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Discussion Forum - Events - Corvedale Cake Walk


Author: Janet R Pitt-Lewis
Posted: Thu 6th Aug 2020, 7:47
Joined: 1993
Local Group: Marches
All original entrants should by now have had an email setting out their options including transfer to the new event - if you haven't had one please contact me - and the event will open to NEW entries 18th August
Author: Janet R Pitt-Lewis
Posted: Wed 5th Aug 2020, 14:25
Joined: 1993
Local Group: Marches
The Corvedale Cake Walk has been re-imagined to allow an event to take place within the current regulations and guidance. All current entrants will shortly receive an email setting out their options including transfer to the new event. On the new event entrants will be asked to complete a walk of 22, 14 or 10 miles during the week of the Shropshire Way Festival of walks. Your walk can be completed at any time from 8am on the 19th September to 6pm on the 26th September. The walk can be in any area, from the high mountains to your back garden as long as you walk the distance you choose and adhere to the regulations and guidance in your locality.There will be a limited number of places each day to walk the Corvedale Cake Walk actual route. Places which are free to entrants BUT MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE will allow a maximum of 6 walkers to start from each of 3 Designated start points on the route each day to allow for social distancing . All entrants will receive • A copy of the Telford T50 50 mile trail guide. This beautifully produced booklet (RRP £5) is edited by Marches group member Anne Suffolk and is a guide to the trail, including the heritage and wildlife to look for on the way • Access to a Strava Club, Face book group, Twitter feed, and to plenty of support and encouragement and a certificate to mark their achievement. 5 lucky competition winners will each receive a copy of the Cicerone guide to the Shropshire Way – newly printed and up to date, it is the official guide to the 182 mile Shropshire Way. The competitions are: Best Cake – Recipe and photo or artistic representation required – to be judged by the cake bakers of Holdgate and Eaton. Best Photo – There are 3 categories; “Far and Wide” “Close to the Ground” and “My favourite Checkpoint” All photos to be taken during your Virtual Cakewalk. Photos to be posted on Facebook or Instagram or emailed in. Best piece of descriptive writing – poetry or prose – no more than 300 words- that best captures the spirit of the Shropshire Way. To be judged by the Chairman of the Shropshire Way Association. The new event will open for entries 7th August.

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