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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 […]

Artillery Challenge Cup Squash Competition Insight Magazine

Royal Artillery Challenge Cup Squash Competition

On 13th September 2014, RAF Waddington Squash Club were invited to take part in the Royal Artillery Challenge Cup competition, taking place in Grantham. Held yearly as a pre-season competition before the start of the inter-club winter leagues, this was […]

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The RAF Rowing Club at Henley Town and Visitors’ Regatta 2014

Henley Town and Visitors’ Regatta is an annual event hosted by Henley RC and conducted on the River Thames, along the world-famous Henley-on- Thames Royal Regatta course. Attracting crews from all of the local clubs and further afield, there there […]

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RAF Polo Association Tournament Report! RAF Cranwell Tournament 3–4 May 2014!

A beautiful sunny day opened the annual development tournament of the RAF Polo Association at RAF Cranwell on 3rd May 2014. With the RAF fielding three teams this year (two from the wider RAF and one from the newly affiliated […]

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