3....Read More
We are getting the events ready for 2018 and really need your help! We need to start getting a list of people who can be marshals and volunteers at the events in order to plan positions and roles. There are a huge range of roles from set-up to race day and de-rig (all abilities accommodated) and any free time you have to help with the events is greatly...Read More
We hope that applications for our ‘Forward Motion’ Grant System will open again in mid March but it is very much dependant on the success of our Tri and Para Tri Festival on 28th May 2018 and the money we can raise from this event! The grant allocations will be made on 31st May 2018 Here are a few photos of our Grant Recipients, Our Trustees, Our Ambassadors and...Read More
A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be...Read More
Arctic One already have some great Events planned this summer in addition to a some fantastic fundraisers but we would like you all to take part and sign up to Arctic One's NEW SUMMER OF SPORT running from 28th May to 2nd September 2018
Our Target is to be able to open our 'Forward Motion' Grants applications again in September and to do this we need raise the money required around £15000 and you could be part of this Team.
To take part the cost is £10 and we will provide a bespoke Arctic One Medal to all those that complete their Challenge which can be one of the following:
Complete 100 Hours of Sporting Activity (This can be any Sport - you just record the time) Run or Walk 200km Cycle 1000km Swim 50km Undertake a Fundraising Challenge for Arctic One to help us raise our target of £15000 Take part in 2 Arctic One Events this Summer (28th May - Festival, 28th July - Festival, 27th August Chiltern Swim-Run, 2nd September - Junior Para Tri.
If anyone completes 3 of the above we will provide you will some Arctic One Clothing. All you will need to do is pay your £10 and record your activity. We will provide regular updates and a few spot prizes.
So far we have the following signed up: Adrian Heathfield Clare Cunningham Matt Kirby Fred Baxter Emily - Junior Para Tri Charlie Ede Warren Clark Golfing Dreams Bex Stubbings
If your interested in signing up to Arctic One 'Summer of Sport' - just post below or email us.
This is open to absolutely anyone - its not about the money - it just about getting involved and active.