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I’m fairly active on quite a few walking pages on Facebook (what a surprise!) I was looking through the UK Long Distance page and saw a post about this amazing challenge.

120 marathon man
120 marathons!! Awesome

120 Marathon Man the start date will be Saturday 26th June 2021, with the first marathon starting in Harrogate and the last marathon finishing in Harrogate on Saturday 23rd October 2021. Good luck Graham….

Graham is looking to connect with people along the way and have them join him for a few miles or steps…I thought it would be fun to connect so I had a look at his schedule.

Sadly I’m either working or a month ahead of him in some of the more easily reachable marathons he’s doing…but, oh my days…I’ve discovered some walks I’ve never heard of!!! So! Guess what? Hah! Yes, you guessed it….I’m going to do some research on some of them and see if I can add them to my list somewhere along the way LOL well before I reach 90 anyway!

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I got back yesterday after working away for 5 weeks and opened my vast pile of post….

It’s like Christmas really 😄😄😄

And in the pile were my last 4 Conqueror medals 👏👏👏🏅🏅🏅🏅

In order of completion, from left to right

Great Ocean Road, Mt. Fuji, Conquer 2020 and Alps to Ocean which I completed this month. Awesome 😃😃

My target for 2020 was 2,020kms and I reached that on 31 December 2020

I probably walked wayyyyy more than that, but I mostly count ‘boots on’ mileage and if I’m stuck indoors at work and unable to get out for my break on any particular day, I count my indoor walking, which extraordinarily sometimes amounts to 12kms between going on duty at 8am to 2pm when I take my 2 hour break. Mostly I try to get out to walk, but sometimes like these last few days, I get snowed in, or its pouring with rain….ergo, no good for walking if you don’t have the right gear.

I first started these virtual challenges on 26th March 2020, and the Alps to Ocean is my 9th challenge completed. I have 5 to do this year, as well as the Conquer 2021 challenge which is a compilation of all challenges walked during the year. Of course they may well introduce more…in which case 😁😁😁 and ‘boots on’ and getttt walking!!!

Also in the mail were my next two Cicerone books: The Thames Path, which I’m planning on walking in April for my birthday. Its something I’ve wanted to do for years, and years, and of course I’ve walked many miles along the River Thames between Hampton Court Palace and as far as Greenwich – not all in one go, but different sections over the years, and right along the whole length between Rotherhithe and Lambeth, also at different times.

And of course the South Downs Way is a desirable walk for this year too.🤞🤞🤞 because so many factors affect that possibility.

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