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Tony's Trek.

Click here to link to Tony's report on completing the 'Round' in a day.

Daily Telegraph Walk

Click here to see details of the walk published in the Daily Telegraph on 30th October 2004 written by Christopher Somerville 

Walk Magazine Article

Click here for a further article written by Christopher Somerville on the philosophy of walking

Take up the Challenge 24th April 2004

The Northampton Nene Round Table used the Northamptonshire Round as a fund raising activity with members and their families walking sections according to their abilities and ambitions.  It turned out to be a beautiful day and was enjoyed by all.

The Launch Day

April 30th 2003 saw the Northamptonshire Round officially opened at Brixworth Country Park by the Mayor of Northampton, Mr Mike Boss with the Chair of Daventry District Council, Councillor Wendy Amos, in support.  The introduction was given by Mr Terry Maywood, The Managing Director of the Outdoor Group of whom our sponsors, Peter Storm, are a part.  Mr Peter Tilley spoke on behalf of our partners the Northamptonshire County Council on the developments in walking activity in Northamptonshire and the encouragement to get out into the countryside.  It was very pleasing to see so many local walking group represented and we trust that this new challenge will be taken up by them in the near future.

In the picture from left to right:

Wendy Amos, Mike Boss, Terry Maywood and Alan Harris (TFC)

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Comments from the field

E-mail entitled "Nice Web Site"

Thanks for doing this. It is looking pretty good. Any chance of putting up a single page outline map of the WHOLE route as well?

Peter Glennon

From Mike Devine

Logged on tonight to view your site.  great work - very impressive,  more power to your walking boots, sure to return again and again

thank you

Thank you for your article in the Herald and Post.  I have looked at some of the maps on your web site and have found them interesting.  Do you have printed way maps which can be purchased?  We enjoy walking but often find we only walk in areas which we know well.   We would enjoy finding new areas in which to walk.  Thank you

Sue (Martin)

From Jonathan,

Great event and many congratulations to you all for your tenacity and perseverance in reaching your goal.  All the best for future development of the project and I look forward to trying out at least part of the Round !

I have forwarded your email to my website guy to be included.


Dear Sir
Very interesting web site and the round is very good. Has anybody run it and if so how long did it take?