Do you have what it takes to join Team Blesma as we take on Nuclear Rush 2018?

Do you have what it takes to join Team Blesma as they take on Nuclear Rush 2018 – a punishing, gritty cross country race on muddy Essex farmland? 

Heavily loaded with over 50 man-made and natural obstacles, there are two race distances available to run on the day: 12km & 7km. Whether you enter an individual or a team, you will run together with Blesma supporters of all ages, backgrounds & athletic abilities.

Continue reading “Do you have what it takes to join Team Blesma as we take on Nuclear Rush 2018?”

Three military charities come together to relaunch late Army surgeon’s fundraiser for injured veterans

Three military charities are coming together to relaunch the D-Day 44 Challenge, an event first run by Lt Col Mike McErlain, a serving Army surgeon who changed the lives of many injured service personnel for the better.

Mike, his wife Jo and his brother-in-law Giles Barnes set up the run in 2009 but tragically Mike collapsed and died while doing the run himself in 2013. Now with Jo’s blessing the event returns in 2018, the 74th anniversary of the D-Day landings, to continue its important fundraising work, with the three chosen charities being Blesma, The Limbless Veterans, Blind Veterans UK and Combat Stress.

Continue reading “Three military charities come together to relaunch late Army surgeon’s fundraiser for injured veterans”

Military veterans and injured service personnel join forces for 100-mile charity cycle

A group of veterans – including some severely disabled – are preparing to take on a 100-mile bike ride through the Vale of York on Saturday 26th May, to raise money for Military Charity Blesma, the Limbless Veterans and Cancer Research UK.

The Blesma 100, which will be in its third consecutive year, will start and finish in Market Town of Easingwold, North Yorkshire.

Continue reading “Military veterans and injured service personnel join forces for 100-mile charity cycle”

RAF Benevolent Fund expands support service to personnel and their partners experiencing anxiety or depression

New services to support the emotional well-being and mental health of RAF personnel are being launched this year by the RAF Benevolent Fund.

The RAF’s leading welfare charity is expanding its partnership with Anxiety UK to cover serving RAF men and women as well as those who have left the service. This includes both regulars and reservists, as well as their partners.

Continue reading “RAF Benevolent Fund expands support service to personnel and their partners experiencing anxiety or depression”