Do your bit for Sport Relief

Friday the 19th March sees the start of one of the UK's biggest fundraising events. Every two years, Sport Relief sees thousands of us take to the roads. In a mass of activity the whole country does its bit to raise millions of pounds for the vulnerable and disadvantaged, both here and abroad.

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This year, there are dozens of celebrities strutting their stuff for charity. TV viewers will have already seen Blue Peter's Helen Skelton rising to the challenge with her kayak trip down the Amazon. Eddie Izzard performed the monumental feat of running 43 marathons in 51 days.

Other famous faces getting involved include the One Show's Christine Bleakley, rugby star Lawrence Dallaglio, Formula One's Jenson Button and funny man Frank Skinner to name but a few.

The aim of the three-day event is draw attention to good causes as well as raising much needed funds. Some of the causes helped will be that of children in the UK who are leading very tough lives caring for adults or preventing the spread of malaria abroad by providing something as simple as a bed net.

The cash will be used through the Comic Relief organisation and should also help some of the recent crisis around the world like the Haiti earthquake victims.

You can do your bit by joining the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile. You can choose a distance between one, three or six miles, which means the whole family can join in. There are 16 flagship miles and hundreds of others taking place around the country so be sure to get involved and change lives for ever.