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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On 16th January Lieutenant General Tyrone Urch and some of his team delivered a fascinating talk to a group of Chelsea Pensioners and staff members, including our Governor, General Sir Adrian Bradshaw.

Advent Calendar
Countdown to Christmas with the Chelsea Pensioners

This Christmas, we’re delighted to be sharing the Royal Hospital’s first-ever handmade advent calendar. From the photograph of the our colonnade – which forms the backdrop of the calendar – to the treasures hidden behind each door, every part of the calendar has been made by a Chelsea Pensioner. 

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