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Sahara Trek

Raising money for: Help For Heroes

Sarah R

The Challenge

A gruelling 100km walk across the Sahara desert in extreme temperatures.

The Charity

Following operational tours of Afghanistan and Iraq my son was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Help For Heroes have provided us with a support network and challenges to help my son learn to live with everyday life and his transition back to civvi street.

The Training

I have started walking 6km a day but I'm sure nothing can prepare you for the Sahara heat. Both my sons have undertaken operational tours and this is my opportunity to push myself and get a taster as to how it must do felt to have to have endured the extreme desert heat.

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