Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - LONDON SOUTH-WEST ARMY CADET DETACHMENT WALKED 22 MILES CARRYING A CHRISTMAS TREE TO SURPRISE ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA, HOME TO THE CHELSEA PENSIONERS / (SW Army Cadets
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LONDON SOUTH-WEST ARMY CADET DETACHMENT WALKED 22 MILES CARRYING A CHRISTMAS TREE TO SURPRISE ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA, HOME TO THE CHELSEA PENSIONERS

On December 12th, the 13 Company South West London Army Cadet Force, embarked on a 22-mile challenge as they carried a Christmas tree from their detachment in Putney to the Royal Hospital in Chelsea.

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Team from Cygnet Health Care in Manchester walking home for Christmas to support veterans’ mental health

On December 13th, a team from Cygnet Health Care in Manchester will walk 11 miles from Walking With The Wounded’s (‘WWTW’) Manchester hub on Canada Street to Cygnet Health Care offices in Bury.

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Top Fundraiser stories from Walking Home For Christmas 2021

See the stories and the supporters who are stepping out to support those who served and raise funds to ensure no one is left behind from lockdown

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Veronica, a WWTW team member, is supporting Walking Home For Christmas through her cancer treatment

Veronica, who has breast cancer, is getting into the Christmas spirit this year by dressing up as an elf to raise money for Walking Home For Christmas. Veronica is undergoing six chemotherapy treatments and will be dressing up for each treatment to raise money for six different charities, including WWTW.

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Veteran, Brian Wood, set to complete 635-mile marathon challenge to commemorate British Soldiers who died in Afghanistan and Iraq wars.

On November 25th, Brian Wood MC, will complete his Ultimate Sacrifice Challenge, having run 25 marathons in 25 days to raise money to support Walking With The Wounded and those who served. He will be joined by Fergus Williams, CEO of Walking With The Wounded, who will support him through the final 5 miles of the challenge.

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4 IN 5 BRITS STILL IMPACTED BY POOR MENTAL HEALTH POST LOCKDOWN

According to new research released by WWTW today, Brits are still suffering an impact on their mental health caused by lockdowns enforced during the pandemic. 4 in 5 of those surveyed said that they still suffer from the effects on their mental health.

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November 1st, Veteran, Brian Wood, to run 25 marathons in 25 days to commemorate British Soldiers who died in Afghanistan and Iraq wars.

On November 1st, Brian Wood MC, former Colour Sergeant, Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, will take on a 635-mile marathon challenge in a personal tribute to the 635 British Armed Forces personnel who lost their lives during the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.

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Walking With The Wounded has announced its 6th international expedition, The Grenadier Walk of Oman, of which The Duke of Sussex is the Expedition Patron, will now take place in the UK.

The expedition has been postponed twice due to the Covid-19 pandemic so, for certainty, the charity has reimagined it in the UK, so they can still showcase the value of veterans and raise funds and awareness of veteran issues, especially in light of the recent withdrawal of Western forces from Afghanistan.

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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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Walking With The Wounded’s Cumbrian Challenge Countdown Begins

Walking With The Wounded, is set to return to Grasmere in September to host our annual Cumbrian Challenge. The event which was postponed twice last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic is set to take place next month on September 11th, 2021.

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