Join us for our first ever Eco-balloon race!

Mane Chance have teamed up with Ecoracing to bring you the Christmas Day Eco-Balloon Race!  The virtual balloon race will 'launch' from Santa’s Village, Lapland on Christmas Day.

All the balloons will set off at 12 noon on Friday 25th December and they will travel just like a real balloon would with their progress affected by the weather conditions at the time.
You can follow your own balloon online and see where it is in the race at any time. It's a fun way to experience the excitement of a balloon race but, as they are virtual, without any environmental risk at all!

How do I take part?

  • keep track of your balloon online following its course over race week
Purchase as many balloons as you wish to increase your chances of winning the prizes! The balloons will travel for a week and the one that go the furthest could be the lucky winner of one of the following prizes, kindly supplied by Eco Racing:
1st Prize – £500
2nd Prize– Apple iPad
3rd Prize – 10 x Lucky Winner £10 Book Vouchers
As the race is open to other charities, Mane Chance will also award a prize for the top 3 Mane Chance balloons which have travelled the furthest.

Involve your whole family too!

In this difficult year, when we may not all be together in reality, why not bring the family together for Christmas virtually!
Whether your family are in different counties, countries or continents, they can come together for our Christmas Day Eco-Balloon Race. 
Every family member can purchase a balloon or you can send them as gifts before the day.  They can take time to create their own design and on Christmas Day, your family race can begin - you could even have little prizes for the winning family balloon!
To join the race, please purchase your virtual balloons here!
Happy Flying......!
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