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PCA President takes on 193-mile hike for PCA Professional Cricketers' Trust and Graham Gooch Scholarship.

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Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch is raising money for the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and Graham Gooch Scholarship by completing his 13 day ‘Coast to Coast’ challenge.

The former England captain is taking on the famous 193-mile walk from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood’s Bay in North Yorkshire. Known as ‘the Wainwright Coast to Coast walk’, Gooch is joined by his partner and three friends and is aiming to raise £20,000 to be split between the two charities.

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Day 13

It’s the final day for Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch as he completes his 193-mile hike from St Bees to Robin Hood’s Bay.

Leaving Glaisdale in the early hours of the morning, Goochie has to navigate one final hike where the 13 day challenge is complete.

The former England captain has so far raised £19,146 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Goochie's Coast 2 Coast 2018... COMPLETED!

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Feet in the North Sea with a stone from St Bees means the 193-mile trek in aid of the PCA Professional Cricketers' Trust and Graham Gooch Scholarship is completed. Well done Goochie!
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Goochie arrives at Robin Hood's Bay and receives his certificate to recognise his incredible achievement...
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Goochie reports from the top of the North Yorkshire cliff tops, just one mile away from Robin Hood's Bay...
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Goochie reaches 3 1/2 miles from Robin Hood's Bay and the final stretch of the 193-mile charity challenge...

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Goochie asks walkers for their plans when they reach the North Sea...

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Graham Gooch and walkers on top of the North Yorkshire Moor

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Day 13
Hoping for a lift on his final leg, Graham Gooch admires the passing steam train.

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Day 13
Its the final day for Graham Gooch as he gets ready to set off on day 13.

Day 12

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A selection of images from the penultimate day as the group head for Glaisdale.

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Leaving Great Broughton, Goochie thanks everyone for their kind donations so far.

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Day 12
The group discuss the physical effects they have encountered so far as they enter the penultimate day.

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Great Broughton to Glaisdale where he will arrive later this afternoon.

The penultimate day, the end is in sight with the group now feeling the effects of the difficult trek so far.

The former England captain has so far raised £18,518 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Day 11

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Day 11
Almost in Great Broughton, Graham Gooch and the group have two miles of the day left.

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A tough stretch for the group as they reach the halfway stage of today’s hike.

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Day 11
Goochie is joined by two friends from home as he sets off on day 11 to great Broughton.

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Ingleby Cross to Great Broughton where he will arrive later this afternoon.

After navigating a difficult 23 miles yesterday, the former England captain is today joined by two friends from Essex who will accompany Goochie for the rest of the walk.

The former England captain has so far raised £18,353 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Day 10

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Day 10
Five miles to Ingleby Cross, Graham Gooch takes a breather to admire today's wildlife.

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A tough stretch for the group as they reach the halfway stage of today’s hike.

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Day 10
Leaving Richmond, Goochie and the rest of his team prepare for a difficult battle with 23 miles to navigate before the next stop.

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Richmond to Ingleby Cross where he will arrive later this afternoon.

Goochie is set for the toughest hike on the Coast to Coast walk with 23 miles to navigate before close of play.

The former England captain has so far raised £17,971 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Day 9

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Day 9
Nearly half-way to Richmond, Graham Gooch stops off to sample some of the local delicacies.

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Joined by former Essex player and manager Paul Grayson, Goochie presses on with today’s walk.

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Day 9
Leaving the black bull in Reeth, former-England captain Graham Gooch prepares for today's hike to Richmond.

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Reeth to Richmond where he will arrive later this afternoon.

Goochie is joined by PCA member and former Essex player and Coach Paul Grayson for today’s trip.

The former England captain has so far raised £17,971 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

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Some images from the day as Graham Gooch heads in on Reeth.

Day 8

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Some images from the day as Graham Gooch heads in on Reeth.

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The view from Keld as PCA President Graham Gooch sets off on day 8.

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Day 8
Leaving Keld this morning, Graham Gooch talks Australian cricket with two walkers from Melbourne as he prepares for day 8.

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Keld to Reeth where he will arrive later this afternoon.

The former England captain has so far raised £17,811 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Day 7

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Day 7
Graham Gooch catches up with Amanda Owens on the Coast to Coast walk as he enters Yorkshire

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The group take a break and soak in the views after reaching the highest point of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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Taking in the views of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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Day 7
Graham Gooch is joined by some 'different' guests as he walks through Nateby.

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Nateby to Keld where he will arrive later this afternoon.

