Zoe has always loved the outdoors and getting outside, she put off her dreams for a long time, but when her 40th birthday was on the horizon she started to really think about how she wanted to celebrate and what she wanted to achieve.
During this podcast, we learn more about Zoe, how she decided on and planned her first big challenge, walking the South West Coastal Path and how she overcame her fears to do it.
If you love walking, getting outside and want to go on your first challenge, take a listen to this podcast episode.
Where her love of walking came from?
Growing up without a car
Going on night hikes
Getting married young and having her daughter at 24
Wanting to do something bigger
Letting her dreams stay dormant
Are you sure you can do that?
Don’t put yourself in a position where you will be disappointed
The South West Coastal Path!
Deciding to follow her dream
How to celebrate her 40th birthday in 2011
Planning - and giving herself 7 months to sort it all out
Did women walk the path on their own? Is it done?
Dealing with short sharp shockers
Her first lesson
Egg holder, frying pans!!!
Being on her own
Wild camping V staying with friends
Where was suitable to wild camp?
Meeting people on the way
The grief of leaving the trail
Why did I waste so much time!
Looking for the next challenge and how her life changed after the challenge
Supporting Arry Beresford-Webb (Now Cain)
Walking with other people
The ultimate walk
The Great Trail in Canada
The Ridge Way
Walking around Dorset
Advice and tips for getting out walking and why you can walk yourself fit
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