Thursday, 5 January 2017

SSAFA 2017 Challenge Events

New Year, new you...
New Year is a time for making resolutions, so if yours is to get fit, how about signing up for one (or more) of the SSAFA challenge events in 2017?
Join SSAFA's Solider 30:30 TeamFeeling strong?
On Saturday, 25 February 2017 we have a brand new event - Soldier 30:30. We are looking for teams of four to run 30 miles or 30 kilometres, carrying 30lbs on their backs, around the beautiful countryside surrounding Denstone College near Uttoxeter. Find out more and register HERE. 
Fancy getting muddy?
 Take part in a Tough Mudder at a location near you. Take on world class muddy obstacles challenges across the UK for the ultimate challenge. Click HERE for more information.
Got the running bug?
 We have places available for the following races:SSAFA runner
•Bath Half Marathon - 12 March
•Paris Marathon - 9 April
•Edinburgh Marathon Weekend - 27 and 28 May
•Great North Run - 10 September
•Berlin Marathon - 24 September
•Bournemouth Supernova 5k or Half Marathon - 8 October
•Royal Parks Half Marathon - 8 October
If you would like to register, please click HERE to find out how.
Virgin Money London Marathon - 23 April
If you were lucky enough to get a 2017 ballot place, get in touch and run for SSAFA HERE.

Ride to the SommeCycling more your thing?
 Then Ride to the Somme is for you. Commencing Wednesday, 30 August and culminating at The Tyne Cot Memorial on Saturday, 2 September, Ride to the Somme 2017 will commemorate the cycling soldiers that fought and fell along the Western Front. Enroute we will visit some of the most important battlefield sites of The Great War, including Arras and The Somme.

 If you would like to find out more, please CLICK HERE.
If you, or someone you know, have your own place in an event and would like to fundraise for us, please get in touch and let us know. We can send through fundraising materials and a SSAFA vest to help you raise awareness and funds. Simply email teamssafa@ssafa.org.uk  to tell us about the event.

Here's to a challengetastic 2017!