Aug 30, 2013

Distance today = 60.05 km; Total distance = 25,618.81 km; Location = Morven – 35 39.490’ S, 147 06.649′ E; Start time = 0814, Finish time = 1746


The Hud has done it – he’s run 60 km with me today. In fact, he was stronger than I was. He easily beat the previous record, held by Dave, finishing very strongly. Chook, Eric, and Dave all did very well, but The Hud finished in much better shape than any of them. He’s now the new record holder for the greatest distance run with me in a single day, and is looking forward to celebrating by watching the mighty Rabbitohs have a win tonight.

After a nice dinner last night with Maxine and her running and riding buddies, Leah and Heidi, we were visited early this morning by a group of them, along with kids and husbands, including Maxine’s husband, Damien. They formed a gauntlet for me to run through in the streets of Albury.

The Hud and I then ran out of Albury, with Carmel and Sue acting as support crew during the day. We passed through Gerogery and Culcairn, finishing at Morven in the late afternoon sunshine.

We’ll see how The Hud backs up tomorrow. I think he is eyeing off Eric’s record for the highest total for two consecutive days – 81 km. He has also now moved into third place on the aggregate list with 144 km, edging Jeff off the podium.