Archive for the tag 'Race the Distance'

Before lunch I visited Wellington to pick up a copy of the ‘Walking With Giants’ walking trail booklet that has recently been published by Wellington LA 21 Group. I found it a bit of a challenge figuring out how to gain access to the Council Offices where I had been advised that I would be [...]

No Comments CherryPie on May 18th 2022

I aim to walk 100 miles in May for National walking month. I am doing this in conjunction with a walking challenge for the Queen’s upcoming Jubilee Celebrations.

2 Comments CherryPie on May 1st 2022

Today I walked 5 ½ miles for my Race the Distance challenge in support of Ukraine. I will be making a donation to support the emergency support charities and when my medal arrives I will dedicate another walk in support of Ukraine.

My walk took me to Woodhenge, Leegomery Pools, The Silkin Way, Apley Woods, Dothill [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Mar 14th 2022

I have completed my challenge to walk 30 miles  in a week for World Cancer Day which takes place on the 4th February each year. My mileage total is 32.59. I have made my donation of 1 pound for each mile I pledged to walk to Cancer Research UK.

The walking adventure that completed my challenge…
After my [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Feb 11th 2022

A few signs of spring seen on my afternoon walk.

I have nearly completed my mini walking challenge for World Cancer Day. I had hoped to finish my challenge earlier but I needed to fit my walks around helping my mum with her hospital appointments  and outpatients care; timings of which were flexible.
I now need to [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Feb 9th 2022

For World Cancer day I am embarking on my first mini walking challenge of the year. My aim is to walk 30 miles in in one week, and when complete I will make a donation to Cancer Research UK.

Each year, hundreds of activities and events take place around the world, gathering communities, organisations and individuals in schools, businesses, [...]

Comments Off CherryPie on Feb 4th 2022

My medals have arrived for two walking challenges that I undertook before the lockdown restrictions were eased.
Due to the recommended hour for a walk once a day I was limited to the 5k (3.1 miles) option.
VE Day Challenge – 3.31 miles completed on 11 May 2020 taking 60 minutes. This event commemorated 75 years since [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jun 16th 2020