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Below are PDFs of the 4 days  routes. These are taken from the 4daagse website. 140506_routekaarten_web_dag1_1 140512_routekaarten_web_dag2_1 140512_routekaarten_web_dag3_1 140513_routekaarten_web_dag4_1      

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Did you know you can now find us on twitter? Twitter is very new to us so we are hoping you will teach how to use it! It is also another way to keep in touch all year round!

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In 2011 the highest award given out for walking the vierdaagse was the number 64! The largest number of the same medal given out were to those who had completed their first year, followed by number 2 and then number … Continue reading

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Year after year many civilians return to the same host families who consider it an honour to entertain their guests during Four Days Marches week. So other than camping and staying in sports halls like us, some families open their … Continue reading

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One final did you know…? for the day. Did you know that the Start & Finish point moved from the De Vereeniging concert hall to De Wedren in 2001.

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The 4 Days Marches was first entered into the Guiness Book of Records in 1975 as the world’s biggest walking event.

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…The 4 Days Marches was first entered into the Guiness Book of Records in 1975 as the world’s biggest walking event! Now do you think you will be able to drop that into a conversation while sitting at the bar?

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To date there are Seven BDWF members who have all three coloured t-shirts. They have all Walked, Supported and First Aided. Do you know who they are? Answer: Dave Holyday, Steve Arscott, Andy lock, Doug Davidson, Martyn Charity, Kevin Poultney … Continue reading

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…The first Vierdaagse took place in 1909 and has only been based in Nijmegen since 1925

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