This is the content of the Summer 2019 Newsletter excluding what is already  within the website e.g Walks Programme and  Holiday /Event details

NEWSLETTER                       Summer 2019


I'm looking forward to some relaxing summer rambles with the Club and the chance to show off my 15th London Marathon T-shirt, (at 5:14:21, that's 97 seconds faster than last year).  For the curious:  Just what do I have in common with Captain Bligh and Benito Mussolini? The answer is at

Still a marathon is something of a doddle compared with organising the Shinfield Junior Races on May 6th.

But who could possibly feel stressed after a ramble amongst the fields and downs of Berkshire or Oxfordshire?  Especially if the leader allows me a few minutes to take a short nap when we stop for lunch.

I had a nice comment from one of our new members recently, she said: "Such a nice camaraderie amongst the walkers".  But that was wrong, we don't have any Italians in the Club.

Summer will soon fly by, so prepare yourselves for our trip to St Ives on the North Cornish Coast.  Be ready for those strong Atlantic gusts down there, we've never had anyone blown off the South-West Coastal path yet and we don't want to set a precedent.

Tom Harrison - Chairman


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