World Run I / Reports
Distance today: 50.0 km (Accumulated: 20781.0 km)
2005.04.27. [Chase; wood & metal city monument: "Chase" at cross of Hwy.1
& Business 1] - [Salmon Arm; wood & stone city monument: "Salmon Arm" at
(Runner companies all stage: Peter Rietveld).
50km, 4:59:11h. Excl. food, water, road-finding, toilet etc. stops
Excl. food, water, road-finding, toilet etc. stops
Time GMT - 8 hours
+18c, clear sky and light wind at start.
17c and same at finish.
A good rest it was and although the last stage was somehow long the start
was okay and the weather again great. Very slowly the flattened landscape
started to get rolling and the lake beside us gave us a superb view. The
small towns were a pleasure to run through as it gave something to see on
the way. One of the towns offered the opportunity for me to down a half a
litre of coffee since I could not wake up and the legs were protesting.
After 35 km things loosened up and we motored ahead to hit again a 50 km
We were met by Helmut who took us in for the night, and what a place he
Very nice house with many flowers in the garden and they proved to be
The ?simple food" appeared one of the best we have been eaten over the
last period and I had a bit of a taste of the local beer.
That made 110km in two days and we are nice on schedule
- Peters 2. Day in the "guest writer chair"... :
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