Hadrian’s Wall Dart

3rd and 4th May 2008, a jog along Hadrian’s wall. This may or may not be with a friend and colleague from work, he doesn’t seem to be able to make up his mind so I’ve decided that I will do it solo if he’s not coming.

Hadrian’s wall is 83 miles from start to finish, so it just over 40 miles a day. The aim is to do this challenge fast and light, with a just a 20 litre pack, finishing at Wallsend in Newcastle on Sunday evening. Luckily (or not, depending on your perspective) I’ve got a week to recover, because I’m in for immunoglobulin treatment again on the Tuesday.

Kit List

  • 17 litre rucksack
  • Dry bag for clothes and sleeping bag
  • Dry bag for tent
  • Waterproof shell
  • Spare socks (3 pairs)
  • Clean underwear
  • Tent
  • Cooker and fuel
  • Food rations (approx 4,000 kcals)
  • Spork
  • Water (2.5 litres)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Self inflating sleep mat
  • Lighter
  • Whistle
  • Compass
  • Map
  • Headlight
  • Mobile phone
  • First aid kit
  • Insect repellant
  • Foil survival blanket

Wearing from top down

  • Nike Pro Basic Sleeveless Crew
  • Nike Sphere React Cool 1/2 Zip Long Sleeve Top
  • Nike Pro Basic Shorts
  • Endura Hummvee Trousers
  • Nike Dri-Fit Socks
  • Nike Air Pegasus Trail+ Trainers
  • GPS Route Data
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