The route of TdV has special significance. Vinny was born and grew up in Newcastle (Bryansford), County Down.  He went to university and lived for a number of years in Belfast before moving to London to work.  After becoming ill he moved to be with his family and spent his last months in Carrigart, Co Donegal.

Day one covers approx. 80 miles from Newcastle to Carnlough. Day two covers approx. 80 miles from Carnlough to Ballykelly. Final day three is approx. 60 miles from Ballykelly to Carrigart.