Apologies for the radio silence on the site and blog front. Unfortunately the internet/3G network in the desert was intermittent. – We hope you all managed to get in on all the action through Twitter.
Lots of pictures and videos were taken on camera which unfortunately could not be uploaded in real time.So… now we are back in the hotel room and rested. Let’s run through this race again.
|Night before the race. Kit is ready. Food is sorted. Running through final plans.|
Number is on. Car is ready and waiting for the follow. Ben sets off to the start line.
2nd November. 11pm.
5 hours in, another 19 to go.
Nearing the end of the first 121.3 mile loop.
3rd November. 1 am. 17 Hours to go.
On to the 2nd long loop.
3rd November. 2.30am. 15.5 hours to go.
Ben was falling asleep on his bike. We gave him 30 seconds to power nap.
3rd November 11am.
Waiting for Ben to come through on the smaller loop. 15.8miles.
3rd November. 6.04pm
There he is! Ben rockett’s through the final lap. PB on the small loop.
Ben receives his medal from the race organizers.