Varsity march

Dates: Saturday 18th – Sunday 19th June (end 8th week) The Varsity March is an annual 81 mile (131 km) sponsored walk from Oxford to Cambridge, organised by Cambridge University Walking Club and also involving members of Oxford University Walking club. Completing the walk will take the whole weekend. IMPORTANT: The Cambridge walkers will be setting the pace for this walk and it is expected that everybody will be able to keep up with them. For people intending to go as far as Aylesbury, the distance (23 miles) is further than anything we have done on our own local walks, which generally don’t go beyond 15 miles/24 km. If you have struggled with our local walks, then this walk definitely isn’t suitable for you. More information can be found here: www.varsitymarch.org.uk/ Fundraising information can be found here : https://www.justgiving.com/teams/varsitymarch2016/ If you would like to go further than Aylesbury, kindly sign up by contacting Stephanie Smith at sgs30@cantab.net Meet: University Church of St. Mary’s, Oxford Time: 11am, Saturday 18th June Return: TBC Distance: 131 km, with option to cut short at Aylesbury (37km) Cost:…

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Cholsey to Pangbourne via Wallingford

Date: Saturday 11th June (end 7th week) An extended walk through the countryside made famous in  “The Wind in the Willows”. Meet: Train station Time: 8:45 (to catch 9:07 train) Return: Approx 18:00 Distance: 28km (there will be the option to finish the walk early in Goring, making the total length just over 20km) Cost: £8.00 for return ticket to Pangbourne (only £5.30 with student railcard or group ticket) Lunch: Participants need to take their own packed lunch. Leader: Simon Lewis (simon.lewis AT univ.ox.ac.uk)

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