Four exciting fund-raising challenges to choose from in 2019. Or you could do them all…
Tour de Troops, The Castles taking place from 5 to 8 June 2019.
The 2019 cycle ride from Edinburgh Castle to Cardiff castle via Windsor Castle, around 570 miles (917 km), will be completed over four days with a day’s travel either side. The £150 entry fee includes food, drink and accommodation.
A special reception at Cardiff Castle will be held in the banqueting hall to celebrate completing the ride, and will include a performance from the Welsh Male Voice Choir, and a three-course dinner will be served.
The second challenge, The Soldier Pass Run, takes place on Saturday 12 October 2019 and offers 5K, 10K, 21K, 42K and 100K routes. All the runs start and finish at Vauxhall Barracks in Didcot. This is the perfect event for runners of all abilities. Participants are encouraged to bring their family and friends along for a fun-filled day where they can meet real life war heroes. Entry fee starts from just £25.
Victory Swim, The Channel, held from 13 to 19 September 2019, offers the challenge of a lifetime to cross the English Channel. It can be completed in a relay or as a solo swim. The Royal Navy will marshal the event and provide support boats. The cost for this is just £600.
Victory Swim, The Lake, the annual open-water lake swimming challenge, will take place in September 2019. For the second consecutive year, the event will take place at Waterland Outdoor Pursuits, Lake 32 Cotswold Water Park near Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Swimmers will have an option of swimming 400 metres, 700 metres, 1,500 metres or more.
There will be a BBQ and refreshments, as well as a cafe on site. Entry will cost £20 per competitor.