Archive for February, 2008

Team Walk #3 – 20 miles!

Posted on February 25th, 2008 by by Paul

So far our training walks have never been further than 13 miles, but yesterday we pushed it a bit and went for 20 miles (32km) – almost one-third of the trailwalker distance. The last few miles were hard, I think we all had blisters of some sort (damn you “1000 mile socks”!). The thought of […]

It’s all about the socks…

Posted on February 23rd, 2008 by by Paul

Got a few blisters on last weeks walk, mainly due to poor choice of socks. For tomorrow’s 18 mile training walk I am prepared, having discovered the wonder of 1000-Mile Socks! These babies have an inner sock which moves with your foot and a thicker outer which moves with your shoes. The result is blister […]

It’s a long long road

Posted on February 16th, 2008 by by Paul

I am out walking solo today, 11 miles around baldock. It is also the first test of my software to blog live en route!

Sponsorship progress

Posted on February 12th, 2008 by by Paul

Now that I have this team blog looking good I’ve started to point people at it. If you’re new to blogs and want to keep track of what we’re doing, I recommend using Google Reader to track this and any other blogs you’re interested in. To subscribe to updates from this blog, try this link […]

Team walk #2 picks up the pace

Posted on February 3rd, 2008 by by Paul

Today we completed about 21km around the Ridgeway and Ashridge as a complete team for the first time. This was also the first training walk to feature some hills too. To add to the realism, we had a 10km checkpoint marked off to see what our speed was like over hilly terrain. The result? 2hrs […]