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join Hounds For Heroes on Armed Forces Day

Respect our forces with Hounds For Heroes

Hounds for Heroes is pleased to announce a great family dog walk in Portsmouth on Saturday 29th June.

This is our way of commemorating Armed Forces Day and showing our thanks and respect to our brave men and women who put themselves in harms way to protect us.

Join us for a lovely 1 mile walk, bring your dog, your family and friends!

Find out more - click here


Donate now to this amazing charity -You can donate online via Just Giving or Virgin Money Giving


Let us know what your are planning; be it an individual challenge or team challenge - we would love to hear from you! email Fit in Kit via


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Get Involved

Become one of our participating gyms, businesses or services and we will feature your ‘Fit in Kit’ Challenge and provide you with leaflets and posters to advertise the event.

If you run a gym this is a great way to attract new members and give existing members a goal to set their sights on! Read more...

wanted! exceptional people...

Every now and then someone does something exceptional … could it be you?

If you are achieve one of the highest scores, or raise the most in sponsorship money for Fit in Kit you could find yourself on the Wall of Fame!

latest news

Major Challenge - What a Hero!

PC Robert Hewings, Met Police, is busily training for a 26! miles run in uniform for his Fit In Kit challenge in aid of Hounds For Heroes!

Rob, who's 50, will be wearing his Dog Handlers Uniform (nice and heavy body armour and boots) in which he will be running the hilly Wales Marathon this July.

In his own words about the training: "Its getting exhausting

Please support Rob and cheer him on!


Sporty Prizes

We now have prizes for our sporty Fit in Kit participants! Fitsip have donated some of their excellent, innovative drinking wristbands to us. 

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We will select some of the most inspiring Fit in Kit athletes and send them their own Fitsip prize! 

So let us know what you are doing via

We also have money off vouchers which are available at our dog walk at Portsmouth on 29th June so come along and meet us there! To find out more about this great dog walk on Armed Forces day visit Hounds For Heroes

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Make a difference!

Be part of Fit In Kit Charity Challenge
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Hounds For Heroes Fitness Challenge

Do a sponsored bike ride, a run, a dog walk, do one of our challenges. Take part individually or with friends or colleagues for Hounds For Heroes!

Show your support by wearing your 'kit' which could be uniform, work gear or team kit.

Not got any 'kit'?

Order one of our great 'Fit in Kit' Packs , from the website, with team shirts and medals!


Can't decide what to do?

4 Main Challenges

Why not try our Rookie, Top Dog, Hero or Full Kit challenges?

We have 4 specially designed challenges to choose from that you can do in teams or on your own. They are designed to test your overall fitness and the challenges vary from easy to tough - so take your pick!


Young Olympians!

Our challenge ideas for kids and have some fun; we have put together some fun and healthy challenge ideas that you can do with your friends at school, in your youth club, your scout group or cadet corps. Read more



Have hounds?

You and your four legged friends can have fun keeping fit by taking part in one of our great doggie challenges. These challenges have been specially devised and selected by the wonderful Karen Wild and the inspirational Jackie Wren in conjuction with Dogs Today Magazine.

You will have fun, improve your fitness and strengthen the bond between you and your dog, click on a challenge to get started! Read more...


Finally let us know what you are up to!

If you are doing your own challenge or something different let us know; email! Tell us about your event!! We want to know what you are up to!! And send us your team and individual figures (there's no need to do it twice!) so we can put them on our results board!


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