Dominion Command of The Royal Canadian Legion is inviting Legion Members to apply for an opportunity to participate in the world’s largest walking/marching event held in mid-July in the Nijmegen area of Holland.
The Legion has supported the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Nijmegen March Team for over 10 years through an annual grant that enables the team to visit Vimy Ridge. The CAF has reciprocated by welcoming the participation of a Legionnaire on the team at CAF expense.
For the military, the Nijmegen March entails four days of walking more than 40kms per day with a 10kg backpack for each soldier. The event sees more than 7,000 military from all over the world participate, and an additional 40,000 civilians also take part without the backpack requirement. Details on the event can be found here: www.4daagse.nl/en/
2019 NIJMEGEN MARCH LEGION MEMBER APPLICATION FORM
Legion members interested in applying to participate in the 2018 Nijmegen March are required to complete and submit the application form to their Provincial Command office by 15 February 2019.