Category Archives: Walking

We Began With Cinders and Finished With Flames

Kelly Leech, NDC Manager at Bristol North has a tale of one of our most unusual fundraisers yet. She and 12 other brave souls took part in a firewalk at the George Inn, St Briavels last weekend! It was all … Continue reading

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Team Lucas Smash Their Target

Rowan House‘s Craig Duff has an update on his 3 Peaks Challenge… …”What an experience. Over the weekend of Saturday 1 August 2015, Team Lucas and I completed the 3 Peaks challenge in 23 hours 26 minutes. The weather was extremely testing … Continue reading

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Trans Pennine Hike – Mission Complete

After Nadine’s story yesterday, how did the others get on? The answer is… mighty fine! Each of our 22 walkers did amazingly, battling sore knees and blisters, and all deserved their medal as they crossed the finish line. We’re still totting … Continue reading

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And Then There Were 3…

At last we have news from our Trans Pennine Hikers! In our first post from the event, we have The Consortium‘s Nadine Evans, whose picture and marvellous personal account below shows why her story deserves to be told on its own… … Continue reading

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Deb and Sarah Take a Midnight Walk

On Saturday 11th July, Deb Zaza and Sarah Loftus from West Mercia Supplies in Shrewsbury took part in a Midnight Walk raising funds for a local charity, Severn Hospice.  The walk started on the stroke of midnight and covered 8 … Continue reading

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Good Luck Trans Pennine Hikers!

We wish everyone hitting the Trans Pennine trail the very best of luck for your hike this weekend. May the weather gods be kind to you and we look forward to seeing all your photos and hearing your travellers’ tales … Continue reading

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Who’s Taking Part in the Trans Pennine Hike?

The answer is lots of you! We have 23 participants, which is just brilliant. So on the 18th July the following will be heading for the hills to raise pots of cash for Macmillan: Simon Parker and Abby Brooks – Bertrams … Continue reading

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Team Lucas Go Walking

Rowan House‘s Craig Duff  has set himself quite a challenge. On August 1st, He and the other 5 members of “Team Lucas” will tackle the Three Peaks  (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon) in 24 hours. He has a very special reason … Continue reading

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Tish Joins the Dream Team

On Saturday night and Sunday morning Rowan House‘s Tish Payne will be power-walking through the streets of London! Just like Sam Lucas did last year, she’ll be sporting a decorated bra for her 26.2 mile Moonwalk to fundraise for Walk … Continue reading

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Last Call for Hikers

Inspired by yesterday’s London Marathon, but you’re not keen on running? We have just the answer in the shape of our next Flagship Fundraiser, The Trans Pennine Hike! Fancy a 26-mile hike in glorious scenery? Then this is for you. The … Continue reading

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