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Run with real life heroes on The Soldiers Pass Run
 Run with real life heroes on The Soldiers Pass Run 

The Soldiers Pass Run is taking place on Saturday 12 October 2019 in Didcot, raising money for Felix Fund, which supports bomb disposal and search personnel and their families.

The challenge, taking place next October, is designed for service personnel and civilians alike, with a variety of distances and abilities. Participants have the choice of 5K, 10K, 21K and 42K routes which all start and finish in Didcot - with the added option of a 100k route that takes runners as far as Reading.

As well as the run itself, families and non-runners are invited to take part in a fun day at Vauxhall Barracks for a chance to enjoy refreshments and meet serving military personnel. The event is a true physical and mental challenge for people of all ages and is in aid of the Felix Fund.

Captain James Wadsworth CGC, founder of The Soldiers Pass Run, said: "I'm extremely proud of all the hard work and effort that has gone into making this challenge possible, and look forward to raising money for a fantastic cause. There are some great routes that are equal parts inclusive and challenging, so it's shaping up to be a really great day out.

"The men and women we're supporting with The Soldiers Pass Run have given so much to keep us safe, and to make the world safer for people all over the globe, so events like this are the least we can do to help them get back to full health."

Melanie Moughton, CEO of the Felix Fund, added: "We're immensely grateful to The Captain James Wadsworth Challenge for all the great work they've put in, and we're looking forward to what is sure to be an amazing event. People of all ages and abilities will be there, and we hope it will raise money and awareness about the work of bomb disposal experts, who provide a vital role in our armed forces."

To take part in the run, visit Entry starts from £25 (plus a small booking fee).

Make a donation to Felix Fund here

The Soldiers Pass Run is part of The Captain James Wadsworth Challenge which will see participants running, cycling and swimming across difficult terrains and conditions for charity.

The events are the brain child of Capt. Wadsworth. Wadsworth joined the army in 1995, working in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit and toured Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. He received the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross in 2008.

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