Memorial Miles

A Charitable Event – Honouring the fallen

2 Feb – 1 Mile

Today we are running 1 mile in honour of Trooper Carl Smith, aged 24. 9/12 Lancers. Killed in Iraq, in 2006.

Februarys List

I have now completed the list of Memorial Miles for February. Please take a look at Februarys Miles. to see who we will be honouring this month.

1 Feb – 2 Miles

We will be honour 2 soldiers both killed in Afghanistan in 2010. Cpl Liam Riley Aged 21 and L/Cpl Graham Shaw, both of 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment.

January Complete

So we have now completed the first month and honoured 44 personnel who were killed while on operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Its actually been a very tough month as we all got into put some big miles in. We... Continue Reading →

31 Jan – 2 miles – The 100th fatality in Iraq.

 Today saw the 100th death in the Iraq war when Cpl Pritchard was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2006. Today we will be running 2 miles in honour of: Sapper Robert Thompson, aged 22. 35 Engineering Regiment.... Continue Reading →

30 Jan – 12 Miles

The 30 Jan unfortunately saw one of the highest losses of life. In 2005 an RAF C-130 Hercules from 47 Sqn based at RAF Lynham crashed over Iraq killing all 10 personnel on board. It also saw the loss of two other personnel... Continue Reading →

New people, injuries and illness

As expected for this time of year, a few of the team have come down with colds/flus. Despite this they have tried their best to keep completing the miles. Unfortunately Julie has sustained quiet a significant injury while playing rugby,... Continue Reading →

28 Jan – 1 Mile 

Today's mile is for Private Johnathan Kitulagoda, aged 23. The Rifle Volunteers TA. Killed in Afghanistan in 2004.

27 Jan – 1 Mile

Today we will be completing 1 mile in remembrance of Lance Corporal Gajbahadur Gurung, aged 26. 1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in Afghanistan in 2012.

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