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13 - 19 May 2012

RacingThePlanet: Jordan 2012 Blogs

On to Petra
20-May-2012 11:15:07 AM [(GMT+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris]

The last 6.5 Km of the race were fantastic!  We left camp at 6:20 in the morning and all the competitors walked into Petra through some very ancient parts of Petra that few ever see.  The mood was great as most competitors walked in which allowed time to reflect on the past week and to take in the magnificent scenary. The arrival to Petra was incredile with the finish line right at the Treasury.

It has been an incredible week.  A week where 150 competitors of all levels of ability and experience had one goal...do our best and get to the finish line.  Not a complicated goal...difficult at times...but not complicated.  That is the beauty of this week...its simplicity.  For a week we push ourselves harder then most ever will...with the intent to just survive and help one another survive.  It is an almost primal existence...eat, run, sleep.  There seemed no greater joy this week then to see another competitor cross the finish line.  This was evident at the final campsite as the final competitors arrived after the Long March...tears flowing from many in the crowd as they urged on the last to arrive after 30 hours of a grueling course.

Reka, Kira and Maxine...thank you for your support...Love you!
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Joan

Posted: 21-May-2012 08:11:34 AM

CONGRATS!!!!!CONGRATS!!!!!CONGRATS!!!!!CONGRATS!!!!!CONGRATS!!!!!

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