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3 Peaks Challenge

RAF Waddington personnel have recently tackled a 3 peak climb in the desert and mountain ranges of Nevada, USA to raise funds for the RAF Charitable Trust. A 4.30am start should have afforded the team some respite from the unforgiving […]

Marathon Motivations

Perspectives on setting a goal and sticking to the plan to try and achieve it. Many can attest to the fact that the Marathon is an arduous challenge.  Combining this with the potential to run the English qualifying standard for […]

RAF Waddington Equestrians go jumping… and then some!

On the 1st of March 2017 4 riders from RAF Waddington & Digby Saddle Club; Flt Lt Kirsty Harding, Plt Off Harriet Lockley, FS Keeley Skinner and Cpl Hayley Walton attended a show jumping clinic hosted by RAF Cranwell SC; […]

Outlaw Triathlon 2015

Outlaw Triathlon 2015

On the 26th of July 2015 I took part in the Outlaw Triathlon at Nottingham Water sports centre while raising money for Cancer Research UK. The race consisted of a 2.4 mile open water swim in the regatta lake, followed […]

100 EXERCISE CENTURY UNBOUNDED Years of aviation excellence with 8 Squadron

100 EXERCISE CENTURY UNBOUNDED Years of aviation excellence with 8 Squadron

To celebrate 100 years since the formation of 8 Squadron, a group of personnel organised a road trip which would follow the history of 8 Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps’ throughout WW1. Known as ‘Exercise Century Unbounded’ (tying the […]

AWC KEEPING FIT IN SUPPORT OF CHARITY

AWC KEEPING FIT IN SUPPORT OF CHARITY

Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, St Andrews Children’s Hospice, and Notts and Lincs Air Ambulance are the charities which the Air Warfare Centre (AWC) has chosen to raise money for in 2015. The Committee organise an event every month to […]

8 Force Protection Wing HQ Welcome Home

8 Force Protection Wing HQ Welcome Home

The more observant of you will have noticed that the Wg HQ did not submit an article to the last Insight. This wasn’t an oversight on my part but was due to the high tempo of the Wing and the […]

2nd May 2015 Malvern Hills Ultra 52 Mile Race Insight Magazine Online

2nd May 2015 Malvern Hills Ultra 52 Mile Race

The Malvern Hills Ultra 52 mile race is a single day, single stage race across the Malvern Hills area of natural beauty (AONB), including 8086ft of climbs and descents. The clichéd answer to why I signed up for this is, […]

It's-only-26.2-Miles Insight Magazine Online

“It’s only 26.2 Miles…!!”

I wouldn’t say that it was a life time ambition, but running a marathon had slowly worked its way onto my ‘Bucket List’ over the years. I think the real reason it had crept its way into my thoughts is […]

RAF Waddington vs The Royal British Legion Lincoln Insight Online

RAF Waddington match report 11/01/2015 RAF Waddington vs The Royal British Legion Lincoln. Score 19 – 10

This was a game organised by the Royal British Legion (RBL) as a Charity fundraising match. RAF Waddington were approached and asked if they would like to play the Royal British Legion Lincoln at Lincoln Rugby Club. The weather was […]

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