Well my application for next years TGO Challenge has been submitted!!! Apparently I’m the first applicant for TGOC2017, I happened to notice the online application form became available last night so without hesitation I submitted it. The application process involves answering a few questions to assess your experience, competence level and reasons for wanting to enter. This is then assessed by the Challenge coordinators and once accepted places are confirmed early November. Depending on how many applicants they receive it may result in a draw being held. Spaces are limited to 350, the unlucky few are then added to a standby list.

So for now it’s a waiting game to see if I get a place…

I’ll update in November with the news. If I’m successful thats when the fun begins, I’ll have to plan and submit my route (including a foul weather alternative), sort my kit out, arrange transport, sort my food and getting supplies en route. Not to mention a few test runs using the kit I intend to use and some fitness training.


Your comments are really welcome