Reviewing my miles, walks and runs from May 2021.
May was a good month, wasn’t it? If you discount how cold and wet it was. Like many others, I resorted to turning the heating back on, shortly before the end… And now, here in June, we’re all striving to keep cool!
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Some idea of the items I usually carry on a day-long charity walk. Food for thought. You do not need all of this or backpack as large as mine!
Having just completed the full thrity-mile long Mendip Challenge walk for the seventh year, I thought it might be worthwhile to write about some of the items and pack and carry with me, having already written about this walk itself.
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My experience of walking the full 30 mile Mendip Challenge in June 2021. This would be my seventh year, but with a few subtle changes to the route.
Sunday 6th June 2021
Having missed out in 2020 due to the pandemic, I was pleased to be able to take part in the Mendip Challenge for the seventh time. Last year, Weston Hospicecare did organise and host a lesser ‘Mini Mendip’ event… But to be honest, I didn’t have the greatest of interest in that one and was keen to defer my entry until this year.
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My third walk in this series, following the West Mendip Way from west to east.
Monday 10th May 2021
This would be my third walk in following and documenting the West Mendip Way, with one more journey to follow. Another circular loop in the region of fifteen miles, so that I could get back to my car.
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