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Well its 9 weeks till the training is replaced by the real thing 62 days 1160 miles raising money for The Forgiveness Project www.theforgivenessproject.com and like my legs and feet the diary is shaping up nicely. I will be walking into the following towns by day and have evening events planned in each so here’s the confirmed ones we have so far

Monday 18th September Glasgow– University of Strathclyde

Friday 22nd September Carlisle – Cumbria Probation Trust

Monday 25th September Newcastle – Northumbria University

Tuesday 26th September Durham – DISC and Writers In Prison Network Durham Prison

Thursday 28th September Middlesbrough – South Tees Youth Offender Team

Tuesday 2nd October Leeds – West Yorkshire Probation Trust

Thursday 4th October Manchester – Greater Manchester Probation Trust

Friday 5th October Liverpool – Liverpool University & Merseyside Probation Trust

Thursday 11th October Derby – Derby University

Friday 12th October Nottingham – Nottingham University & Nottinghamshire Youth Offender Team

Tuesday 16th October Leicester – Leicester University

Wednesday 17th October Birmingham – Birmingham City University & Writers In Prison Network

Tuesday 23rd October Gloucester – Wiltshire Probation Trust

Friday 26th October Exeter – Story Book Dads

Both The Scotland Howard League and UK Howard League are busy confirming more events in more towns, I am delighted with the response so far looking forward to confirming these.

I am also overwhelmed by the people that have contacted me to join me on legs of the walk, in some cases it will be very Forest Gump with Derby University students and staff joining me for the day. If your an individual please get in touch with me on Twitter @FrankieOwensJnr I would love to have company on as many of the days as possible. You can raise money for your own charity or help me with mine.

If your an organisation please do the same where we have events we can join up with your organisation, where we don’t lets make something happen.

Well trainers on and back out on the march , I look forward to updating you all soon before the final preparations please send the link around and help spread the word www.JustGiving.com/Frankie-Owens donations have been generous (Thank you to you all) now past £750 but looking to raise £10,000 by the finish.

Thanks for all your interest…..Best Frankie