Wenlock Olympian Walk

Sat 20th Jul 2013

Walk Details:

Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Central England / Little visited area of South S
Local Group
Distance / Time Limit
50ml. in 24 hours
Start Time
Start: 08.00 (10.00 fast walkers/ runners)
From Priory Hall. Bull Ring Much Wenlock, Shropshire TF13 6HS

Starting at the grave of William Penny Brookes, who inspired the founding of the modern Olympic movement, visiting Wenlock Edge, Abdon Burf and the Corvedale

General Notes
Organised in association with the Wenlock Olympian Society as part of the programme of the 2013 Wenlock Olympian Games. This walk demands map reading skills and self reliance - there is no route description but a data sheet to help map reading and a gps log. Checkpoints are very well stocked but widely spaced with one indoor checkpoint with hot food at the half way stage.Limit 200. No entries on the day. No dogs
Start and Finish

Entry Details:

Entry: 15 / non LDWA 20 includes tea and toast to start, plentiful food at all checkpoints and a meal to finish


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