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The Route
  • Two teams of yompers carrying 30lb packs each  will follow two a pre planned routes broken down into daily legs
  • Team A will start the challenge at Grimsby Cenotaph on the 9th June 2016.
  • Team B will Start the challenge at Liverpool cenotaph on the 10th June 2016
  • Start and finish locations are at towns Cenotaphs and war memorials. 
  • ​Updates of the the teams progress through out the day will be posted on our Face book and Twitter pages.
  • The teams will cover distances of 25-35miles per day
  • The Lichfield to Birmingham leg on the 18th June will be dedicated to the memory of Marine Jonathan Crookes who was killed in action in 2010, Afghanistan
  • The team will finish the challenge on the 1st July 2016, 07.30 at the Somme marking the exact moment the battle started 100 years eailier
  • At the Somme the 19,240 remembrance crosses will be laid

Unfortunatly as an event we do not have the capabilities to be responible for anyones safety  who wishes to walk the same daily routes as us.
If you do walk along side the team then it is at your own risk. 
The teams will be walking at a pace of at least 4 miles per hour and will not wait.

TRACKING WILL GO LIVE AT THE START OF THE CHALLENGE AND WILL BE AVAILBLE WHE THE YOMPERS ARE ON THE MOVE.

Please click on any of the legs below to look at the exact route on "Plot-a-Route"

TRACK TEAM A
CHRISTIAAN & MICHAEL
TRACK TEAM B
MARK

TEAM A

TEAM B





































Grimsby - Hull - Thursday 9th June
Liverpool to Chorley - Friday 10th June
Hull - York - Friday 10th June
Chorley to Bacup - Saturday 11th June
York - Leeds - Saturday 11th June
Bacup - Glossop - Sunday 12th June
Leeds - Halifax - Sunday 12th June
Glossop -  Sheffield - Tuesday 14th June
Halifax - Barnsely - Monday 13th June
Barnsely - Sheffield - Tuesday 14th June 
Team B handover crosses to team A

Sheffield-Derby - Thursday 16th June

Derby - Lichfield - Friday 17th June
Lichfield - Birmingham - Saturday 18th June
Birmingham - Dunschurch - Sunday 19th June
Dunschurch - Milton Keynes - Monday 20th June
Milton Keynes - St.Albans - Tuesday 21st June
St. Albans - London - Wednesday 22nd June
London - RBL Village - Friday 24th June
RBL Village - Canterbury - Saturday 25th June
Canterbury - Dover - Sunday 26th June
Calais - Aire,Sur,La, Lays - Tuesdays 28th June
Aire - Arras - Wednesday 29th June
Arras - Puisieux Thursday 30th June 
Puisieux - Somme, Serre - Friday 1st July