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 not … Continue reading Walking the Norfolk Coastal Marathon
The Stour Valley Path, a 60 mile route that follows the valley sides of the River Stour through the Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire countryside. Split into 10 sections of varying lengths, because 60 miles isn’t exactly a casual Sunday afternoon stroll. With the Shotley challenge (if you’ve missed the news I’ve misguidedly signed up to walk 53 miles in 21 hours.) fast approaching we needed … Continue reading Walking the Stour Valley Path. Newmarket to Clare
A day out with my walking friend, now also my caching friend. Squeezing one last day of fun and frolics before the children finish school. What on earth could go wrong? Turns out quite a lot. Sometimes it seems the world is just trying to tell you to stay in bed. Time was to be more limited than usual, being the end of term my … Continue reading The day I should have stayed in bed
With the Wild Camping adventure over my first priority was sleep. However plans had already been made for our next walk training session and we were setting off again bright and early. eurgh! Luckily I was able to catch up a bit, a rare early night and some decent sleep. Mr muddy telling me in the morning how I was mumbling on about logs all night. I’m … Continue reading Walking The Bishop’s Way Ely