Sunday, 31 July 2011

How far was it

Just a quick note. Worked out the mileage on wheresthepath.com
Day 1 Blackpool to Bilsborrow 19.0
Day 2 Bilsborrow to Clitheroe 20.3
Day 3 Clitheroe to Earby 13.2
Day 4 Earby to Ilkley 16.1
Day 5 Ilkley to Bardsey 18.1
Day 6 Bardsey to Selby 20.3
Day 7 Selby to Humber Bridge 30
Total 137 miles. Average 19.57 miles a day.

Today I am doing nothing, my right knee is a bit swollen which is making me hobble a bit, other than that just a bit tired. Tomorrow I get the house in order because my nephew Adam and his wife Gemma are coming to stay for a few days, with their two little girls. I hope the weather stays nice for them, we can have some cheap days out locally, a trip to the seaside for the little ones. It will be something diferent for me and them, I'm looking forward to it. Toodle pip.

14 comments:

  1. So impressive - well done! Get that knee back to normal before you consider any more distance hiking.

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  2. Such an impressive distance and average. Have fun with your relatives.

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  3. Fabulous achievement. Makes me want to do something similar. Have a good time and take it easy.

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  4. Fantastic feat and fantastic feet! Have a rest now and enjoy your visitors.
    Love from Mum
    xx

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  5. Hi Ilona, don`t want to embarrass you, but - you`re amazing! So brave. Lynn

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  6. Hope you are feeling more rested now Ilona. Enjoy your family, may even bump into you at Meggies (cleethropes) if you are coming to the seaside. Sally

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  7. Interesting that you finished the last fifty miles in two days.might have been easier in three!
    Congratulations anyway!!

    (I did a walk on the mountain today as I'd had enough of de-cluttering- was out for four and a quarter hours- bliss!!)

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  8. I think your walk has been amazing, thanks for sharing with us x

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  9. Rest up for a while and have a wonderful time with your family♥ Amazing numbers:) xxx

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  10. What an incredible walk! I have enjoyed all your photos.

    Look after that knee and have a lovely break with your family.

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  11. flippin eck ilona that is amazing!!! brilliant report too. Fancy inventing your own coast to coast and doing it!!!! Bet a load of other people will make ones up now.... yay!!!!!!

    Dave aka AJ

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  12. I'm so impressed with your gritty determination - well done Ilona!
    Hope the knee is better soon.

    Take care,

    Sandie xx

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  13. Amazing! I am really impressed. Take care of the knee.

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  14. How impressive- especially the 30 mile day! Takes you back to when people thought nothing of walking 4-6 miles each way to work...rest the knee and enjoy the visit!

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