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was wondering if ten tors is considered something good if you thinking of joining the marines? *text deleted** already completed 35 and 45 mile events and *text deleted** been entered for a place for the 55 mile this year. so is it something worth while doing, because im thinking of joining when im older
 

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was wondering if ten tors is considered something good if you thinking of joining the marines? *text deleted** already completed 35 and 45 mile events and *text deleted** been entered for a place for the 55 mile this year. so is it something worth while doing, because im thinking of joining when im older
I don't know what that is but if it involves running do it! :biggrin:
 

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Looks like something that will definitely help with RM, if not as a recognised achievement then as a personal motivator and a great experience! If you join as an officer it may be a very good example of motivation and leadership, if you join as an OR then you'll know you're a tough nut to crack after finishing that and it'll stand with you as a life memory.

Might also look at this. It'll be hard to raise a group considering our 3-peaks team decided they couldn't be bothered but if competitors can tag onto other people's groups it'd be brilliant.
 

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One of the big benefits of the Ten Tors is that you will be yomping on the same ground as you will when you are in RT. Your map reading and compass work will have to be first class.

It is definitely something to try if you can. After all, 55 miles, within 24 hours and carrying a bergen for an overnight stay, as well as safety equipment, is good for anyone's CV.

I'm pretty sure that it cannot be completed as an individual. You have to be part of an approved team. Also, you cannot go straight for the 55 miles, without having completed the shorter distances in previous years.

Alan
 

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Looks good. The closest thing to that i've done was The Duke Of Edinborough Award when i was at school.
 

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In addition to the previously mentioned benefits of Ten Tors there are also opportunities for those who aspire to command in their careers.

If one?s school, college or youth group does not already participate in Ten Tors why not consider promoting the event, starting a team and developing it? Undoubtedly a tough project but an opportunity to demonstrate planning, leadership and management.

Maybe this would be a project that would stand out at AIB as being more credible than just another ?gap year volunteer experience? undertaken with a specialist gap year student tourist company?
 

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The Royals definitely should recognise Ten Tors as an achievement.

They sure as hell know what it is as they provide the rescue force for the whole event. They year I did it (err 2007 I think) it was called off for all school groups and we ended up being air-lifted off the moor by a bunch of Royals in a Sea King.
 

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The Royals definitely should recognise Ten Tors as an achievement.

They sure as hell know what it is as they provide the rescue force for the whole event. They year I did it (err 2007 I think) it was called off for all school groups and we ended up being air-lifted off the moor by a bunch of Royals in a Sea King.
I know! I was on my final ex the week it got cancelled due to weather! Lush!
 
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