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Hockey For Heroes #OpEndure 28/05/18


Leicester are pleased to be part of the amazing Hockey for Heroes #OpEndure challenge taking place across the UK from 26th May- 2nd June. The challenge involves the twenty five strong Hockey for Heroes ladies squad taking part in 28 games of hockey and 8 military challenges in 8 days- a gruelling fundraising exercise pushing their mental and physical capabilities.


Saturday 26th May – Host club- Wildcats Hockey, Glasgow
• 5 Mile Speed March with 36lbs
• 4 games

Sunday 27th May – Host club - Leeds HC
• Clock Race 1.5 mile, 50 sit ups, 21 push ups
• 4 games

Monday 28th May - Host club - Leicester HC
• Assault Course
• 4 games

Tuesday 29th May - Host club - Bowdon HC, Manchester
• Weighted Clock Race
• 3 games

Wednesday 30th May - Host club - Old Silhillians, Solihull
• 10 Mile Run in 2.5hrs
• 3 games

Thursday 31st May - Host club - Reading HC
• Stretcher Race
• 3 games

Friday 1st June - Host club - Guildford HC
• Log Race
• 3 games

Saturday 2nd June - Host club - Canterbury HC
• Military PT Session
• 3 games

Nikki Laybourne- Leicester First Team and Club Coach: ‘It is a huge privilege to be a part of this fantastic organisation and the Hockey for Heroes Ladies Squad. Over the past months we have been training and fundraising hard, hoping to raise over £30,000 for Help for Heroes. I am looking forward to both the physical and mental challenge that OpEndure is going to provide, in what is sure to be the most demanding thing I have ever undertaken!’

If you would like to support Nikki on her challenge please visit her Just Giving page:  

On Monday 28th May LHC will welcome the #OpEndure squad for their four fixtures for the day:

  • 11:00 Loughborough University
  • 12:30 Stourport HC
  • 14:00 Beeston HC
  • 15:50 Leicester HC

Meanwhile we will also be hosting U12 Multi Sports with MT13 and Sam Ward 10:30-12:30 and Under 14 & Under 16 matches between Stourport, Beeston and Leicester, as well as a raffle from 17:00. Please come down to Leicester Grammar School to support. 

If you are able to offer any help during the day please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The club would like to wish Nikki, the squad and wider Hockey For Heroes team all the best for this fantastic feat and look forward to welcoming them and all our visiting teams to LGS.

For more information about Hockey for Heroes visit their website: