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Pilgrim Bandits jog from Gravesend to Swanscombe and back with log

PUBLISHED: 11:23 21 May 2013 | UPDATED: 11:24 21 May 2013

Members of the Pilgrim Bandits jogged from Gravesend to Swanscombe and back. Pic by Chaotic House.

Members of the Pilgrim Bandits jogged from Gravesend to Swanscombe and back. Pic by Chaotic House.

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Members of the Pilgrim Bandits charity jogged with a log from Gravesend to Swanscombe and back to raise money for amputee and injures servicemen and women at the weekend.

Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson, who was awarded his MBE last week, attended the event, along with deputy mayor of Swanscombe Sue Butterfill.

Ben was seriously injured in Afghanistan serving with 7 Para RHA in September 2006. He is still the most severely injured soldier ever to survive.

Spectator Gemma Watson said: “It was an absolute fantastic day. The guys and this charity are truly inspirational.”

To find out more visit www.pilgrimbandits.org.

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