Capital Challenge Marshals - ONLY FOR EVENT MARSHALS

Sun 18th Mar 2018

Walk Details:

Event Details Updated
NOTE: This walk is ONLY open to people who are marshalling at the Capital challenge event on 7 April 2018
Event Type
Group Walk
Southern England
Local Group
Start Time
Meet BFI South Bank (under Waterloo Bridge) at the Riverside entrance (currently closed for refurbishment)

Follows the route of the second Capital Challenge event, being held on Sat 7 April

General Notes
We'll stop for coffee at Paddington Station after 4 miles. Lunch will be at a cafe but please bring sandwiches to save time: it's a long walk and we will still be on GMT. Bring a torch! The end will be at or near the View Tube cafe but that will be closed; hipster and shopper options are available nearby. See also

Entry Details:


Walk Report

Capital Challenge Marshals Walk, Sunday 18th March 2018
8 walkers, 28 miles - leader Gordon Parker
8 people ignored the apocalyptic weather forecasts promising a mini-Beast from the East and left the BFI on the South Bank at 08.30. It was neither as cold nor as icy as we had feared: the wind was very cold but nowhere near as strong as we expected. Colin Saunders waved us off and departed with his sore Achilles Tendon to the Trafalgar Square 'Spoons for breakfast. Too cold to snack outdoors we stopped for lunch at the cafe in Golders Hill Park and for a warm drink at the Coal House Cafe in Woodberry Wetlands.
With a great sense of satisfaction it took us 9 hours 42 minutes to reach the View Tube Cafe.
Photograph by Jean O'Reilly; another by Gordon Parker on the group Facebook page



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