Unprivatise the lot

Episode 29 June 08, 2018 00:49:41
Unprivatise the lot
You don't look like a runner
Unprivatise the lot
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Jon Hickman

Show Notes

It's a follow-up-a-polloza! We discuss the sticker giveaway, Nick eats humble pie at the chirpractors, Jon reviews online giving websites, and we make some very rash promises. ## Sticker giveaway and charity fundraiser We made some Stickers. They're quite lovely, great quality and they feature the Runner Pod logo. [Your laptop could look like this beaut](https://twitter.com/runnerpod/status/1001866442415988737). If you'd like one we want you to have one and here's what you need to do... If you're in the UK, make a donation of £3.75 **or more** to Shelter by visiting: [https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/runnerpod](https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/runnerpod). Email us your address and we will send you a Runner Pod Sticker. If you're outside the UK, please email us first to discuss so we can look at the postage situation. We hope to accommodate all reasonable requests. If you raise £150 by the end of June we have promised to double it. ## This week's links * [Gift aid explained](https://justgiving-charity-support.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204663747-Understanding-Gift-Aid) * Join our [Strava club](https://www.strava.com/clubs/runnerpod) and track runs with us. * Go to [runnerpod.com](http://www.runnerpod.com) where you can look through old episodes, read show notes and blog posts. * If you have any comments, questions or thoughts please tweet us [@runnerpod](http://www.twitter.com/runnerpod) or you can email us [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]). Want to start a Podcast? We trust Podiant to host ours. Go to: [podiant.co/signup](http://podiant.co/signup) and use the offer code “RUNNER” to get 25% off membership for the first 3 months. We don't know if we're here next week or not. It's a whole thing. See you soon.

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