Join the Journey: Support Our 200km Nove Colli Ultra Marathon Challenge for Walk+Talk

There comes a time when we push our limits not just to test our personal boundaries but to spark change and inspiration in others.
Written by
Ben Burch
Published on
April 11, 2024

There comes a time when we push our limits not just to test our personal boundaries but to spark change and inspiration in others. This year, I embark on a 200km ultra marathon, the Nove Colli, in the scenic but challenging terrain of Italy’s mountainous hills. This isn't just about crossing the finish line; it's a stride towards supporting The Allegr Foundation and its transformative Walk+Talk programme.

Walk+Talk is an important part of the engagement and support within the Military App Community.

Why Take on the Nove Colli?

A Personal Endeavor:
This ultra marathon represents more than a race; it's a personal crusade to inspire and encourage those around us to surmount their barriers. With the ultimate goal of qualifying for the Badwater 135, the Nove Colli is a stepping stone to that dream. It's a testament to the human spirit's capacity to endure and thrive against all odds.

A Charitable Mission:
Beyond personal achievement, this challenge is a beacon for the work of The Allegr Foundation. Since its inception in 2020, the Foundation has ignited a community of activity and health, becoming a registered charity in late 2023. Now, we aim to shine a light on the Walk+Talk programme's impact—fostering human connections to enhance wellbeing.

About The Walk+Talk Programme
The Walk+Talk initiative is a testament to simplicity and efficacy. It’s a call to step outside, engage in gentle activity, and enjoy the camaraderie of like-minded individuals. Scientific evidence underscores the health benefits of walking, and coupled with social interaction, it's a dual force for physical and mental health.

Our Walk+Talk sessions are inclusive, safe, and above all, a reminder that you are valued and you belong. They are not merely walks; they are steps towards a healthier, happier, and connected community.

The Impact of Your Support
When you sponsor this ultra marathon challenge, you're not just supporting an individual's feat; you're bolstering the entire Walk+Talk programme. Your contributions will help scale the project across the UK, reaching more towns, cities, and individuals who can benefit from this initiative.

Your donation directly contributes to the operational costs, allowing the programme to flourish and extend its reach. It’s about bringing Walk+Talk to every community that needs it, intercepting isolation and loneliness before they can lead to crisis.

How to Sponsor the Challenge
Please join me in this journey—not just across Italy's hills but in making a profound difference in people’s lives. To support and sponsor this challenge, please donate here.

With every donation we support the Walk+Talk programme. Together, we can ensure that this simple formula for health and connection reaches its full potential—benefiting countless lives across the country.

Let's make every kilometer count. Your support means more than you know. Thank you for standing with us, for every step, every hill.


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