Category Archives: 2016 Blog

Youngest British Female Walker for 55 km Route / Jongste Britse Frouwelijke Wandelaar voor 55 km Route

Natalie is the youngest British female walker to be completing the 55 km route this year for the 100th anniversary. She is one of over 100 walkers who are carrying  flags so that the media can find them in the crowds! … Continue reading

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Sports Hall Day 2 / Sporthal Dag 2

The first aiders have just finished foot treatment for tonight and there were some great blisters! Today went well although it was still very hot. There was a short thunder storm at dinner time which has cleared the air a … Continue reading

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Photos from Rest Post 3 Day 2 / Fotos van Rustplaats 3 Dag 2

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Rest Area 3 Day 2 / Rustplaats 3 Dag 2

All the students/cadets have been through, and most of the others. Not as hot as yesterday yet but getting hotter. We have treated a few blisters today and handed out hundreds of cups of squash; well it feels like hundreds! … Continue reading

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Rest Post 2 Day 2 / Rustplaats 2 Dag 2

Most of the walkers were through RA2 by 1030. Everyone is feeling hot, hot, hot, but still soldiering on.

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Rest Post 3 Day 2 / Rustplaats 3 Dag 2

The first of the BDWF walkers to stop has just left us, expecting more soon. The heat is much as it was yesterday, squash is ready for the walkers as they arrive.   Chris.

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Photos for the blog / Fotos voor de Blog

Anyone with pictures from the march please bring them to me or to the office and write a note about who/what/where and I can add them to the blog! Chris.

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Coach Times for Day 2 / Bus Tijden voor Dag 2

Coach times will be 30 minutes early for the 30 and 40km walkers!!! Tuesday 19 July – Early start on Wednesday (30, 40 and 40 military) For the second marching day, the organisation decided to start thirty minutes earlier for … Continue reading

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Sports Hall Night 1 / Sporthal Nacht 1

Lights are out and most people are sleeping; except of course the wonderful crew who keep the place running whilst we sleep. Dave, Carl, Sue and Lisa make sure all the walkers and support staff are woken up at the … Continue reading

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30km Walkers Day 1 / 30km Wandelaars Dag 1

  Frankie and the other walkers on the 30 km route have been seeing the sights along the way, including a giant heart made from walking shoes painted red, white and blue. Everyone had a good, if hot, day.     

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