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Take part in an event for the Army Benevolent Fund to ensure that every soldier, past, present and future, can live with independence and dignity.

About The Army Benevolent Fund

We stand at the forefront of support for the Army family, last year supporting 70,000 people in 45 countries around the world. As one of the largest funders in the sector, we award grants to individuals and families, and fund leading organisations that support soldiers, former soldiers, and their families. When we hear of a person or family in need, we aim to respond within 48 hours

Total Fundraisers

2,500

Raised in 2024

£236,035

Challenge events

2025 TCS London Marathon

2025 TCS London Marathon

27 Apr 2025

London

Take on the greatest road race in the world
Brighton Marathon 2025

Brighton Marathon 2025

6 Apr 2025

Brighton

Take part in this spectacular marathon on closed roads in the vibrant city of Brighton.
Manchester Half Marathon 2024

Manchester Half Marathon 2024

13 Oct 2024

Manchester

Take on the 2024 Manchester Half Marathon with The Army Benevolent Fund and join thousands of other runners on the start line this autumn! Register for just £1 to receive a FREE subscription the the Coopah training app!
Operation Bletchley 2024: London

Operation Bletchley 2024: London

1 Jul 2024

Calling all Secret Agents... Operation Bletchley: London is your codebreaking challenge. Your mission is to cover 80 miles on foot, travelling from Bletchley Park to the Churchill War Rooms in London and crack the codes as you go.
Royal Parks Half Marathon 2024

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2024

13 Oct 2024

London

This beautiful central London Half Marathon takes place on closed roads, past world-famous landmarks and through four of London’s eight Royals Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens.
The Cateran Yomp 2024

The Cateran Yomp 2024

8 - 9 Jun 2024

Blairgowrie

54 miles in 24 hours – The ultimate charity walk is back! Are you tough enough to take on the Cateran Yomp 2024?
The Cross Bay Walk 2024

The Cross Bay Walk 2024

Join the Army's national charity on a cross bay walk from Grange to Arnside and soak in the incredible views of the surrounding Lake District. Limited places available- sign up today!
The Frontline Walk 2024: The Normandy Beaches

The Frontline Walk 2024: The Normandy Beaches

2 - 6 Oct 2024

France

Join The Frontline Walk – a 100km trek along the Normandy Beaches to commemorate the D-Day landings.

Fundraising Army Lifetime Promotions

See where you rank on our lifetime fundraising promotions list - total fundraising across all Fundraising Army events since 2015

1

Terry Whenham

Major General

Major General

Total Lifetime Fundraising

£73,326

2

Stuart Aitken

Brigadier

Brigadier

Total Lifetime Fundraising

£56,625

3

Tom Saunders

Colonel

Colonel

Total Lifetime Fundraising

£27,449

4

Claire Robson

Colonel

Colonel

Total Lifetime Fundraising

£27,445

5

Taylor Sommerville

Colonel

Colonel

Total Lifetime Fundraising

£22,031

Thanks for your support, in 2023/2024...

We have supported the British Army family all over the world - in 45 countries this year

We funded 74 other charities and organisations that provide support for the Army family

We offer support in six key areas: independent living, elderly care, education and employability, mental fitness, families and housing.

In FY22-23 we spent £8.8m (subject to audit) supporting 70,000 members of the Army family

As one of the largest funders in the sector, we award grants to individuals and families, and fund leading organisations

Our support is truly ‘for life’ with individuals supported aged from three months to 103 years old.

So far we have raised

£6,000,060

Thank you to everyone that has taken part in or supported an Army Benevolent Fund event! Let’s not stop here, keep it up!

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