E mail Updates


July 2024

Welcome to  your July update. Challenge events Thanks to everyone who entered or marshalled  on the Herts Hobble last weekend and helped to  make it such a memorable day.  You'll find links to the results, photos and the Essex & Herts Triple challenge here: Essex & Herts LDWA - Herts Hobble 2024…

Mid-June

Social  walks A quick reminder that there's just one more social  walk in June, plus another one in early July. For information on walks further ahead see Future Walks. And can you help us fill some  gaps in our  social walk programme? Find the free dates here - Available Walk Dates…

June 24

Welcome to  your June update! Speyside 100 Congratulations to the eleven Essex and Herts  members who completed this year's tough Speyside 100, with a special shout-out to  Jim,  who I believe now jointly shares the record for the oldest  finisher. Well done Jim Catchpole, Sue Gooch, Fiona Gosling,…

Mid - May

Good afternoon  everyone, and welcome to  your Mid-May update, which has been issued  a bit later than usual  so we can wish all our Speyside 100 participants the best of luck for  next  weekend. Social  walks: There are no more social walks planned in May, but we do  have a couple arranged for…

May 2024

Social  walks and Challenge walks We have two social walks planned for May, plus  the Herts Hobble Marshals' Walk. Sunday 12th May:  Spring Walk,  18 miles. 9am,  Danbury Sports & Social Club. Mayes Lane car park CM3 4N Leader: Ginny Powell  - 07736 946955 A Spring walk  through  woods, fields, and…

Mid-April

Challenge Walks First  of all, congratulations to everyone who took part in the Essex Walker last Sunday. We were blessed with  another fine day, and the dry and windy  days leading up to  the event  meant that a lot of the mud along the route had dried out. Thank you for all the  lovely feedback…

April 2024

Welcome to  your April update! I'd like to  start by thanking all my fellow walkers, and our organiser Lizzie in particular, for a wonderful weekend  based in Brecon.  We had five great walks led for us by Lizzie and Peter on Friday, Sunday and Monday, and  on Saturday David and Jason from South…

Mid March update

Hi All, Welcome to  your mid-March update which includes an introduction from our new Chair Kirsteen, details of our next social walks (including one tomorrow), an opportunity  for you to  join the team planning our 50th Anniversary celebrations and a link to  a really useful training guide.  …

March 2024

March Walk's Programme We have a busy month ahead with three social  walks, a marshals' walk and our annual weekend away. Saturday 2nd March: To the Orient: A linear 14 mile walk. Please note there are two options to start this walk: Start 8.40am from Epping Underground Station  (TL…

Mid February 2024

News It's been a couple of busy weeks since the last update. At  our AGM at the beginning of February we welcomed a new Chair, Kirsteen Newell, and Treasurer, Maggie Stevenson. We wish them all  the best  in their new roles. Many  thanks to  our retiring Chair Gill Struthers and  Treasurer Elaine…

February 2024

Dear All, Welcome to  your  February update. There are just a couple of things to  remind you about at  the moment - a 'figure of eight' social  walk  this coming Sunday, and our AGM and walk  the following Saturday. After that,  there is a gap  in our social  walks calendar until we will be…

Mid January 2024

Stansted Stagger What a great  day! Lovely sunshine, not too much mud (by Stagger standards anyway) and another new route!  Thank you to everyone who took part in or helped on the Stansted Stagger last Sunday. The results are here, and there are lots of pictures in our photo album Essex & Herts…

January 2024

Best wishes for the New Year everyone and I hope you have lots of walking planned over the coming  months. I know some of you will be out on the Stansted Stagger on Sunday and hoping that the weather improves very, very soon. We have two social walks to look forward to in January, and looking…