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GNW: Sydney to Newcastle FKT 2021

Taking walk to work to a new level

Each year I like to try some sort of challenge over the summertime when the days are at their longest and I have a few days off over the Christmas break to recover. This year just to see if it was possible I gave myself the challenge of running from my place at Shelly Beach on the Central Coast to the Telligence office at East Mayfield in Newcastle in time to start work on Christmas Eve. And just to make it a bit harder (and also a bit safer) I was going to try and stay off the main roads as much as possible, utilising bike tracks, fire trails, bush trails and the beaches as I plot my way north. After a couple of hours sleep (I was out the night before) I got up just before midnight, grabbed my pre-packed running pack and headed out the door. Clean clothes and breakfast were waiting for me in the office, so I was travelling pretty light: running pack, 2ltr bladder (carrying 1.5ltr at this stage), 2 Nutella & 1 jam sandwich, a handful of gels, a spare running headlamp + a heap of ba