The former England captain has so far raised £17,771 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Day 6

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Four miles from Nateby, the four left look to end day 6 on a high after a difficult 20-mile trek.

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After leaving Shap, Goochie and the rest of the group edge closer to Nateby.

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Day 6
Climbing the footbridge over the M6, Goochie has now completed 1/3 of the walk as they leave Shap heading off to the Pennine hills.

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Day 6
After a successful pub quiz the evening before, Goochie and friends leave the Kings Arms at Shap as they prepare for the day's hike.

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Shap to Nateby where he will arrive later this afternoon.

Almost half of the days have now been completed as they set off on a brisk Saturday morning following a successful evening at last night’s pub quiz in Shap.

The former England captain has so far raised £17,626 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Day 5

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Good progress is being made on day five by the group as they head towards Shap.

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Day 5
Joined by the local primary school, Graham Gooch set off on today's hike.

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Day 5
An early start for Graham Gooch this morning as he leaves Patterdale.

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Patterdale to Shap where he will arrive later this afternoon.

Met with beautifully scenic views over the past two days, Goochie helped local cricket club Patterdale CC out with an awards evening last night before setting off to Shap today where there will be a quiz at the Kings Arms.

The former England captain has so far raised £17,466 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Day 4

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PCA President Graham Gooch is joined by the President from Patterdale CC after assisting with an evening of awards.

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Goochie and the rest of the group reach Patterdale after another successful day.

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The group reach Patterdale where their day concludes.

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En route to Patterdale, Goochie and the rest of the walkers take in the scenic views.

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Leaving the Inn at Grasmere the group prepare for day four.

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Day 4
Leaving the Inn at Grasmere Graham Gooch and the rest of the group head to Patterdale.

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Grasmere to Patterdale where he will arrive later this afternoon.

After an amber weather warning yesterday, Goochie and his fellow walkers have been treated to some rare blue skies as they begin today’s journey where they will witness the incredible lake Ullswater.

The former England captain has so far raised £17,106 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Day 3

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Goochie sits down with David Johnson, committee member of the Wainwright Society as he nears the end of day three.

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After a tough morning battling the conditions, Goochie takes a short break with their stop in Grasmere fast approaching.

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Goochie and his fellow walkers leave their hotel and prepare for the day ahead with an amber weather warning issued.

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Day 3
PCA President Graham Gooch gets ready for the day ahead as they head for Grasmere

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Rosthwaite to Grasmere where he will arrive later this afternoon.

After difficult weather conditions yesterday, Goochie and his fellow walkers have been made aware of an amber weather warning for today’s journey as they face another battle against the conditions.

The former England captain has so far raised £16,986 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Day 2

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The former England captain can see the end of day two in sight with Rosthwaite just ahead.

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Stopping for lunch, Graham Gooch and the rest of the travelling group take a break at the YHA hostel.

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With their first pit-stop in sight, Goochie and the rest of the group head towards the YHA hostel for a lunch break.

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PCA President Graham Gooch takes in the sights of the coast to coast walk.

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The PCA President and his fellow walkers take in the views as they head towards Rosthwaite

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch will today travel from Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite where he will arrive later this afternoon.

After a 15 mile hike yesterday, Goochie and his fellow walkers encountered their first bit of inclement weather but made it safely to Ennerdale Bridge from St Bees.

The former England captain has so far raised £16,956 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Day 1

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PCA President Graham Gooch lands at Ennerdale Bridge after successfully completing day 1 of his challenge.

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This is one place where rain does not stop play! The PCA President and friends experiencing their first bit of inclement weather on the walk.

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‘Goochie’ and his fellow walkers have reached Cleator and are now only 5.5 miles away from Ennerdale bridge.

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PCA President Graham Gooch sets off on his 13-day challenge starting from St Bees.

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PCA President and his fellow walkers get ready to set off on the 193-mile hike as they leave the Manor hotel in St Bees.

Professional Cricketers’ Association President Graham Gooch sets off on his 13 day challenge starting the walk by dipping his toes in the Irish Sea.

‘Goochie’ is joined by his fellow walkers as they take off from St Bees and will arrive at Ennerdale Bridge later this afternoon.

The former England captain has so far raised £16,611 of his £20,000 target to be split between the PCA Professional Cricketers’ Trust and the Graham Gooch Scholarship.

Graham Gooch and friends have been training for the event since the start of 2018, completing many hikes as they prepare for the ‘Wainwright Coast to Coast’ walk.

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PCA President set to take on 193-mile hike for PCA Professional Cricketers' Trust and Graham Gooch Scholarship.