Hundreds join celebrities in trek across Salisbury Plain for charity

More than 600 people trekked across Salisbury Plain to raise funds for city-based charity The Halo Trust, which helps to clear mines and bombs around the world.

Joining Halo’s supporters for the Safe Steps Walk were three former Invictus Games competitors from Ukraine, where Halo is clearing mines from the separatist conflict in the east of the country. Fellow Invictus Games medallist and BBC presenter JJ Chalmers also completed the 34km circuit.

Speaking after completing the event, JJ said: “It’s been an incredible atmosphere here on the Safe Steps walk and I’ve heard some truly amazing stories along the way.

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Source: Salisbury Journal