A group of dedicated military supporters are running 11km each day for the first 11 days of November to help The Poppy Factory support wounded, injured and sick veterans back into employment.
The team from Ernst and Young consultancy firm are aiming to raise over £11,000, which is to be split between us and The Forces Charity Trust.
Visit the team’s fundraising page here.
While thinking over setting a new challenge to keep life interesting and give some purpose to training through lockdown, the idea came up of running 11km each day for the first 11 days of November, to finish the last 11km just before 11am on November 11th.
We’re calling it the ‘11 Elevens Remembrance Challenge’, which we will be doing to raise money for two great to charities that provide support to services people and their families:
Grace from our Communications Team is taking part in the 11km challenge to encourage support. We will continue to keep you updated, in the meantime you can follow the team’s progress on social media:
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