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WWTW’s team complete the 36th Marathon des Sables and raise over £106,000 so far to support veterans and their families

Dubbed ‘the toughest footrace on earth’ the Marathon des Sables (MdS) is an iconic ultramarathon. With the route stretching across the Sahara desert, participants must complete a 250 km, 6-day route, in scorching temperatures.

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The Marathon des Sables 2022- the importance of admin and routine

The WWTW team are now in Morocco, embarking on the ultra-marathon of a lifetime- the Marathon des Sables. In this blog, 2021 team member, Lucy Giles shares her tips on the importance of staying organised during the race

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Marathon des Sables 2022 & the importance of hydration - Written by Lucy Giles

In just 2 weeks, a team of WWTW supporters will be heading out to Morocco on take on the Marathon des Sables. Lucy took part in the MdS in 2021 and offers her top tips to survive the desert marathon.

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Marathon des Sables 2022- Meet Rob Gibbs

Later this month, Rob Gibbs, along with our team of ultra-runners will be heading out to Morocco to take on the Marathon des Sables. Rob formerly served with the Household Cavalry from 1999-2007. Since leaving the British Army, he works in London for a consultancy firm and coaches rugby at Wimbledon RFC.

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Marathon des Sables 2022- must have kit & equipment- Written by Lucy Giles

In 2021, Lucy Giles and team of endurance runners, headed out to take part in the Marathon des Sables. Now, with WWTW’s next team counting down the days until the 2022 event, Lucy shares her top tips on what kit to pack.

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So you have signed up for the MdS 2022….?

Last year, Lucy Giles, took on the Marathon des Sables in support of WWTW. This year, she reflects on the incredible challenge and offers an insight into how she prepared for the marathon of a lifetime

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WWTW's 2022 Marathon des Sables team - meet Ben Gallagher

On the 25th March 2022, Ben, a veteran, will be travelling to Morocco to compete in Marathon des Sables, the toughest footrace on earth!

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Meet WWTW’s Marathon des Sables 2022 team- Glen Watts.

In March 2022, a team of elite runners will gather in the Moroccan desert to take part in the infamous Marathon des Sables. Running 250km across 6 days, the team will face extreme temperatures and physical and mental hurdles.

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Meet the WWTW MDS Team 2021 – Emma Carpenter

In October 2021, an outstanding group of 19 ultra-runners will be taking on the infamous Marathon des Sables (MDS), a seven-day ultra-marathon in the heat of the Sahara Desert, in order to raise funds for WWTW’s work. In the lead up to the race, we will be introducing you to some of the team. Over the years, WWTW has invited different teams to take part in the event on behalf of the charity. In this interview, we hear from Emma Carpenter.

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Meet the MDS Team for 2022

Introducing our team of amazing fundraisers taking on the 'toughest footrace on earth' in order to support ex-servicemen and women

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