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Walking With The Wounded chosen as nominated charity to light beacons on top of the UK’s four highest peaks to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

On June 2nd this year, four teams representing the leading Armed Forces charity, Walking With The Wounded (‘WWTW’), will climb four of the UK’s highest peaks to light beacons to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Cumbrian Challenge – Must have kit

There are just under 2 weeks to go until our highly anticipated Cumbrian Challenge returns to the Fells in the Lake District.

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The Cumbrian Challenge – 2 weeks to go! -Written by Fergus Williams, WWTW CEO.

The Cumbrian Challenge 2022 is almost here. The WWTW team is looking forward to welcoming everyone back to Grasmere to take on our 9th Cumbrian Challenge event.

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AEGIS London teams join WWTW’s Cumbrian Challenge

WWTW is excited to welcome 3 teams from AEGIS London to this year’s Cumbrian Challenge.

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WWTW supporter, Mark Harding,

WWTW Supporter, Mark Harding was paralyzed from the neck down whilst serving in the Armed Forces in Afghanistan. Through years of rehabilitation and medical support, he learnt to walk again, and in 2021, Mark took on WWTW’s Cumbrian Challenge, tackling the Peak route. In our latest blog, we find out more about his time in the Armed Forces, why he’s supporting WWTW and why he is returning to the Lake District in May this year.

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Walking With The Wounded postpones Armed Forces Day Battlefield Cycle event to 2023

Walking With The Wounded’s Battlefield Cycle which was set to see teams of riders’ cycle approximately 80 miles per day across 5 days, from Amsterdam to Paris, accompanied by a military historian, has been postponed until Summer 2023.

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All Together Cumbria Sponsoring WWTW’s Cumbrian Challenge

Community interest company, All Together Cumbria, are showing support for the Armed Forces community through participation in Walking With The Wounded’s (‘WWTW’s’) Cumbrian Challenge and sponsoring the event t-shirts.

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Walking With The Wounded announce BAE Systems as Presenting Partner of the annual Cumbrian Challenge event

BAE Systems has been announced as one of the Presenting partners of military charity, Walking With The Wounded’s, Cumbrian Challenge, an annual flagship fundraising event. The event is returning to the Lake District in May 2022.

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Cumbrian Challenge, Covid-19 and keeping you safe -Written by James Davis, WWTW Events Manager

The past 18 months have been some of the toughest that we have gone through; individually, as a nation, and across the world. As a charity, we have seen first-hand how much the pandemic has changed the way we live.

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How to survive trekking across the Sahara Desert - Q+A with Chris, a WWTW IPS Support Worker

In January 2020, Chris from the WWTW Team, set-off on the trek of a lifetime as he walked 100km across the Sahara Desert with Tribal Tracks. A WWTW team will be heading out in early 2022 to take on a similar challenge and in this blog, Chris offers his top tips on what to expect, what to pack and he shares his favourite memory.

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