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The Ribble Way Challenge

The Ribble Way Challenge

 

16th & 17th June 2012

 

Could you walk across two counties, navigating through multi terrain all against the clock?

 

Join Sue Ryder for an exhilarating walk through stunning countryside and experience an event with a difference. Step up to the challenge of walking 50K in under 15 hours or 100k in less than 30 hours.

 

Start Line; Ribblehead Viaduct, Settle, North Yorkshire

50K Finish Line; Edisford Bridge, Clitheroe, Lancashire

100K Finish Line; The Dolphin Inn, Longton, Preston, Lancashire

Come join other walkers on a challenge you will never forget. This event guarantees a life story worth sharing.

All walkers will set off on Saturday 16th June from the start line at The Ribblehead Viaduct, Settle, North Yorkshire.

 

50K Route

All walkers will take the same route along much of the River Ribble and retire at Edisford Bridge, Clitheore in under 15 hours. This route is undertaken during the daylight hours and covers just over 30 miles of different terrain.

 

100K Route

Following on from the 50K point at Edisford Bridge the 100K route descends into the darkness making navigation much more of a challenge. Walking into the early hours of Sunday 17th June finishing at The Dolphin Inn, Longton, Preston, Lancashire completing a testing 62 miles in total.

 

Event Partners Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team will be providing specialist support to ensure walkers are fully briefed and supported from start to finish.  Each checkpoint also provides advice, support and safety check throughout the event. Mountain Rescuers will be sweeping through the checkpoints offering an expert safety support.

Entry is £25 per walker and support crew go free.

 

For more information on the Ribble Way Challenge:

 

Visit: www.sueryder.org/ribbleway

Call: 01772 698145

Email: northwestfundraisinq@sueryder.org

 

Text the word ‘RIBBLE’ followed by your name and address to 07788181300 to receive an information pack

 

Register online at: www.suervder.orq/ribbleway

 

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