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Go Ape Leeds Castle, Kent

Set in the lovely ground of one of England’s most scenic castles, this course follows the same formula as the rest but is notable for its several hundred meter long twin zip wire crossing of a wide valley. I loved it. My family came with me on the day and even though one of them is pretty scared of heights and not that great on obstacles, we all coped really well and had a great day out. The place is very accessible too, just 5 minutes off the M20 and…

The Maidstone Half Marathon, England

The Maidstone Half Marathon was held on Sunday 16th October, 2011 First of all, here’ a film of the event, it’ll give you an idea of what to expect from the route. It was a beautiful morning as I left my house for the race. Really cold but clear, and with a light mist. The race HQ was at my old school, used to be called Vinters Boys, I haven’t been back there since the day I walked/ran out aged 16. Race registration was in the old school hall, how…