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April 2009
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Tomorrow is the start of the Outback Challenge

David thanks everyone for their emails of support for the Outback Challenge and says he is looking forward to the “desert” run. The thought of no McDonald’s for 920kms is a bit of a worry as this challenge is all about healthy eating and staying injury free. Pictured below is the intersection David will take […]

2 Days to go to the Outback Challenge

With only two days to go we are busy preparing the vehicle for the event.  Stocking up with food and ensuring that water bottles, supplements, Powerade etc are all available and accessible from the Control Centre (car) David hasn’t over trained with his running for this event and has instead been using gyms along the […]

3 days to go to the start of the Outback Challenge

Hi Everyone There are now only 3 days to go before the start of the Outback Challenge.  The weather has cooled dramatically from the 35 it was only two weeks ago and people keep telling us how lucky iwe are in choosing May as daytime temperatures are now 25-28c. David is ready and looking forward […]

Hello from Alice Springs

After a long drive we have at last arrived in Alice Springs.  We are staying at the MacDonell Range Resort Park which is situated at the base of the beautiful Macdonell Ranges. It’s a lovely 23c here and after Mt Isa, Longreach, Emerald etc  it feels cold.  The all familiar flies are out in force […]

Hello from Longreach

Pictured above is the school David’s children Verity, Heidi and Adam went to when they lived in Blackwater. Fairbairn Dam is the place where the family went to on weekends for some relief from the heat to picnic on the shady grassed slopes or water ski. 40kms from Emerald are the gemfields of Rubyvale, Anakie […]