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Grand to Grand Ultra 2020

Mark WWTW's 10th anniversary by joining our team taking on the Grand Canyon


The Grand to Grand Ultra is an extraordinary 170-mile, seven day, ultra endurance race across the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

This is your chance to be part of a special Walking With The Wounded team of eight unique individuals taking on this epic event.

This will be the third WWTW team to take on the event, and extra special as 2020 is our 10th anniversary year. The team will share the same 8-person tent each night (a la MdS) and in 2016 the WWTW team was one of only 2 full tents to complete the event.

  • When? 20th – 26th September 2020
  • Where? Grand Canyon, USA
  • Cost? $3,550 pp (flights not included) LESS a 10% discount for WWTW runners
  • Fundraising target? £5k - supported by our team
  • More Info? Click here for full entry details.

Want to be part of our 2020 team? Email Andy Sloan on andy@wwtw.org.uk or call 01263 863902

The race starts at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon in Northern Arizona and run (off road) to the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Southern Utah. Along the way, the course will pass through a desert landscape of sand dunes, red rock canyons, buttes, mesas and slot canyons over territory once inhabited by Navajo and Paiute Indian, reaching an altitude of over 2,651m.

It is the equivalent of running from London to Dover, deciding not to go to France after all and running back again in heat variance of 0 degrees to 50 degrees with a 8-12kg backpack on. 

Runners need to carry everything you needed for the week (sleeping bag, food, compass, torch, medicine…), they need to navigate the course and also do so at night on the long stage, the notorious double day – 2 marathons in one day. 

BE PART OF OUR TEAM IN 2020

What you get:

  • A 10% discount on the G2G entry fee
  • Be part of a unique team at the event
  • Invaluable advice from our previous teams about how to tackle this event
  • Unforgettable camaraderie
  • Walking With The Wounded branded kit

This is an important fundraising event for WWTW and all funds raised by the endeavours of the 2020 Grand to Grand team will go towards providing ex-servicemen and women the support they need to reintegrate into society and regain their independence. Our aim is to raise at least £40,000. This would support more than 50 veterans through our Head Start programme enabling them immediate access to 1-2-1 private mental health therapy which can help save a job, a relationship, a home or even a life. The programme works in collaboration with the NHS to complement the existing provision and is seeing powerful outcomes.

Want to sponsor or partner with our 2020 team? Contact andy@wwtw.org.uk