Tag Archives: Around the World in 80 Hours

Andrew Laughton raises £10,000 for charity with 110km walk; Golden Bear smashes through Toy Trust target

Toy industry stalwart, Andrew Laughton, marked the end of his tenure as BTHA Chairman and with MGA by completing a 110km walk from the MGA offices in Milton Keynes to the BTHA HQ in Central London, and raising almost £10,000 for the Toy Trust charity in the process. Laughton followed …

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They’re still going! Toy Trust Around the World fundraisers pass 22,000km

Participants in this year’s Toy Trust Challenge are still at it, navigating not only the roads, woodlands, and lakes, but scorching temperatures in the bid to raise essential funds for the UK children’s charities myAFK and Handicapped Children’s Action Group. The mission: to travel the distance of an around the …

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Today’s the day… The Toy Trust Around the World in 80 Hours challenge gets underway

Teams and individuals from across the industry are triple checking their laces, supplies packs, and length of their cycling shorts this morning, as the Around the World in 80 Hours Toy Trust Challenge gets underway. Today marks the start of an 80 hour countdown, over the course of which, members …

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Join Hasbro, Mattel, and ToyNews in the Toy Trust’s Around the World in 80 Hours challenge next month

Just 16 days remain before the UK’s toy industry takes on one of its biggest challenges yet and attempts to cover the distance of one trip around the world all within 80 hours. Teams and individuals from across the country’s toy community will take their first steps towards a common …

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The Toy Trust details its Around the World in 80 Hours 2021 fundraising event

The Toy Trust has detailed its new fundraising initiative for 2021: Around the World in 80 Hours, an industry-wide attempt to cover 40,075 kilometres, akin to circumnavigating the globe. Kicking off at 9am on Friday, June 11th this year, the event will call on the toy industry to take part, …

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