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Weʼre raising £1,000 to Help raise vital funds so that we can arrange transportation for our Nuclear Veterans, to our annual Reunion in Weston in Sept.

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Myself and Amanda will be running 24 5km runs over the period of time 25th April - 11th July. Amanda and I will be uploading photo's and video's of each of our runs, and we have sourced LABRAT Branded running tops, so we can spread the word as we run.

The dates we are running each 5km are deeply personal to me, as these dates correlate to the dates that my late Father - in - Law saw Nuclear bombs. He saw 24 detonations in 78 days, some of the bombs were bigger than the bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki. The UK Government has refused to recognise these men and award them a medal for their service

Every September we hold an annual reunion in Pontins Sand Bay for Veterans and their families, this week is important for their social and mental well being, after the least two years of being socially distanced for others we want to make this year extra special as it is the 60th Anniversary of Operation Dominic and the 70th Anniversary of Operation Hurricane, we as LABRATS have secured funding to offer this year free of charge to our Veterans, however we still need so help to arrange transportation for those that are unable to drive or travel without some assistance.

This is were you lovely people come in, by sponsoring Amanda and Myself for running 24 5 km runs, the money raised will fund a mini bus to carry veterans and their families to Weston,

If you want to take part in our challenge, you can also sign up and complete a total of 120km over 78 days, this can be broken down into any distance. you can Walk, Jog, Run or Cycle and at the end you will receive a unique medal. You can sign up by clicking this link - Dominic Distance Challenge

If you would like to see more information about the Reunion and see all about the fun we have and how much the Veterans get out of the week. Click here: All Tests Reunion

For information about all Nuclear testing around the world please take a look at our Academy website - LABRATS Academy

Many thanks for your donations.

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    • Sankus Family

      Sankus Family

      Jun 23, 2022

      £40.00

    • John Morris

      John Morris

      Jun 12, 2022

      Well done Mel! Keep it up. Thank you for raising money and awareness.

      £100.00

    • Kev

      Kev

      Jun 10, 2022

      What a brilliant achievement 👏👏👏👏👏 hats off well done 👍

      £30.00

    • Laura Morris

      Laura Morris

      May 27, 2022

      Nearly there ladies! Smashing it xx

      £10.00

    • Lea

      Lea

      May 27, 2022

      Good luck Mels and Amanda. You’re doing a great job. I hope recognition will be given soon. x

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 17, 2022

      £15.00

    • Good luck Mel you have my whole hearted support and admiration X Much love to you and Alan X

      Good luck Mel you have my whole hearted support and admiration X Much love to you and Alan X

      May 13, 2022

      £30.00

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