87/365 Walk 1000 Miles

A couple of years ago, I happened to pick up a walking magazine in the News Agents; Country Walking

https://www.greatmagazines.co.uk/country-walking-magazine

It was probably about this time of year when they were starting to talk about their annual challenge of walking 1000 miles. To walk 1000 miles in a year, you have to walk an average of 2.79 miles per day, every day – all 365 of them.

Obviously, you could walk one mile one day, and 6 miles another. It has to average out. The challenge starts on the 1st of January each year. I registered for the challenge and I am prepared to admit that I found the prospect of the challenge quite daunting. But by the end of January, I had clocked up over 90 miles, as a normal part of my routine. I knew that although a shorter month if February worked out to a similar amount that provided I stuck with it, I would be able to do it. Naturally, Holiday intruded, But, even then we did a fair bit of walking, so when I got back to the UK, I caught up the deficit fairly quickly.

As it happens, I reached 1000 around the end of October, meaning that over the year I did not far short of 1200 miles. I was, to put it mildly, as chuffed as anything.

Naturally, I signed up for this years challenge, but I knew that I would have problems when the lockdown was looming, and my family were saying that they didn’t want me to go out at all. After about 5 weeks of walking barely any distance at all, I knew that it would be pretty much impossible for me to complete this years challenge. I know that there are people that have completed the challenge notwithstanding the lockdowns, and the other problems, very good luck to them, and well done.

I hope that it goes without saying that I will be signing up for the challenge in 2021.

Published by Bill

I just want to write, but I prefer to stay away from controversial topics like politics. I am happy to confess that at the moment, I am writing for me. If you enjoy my writings, and I hope you do then that is all the better.

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