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Words & Photos: Anthony Grote

CLOUDS RUNNING IN THE

THE RACE WAS UNFOLDING AT ALTITUDE. THE FAVOURITES HAD TAKEN TO THE FRONT OF THE RACE AT CHECKPOINT 4,

LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE 1,000 M CLIMB, BUT THERE HAD BEEN LITTLE WORD SINCE. RACE DIRECTOR ANDREW BOOTH WAS ANXIOUS! It is along this ridge where the runners are most vulnerable and also the furthest point from the finish if anything were to happen and medical services were required. The previous day the weather had been perfect for the run, but it was now Saturday, race day, and the clouds decided to make the race slightly more interesting. The skyrunners were now running in the clouds and they were behind schedule in reaching checkpoint 6.

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RUNNING: Running in the clouds