British Nordic Walking Challenge Series Swindon | The best yet!

They came from far and wide. Every age, men and women, individuals, clubs, from all over the UK and even Italy. What brought them together? Nordic Walking.

The office has been flooded with feedback today, "what a wonderful day, how friendly, how exciting", "like no other Nordic walking experience", "totally different to my usual Nordic walks".

Over 120 people took part in the Nordic Walking Challenge, either in the 5KM Nordic Walk, the 10Km Nordic walk or the 20 Km Nordic Walk. The back drop of Lydiard House and the park were stunning and added to the atmosphere. The course was really varied with grassy paths, woodland trails, lakeside stretches, a bit of mud and the odd shower of rain. The sun shone through for the prize giving. here are the results:


5 Km Nordic Walking Challenge distance:

Men: James Smith | 0:46:37.4

Women: Pam Lucas | 0:42:15.2


10 Km Nordic Walking Challenge distance:

Men: Alvyn Bysouth | 1:11:08.1

Women: Helen Evans | 1:15:10.8


20 Km Nordic Walking Challenge distance:

Men: Gareth Davies | 2:31:21.5

Women: Vicky Welsh | 2:32:52.4


Team Nordic Walking Challenge:

5 Km: Bristol Nordic Walking

10 Km: Oxfordshire Fitness

10 Km: Gemini Outdoor


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