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Fundraising Progress

We hope to raise £100,000 for ABF The Soldiers' Charity. Please donate to this very worthy cause. So far we have raised £4,154.16 (+£603.51 Gift Aid) for ABF The Soldiers' Charity, which is 4.15% of our target.


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Latest Donations

£15 (+£3.75 Gift Aid) was donated by Bill on 20 Aug 2016
Message from Bill: Now all those weights in the gym make sense Jamie!. Incredible endeavour. All the very best & stay safe.

£5 (+£1.25 Gift Aid) was donated by S Grimes on 16 Aug 2016
Message from S Grimes: Good Luck Chris and Team

£100 (+£25.00 Gift Aid) was donated by Juliet Drummond on 09 Aug 2016
Message from Juliet Drummond: "Be bloody, bold, and resolute". Good luck to all of you and bring each other home alive and in one piece. (I've bagged Alex's right ear getting frostbitten first in Frostbite sweepstakes).

£500 was donated by Lewisham hospital organ donor team on 05 Aug 2016
Message from Lewisham hospital organ donor team: Good luck Alex and all the team!

£10 was donated by someone on 04 Aug 2016

Thank you all for your donations!

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Blog Articles

Expedition Foods

Thu, 04 Aug 2016
Man-hauling 160kg of kit across Antarctica is going to take some serious energy, and serious energy requires serious fuelling. Thats why SPEAR17 has teamed up with Expedition Foods who will supply the Continue Reading →

The Ulysses Trust is supporting SPEAR17

Thu, 28 Jul 2016
The Ulysses Trust have very generously provided their backing and support for the SPEAR17 expedition in their bid to cross Antarctica, raise £100k for the Soldiers’ Charity and pay tribute Continue Reading →

SPEAR17 Team Training

Thu, 02 Jun 2016
Team training 28-29 May The team training over the bank holiday weekend began early on Saturday morning, with a briefing on the plans for the expedition. The final team of Continue Reading →

Medical Research on Ice

Tue, 22 Mar 2016
The SPEAR team will be taking on an extreme challenge. Many treks or expeditions are described like this, but when you think that more people have landed on the moon Continue Reading →

The Long Drag

Tue, 22 Dec 2015
Since starting my build-up preparation for Norway some months ago, I thought about working towards a goal – a personal challenge as a culmination of my training. The aim would Continue Reading →

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