136 miles (5 marathons in 5 days!) following the route of a legendary WWII training march from Ilfracombe on the spectacular North Devon coast, across Exmoor, Somerset and the Quantock Hills, Salisbury Plain and finally finishing in Bulford, Wiltshire.
The Forces March is not a race – it’s an adventure!
The all-road route is especially challenging as well as highly scenic from start to finish. There are many large hills to overcome but the rewards along the way are plenty.
Each night, the group stops at a different camp location and enjoys fabulous food which is cooked and served by an award-winning Royal Air Force chef team. There is a professional sports therapy team on hand to assist with aches and strains and our medic team are always on hand, both on site and on the route to ensure everyone is taken care of.
Each morning, after a hot breakfast and plenty of hot drinks and nutritional snacks and goodies, there is a daily route briefing for all participants and crew before the group sets off at 1000hrs.
There are 5-6 static water points each day which are set approximately 7 miles apart. These are manned by the experienced event team and are well stocked with water.
The event is open to everyone including serving military personnel (incl. reserves), ex-forces, civilians, emergency services and corporate teams. Individual entrants are very much welcomed too!
More than 650 runners and walkers have taken part in The Forces March since 2010 and have raised more than £425,000 for The Veterans Charity!
RUN IT – WALK IT – TAB IT.