“The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge takes on the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, in under 12 hours. These peaks form part of the Pennine range, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The route is approximately 24-miles long, and includes 5,200ft (1,585m) of ascent.” Piece of cake for a girl from the fens then. 😳 The opportunity recently arose to join some other members of … Continue reading The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge
After our productive first day (the GPSr tracked us 30 miles.) we stayed the night at the Ostrich Inn in Castle Acre. Fed, watered and rested we awake somewhat broken. As we hobble around our room, quite unsure how we can even walk to the bathroom, let alone the final 16 miles. We continually reassure ourselves we will just do what we can. Each step … Continue reading Walking Peddars Way – Day Two
The Peddars Way is a long distance footpath in Norfolk, England. It is 46 miles (74 km) long and follows the route of a Roman road. A footpath I’ve always been intrigued by. It makes a popular walking holiday – usually undertaken over the course of several days. Or if you are daft enough you suggest giving it a go over the weekend. I really never do … Continue reading Walking Peddars Way – Day one.
The Orwell Walk, Run and Cycle ride is an annual event organised by the Ipswich East Rotary Club. With three main routes and regular checkpoints participants can set their own challege, choosing between 12, 19 0r 25 miles. It’s one of those events that I see on Twitter and think it looks like fun. Honestly, what possesses me? Thankfully I’m blessed with a friend who has an … Continue reading Walking the Orwell walk.
The Norfolk Coastal Marathon was held on October 31st between Weybourne and Sea Palling on the Norfolk coast. Held in partnership with Norfolk County Council, as part of the first ever Norfolk Walking Festival. A linear marathon (or half) open to both walkers and runners, taking the challenging and dramatic Norfolk Coastal path. A friend asked if I was up for the walk. Having … Continue reading Walking the Norfolk Coastal Marathon