by Tony Hicks
the Royal Marines Museum, the 1664 RM Challenge Team launched the start of
their 1664 km (1034 miles) run around England and across Scotland. Passing
through major towns and cities including Exeter, Plymouth, Bristol, Manchester,
Edinburgh, Glasgow and Reading, they will average 18 miles per day for a total
of 58 days.
marched from the Museum to Canoe Lake, where the run started along with a
Royal Marines Band performance. The
first leg will take them from Portsmouth to Poole, in Dorset.
Royal Marines will be taking part in the challenge over the next 2 months."
More information on the 1664 RM Challenge and on the Royal Marines' 350th anniversary at this site.