And here it is, the big one. Who crossed the line first? In the end it was that cunning old bugger @len.george who saved himself (and 6 gels!) for the final push and staggered across the line first.
You passed through an aid station and this replenished your supply of gels - adding 2, let you rest a bit, reducing your fatigue, You passed through an aid station and this replenished your supply of gels - adding 1,
Weird stuff happens on the trails
You grab some food from a pocket and discover it is the most delicous thing you have ever tasted. You run the next ten minutes with a smile on your face.
You passed through an aid station and this replenished your supply of gels - adding 1,
Weird stuff happens on the trails
You catch up to a small group in front and do a bit of slipstreaming, saving some enrgy and gaining some distance.
@toofasteddie tried hard to hold onto the lead, but the damage he had taken early on in the race really slowed him down on the final leg seeing him fade to third.
@planktoplanks made the most of the rest break taken earlier and with fresher legs pushed hard on the last stretch to secure second place.
But WAIT! STOP PRESS! OMG! This has never happened before!
A quick glance at the actual numbers generated by the calculations showed a surprising result, one I’ve not encountered in all of the games and testing……..
We have the TIE!
Well done to both of you!
So that means @soluce07 is bumped up to third place and gets a place on the podium.
@amico is not far off the finish line either, with just a couple of kms to run, with @karenb54 making it through the final checkpoint in 8.5 hours, well under the cut-off time and looking good to finish her first ultra marathon.
Well done to all of the runners. I hope you enjoyed the game.
And while you sit back and relax and enjoy the fruits of your victory, or are just grateful that it is finally over and you can go back to the rest of your lives, spare a thought for a poor little old man who has to run this course for real in five day time (on a gamy leg I injured in the Wellington Marathon).
If I survive the day, I’ll run another round of the game after the race, so keep an eye out for that.
Winners – I’ll pay out ALL FOUR of you later on today.
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