World Run I / Reports
Distance today: 36.0 km (Accumulated: 9778.0 km)
36km, 3:32:55 h (J.). Excl. food, water, toilet etc. stop.
Total 9737km. (J.).
Start 9:06am (K. and J.)
Finish 13:00pm (J.), 13:29 (K.).
Time GMT + 9 hours.
At start +16c, med. wind and clear sky.
19c, same wind & a few white clouds, at finish.
Today the "day of athletes"
is celebrated all through this huge country of Russia.
We are lucky to - due to hardship and injuries - be 14days behind our plan
Because this means that we today reached one of Siberia?s large cities,
And tonight (while writing this) we are guests of honour at a banquet that
I (J.) have so far not experienced the like of in ways of luxury,
entertainment, 'VIP' from near and far; etc.
- A strong contrast to our everyday running life ! :-)
Our host city, Chita, started as a Cossack stronghold in 1653 (! early in
such remote areas) and was later one of the strategic military posts when
there was 'diplomatic ice' between China & Russia during the Chinese
Tomorrow we will have a closer look as we run through city centre and out
into the mountains.
Today?s stage: K. seems stable in her running now and I am coming back
from exhaustion during the difficult highland trail :-)
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