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GNW: Sydney to Newcastle FKT 2021

Melbourne Urbanathlon

I flew down to Melbourne the afternoon before the race and checked into the YHA before heading out to Docklands to scope out where the race would be taking place. The start line was being setup and all the volunteers were very busy. I followed the course around the waterfront, past the parallel bars & monkey bars and got as far as the ramp at the finish line. The parallel bars and ramp both had me worried, I’d never done parallel bars before and the ramp looked really large. The rest of it seemed to be mostly running, so that didn’t worry me at all. The next morning I was up early and headed for Docklands. The OCRL racers were in the last wave so I had plenty of time to pick up my race pack and drop my gear around at the OCRL tent, which was located about 500m away at the finish line. There were plenty of League racers all getting ready to run. I found Deanna at the start line with a heap of other League racers, some of whom I recognised from Facebook but hadn’t met in person b