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The Forces March 2018

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Seafront Promenade

Wilder Road

Ilfracombe

EX34 9AJ

United Kingdom

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The Forces March is one of the UK's adventures and is held every year in aid of The Veterans Charity.

The event follows the route of a legendary and arduous WW2 training march from Ilfracombe in North Devon, through Exmoor, rural Somerset, over the Quantock Hills, across the Somerset Levels and then finally across Salisbury Plain to the finish at Bulford - a total of 134 miles - the equivalent of 5 marathons in 5 days!

The Forces March is a unique, life-changing event which is now in it's 9th year. More than 650 people have participated in the event, raising in excess of £425,000 for the support of Veterans facing hardship and distress.

Open to runners and walkers, Military and Civilians, teams and individuals, The Forces March is not a race - it's an adventure!

The event attracts people from all backgrounds and abilities who are inspired by the cause, the scenery and the challenge. Many return year after year having enjoyed the truly unique event and an incredible bond which forms between those taking part.


Each participant is required to raise sponsorship/donations for The Veterans Charity. This comprises of an entry fee and a minimum sponsorship amount of £500 per person.

Sponsorship can be raised online via Virgin Money Giving or Just Giving as well as using the manual sponsorship form which is available to download from the event website at www.forcesmarch.org.uk

The entry fee is payable upon registration but installment options are available. Please email us at contact@veteranscharity.org.uk to arrange to pay your entry fee by installments.

The deadline for fundraising is 31st August 2018. Participants are asked to ensure that they have reached their target and have all monies paid to the charity no later than this date.

Single day participants are required to pay a registration fee of £35 and raise a minimum of £100 sponsorship for The Veterans Charity for each day entered.

* Participants on THE CADET CHALLENGE 2018 are required to pay a registration fee of £25 per participant and to raise a minimum of £250 sponsorship per team.

* Entry for serving UK Armed Forces personnel for 2018 is heavily DISCOUNTED to just £50 per participant. Each team member is required to raise a minimum of £250 sponsorship for The Veterans Charity. Support Crew members are required to pay just £5 per day towards food, campsite facilities, medical support and admin.

* Entry fees for Veterans of the UK Armed Forces are also heavily discounted for 2018 to just £75 per person.



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Seafront Promenade

Wilder Road

Ilfracombe

EX34 9AJ

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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