FKT: James Harcombe - Wales Coast Path (UK) - 2017-05-23

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20d 12h 55m 0s

On May 2nd, 2017, adventurer Mal Law and James Harcombe set out to break the record on the Wales Coast Path. Unfortunately, Mal had to retire due to injury, but James was able to continue, and set a new fastest (supported) time of 20days 12 hours and 55 minutes. He then returned to Prestatyn and joined the Offa's Dyke Track to complete a loop of Wales in 25 days 8 hours and 51 minutes - the previous record for this being 39 days. Read all about the adventure at and pictures/daily update on the facebook site or Instagram via wales1700km.