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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With the passing of April comes the imminent arrival of summer… Right?
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My second circular walk in a series that aims to cover the 30 mile West Mendip Way.
Monday 29th March 2021
Let’s get the L-word out of the way – this was my first walk in the wake of Lockdown 3.0. One the very day in which some restrictions were officially relaxed. Again.
I’d decided to keep it fairly local; keeping to the Mendip Hills. I would return to walk another leg of the West Mendip Way.
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Sunday 3rd June 2018
For the fifth year running, I had signed up for Weston Hospicecare’s Mendip Challenge event. I read that over nine-hundred people took part this year, walking anywhere between five and thirty-miles on the day. I was set for yet another thirty-miler and hopped on to one of the four coaches laid out for our early start.
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