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Camp 1
26-Jul-2015 04:10:30 AM [(GMT+12:00) Auckland, Wellington]

We arrived round 4.30pm after the bus ride from Quito. Camp 1 is located in a stunning setting at the foot of Mt Cotapaxi – a snow covered mountain that resembles Mt Ngaruahoe only 4 or 5 time higher! The air’s a little thin as we’re at 3350m above sea level and the night cold has set in. we’re expecting near freezing temps overnight. Big log fires burning and competitors huddled around the fire for warmth. A lot of old friends reacquainting from past events and the new guys like Team NZ making new friends. Too cold to type much more as the so called cyber tent is more of a shelter than a tent! The run starts tomorrow and we’re ready to go.

6 COMMENTS

janki janki

Posted: 29-Oct-2017 08:23:24 AM

You guys are doing well. Nearly there now. Keep positive,Team work will get you through. Great blogs Tim. See you soon free steam gift code generator

Kelly Norris

Posted: 27-Jul-2015 01:46:31 AM

Hi Guys, I hope stage one went well and your all resting up for the next adventure tomorrow!! You are in our thoughts all the time, and it's very exciting seeing all the pics and reading the updates. Sending you lots of love and hugs...good luck for Stage 2!!! Kel xxxx

Sarni Cooper

Posted: 26-Jul-2015 11:01:51 PM

Hi de hi campers. Thinking of you on your first leg, can't wait to hear. If you haven't already heard, the ABs won 27-20. Richie scoring a try at the 73rd minute! He thought he had a tough day at the office! Nothing on Racing the Planet!! Go well boys x

Sarah Lichtenstein

Posted: 26-Jul-2015 08:38:32 PM

I guess as I write you are running up and down and around those "massive" mountains! I hope you get time to take in what looks like breathtaking scenery and those fingers are kept warm enough to keep your blogs coming our way. Thinking of you heaps and sending lots of love, positive thoughts and smiles your way = from us all xxxx

virginie goethals

Posted: 26-Jul-2015 12:30:19 PM

hi Tim and Team !! Good luck from free to run Hk ! have a great first stage and most importantly have FUN !!! Fun got us through the race with Zainab and Nelofar , it is the most important thing ! Warm hugs from hong kong, you guys rock !!!!

Juliet Lichtenstein

Posted: 26-Jul-2015 10:32:32 AM

Well by the time you tune in here day one will be under your belt(s) You're so ready for this. Hoping those well planned for provisions have served you well. Go Team NZ. We're cheering for you. xx

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