The Hearts and Heroes event is a 29 mile charity walk/run along the Southern Upland Way in the Scottish Borders. The challenge is run in order raise funds for the rugby charity, Hearts and Balls, and for veterans charity, PoppyScotland. The event was first run in 2009, with over 500 people participating, and the best part of quarter of a million pounds was raised.
Last year the Rescue Team supported the Hearts and Heroes event by providing safety cover and sweep teams. This year is it being run again on May 15th. Further details and entries are available on their website.
To get a flavour for the event, see the video below ...
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