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Betfair is looking for ordinary people who are embarking on an extraordinary challenge.
People who are looking to defy all odds and raise money for great causes.
We are looking for people who are planning to change the rule book and do something nobody has ever even considered possible.
Betfair is all about pushing limits and striving to achieve incredible things. If you think your epic journey is worth backing,
First we need you to tell us about your challenge and why what you’re doing is unlike anything that’s been done before, then we will calculate odds of you achieving your goal and will provide a free bet on yourself. When you smash it, we will pay all of your winnings to the charity or cause you are raising money for.
So fill out the form with as much detail as possible and make sure your contact details are up to date on your Betfair account.
If we think your adventure is exceptional, we will be in touch to Back You.
Terms and Conditions
18+ Please Gamble responsibly.
Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis and successful entrants will be contacted within 28 days. Betfair does not guarantee to respond to all entrants but if you have any additional questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You must have a Betfair account to apply. By submitting your details you agree to receive email communications from Betfair. Betfair will not use your details for any marketing purposes without your prior permission.
Only one entry per person. If you have trouble submitting your challenge to Back Yourself please allow 24 hours before trying again.
The decision of Betfair in respect of any matter concerning or related to the promotion is final. The promoter in respect of this promotion is Betfair Limited.
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