10k run

Royal Hospital Staff run a 10k to raise money for the Royal Hospital Chelsea

In September staff at the Royal Hospital Chelsea took on a 10k run in order to raise funds for the Chelsea Pensioners. The run took place at Regent’s Park and 20 members of staff took part. They were cheered on by the Chelsea Pensioners. 

Reps to Remember

Reps 2 Remember

Whilst undertaking a tour of duty in Afghanistan, Staff Sergeant Stephen Hughes carried out a fitness fundraising challenge and raised almost £5,000 for the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Stephen completed 20 days of ‘Reps to Remember’, which saw him carry out 453 40kg squats, a 4.53km 100kg sledge pull and 453 tricep dips.

Marathons

Marathon for Charity

Earlier this year, we cheered on runners Sharon Cairney and Chris Summers as they successfully completed the Edinburgh and London marathons respectively, raising approximately £500 each for the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Three Peaks Challenge

Three Peaks Challenge

In May, ex-Forces personnel Ben Mead and his team completed the Three Peaks Challenge, which involved climbing the three highest summits in the UK within 24 hours. This gruelling challenge saw Ben’s team raise over £1,000 for the Chelsea Pensioners.  

 

To complete your own challenge or to fundraise for the Royal Hospital Chelsea contact appeal@chelsea-pensioners.org.uk.

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Chelsea Pensioner pictured Dairy UK Chair Paul Vernon, the Governor of the Royal Hospital and the ceremonial cheese
Chelsea Pensioners and Dairy UK take part in the annual Ceremony of the Christmas Cheeses

A festive tradition dating back to the opening of the Royal Hospital in 1692 – today Dairy UK donated over 270kg of British cheeses to the Chelsea Pensioners to tide them over the festive period.

Christmas Pudding
Festivities begin with the stirring of the Christmas Pudding

The Christmas period officially got underway today at the Royal Hospital, as the Chelsea Pensioners took part in the tradition of stirring in the ingredients for the Christmas pudding.

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