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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #15 on: 09:47:46, 05/08/10 »
Great performance by all of you. Good time too, glad to see that you and the O.H. finished the walk together Joe, well done to you for waiting and Abs for hurrying to catch up, excellent effort  O0

Nice report and photos too, pleased to see radder making an all too brief appearance also  O0

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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #16 on: 09:57:07, 05/08/10 »
Excellent trip report Joe,great photos and mucho respecto to all.Looks like you enjoyed good weather which is always a bonus,the views looked good as well.Was anything provided at the stations,drink or food,or did you have to carry your own?,and are they stamping something to prove that you completed the course?.
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« Reply #17 on: 10:50:48, 05/08/10 »
Thanks again all.
 
Dave - I'm sure we'll bump into you before April, I keep a close eye on the Meet Ups section!
Besides, I have a little something up my sleeve for March, to help me 'celebrate' entering my mid-thirties in that month.  It will involve my 4 favorite things - Walking, Drinking, Eating and the Derbyshire Dales.  Keep 'em peeled.
 
Bri - Abs said she wouldn't have had the heart to finish it if I hadn't of waited for her (I kind of towed her the last few miles), so that was deffo the right decision.  I was extremely proud of her (I always am).
 
Max - All the checkpoints had water and orange squash laid out in cups, with as many top-ups as you wanted.  They also had biscuits, and some had cake and crisps.
We all carried a little slip of tear-proof paper that would be stamped immediately upon arrival at each checkpoint.
For me, all this made the day, as you really felt part of something.
 
This year's results are here:
 
http://www.matlockrotary.com/SEFS/ID.2974/SEFE/ViewItem.asp
 
Abs and I are 194 and 195.
You can see that the fastest completer made it round in 3:29!
The fastest 'walker' in 5:03 (though I don't know many people that walk at over 5mph!).
 
We're strongly considering the Nine Edges Challenge in the Peak District at the end of September - I think I might post it as a Forum meet, 'cos the more the merrier...
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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #18 on: 19:08:50, 05/08/10 »

What Abs is trying to say there, is that she would very much like to do the Nine Edges Endurance on the 25th September, if you would care to join us?!

You get a T-Shirt and a pint!!!!
 
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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #19 on: 01:50:15, 06/08/10 »
Well done to all - thats all I'm going to say and I'm going to go hide in my corner before Joe shouts abuse at me!
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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #20 on: 02:58:51, 06/08/10 »
Well done guys and a great trip report thanks for sharing
 
 
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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #21 on: 03:29:11, 06/08/10 »

Just had a quick look on LDWA and found these in and around the Peaks if you want another day of suffering  ;D
 
Belper Rugby Rover  Sat 15 August  19 miles starting from Belper  :o
 
http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/belper/
 
The Edges Challenge 21st August 27 miles starting from Dronfield
 
http://www.theedge.org.uk/
 
Marsden moors meander  21st August 22 miles starting from Marsden
 
http://www.theirregulars.org/
 
Hills and Dales Challenge 11th September 24 miles starting from Longnor.
 
http://www.andycrafts.co.uk/Walk.html
 
Or the Nine Edge Endurance  25th september 20 miles starting from fairholmes ( Derwent)
 
http://www.nineedges.co.uk/
 
If you fancy any of these Joe give us a shout and will join you  O0

I fancy a challenge walk Mark!  :)
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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #22 on: 03:30:52, 06/08/10 »
Great write up and pics Joe. You and Abi did brilliantly to do that challenge in that time considering you hadn't done that distance before. Congratulations and I will defo do it next year!  :)
 
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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #23 on: 09:53:14, 06/08/10 »

Bri - Abs said she wouldn't have had the heart to finish it if I hadn't of waited for her (I kind of towed her the last few miles), so that was deffo the right decision.  I was extremely proud of her (I always am).



Excellent, well done both of you.  O0

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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #24 on: 21:49:54, 06/08/10 »
Well done all of you, great to see Radder's legs again  :D :D :D
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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #25 on: 16:46:04, 08/08/10 »
brilliant stuff-well done guys. :)
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Re: [TR] - The Dovedale Dipper Challenge Walk
« Reply #26 on: 04:12:30, 09/08/10 »
Well done to all three of you, looks like a perfect day for walking weather wise and good going seeing as you've never done that sort of distance before (I know Mark has but when it comes to distance he's like a machine  ;D ). Perhaps you should put it up as a meet next year.  O0
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