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On 16th June 2013 THE KOSCIOWS were the first to achieve this feat. Asked about his experiences he had this to say:-
The question was "Could it be done?" Then I wondered should I be the one to try it? Surely an impossible task to undertake. Must be out of my mind. All negative thoughts you tend to think when thinking of attempting the impossible. But then put the idea out of my mind. Sure enough a few days later the question was still on my mind. Edmund Hillary, Neil Armstrong even Roger Bannister, these pioneers, these famous people in our history would even have thought me crazy even to try. Honestly they would lock me in a darkened room, sedate me and get the white coated men to admit me into some kind of awful institution. They would be screaming at me "Simon, for crying out loud; are you completely out of you head?" "Forget these futile thoughts you have, it's never going to be done". Would I listen to them all, would their wise words fall on deaf ears?........Yes.....Of course.
So that was the beginning. Could 100 church micros be done within a day? Decided to ask a non cacher to be my navigator for the day. A day that will be with me for a long while I think. I decided that we needed to reach the first GZ at around midnight as that would give us the full time limit to find the aches. Living in Bristol and my wingman living at nearby Chippenham I left my house at 19:45. Arrived at his place three quarters of an hour later. We then immediately set off to the first GZ which was in Lewes, East Sussex. Arrived with half an hour to spare and waited in the car, having a coffee and waited for the clock to show 00:00.
First cache found at just after midnight and the last one (the best one) was found at just before 22:30. So 22 and a half hours from start to finish.
The mileage racked up was just over 575 and petrol was a cost of around £65. Regarding planning. Stuck to traditional caches only and as time restraints were key decided on caches that involved not too much walking from initial coordinates.
Here's a map of where the caches were found.