The Thousand-Hour Walk

Captain Barclay Allardice

Captain Barclay's most famous exploit took place between 1 June and 12 July 1809 at Newmarket, during which he walked 1 mile (1.6 km) in each of 1000 successive hours, to win an initial wager of 1000 Guineas. More...

Hugh Donahue

On 27th June 1874 in Springfield, Mass, Hugh Donahue completed the task of walking 1000 miles in 1000 hours. More...

Richard Dunwoody

On 29th May 2009 at 11.30pm, Richard Dunwoody started a 1000 Mile Challenge to walk the same mile 1000 consecutive times (from the Bedford Lodge hotel in Newmarket up the Bury Road to a post half a mile away and back again) for a 1000 consecutive hours. More...

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