Partners

Yesss Electrical

Adam Mackie, Company owner, YESSS Electriclals:

“We are immensely proud to be supporting The Walking With The Wounded Walk of Britain 2015. Long term employment for injured service personnel is becoming an integral part of our business ethic and intention and they are a great credit to our growing company. Everyone at YESSS is really looking forward to supporting the Walk and we will be attempting to keep up with the team, on various stages of their journey. Good Luck to all involved.”

Endeavour Fund

Endeavour Fund

Harry Holt, Chairman, The Endeavour Fund:

"The Walk Of Britain represents the perfect opportunity to connect the Great British public with the inspirational actions of service personnel and veterans, post injury. The Endeavour Fund is proud to support the Walk Of Britain and the work conducted by Walking With The Wounded to integrate our nation's wounded back into civilian life. Good luck to all those involved."

ESRI UK

ESRI UK

Peter Wilkinson, Head of Customer Success Group, ESRI:

"Having previously supported the Walking With The Wounded expeditions to the North Pole, South Pole and Everest it is really exciting to be involved in an expedition closer to home. The can-do attitude and determination associated with these expeditions really resonates with both the people at Esri UK and our customers, and the re-education and re-training of our wounded servicemen is something we feel passionately about. We are delighted to be one of the sponsors and look forward to continuing our relationship with Walking With The Wounded."

Virgin Money

Virgin Money

Paul Lloyd, Marketing Director Virgin Money:

"We're delighted to continue our support of Walking With The Wounded and we're looking forward to welcoming them to the North East on their Walk of Britain. The team and the work they do are a source of huge inspiration to everyone at Virgin Money."

The NFL

The NFL

Alistair Kirkwood, Managing Director, NFLUK:

“We are very proud to be supporting Walking With The Wounded and are very excited about the opportunity to raise awareness of the Walk of Britain. Our teams and players have nothing but admiration for the inspirational people taking part in this incredible initiative.”

The Bob Woodruff Foundation

The Bob Woodruff Foundation

Lee Woodruff, Co-Founder, The Bob Woodruff Foundation:

"Our nations went to war together, so this is a great opportunity for our injured veterans to heal together. We are so pleased to be a part of this effort to generate awareness and ensure that our veterans are thriving on both sides of the Atlantic.”

Glenfiddich

Glenfiddich

Sarah Harding, Senior Brand Manager, Glenfiddich:

“Glenfiddich are delighted to be supporting Walking With The Wounded again. This is the third year we have been involved with Walking With The Wounded and we truly admire the work of the charity, helping wounded service men and women find long term employment in order they can lead a normal life after severe injury. This year’s expedition, the Walk of Britain is a great opportunity to involve members of staff at William Grant & Sons who are equally proud of our involvement and will be able to support the walk both in terms of volunteering and fundraising.”

Morrisons

Morrisons

David Potts, Chief Executive, Morrisons:

"We are delighted to have the opportunity to help Walking With The Wounded with this Walk of Britain. As a British company it seemed like the least we should do to offer practical support to the team as they make their way around the country. But when we fully understood the scale of what the charity were doing to help our injured ex servicemen and women, we wanted to get Morrisons fully behind this tremendous feat by sponsoring a week. The team will be truly inspirational to our colleagues across the UK and we just knew from the start they would want to help. We want to cheer the team on as they pass by our stores, manufacturing sites and depots."

XL Catlin

XL Catlin

Stephen Catlin, Executive Deputy Chairman, XL Catlin:

“We at XL Catlin are proud to continue our support for Walking With The Wounded, particularly this year’s Walk of Britain. We applaud Walking With The Wounded for providing important and necessary assistance to wounded service personnel. We at XL Catlin are looking forward to this latest challenge and wish the participants the best of fortune.”

Eden Rock St Barts

Eden Rock St Barts

David Matthews, Proprietor of Eden Rock – St Barths:

"They were there for us - now we are here for them. Eden Rock – St Barths is 100% rock solid behind Walking With The Wounded"

Land Rover

Land Rover

"We are delighted to be supporting Walking With The Wounded with the provision of Discovery support vehicles. The Above and Beyond spirit shown by these wounded veterans is something we at Land Rover actively encourage and hugely respect. We are proud to have signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant and are committed to increasing the number of opportunities for former service personnel to pursue careers with us."

