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‘The Pioneers take the arrows, the settlers take the land’.

Posted by on Dec 8, 2011 in Hero Of The Week, Mammals, Running, Sponsorship and Donations, The Run Up | 0 comments

Dave found this quote the other day, by Amory Lovins, on his fantastic Rocky Mountain Institute website. We’re feeling a bit like that the pioneers at the moment! We’re pretty sure no one has done anything like the 5000 mile project before. We’re going to have to shed a lot of tears and sweat; nurture some monumental blisters; pound our joints into the road and run fast to dodge the arrows! And we want to give a great dollop of money to our conservation charity so that they can buy land and secure it as wild forever, in the hands of local communities. But even the ‘run-up’ is...

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