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Almost here….

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Well the Nevis Challenge is nearly here as it’s less than two weeks to go. Training is going okay and included climbing Tinto on hill on Friday. It was tougher than I thought due to the knee deep snow in places but I guess that was all good practice for Glen Coe and Ben Nevis.

It’s not too late to sponsor me too if you haven’t already. My sponsor form can be found online at A big thanks to everyone who has sponsored me already as I’ve almost met my target but I’m now hoping I can excede that to make the challenge as worthwihile so please dig deep and support two good causes.


And we’re off…

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

I completed my first week of training yesterday with a 12 mile (19k) walk from Seton Sands to Meadowbank. It took me 3hrs and 20mins which I’m happy with considering it rained most of the way!

The walk consisted of a stretch of the John Muir Way, from Seton Sands to Musselburgh, and then along the promenade to Portobello finishing up with a walk along the road to Meadowbank.

I think John Muir and I are going to become close friends over the coming weeks!

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Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

The Tartan Army Children Charity are asking supporters to walk 26 miles to raise money for disadvantaged children in Scotland and overseas.

The main walk is from Hampden Park to Loch Lomond, however a few of us have decided to make it more of a challenge and walk from Glen Coe to Ben Nevis on Saturday 17th April. This involves a 26 mile hike which will take around 16hrs as we climb to over 8200ft and include summiting The Devils Staircase and Ben Nevis!

More details to follow so watch this space……