Helly Hansen

Helly Hansen

Jacqueline Cheung, Marketing & Sales Project Manager:

"Having protected and enabled the team members on previous expeditions, Helly Hansen are delighted to continue our journey with Walking With The Wounded as they inspire and motivate people a little closer to home."

"The Walk of Britain is an phenomenal opportunity for our wounded servicemen and women to raise awareness of this incredible cause on the roads and trails of the UK and we are thrilled to be the official apparel partner for the team, helping them to achieve success."

Arqiva

Arqiva

Walking With The Wounded is so grateful to Arqiva for the provision of all of our communications equipment which is vital for the safety of the Walk of Britain expedition. Arqiva is fitting out one of our Land Rover vehicles as our ‘comms hub’ ensuring that we are constantly in touch whilst on the move and that the safety of the team and all those involved is of paramount importance. Arqiva played a vital role in our South Pole Allied Challenge, and safety remains the core principal of our expeditions.

Pace Rehabilitation

Pace Rehabilitation

We are delighted to have the support of Pace Rehabilitation again, who generously give their time and expert advice to work with our amputees, ensuring that they have the best prosthetics possible for our epic challenges. The team has supported Matt Fisher, one of the WoB team for this challenge, giving Matt the best equipment possible to enable him to succeed.

Military Wives Choirs

Military Wives Choirs

Sharon Bristow and Caroline Jopp, Military Wives Choir:

“Members of the Military Wives Choirs network are honoured to support this wonderful charity initiative so close to so many of our hearts. They look forward not only to performing at some of the events taking place around the UK over the next few months but also to supporting the walkers along the way”

Avenue Events

Avenue Events

Avenue Events are a valuable partner for the Walk of Britain as we have over 72 nights of accommodation to find for the team and support crew across the UK.

Their experience and extensive network of hotel contacts is invaluable and they are helping to coordinate a wide range of logistical requirements for the walk.

Cotswold Outdoor

Cotswold Outdoor

We are delighted to have the generous support of Cotswold Outdoor again – we are hugely grateful for the 20% discount which they offer to us on all of our expedition kit which is essential for the Walk of Britain.

The Scouts

The Scouts

Paul Andrews, Corporate Partnerships Executive, The Scouts Association:

"We’re delighted to support Walking with the Wounded. Scouts have walked on the moon, rowed across oceans, and scaled the highest mountains. We constantly strive to inspire our young people and develop those qualities of resilience, decision making, teamwork, leadership. Who better to demonstrate this than the Walking with the Wounded expedition team.

Iceni

Iceni

Brett Fleming Jones, Managing Director, Iceni Water:

"Iceni Water is proud to be providing water for Walking With The Wounded's Walk of Britain. We are honoured to show our support for wounded servicemen and women, who constantly amaze us all with their fortitude and cheerfulness in spite of some horrific injuries; whether they be physical, mental or social, that were sustained whilst serving their country. We hope our small gesture of support and admiration helps the team complete their Walk and we wish them all the very best of luck"

Mountain Fuel

Mountain Fuel

Walk of Britain Nutrition partner: the team is supported by Mountain Fuel, which provides a Multi Sport System that is nutritionally balanced to ensure your body is fuelled for maximum performance. This will enable the walking team to refuel properly, keeping them in the best physical condition possible for the challenge.

Garmin

Garmin

We are delighted to be supporting Walking With The Wounded with some Garmin vivofit 2 activity trackers.

The trackers are going to be a key part of their trip monitoring their steps taken, distance travelled and calories burned.

They will also be able to monitor their sleep. We’re pleased to be able to help the team and they can use this data to ensure they stay in top condition throughout the challenge.

iON Camera

iON Camera

Thank you to iON for their support of the expedition team, providing WWTW with HD Air Pro cameras for the duration of the walk, enabling us to obtain POV footage from the team as they undertake their 1000 mile challenge.

We will be sharing as much footage as possible on our website and across social media, so please do follow us!

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