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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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Ben Fogle to present military charity Walking With The Wounded’s BBC Lifeline Appeal

Walking With The Wounded (‘WWTW’), will feature on a BBC TV appeal, presented by adventurer, writer and broadcaster, Ben Fogle.

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Armed Forces Day dinner at Balmoral Castle

Support, network with and hear from our Scottish beneficiaries and operations team in a spectacular setting

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Cumbrian Challenge 2022 – Best team names so far.

We are excited to welcome back hundreds of supporters to Grasmere next month for our annual Cumbrian Challenge event.

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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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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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Six-Figure Support to Heal Veterans’ Mental Scars

A £200,000 charity partnership will address spiralling demand for mental health services among British Armed Forces veterans suffering with mental health conditions such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression.

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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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From Afghanistan to breaking records in the racing world WWTW Trustee Guy Disney to feature in ITV documentary

In 2009, whilst serving as a Captain in a cavalry regiment in Afghanistan, WWTW Trustee Captain Guy Disney’s vehicle was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade.

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