AN Anglesey man will embark on another gruelling challenge for charity on Saturday.

Dave Owen will again be walking from the Town's War Memorial to St. Mary's church, Beaumaris - a distance of 26miles.

Close friend Ollie Zalot will join him on the walk with both carrying 50lb Bergens along with them to raise money for the Walking With The Wounded charity, which provides vulnerable veterans independence through employment.

Looking forward to the walk, Dave said: "We're trying to make this walk as big as possible and raise as much as possible too.

"Unfortunately this will be my last fundraising walk/event as I'm leaving to join the RAF Regiment at the end of November!

"As it's my last one, my friend Ollie Zalot will be joining me on this walk, he's done a few event's with me in the past. We hope to finish the walk in under eight hours."

The latest fundraiser is the latest in a long list of challenges tackled by Dave, who works for Starida Sea Services and is originally from Llangoed.

He has twice before walked Anglesey's Coastal path with 50lb weights in his backpack on both occasions and also took on the three peaks challenge.

Dave has also walked from Anglesey to 'The Tin Hut', the home of Help For Heroes, in Tidworth, which was a total of 215 miles in six days.

In total, he has raised around £10,000 for Help for Heroes during his various fundraising activities.

He chose Help for Heroes due to it being close to both his heart and his family connections.

"My partner has also recently become a Help for Heroes volunteer," he added.

"My Grandfather was in the Navy and my Uncle was in the Royal Marines. I tried to join the Marines myself when I was 18, but due to an injury I sustained in recruit training I was medically discharged.

"I have a few friends that are in the forces and this I how I got involved with Help For Heroes. I’ve seen first hand the incredible work they do for those who have served our country."

In 2018, Dave, who is a voluntary co-ordinator for Help for Heroes, received a 'Hero Award' from the charity for his "outstanding fundraising work."