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Aug 19 2014

257: Marco Maddalena’s LEJOG 2009

That’s it…sniff, sniffCan you believe it – a glorious sunny morning, not a cloud in the sky, wind from the south. Why couldn’t the last 2 weeks have been like this? Couple of the largest poached eggs ever on toast and we were off. With plenty of time before my ferry (1:45) the last 39 …

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May 08 2014

256: It was a hard, epic and very rewarding fortnight

“It was a hard, epic and very rewarding fortnight.   In actual fact the final 2 weeks were the easy bit.  The hard work had been done over the last two years building up to this challange.” So says Shaun Claridge and he has written a blog to document his story. http://claridgecyclingtocurecancer.com/  

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Sep 05 2013

252: 18 day LEJOG, and determined to enjoy it

LEJOG blog, full of info Andrew completed his LEJOG in 2013 and has provided a travelogue, route, height profiles, etc to his website In his own words…. Hi & Welcome to my Lands End to John O’Groats Cycle trip Blog! I’m Andrew Bromage, a 33 year old guy living in Liverpool, UK. I have always …

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Jul 15 2012

242: Michael Hughes 12 day LEJOG away from main roads

Michael Hughes is doing a 12 day LEJOG from the 15th – 27th July 2012. The link is to MIchael’s blog that he’s keeping of his progress. He’s tried to map the route away from main roads and hopefully past some more pleasant sights. http://mikelejog2012.blogspot.co.uk/

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Jul 12 2012

240: 909 Mile LEJOG over 12 days

The main event will consist of a 909 mile cycle ride from Lands End to John O’Groates and  will commence on Thursday 20th September 2012 with a scheduled finish on Sunday 30th September 2012. During the ride, we aim to keep the site updated with daily progress reports and pictures. Apart from the personal enjoyment …

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May 04 2012

237: Unsupported JOGLE over 10 days

Brian completed a solo unsupported JOGLE in April 2012 over 10 days. He had extremely limited experience of cycling and he was very pleased to have managed it. His link is to the  trip blog  about the experience, including the training he did for it. http://www.the1001club.com/2012/04/47-cycle-country-john-o-groats-lands.html

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Apr 23 2011

214: CitizenFishys first LEJOG

Dave Barter’s LEJOG journey in 2001. Dave’s site also has a host of other cycle related blogs and articles. Well worth a read. 20 years ago at the age of fifteen my parents bought me my first “proper” road bike for my birthday. A Raleigh Carlton, I’ll never forget it, red, light, fast … I loved …

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Mar 14 2011

211: Having beaten Testicular Cancer Rob takes on JOGLE

On June 11th 2011, Rob begins to cycles his JOGLE over 9 days. Rob had testicular cancer 3 years ago, following an operation to remove a testicle and chemo, he is all clear. Now he is on a year long mission to raise awareness and has been going into schools to talk about TC and will …

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Feb 24 2011

207: 13 day JOGLE

Vicky is embarking on a self funded solo unsupported LEJOG in 2011 Help Vicky raise money for MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT by sponsoring her epic cycle ride from John O Groats to Lands End…..see her website for more info! http://vickysjollyjogle.weebly.com                  

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Sep 08 2010

201: LEJOG via the 4 UK Cardinal Points

Greg Venn completed his challenge in 2010 via the 4 cardinal points of the UK. A journey of 1353 Miles Greg has kindly passed on his GPX route files of his complete route. http://gregcycle.blogspot.co.uk/2010/09/packed-and-ready-for-off.html Day             From to                                         Approx Miles Sat 4th         Land’s End to Lizard                    35 Sun              Lizard to Okehampton                  83 Mon            Okehampton to Bruton                  88 Tue             Bruton to Chinnor                           94 Wed           …

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