Originally Posted By: Harland

News today - The Leeds-Liverpool canal, which runs through the Eldonian Village, has been cordoned off at both sides and there are plenty of police vehicles here, with many people having to alter their walk to school following a 16-year old being gunned down and killed.

Harland, sounds dodgey. Could be an opening there for conducted 'speedwalking' tours!

Originally Posted By: Slogger
The plan is then to get fit for the Spine 2017 and be the first and only over 70 year old to enter and of course finish, as I am already in the over 65 year age group.

Dave, good luck with the Spine 2017 plans. You'd be setting a new benchmark.
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