Do Women Walk Solo?
Last night I made a fairly innocuous post on Twitter about women who walk or run alone. Why? Because I know they're out there. But have a search on Google and find them you will not.
The response has been phenomenal.
Thanks to the hive mind of Twitter, there's now a list of about 100 women who walk or run solo. I've pulled out a couple, but in the end I just got overwhelmed with notifications!
The link is below so you can have a look yourself.
So, welcome to the on-foot solo edition of the Adventure Bulletin...!
Karen Penny is on a continuous walk around 19,000 miles of the British and Irish Coastline, and 20 of the largest islands. Here's her blog: https://karenpennythepennyrollson.home.blog/
Lizzie Wake has blogged about walking around Wales. Here's part 5 of her story.
Louise Johnstone is going to run the North Sea Cycle Route in 2020. If you'd like to walk/run/cycle with her or know a group that would like a talk along the way, get in touch: https://www.facebook.com/louisejohnstoneOCR/
And, I was going to try to dissect this further, but I've been completely overwhelmed by the responses! For 100 women who walk alone and counting, check out the responses to this tweet.
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I WISH I COULD SHARE THE JOY OF BEING ALONE WITH SOMEBODY ELSE
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Our friends at Shextreme are putting on a photography workshop.
Details: Action Sports Photography workshop: Mountain Bike Edition
Where: Forest of Dean
When: Sunday 19th May from 11am - 4pm.
Why: The purpose of the workshop is to empower and train up more women behind the camera in order to diversify action sports photography and adventure content. We want more action sports photos featuring real women.
Interested? Go to this link for more info.
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