Day 1… survived!


Started outside Bradford City football ground

crossed the M62 in Birkenshaw
Left Batley via Soothill
went through Wakefield past the rugby league ground
…past Nostell Priory…
.and ended at Ackworth 24 miles/38km later


My name is Chris Walker, and between January 1989 and September 1991 I worked, through VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas), at Pakati Secondary School in Murehwa South district in Zimbabwe. I was a Maths teacher for 2 years, the Acting Head for the last 8 months there. I have also taught in Botswana & the UK, had 4 years working for VSO, and spent the last 14 years as a Civil Servant in Bradford. I married a Zimbabwean woman & we have 2 sons.

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