What is The Forces March?

The Forces March is a recreation of the an epic 135 mile World War 2 training march from Ilfracombe to Bulford.

The march, which took place in 1942, was undertaken by men who would go on to spearhead the entire D-Day operations with the assault on Pegasus Bridge.

The march is open to teams and individuals:

  • Civilians;
  • Serving military;
  • Emergency services;
  • Corporate;
  • Runners;
  • Walkers; and
  • Relay entries (split each day between the team).

The Forces March is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2020, when the march will take between 20th and 24th May.

You can find further information @ http://www.forcesmarch.org.uk.


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