The Long Walk 2022
Friday September 30th
We’ll meet in the Car Park in Vegueta Market at 7am – Map link
Ready to walk by 8am from the Perez Galdos Statue
We’ll meet our support vehicle for a hearty packed lunch at around 1pm near Santa Brigida
Arrive at The Parador – Cruz de Tejeda
The One Day Walkers will meet the transport here to head back to Las Palmas.
The Long Walkers will enjoy the spa and an evening meal at the Parador.
Accommodation in shared twin rooms.
Separate rooms subject to availability and a pre-arranged extra fee
Saturday October 1st
Buffet breakfast in the Parador restaurant at 0700 for the Long Walkers
Day 2 Walk Start – Weekend walkers join
At 0900 The Weekend Walkers will join us in front of The Parador – Map Link.
Lunch at the Summit
At about 12:30 the faster walkers will reach the summit, where they will wait for the rest to catch up so we can have a celebratory toast from the highest point on Gran Canaria. We’ve officially reached the top! We leave the summit no later than 14:00
Arrive in Santa Lucia
At about 1800 we’ll arrive at our second night’s accommodation, the fabulous Casa Rural – El Olivar
The Long Walkers and Weekenders will enjoy a splash in the pool before an evening meal cooked by one of our volunteer chefs:
Sunday October 2nd
Hearty buffet breakfast in the Casa Rural prepared together
Day 3 Start
The Long Walkers and Weekenders begin the start of the final stretch to Maspalomas, headed for Fataga.
Lunch in Fataga – Map Link
The Last Leggers will join us here at the church for a half day walk to Maspalomas.
The Caminata Maspalomas
The Long Walkers will arrive at Parque Sur (map link) to meet hundreds of supporters for the Caminata Maspalomas ready for the ultimate 6km – all money raised from that event goes straight to the ACCM Canarian Breast Cancer Association
The Big Picture!
The Long Walkers, The Weekenders, The Last Leggers and The Caminata Maspalomas will arrive to take one last image of solidarity at the foot of the iconic Faro de Maspalomas, before heading home and collapsing into bed for a very well earned rest.
Thanks to our sponsors for making The Long Walk possible
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