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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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Wotto’ Lovely Walk

Sunday 10th January 2016

My most recent walk was up in the southern half of the Cotswolds, beginning and ending in Wotton-Under-Edge. Without resorting to an internet search, I’ve no idea where the town gains its name – it’s not as self explanatory as, say, Bourton-on-the-Water…

This was a group walk led by someone else and the first time I had joined Brunel Walking Group since July of last year, when I led an unfortunately wet and wild walk across the Mendips. With a slightly more forgiving forecast for the day of this occasion.

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