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#Walk1000Miles – June 2016

I fear I’m going to be disappointed with my tally for the month that was June. It began so very well and I felt confident that I’d be able to break a century, with relative ease.

But in the second half of the month – and, what seems destined to continue in to July – we saw a large amount of rainfall among many grey days. Does anyone else remember the heatwave at the beginning of June?

Let’s take a look…

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#Walk1000Miles – May 2016

What happened to the month of May?!

Suddenly, it’s June. Yet, I’m fairly certain it was the end of April, only two weeks ago…


In that case, it’s time for a monthly review of my efforts in the Walk 1000 Miles challenge.

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#Walk1000Miles – April 2016

I’m pleased to be able to write that April 2016 has become a small milestone for me, in my quest to walk one-thousand miles see how many miles I can walk within the space of a year.


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#Walk1000Miles – March 2016

Ignore today’s date for a moment as there’ll be no such tomfoolery in this blog post.

March has been a positive month for walking and perhaps even more so than any other, so far this year.

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#Walk1000Miles – February 2016

Here we are at the end of the second month – a unique one, here in 2016; where you might otherwise be reading this on the 1st of March, as a consequence of the Leap Year.


This is another brief post to look back at the miles I’ve covered in February and my progress so far in 2016.

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I first became aware of the #Walk1000Miles initiative via social media in December and it only took a matter of minutes for me to sign up beyond the discovery.


This is not my latest long-distance charity walk… Even if it was, it was be one huge step up from my regular twenty-to-thirty miles! Because the aim her is simple; to get people outdoors and to encourage more people in to a regular habit of walking. A challenge of seeing how many miles you can cover within twelve-months probably adds to the incentive for some.

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