• Paris 2021

    DAY ONE

    Spurred on by the motivational oration of our High Sheriff (borrowing extensively from the Bard), and fast out of the gate, are The Rapid Referral Network Ramblers for The Garage Trust. By the time you have said their name, they were in Southwold! Other high performing teams on Day One all belong to the Garage Trust – a competitive lot they are!! – Scrambled Legs and The Red Hot Chilli Steppers. Only the Norfolk Blood Hikers having covered 53 miles have stayed with them. We few, we happy few, we band of walkers; For they today that shed their sweat with me Shall be my fellow; be they ne'er so…

  • Paris 2021

    An amazing line-up!

    It’s Saturday afternoon in early May and pouring with rain. The climate seems to have gone back a month, with a freezing cold April and now showers and driving rain in May. It looks like the Walk to Notre-Dame could prove challenging! I was hoping to get my team out for training this morning but we have had to put that back 24 hours. We have a cunning plan, about which more will be revealed in due course but I’ll give you a hint below… The overall plans for the W4N challenge are progressing well. 39 teams have now registered, representing 24 separate charities, which is fantastic and more than…

  • Paris 2021

    Norwich to Notre-Dame

    It is now just one month until we fire the starting gun and so it is time for the first Blog. What should we call it? Last year it was The Raising Post. Suggestions, please, ‘on the back of an envelope’ containing a large donation to the Walking4Norfolk Fund! Currently, 17 teams have registered, representing 12 separate charities, which is GREAT! More are registering, but let’s hope for lots more than that. The greater the number of teams and the more various causes we can attract, the more likely we will be to attract mainstream media coverage, which will be good for all. It is as much about getting publicity…