Wenlock Olympian Walk

Sat 15th - Sun 16th Jul 2017

Walk Details:

Event Cancelled
The Marches Group are sorry but we are unable to host the Wenlock Olympian Walk 2017. After long deliberation we felt that we would not have the human resources available in July to support such a challenging event.
Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Central England / Shropshire Hills AONB
Local Group
Distance / Time Limit
50ml. 24hr
Start Time
Start: 08.00 for those travelling up to 4mph. 10.00 for those travelling faster than 4mph
From The Priory Hall The Bullring Much Wenlock Shropshire TF13 6HS

The event starts at the grave of William Penny Brookes the father of the modern Olympic movement in the picturesque small town of Much Wenlock, and is part of the annual Wenlock Olympian Games. The route follows the Shropshire Way to the Church at Holdgate where the ladies of the parish serve an array of amazing cakes. It then climbs Abdon Burf before heading to Craven Arms before tackling a few more Shropshire hills on the return route to Much Wenlock

General Notes
Please note the date is PROVISIONAL. It will be finalised in Nov. Check LDWA or event website or contact booking secretary. This is a demanding event requiring navigation skills. Entrants should have completed at least 2 walks of 25ml or more in the previous 12 months. Entries open 7th Jan
Start and Finish

Entry Details:

Entry: 15.00 Non LDWA 25.00 incl tea and toast on arrival, 4 well provisioned Cps and a meal at the finish, cert and memento
Cheques Payable To
Marches LDWA


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