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Photo of Steve Tonking on an exercise bike wearing Blind Veterans UK logo vest

Nottingham soldier to tackle 1000 km in 24 hours for Blind Veterans UK

Steve Tonking, aged 34 and from Nottingham, enjoys tackling fitness challenges and will be running the London Marathon for Blind Veterans UK later this year. He is now set to raise the bar and cycle a distance of 1000 km which is equal to cycling fro…

1 May 2015 14:00
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Hampshire Sailor tackles gruelling 112 mile cycle ride for military charity

Chris O'Doherty, 33 and currently living in Gosport, decided to take one of the toughest cycling challenges in the UK to thank Blind Veterans UK the support its giving Chris' uncle Colin Williamson. Chris says: "My friends and I were looking for a cy…

1 May 2015 12:42
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Volunteer Becky Bowden wearing pink and white T shirt and holding bottle of water at race event.

Romford working mum to tackle half marathon for Blind Veterans UK

Becky Bowden, aged 34, will be tackling the Brighton Half Marathon for the first time on Sunday 22 February 2015. The stunning seafront route will take her along Brighton landmarks such as the West Pier, Peace statue, and Blind Veterans UK's Brighton…

1 May 2015 11:00
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