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SOUTH & EAST MIDLANDS WING ROAD MARCHING TEAM 2016

Article posted: Jan 04, 2015 by Sqn Ldr Mayoh-Smith

2016 training will commence in January, with the aim to complete several long distance Marches, these include a 2 Day Derby Camp in March involving 2 marches, RAFWARMA 2 Day Marches at RAF COSFORD in April, and WAENDEL Walks in Wellingborough in May, some of which will be compulsory attendance to qualify for the NIJMEGEN MARCHES in July. – Non compliant with these dates may restrict selection to the final team for Nijmegen subject to limited places.

Subject to interest there will be a chance to complete in the 4 Day Belgium Ijzer Marches in August. This would require additional payment, this will cover travel, accommodation and entrance fees.

Eligibility

All Cadets and Staff wishing to take part in the Road Marching Team Training 2016 including Nijmegen must be over 16 years of age prior to 16 July 2016.

Training Sessions:-

NOTE: AFTER THE FIRST 3 TRAINING SESSIONS NO FURTHER NEWCOMERS WILL BE ACCEPTED

DATE VENUE COMMENTS
Sun 24 JAN 2070 GLENFIELD SQN 0900hrs 15 MILES (inc briefing) Sun 7 FEB 2070 GLENFIELD SQN 0900hrs 20 MILES
Sun 20 FEB 2070 GLENFIELD SQN @ 0800hrs 25 MILES
Sun 6 MAR 2248 RUTLAND SQN 25 MILES
19-20 MAR 126 DERBY SQN (WEEKEND CAMP)40 MILES
Sun 10 APR VENUE TBA 25 MILES
23-24 APR RAF COSFORD (RAFWARMA 2 Day Marches) 50 MILES (MEDAL)
14-15 MAY WAENDEL WALK (WEEKEND CAMP)40 MILES (2 x MEDAL)
Sun 12 JUN1947 BIRSTALL SQN 25 MILES
16 –23 JUL 100th NIJMEGEN MARCHES, HOLLAND 100 MILES (MEDAL)
22 -27 AUG**IJZER Marches ( BELGUIM)****80 MILES (MEDAL)**

NB: DATES AND VENUES SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS REQUIRED.

Action

Those interested in participating in this year’s events, should complete forms TG 21, TG 22 and TG 23 as required. This should be one form covering the period from Jan 24th until June 12th. This needs to be brought to the first Training Session you attend, along with your £10.00.

Staff and Cadets can gain access to all relevant documentation from BADER sharepoint.