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Soldiers sign up for Total Warrior Challenge to raise funds for Scotland’s Armed Forces children’s charity

26 June 2017 – A team of soldiers from the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (SCOTS DG) have signed up for a gruelling Total Warrior challenge to raise funds for Scotland’s Armed Forces Children’s Charity.

The 11 strong team are hoping to raise over £2,500 by putting themselves through 10 km of 30 punishing challenges, including: crawling under barbed wire through 50 metres of mud; wading through iced water; rope climbs; jumping over flaming logs, and negotiating their way through hundreds of electrical currents in order to cross the finish line.

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Kiltwalk to benefit vulnerable young people like Jade Scott

Tuesday 25th April 2017 – Thousands of people will be turning out for the kiltwalk in Glasgow this weekend with more charities from throughout Scotland set to benefit than ever before.

One of those to benefit is the Royal Caledonian Education Trust, which is based in Edinburgh, and provides vital grant funding to children from veteran armed forces families who are struggling to make ends meet, and often living with mental health issues, ill health and disability.

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Armed Forces Charity seeks fundraising warriors

Total Warrior, the pinnacle of obstacle course racing in the UK, has agreed a new charity partnership with Royal Caledonian Education Trust, Scotland’s armed forces children’s charity.

The extreme event, which promises participants “30 punishing obstacles and one free beer” is returning to Balgone Estate in East Lothian on 16th and 17th September for its third annual Scottish event. This year, the event will work alongside four official charity partners, each of which will aim to raise several thousand pounds for their respective causes.

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