Eric Ranson

I'm fundraising for a great cause!

I am supporting Touched by Olivia raise much needed awareness and funds by getting my PLANK on during the month of October.

I believe that community is CORE and everybody counts and that is why I am planking for [insert #mins] minutes a day for 31 days.

I love that Touched by Olivia is a charity that strives to work collectively with other charities to amplify the social impact to support more people across more communities.

By expanding the opportunities afforded to people through social enterprise cafes and activated community hubs, I truly believe that Touched by Olivia can lead the way in reducing the factors that lead to social isolation. By giving people a sense of belonging and purpose, together we can reduce the crippling impacts felt through the rising incidence of mental health issues, anxiety, depression, loneliness and even suicide.

So, please help support me by sponsoring my planking minutes in the month of October and together we can build the CORE back and grow this social movement of driving community connections where EVERYBODY COUNTS!

100% of your donation goes to the cause. That’s right, no nasty overheads are taken out! And it’s completely tax deductible. What a WIN WIN! Together we can show that community is CORE and our social impact will create lasting positive changes for EVERYBODY!

If you would like to find out a bit more about the work of Touched By Olivia Foundation visit

Please consider making a donation through my page. 

Together we can make a difference!

Thanks for your support - it really counts and I'm truly grateful.

My Updates

Just hitting the target

Tuesday 27th Oct
Not sure if I can go much longer than 6 minutes. The 6 minute day occured when I got distracted from watching the clock. So 4 more days of 5.1 minute planks to go!

Day 7

Wednesday 7th Oct
5.226. Getting better but keen to stop as soon as I pass yesterday's time.

Day 4

Sunday 4th Oct
Left it until the afternoon... felt harder. 5:1788

Day 2

Friday 2nd Oct
5.1175 felt harder today

Day 1

Thursday 1st Oct
5:0897 minutes