Why Take Part?

Why Not? Why do people Climb Everest? Simply because it’s there.  The Yomp is opportunity to push yourself to the limits and in some cases almost beyond, really finding out just how far you can go – “Are you Tough Enough?“ And you do this while raising vital funds to support one of the participating charities.  In addition to the registration fee (which might be covered by your chosen charity), the first £166.40 raised is earmarked for The Royal Marines Charity, (this is a condition accepted by all charities participating).  After that your target will be as set by the charity you are Yomping for, but we suggest a minimum of £353 – after all 2017 is the Corps’ 353rd Birthday!  Over previous such Yomps over the South Downs Way, the average bracket for money raised* has been between £1000 and £2000.
Money raised by people like you for The Royal Marines Charity taking on Challenges such as the Since 1664 Yomp has made a difference in the lives of people like:

While other fund raising efforts have seen the RMA open a trading company and online shop, run by the wounded for the wounded and has allowed the The Royal Marines Charity to support Rock 2 Recovery CIC in its ground breaking preventative intervention in servicemen and veteran stress.

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So why not take part and:

  • Take on a really tough challenge
  • Learn what the mind can overcome.
  • Find out if you’ve got “the state of mind” it takes
  • Raise some much needed funds

* Excludes those given special exemption in respect of Fundraising.