Friday 30 April would have been Captain Sir Tom’s 101st birthday and it marks the one year anniversary of his fundraising walk that raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS.

How do I take part?

All you need to do is dream up your Captain Tom 100 – an activity of your choice based around the numbers 100 – and do it any time and anywhere from Friday 30 April through to Bank Holiday Monday 3 May.

Your 100 could be walking 100 steps or running 100 metres, scoring 100 goals, baking 100 cakes, climbing 100 stairs, hopping 100 laps of the garden, building 100 sandcastles, writing a 100-word poem, flipping 100 pancakes – anything at all, inside or outside.

It’s your chance to do it your way!

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One YMCA has a subsidiary charity, Early Childhood Partnerships, set up for the sole purpose of delivering Children’s Centre services in Bedford Borough. Did you know that Captain Tom was from Bedford?

Join the ECP team to make some yummy cupcakes! Our goal is to get 100 families to bake cupcakes and share their photos and videos with us. We’ll share our tutorial with you, so we can cook along together!

Take on the cupcake challenge!
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