Cover 100km of the Western Front in the footsteps of those who fought for our freedom during WWI while supporting the soldiers & veterans of today.
Cover 100km of the Western Front from Lochnagar Crater - the location of the start of the Battle of the Somme - then finishes at the Menin Gate with the Ceremony of the Last Post.
Follow in the footsteps of those who fought on the Somme and Passchendaele battlefields during the First World War.
The majority of people will sign up by themselves and meet people on the challenge - so don't worry if you're on your own. You'll also be accompanied by a historian.
Day 1: Travel
Day 2: Lochnagar Crater – Thiepval – Beaumont Hamel (trek 34km)
Day 3: Neuville St Vaast – Mont St Eloi – Vimy Ridge (trek 35km)
Day 4: Vancouver Corner– Tyne Cot – Ypres (trek 31km)
Day 5: Travel
This could be your challenge of this special year! Signing up now gives you plenty of time to prepare, train and fundraise.
The top three fundraisers will have the opportunity to be part of The Soldiers’ Charity Frontline Walk team to lay a wreath at the Menin Gate, a once in a lifetime chance to take part in the emotional final salute to the fallen.
‘‘If you want to support The Soldiers’ Charity, this is the best way to do it.’’ Tom Saunders, Frontline Walk 2015, 2016 and 2018
‘‘A huge team achievement and one I’ll never forget’’ Sara McCann, Frontline Walk 2017
‘‘The best organised and supported event I have been involved in. It brings together a group of people with a common purpose to complete an incredible physical challenge. It does it by remembering the past whilst raising vital funds for the future. Simply brilliant.’’ Paul Critchley, Frontline Walk 2016, 2017 and 2018
Walk with a historian in the footsteps of those who fought for our freedom.
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£600 of the fundraising is due by the 24th July 2020.
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Providing a lifetime of support to members of the British Army family since World War Two; assisting with housing, education, training and financial support. In 2018/19 they helped around 70,000 people and with your help they can continue this life-changing work to avoid hardship and ensure independence of Army members.
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