Extra mile podcasts

These podcasts bring you inspiring stories from members of the Armed Forces community who went the #EXTRAMILE. We’re asking you to walk a mile in their shoes.  Please listen to the podcasts, share your reaction on social media and nominate friends to go the #EXTRAMILE too.

Thomas Bremner

Thomas cycled from Fife to the Somme for Poppyscotland, inspired by the First World War story of Robert Dunsire VC.

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Ian Forsyth MBE

Ian served in the 15th – 19th Hussars during World War Two, witnessing sights that would change his life.

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Steve Beedie

Steve served in Kosovo and Iraq, where his experiences left him suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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Tuesday 25-26 October

Edinburgh Waverley

Saturday 29th October

Aberdeen Station

Wednesday 2nd November

Glasgow Queen Street

Friday 28th October

Inverness Station

Tuesday 1st November

Glasgow Central

Thursday 3rd November

St Andrew's Square

Ways to get involved

Listen to a podcast

Go the Extra Mile by taking a walk while listening to the podcast, then make a donation afterwards.

Post & nominate

Listen to the podcast, post your reaction on social media and nominate friends to listen too

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Extra miles experienced

Our treadmill will be touring Scotland, letting people in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Inverness walk the #EXTRAMILE for the Armed Forces community. See the miles tally here.


Miles to date & counting...

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