Run Around Australia

I do not feel like celebrating the fact that it has been 250 weeks since I first started my run around Australia. Now 250 weeks would indeed be worth celebrating if I had been running non-stop since I started. But as anyone who has been following my run so far will know there was a long break in the middle of my run.

My first run started on the 1 January 2008 and ended on the 4 January 2009 (370 days) and in that time I covered 1,703.5 km. My current run started on 28 July 2012 and as of 14 October 2012 that represented 78 days. So 370 + 78 = 448 days / 7 = 64 weeks. Now that is a long way short of 250 weeks.

So for me it is a non-event. Besides I will have plenty of time to celebrate when I reach 2,000 km or when I leave the state of New South Wales and cross over the border into the state of Queensland. Both these events are not too far away. And the completion of stage 3 Sydney to Brisbane will not be too long after that.

Great news is that both my lower back pain and the troubles I was having with my knees have been fixed (Now that might be worth celebrating)

This week sees me stop just outside of Ballina, New South Wales as I head up the highway towards Byron Bay, New South Wales.

End of Week 250:- 25.7 km / 16.0 miles
Total to Date:- 1,946.9 km / 1,209.7 miles

Another week in my run around Australia,



P.S. So no time to celebrate as I continue on my run around Australia.

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