Jul 23, 2013

Distance for today = 51.85 km; Total distance = 23,614.05 km; Location = Koongawa – 33 09.958’ S, 135 53.192′ E; Start time = 0816, Finish time = 1613


I reached the 90% mark of my journey today. It certainly feels good, knowing I now have just 10% left to run.

It was a lovely day, but my feet ached for some reason. Hopefully they will feel better tomorrow. Jeff ran the last 7.5 km, and Michael rode 45 km.

We’re free-camping again tonight. We have a beautiful little spot, nestled among a grove of trees, within green fields of wheat. Michael made a great fire, and we’re gathered around it, enjoying a beer. The sun will set soon, and dinner will be cooked on the open fire. It doesn’t come much better than that.

I haven’t been overly original or imaginative in my blogs of late, but I put it down to tiredness. I’ve averaged 55 km per day so far for the month of July, which is probably a record for this run. I’ll pick up as I get nearer the end.