120 marathons in 120 days Living Adventurously 34

Graham Wilson retired from the Police and is now on a mission to walk 120 marathons in 120 days (along with his dog, Tilly).

Graham Wilson retired from the Police and is now on a mission to walk 120 marathons in 120 days (along with his dog, Tilly). The 120 marathons will cover 8 countries, 3 isles and cover a distance of 3180 miles - the equivalent of walking from Leeds to New York City.

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  • Got married at 21, had kids young: now I'm 52 and "it's my time now"
  • It's not just about fitness - it's wanting to do a big adventure
  • Adventure plans just grow once you have the kernel of an idea
  • Fundraising - think of a massive number and go for it. Spurred on by the unknown element of it
  • We know that at some point in the 120 days things will go wrong - it's about living with that and accepting it
  • Living adventurously is about doing something different to the day to day
  • If I could live my life over I'd have travelled more with the family

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