Help for Heroes 4x4 European rally to mark First World War Centenary

Posted on centenarynews.com on 29 October 2013
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Help for Heroes has organised a 4x4 European rally to mark the Centenary of the First World War and the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

It will take place from the 14th-28th June 2014.

The military charity's rally "will follow the path and tell the story of the Allied Invasion through Europe [during the Second World War]" and parts of the route will include areas of the First World War Western Front.

Route

"The event will start at 11:30am on Saturday 14th June 2014 at Littlecote House Hotel in North Wiltshire. After using byways on Salisbury Plain we will then travel to Portsmouth to embark on the ferry over to France. This 2000mile / 3200km expedition will encompass 7 European countries over a period of 13 days; concluding in Bavaria, Germany".

"This non-speed touring assembly, with a maximum entry of 45 teams, will be part military history tour (including museums etc), fun activities, part off-road driving and part club-type social, open to road-legal 4×4 vehicles. The whole focus is the raising of funds for the event’s chosen charity, Help for Heroes".

How to enter

To rally costs £795 per crew to enter.

To enter send a £250 cheque to Help for Heroes 4x4 European Rally 2014 along with an application form.

All crews are asked to raise a minimum of £2000 for Help for Heroes.

To find out more, visit the Help for Heroes 4x4 European Rally website here.

Images courtesy of the Help for Heroes 4x4 European Rally website

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News