Sanna Nevalainen – The Long Walk 2021 Faro de Maspalomas – Gáldar, over the highest peak on Gran Canaria… #WeCrossMountains

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The Suomi girl and 1st ever long walker Sanna Nevalainen brings a touch of Finnish Sisu to The Ninth year of The Long Walk!

Sanna Nevalainen works hardest to support The Long Walk, and has done since it began in 2012, she is now Secretary of the Association which she helped create.

A great choice not only for her good looks and tenacious manner, Sanna is also one of the original founding members of The Long Walk, having been one of the first to go the distance, on the very first walk from Puerto Rico to Roque Nublo back in 2012.

Since then she has worked tirelessly for the event, helping to ensure that it is properly organised and supported, either by herself walking or by driving support cars, looking after bookings, or simply ensuring that the more gung-ho among us do not starve!

The Long Walk – Gran Canaria aims to show that no matter the size of the challenge ahead of us, by working together, one step at a time, we can all cross mountains. #WeCrossMountains

We raise funds and awareness to assist families, groups and individuals on Gran Canaria facing potentially terminal illnesses, like Canarian Breast Cancer Association ACCM (Asociación Canaria de Cáncer de Mama y Ginecológico), environmental organisations helping to protect our island, such as Fundación FORESTA, and those dealing directly with poverty in our community, such as Proyecto Vecinal de Alimentos de Mogán Nabohjelpen among others.

The Long Walk 2021 will start Day 1 by the famous Faro de Maspalomas lighthouse, and head north along The Pilgrims’ Way, the only officially recognised stretch of the Camino de Santiago (Ruta Jacobea) outside of mainland Europe. We will travel from the Dunes of Maspalomas, up through the Fataga valley to Tunte, where we will stay the night, and on Day 2 complete our ascent with a traditional toast at the highest summit on the island following a small detour from the trail, up to Pico de Las Nieves. Walking across Las Cumbres (The Summits) stopping another night at Cruz de Tejeda. Day 3 will begin with a visit to The Long Walk Woodland Reserve, before our descent, through the northern mountain pine forests, into the ancient pre-hispanic island capital, the royal city of Gáldar, and end on the north coast around sunset.

Some of the wonderful people who support The Long Walk:

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Ulla Nevalainen

€100.00 September 21, 2020

Onnea Kävelylle ! jalka toisen eteen mars <3

The Long Walk Past Sponsors and Donors:
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Emmy Roca Pagés

€30.00 September 22, 2021
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Facebook Fundraiser so far...

€216.00 September 22, 2021
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Rene Rogers

€15.00 September 22, 2021

Make sure your boots are made for walking 😉 xx

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Facebook Fundraiser

€377.00 September 22, 2021

There is still time to share and support

Really looking forward to our tenth epic coast-to-coast

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Facebook Fundraiser

€900.00 September 21, 2021

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Denise Cox-Thomson

€5.00 September 21, 2021
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WC Cash Donation

€40.00 September 21, 2021

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Our wonderful customers have started to drop off cash donations to support Tim on The Long Walk, raising funds and awareness for Women & Families, Fighters & Survivors on Gran Canaria.

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€60.00 September 21, 2021
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Ronald Morgan

€10.00 September 21, 2021
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Catherine Vella

€50.00 September 16, 2021

Blarney Stone sponsorship

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Catherine Vella

€50.00 September 15, 2021

This is Mary ds sponsorship for 50 euros 51

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Conrad Matyszak

€20.00 September 12, 2021

Good luck Cindy! Such a great cause for a great man! Xx




Some donations from previous years

Karen Floyd

Sep 5, 2018



Helena Kling

Sep 9, 2018



David Benson

Sep 13, 2018




Kenneth Timon Hill

Sep 18, 2018


“Go Sanna! Go Sanna!”

Martina Timon

Sep 19, 2018


“Well done & Good luck Sanna!”

John Lynch

Sep 21, 2018


“Best of luck to all involved”