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This is the Ridgeway Walk, a 40 mile challenge walk along the ancient Ridgeway track between Avebury in Wiltshire and Goring in Berkshire. The start point was changed in 2019 to Avebury Sports and Social Club because better amenities were available. The Ridgeway Walk is often referred to as the 'Ridgeway 40' although, between 1998 and 2008, this was the name of an associated running race... Long Distance Challenge Walks About This Event The Ridgeway 40 is one of many challenge walks of varying lengths held throughout the UK. These walks are, as far as possible, cross country, using public rights of way or across land which is open to the public. Walkers are expected to follow the route set by the organisers and will usually receive a certificate if they complete it within the time specified in the rules of the particular event. Generally, long distance challenge walk organisers will provide the following:- Checkpoints to monitor the progress of walkers Sustenance at checkpoints, which could include water, squash and food Some medical back-up in the form of first aiders and ambulance(s) Transport back to base for walkers who have to retire from the walk Route map or written description to enable walkers to follow the designated route (the Ridgeway Walk map is downloadable from this web site). A certificate for all entrants who complete the walk in the specified time Commemorative badges are for sale (see the various types)

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Date/Time
09/05/20 00:00
Event Type
Walking event
Website
Address
Avebury Sports and Social Club
Organiser
Philip Heneghan
Organiser Details
Entry Link https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=6081
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Walk entrants are only accepted through SI Entries on line as listed above. No on the day entries