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15 days to go

We’re on the downward slope in terms of training now. With 2 weeks to go until we leave for France the focus now is on reducing injury risk, maintaining foot care and prepping kit. Our long training walks have been completed, we’re now just doing walks of between 4-6 miles just to keep moving and …

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Hot n sweaty 19 miler

A planned 10-12 mile training walk turned into a hot and sweaty 19.2 miles. Google maps indicated a track which turned out to be barricaded with loads of ‘No Entry’ and ‘No right of way’ signs which necessitated a diversion. The first 5 or so miles were in the woods where I thought it would …

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76 days to go!

It’s only 76 days until the first day of the trek. Fundraising continues to creep up and we’ve hit £1600 so thankyou to all our supporters so far. Training is continuing despite the heat, it’s all about conditioning the body to cope with spending 8-10 hours on your feet as well as being able to …

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Little update

On this, the 103rd anniversary of ‘The Somme’ a little update is probably appropriate. Training continues apace, Ceri managing a circuit of Carsington Water on a very hot day and Guy bashing hell out of the military training grounds surrounding Hawley Lake. Fundraising continues to creep up slowly and we’ve hit £1567.50. Just under £1000 …