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4hrs 25minutes

At 6.00am David along with 1,000 runners of all shapes and sizes gathered  at Esplanade Park (opp Bell Tower) for the City to Surf marathon.  Despite warnings of rain later in the day Sunday morning was quite mild and promised a lovely day. At 6.20pm  runners  were directed  200mtres up a short street to the […]

The elite runners

Most of the international marathon field have times under 2hrs 11 minutes with Kenyan Chelimo Kipkemboi the best with a 2-10-30 in last year’s Toronto Marathon. Pictured above seated with David (second from right) is Kenyan Reuben Kosgei former Olympic & world champion visiting Perth hoping to secure the $20,000 first prize.  Tomorrow’s race is […]

Media Meet and Greet

Today was a chance to meet some of the world’s best runners running the City to Surf Marathon this Sunday. Not surprisingly most of the elite runners are from Kenya, Nigeria and Ethiopia.  Some have been in Perth for a week and have had a chance to run the course while others are  arriving  tonight. […]

Since Monday night David has been bedridden with a stomach ailment which has seen him unable to eat anything until today.  Even then the meal was only soup. On advice from a Pharmacist he has drinking a special electrolyte mix and today is the first time he has been up for the whole day.  He […]

View Wheelbarrowman on Channel 9

Dixie Marshall (Channel 9) and City to Surf Organizer interviewed David last Thursday to be part of a summary of the City to Surf Sunday 29th August. It is planned that Channel 9 will also interview David at the start of the marathon and then for his thoughts at the finish. This together with interviews […]