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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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A day in the life of Sam Cook, Veteran Liaison Support Officer Regional Lead.

Sam joined Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) as a Veterans Liaison Support Officer (VLSO) in August 2020. Sam is home based and is one of four VLSOs who form part of the new OP Courage South East Veterans Mental Health High Intensity Service, which covers, Hampshire & the Isle of Wight, Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire

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Walking With The Wounded announces Colonel Lucy Giles and Victoria Bateman as new Charity Ambassadors to mark International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day which takes place on March 8th, Walking With The Wounded is proud to announce the appointment of two new Charity Ambassadors, current President of the Army Officer Selection Board, Colonel Lucy Giles and Victoria Bateman, a prominent Armed Forces supporter and widow of an Afghanistan soldier.

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Walking With The Wounded supports the new Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service in the East of England

From today, Monday 7 March, Former armed forces personnel in the East of England will be able to access a new NHS service to support them during a mental health crisis.

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Walking With The Wounded announces Gasway as official Cumbrian Challenge Partner

Walking With The Wounded is excited to announce that Gasway (a subsidiary of Flagship Group) will be supporting the Cumbrian Challenge 2022 as one of the official Presenting Partners.

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The Cumbrian Challenge Countdown

Glen Pilkington, WWTW’s longest Cumbrian Challenge supporter, shares his most memorable highlights from past events and talks about why he’s been going back to Grasmere year and year and why you should join him this year.

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Supporting veteran mental health during the Ukraine conflict - Written by Emma McDonald, WWTW mental health therapist.

Are you a veteran finding the ongoing events in Ukraine overwhelming? Are current events leading you to re-experience some of the events from your own military service? You are not alone I promise you, as a therapist I am hearing the impact on veterans’ mental health in the therapy room and in my volunteer role as a Petty Officer in the SCC where I work alongside veterans.

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Ukraine

UKRAINE INVASION

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