Frodo in Wales – Pt II

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My series “Frodo in Wales” takes a look at running and travelling on a budget. Part 1 took me from Chester, across to Conway along the coast, then down to Betws-y-Coed and finally to the summit of Moel Siobod and back.

View getting down again

View getting down again

Summit of Moel Siobod

Summit of Moel Siobod

Just so we’re clear, I haven’t got a clue what I’m doing. Part 1 taught me a lot of safety elements, and as a result, part 2 will be a lot more safety orientated; certainly when it comes to the mountain ranges. These deserve at least a little bit of respect and I don’t really want to get the mountain rescue involved if at all possible.

I thought I’d better mention this before I head out, because I do realize that sometimes I can come across a little blazé in these running things I do, but I do put more thought into things, the more I learn the hard way. I did so many things wrong for John O’Groats I lost all count!

So anyway, now that’s out of the way. The plan is this afternoon, to grab a train to Birmingham, then a coach all the way to tenby; getting there around 8:30pm. The run will start tomorrow morning. I’m not entirely sure what route I taking, or a definite final destination; only that it will be somewhere along the north coast of Wales; covering most likely 150-200 miles and a couple of peaks along the way.

If you’d like to sponsor my efforts, the link to my Just Giving page is at the top. Thanks all, will try and keep updating my progress on Facebook and Twitter along the way.

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