The Virtual Christmas Day Balloon Race

Take part in EcoRacing's eco-friendly, litter free virtual balloon race!


Virtual event

Attend the event

The Children’s Trust have signed up to the Christmas Day Virtual balloon race hosted by Eco Racing. The virtual balloons will be released at midday on Christmas Day 2020 and will soar through the skies in a seven day race starting from Lapland, tracked using live weather patterns and data.  

Virtual balloons cost just £3 each and you can purchase as many as you like. Have fun customising the balloons by choosing the shape, colour and amount of virtual helium you'll need to create a prize winner.  
Check your balloon's progress throughout the week by visiting Eco Racing's website. The balloons that travel the furthest by 1 January 2021 will be entered into a prize pool where you could be in with a chance of winning the following prizes

  • First prize: £500 cash 
  • Second prize: Apple iPad  
  • Third prize: Ten lucky winners will receive £10 book tokens.  

Please note other charities are also taking part in this race: these prizes are for the overall winners of the Christmas Day race by Eco Racing.  

For your chance to win or to buy a loved one a Virtual Balloon this Christmas, please do visit our page on the Eco Racing webpage: and click on the link to buy your balloons.

For every balloon sold The Children's Trust will receive £2.35 

If you have any questions please do contact [email protected]