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Swim 22 rewards- have you received yours

Discussion in 'Diabetes Soapbox - Have Your Say' started by ronialive, Aug 2, 2016.

  1. ronialive

    ronialive Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    I did the swim 22 for diabetes uk this year.
    I was told by email that rewards from fundraising would be sent out from 1st July- it is now 2nd august.
    I have received a certificate but nothing else and wondered if anyone else had received their usb duck or towel.
    Prior to this they were good at responding to emails but now I am getting no response at all.
    Feeling frustrated as my daughter also did this challenge and I do not feel it is helpful to show youngsters that when you are promised something it will not happen. I feel we should honour promises.
    Just interested to know if they are just delayed or if others have had theirs.
    they also promised me first refusal to purchase a towel if there were any spares- that hasn't happened either.
     
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  2. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    I think this event was organised by another organisation - diabetes.org.uk?
    You can contact them at - [email protected] and maybe they can advise you as to why there is such a long delay.

    Well done to both of you for completing the challenge. :)
     
  3. ronialive

    ronialive Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    they haven't responded to emails since June hence why I wondered how others had got on- I know it was discussed here a few times during the event.
     
  4. ronialive

    ronialive Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    sorry- I should have said thank you. I was very proud of myself as I need spinal surgery and have 2 frozen shoulders so it was hard work but I enjoyed it
     
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  5. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Wow! That's an amazing achievement! Awesome! :)

    Edit: Now you have motivated me to try harder with my own shoulder exercises! I often 'forget' them. :rolleyes:
     
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  6. ronialive

    ronialive Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have to say it really did help both my back and my shoulders- when I started I struggled to do half a length in front crawl- by the end I could do 2 lengths without stopping and usually did 1 length of breast stroke followed by 1 crawl- managing between40-60 in a session. (a good improvement for struggling to walk after the first 16 lengths)
     
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    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Have you had any reply from DUK yet? I have sent you a PM.
     
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