Challenge yourself to the ‘12 miles of Christmas’ on 12th December in partnership with Resilient Nutrition.

Walking Home For Christmas is Walking With The Wounded's annual, nationwide walking challenge to support ex-military and their families in need of urgent mental health care who face a new battlefield in the form of the pandemic.

We’re asking you to join us on the 12th December for your own 12 miler, whether this is solo, with your families or in a small (socially distanced) team. Walk home, somewhere important to you, or just explore somewhere new. The more creative the better…there will be additional competitions along the way!

To go one further, Resilient Nutrition co-founder and CEO Ali Macdonald is looking for other business leaders to join him on one of a dozen consecutive 12 milers he'll be doing to support Walking with the Wounded.

Sign up to Walking Home For Christmas

Serve those who served us and are in need of urgent mental health care this Christmas compounded by the pandemic.

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How your money helps

The money you raise will be used by Walking With The Wounded to support ex-military in need of mental health care including through work with our principal partner the NHS. Our programmes have been independently reviewed twice - showing that our therapy has a lasting impact, empowering our beneficiaries to thrive once more.

Every £75 raised can fund a 1-2-1 online or face-to-face therapy session for a veteran or family member - with a therapist allocated within a week.

How it works - it couldn't be easier!

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1. Sign up

Get your hat, facemask, pack and we’ll create your profile page.

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2. Raise money

Inspire friends, family or colleagues to donate, join you, or do their own walk.

3. Get walking

Walk home or somewhere important to you, anytime 10-20 Dec!

The brilliant benefits of Walking Home For Christmas

Walking Home For Christmas won’t win you medals but it will earn you respect and headspace as we head into a winter of uncertainty which will particularly hit ex-military struggling with mental health issues.

  • You’ll feel proud of braving the weather.
  • You’ll have your own story to tell over Christmas and beyond.
  • You’ll love the camaraderie of your covid-compliant* adventure.
  • You’ll support ex-military who’ve walked in far more dangerous places for us.

*participants must respect government guidelines and local restrictions.

Signing up is quick, easy and free!

Start your Walking Home For Christmas registration by filling in your email and creating a password below. Once you've signed up, you will get your very own unique profile page to share with friends and family to receive donations.

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