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POSTPONED: Tab & Yomp 2020

Date: Saturday 23rd May 2020 to Saturday 23rd May 2020
Location: Dartmoor
Entry Fee
Min. Fundraising Target


COVID-19 Update: Unfortunately we have had to take the decision to postpone several fundraising events that are on the horizon very soon and we are closely monitoring the ongoing situation with regard to events that are currently in the diary for later in the year. We will keep everybody posted about event postponements and cancellations as speedily as possible. Our priority will always be the safety and wellbeing of participants, suppliers, volunteers and our staff.

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The Tab and Yomp has been designed to coincide with the 38th Anniversary of the breakout from San Carlos by the Royal Marines (Yomp) to the Douglas Settlement and Paras (Tab) to Teal Inlet in 1982.

The 2 days will cover 30 miles of the Dartmoor National Park with an overnight stay underneath the starts at Princetown. 

Getting There: Both Teams will form up and start from Bickleigh Barracks, 42 CDO RM, Bickleigh, Plymouth, Devon PL6 7AJ on Saturday morning. Each Team, Tab (Red) & Yomp (Green) will consist of a maximum of 40 people, broken down into 2 groups. The first Group will start at 09:00 and the Second Group at 09:15. Groups will be based on fitness level and assigned a designated Leader.

Parking: You will be able to park and leave your car at Bickleigh from 08:15 on 23rd May. All vehicles left on site must be fully insured and at the Owner’s Risk.  If car parking is required please email Sam Cook at: with the following information: Full Name, Car Registration Number, Make & Model

Registration: 23/05/20

Registration will open at 08:15 and close at 08:45. If you are driving and leaving your car on site, please allow enough time to complete a security check and obtain a Car Pass.

Day 1 (23/05/20): Bickleigh Barracks to Princetown (Plume of Feathers) 
Set off time from 09:00

Allow 6 hours walking time and a 45-minute break for lunch (You will need to provide), water will be provided. Overnight accommodation will under the stars (tents provided), with a hot meal at the Plume of Feathers.  Please provide details of any dietary requirements to 

Day 2 (24/05/20): Princetown to Bickleigh Barracks 
Set off time from 09:00
Allow 6 hours walking time and a 45-minute break for lunch (You will need to provide), water will be provided. You will be provided with a Breakfast Bap & tea/coffee/fruit juice

On completion of your Tab or Yomp you will be greeted with a Finishers Memento , Hog Roast (please provide details of any dietary requirements to  and beer/ soft drink, family & friend are welcome (details need to be provide to gain entry to the Sgt Mess)

Health: Participants need to have a good standard of fitness, the distance and terrain on Dartmoor will be challenging.  If you have any health concerns, please discuss with you GP before undertaking the challenge. Where possible Groups will consist of participants with a same level of fitness. 

Suggested Kit List:

  • Bergan/ Day Sack 20 Ltr is sufficient
  • Rigid walking boots (broken in)
  • Walking trousers
  • Thermal long sleeved top
  • Fleece mid layer or equivalent
  • Light insulated jacket
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers (light breathable model)
  • Spare socks
  • Gloves and warm hat
  • Water container (min 1Ltr)
  • Headtorch + batteries
  • Personal medication + blister kit, including zinc oxide tape
  • Sun glasses & hat
  • Sun & lip cream
  • Sleeping bag
  • Trainers
  • Wash kit & towel
  • Lunch/snacks for both days


Terms and Conditions

All participants enter into this event of their own will, understanding the arduous nature of the event. As such they must be medically fit to participate and take full responsibility for their own personal health and fitness.

Throughout the event, participants will be checked for their suitability to continue on grounds of capability including their equipment and state of health. If any of the marshals and medical staff believe that the safety of the individual will be compromised by their continued participation, they reserve the right to ask that person or persons to stop. If that person or persons continue on the route they will no longer be officially participating in the event and Care after Combat and associates take no further responsibility for their participation and state of health.

Medical Disclaimer

In the event of an accident or illness whilst taking part in this event, I hereby give permission for Care after Combat staff to initiate medical treatment and to inform my Next of Kin in case of hospitalisation.

To the best of my knowledge I submit a true and accurate description of my medical history and current condition. I understand that I am taking part in an event in a remote and rural location where there will be a longer medical response time in the event of emergency. I agree to take part in this event at my own risk and will not hold Care after Combat responsible in the event or acute illness, injury or death.

Participants must agree to inform Care after Combat of any medical or other condition that might affect their ability to take part in the event.