Cheetah Fit Challenge 2021
- by Cheetah Conservation Fund Canada July 6, 2021
About the Challenge:
The Cheetah Fit Challenge 2021 is a way of keeping you fit while raising awareness and funds to keep cheetahs under our care in Namibia healthy and fit and, when possible, to re-wild them.
About the Cheetahs:
At any given time at Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in Namibia, there are 35-40 cheetahs in residence that came to the centre injured or as orphans mostly due to human-wildlife conflict. Through a variety of programs, CCF cares for these cheetahs and prepares as many as possible to be returned to the wild. Since 2013, 30 cheetahs have been re-wilded.
Cheetahs are regularly given the opportunity to run short distances as they would normally do in the wild. It costs about $5,000 per year for veterinary care and nutrition for each cheetah. This is why we need your help!
Join the Challenge:
Help us raise awareness and funds to keep the cheetah conservation programs strong, and ensure that the cheetah thrive. This year’s goal is $5,000 which will be matched by generous sponsors for a total of $10,000 to be transferred to CCF Namibia to care for two cheetahs.
Step 1: Register
You can register alone or as a group.
Step 2: Set Your Goals
Create your fitness goals, and set up your fundraising goal/page through CanadaHelps. You can also do a one time donation for the funds collected.
Step 3: Order Some Swag
We have a variety of items in our Cheetah Fit Challenge 2021 shop; order some clothing and wear it during the challenge!
Note: All orders are shipped from the United States. Additional costs for customs and duties may apply upon delivery, depending on product type and order price.
Step 4: Spread the Word
Challenge your friends, colleagues and family to participate in the challenge, and/or to sponsor you! Use the #cheetahfit and #savethecheetah hashtags on social media so we can follow you and re-post.
Step 5: Be Active!
Walk, jog, run or bike and track your activity between August 7-22 through your preferred tracking device. Take some pictures to share with us.
Three prizes will be awarded to the top individual fundraisers:
1st Prize: Private Zoom call with Dr. Laurie Marker
2nd Prize: Two 3D PapercraftWorld Cheetah Models
3rd Prize: $50 worth of Namibian cheetah crafts
Email us at Canada@cheetah.org
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