African charity ZANE: Tom Benyon OBE has fundraising walk planned

Tom Benyon OBE and his wife Jane on the last day of their walk from York to Canterbury 2012

Tom Benyon OBE and his wife Jane on the last day of their walk from York to Canterbury 2012

(March 2015: Relaunch of a piece about plans for ZANE’s 2013 walk.)

Help! He’s at it again – Tom Benyon OBE, a man in his prime, is about to set off on another charity walk.

The route, programmed to take less than a month, is Holyhead to Oxford – just under 280 miles.

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ZANE’s 2012 fundraising walk to Canterbury is complete

Tom Benyon OBE and his wife Jane arrive in Canterbury at the end of the ZANE walk

Tom Benyon OBE and his wife Jane arrive in Canterbury at the end of their 2012 fundraising walk for ZANE

(March 2015: Relaunch of a piece about the end of ZANE’s  2012 walk.)

Tom Benyon OBE and his wife Jane, both long-distance fundraising walkers for ZANE, are not a pair of ‘big’ people.  The couple are physically quite small.

But they have covered between them over a thousand miles on behalf of Zimbabwe A National Emergency (ZANE).

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Founder of the charity ZANE (Zimbabwe a National Emergency) walks miles to raise funds

The end of Day One of ZANE's York to Canterbury 2012 fundraising walk

The end of Day One of ZANE’s York to Canterbury 2012 fundraising walk

(March 2015:  Relaunch of a piece on ZANE’s September 2012 walk.)

Tom Benyon OBE (aged 70) and his wife Jane are walking for ZANE … again.

They’ve done Edinburgh to London (450 miles) and Land’s End to Westminster (335 miles).  Now it’s York to Canterbury – 351 miles.

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