World Run II / Reports
The map shows the position of which the pictures for the day are taken (if any). The start and finish markers are placed at the first and last valid registered position. This is not nessesary the actual start and finish position, if GSM or GPS signals was not available.
Distance today: 53.0 km (Accumulated: 11304.8 km)
Elapsed time: 05:23:50
Start 08:13am. At km-marker 201 to Khartoum . 20c, allm. clear and m. wind.
Finish 14:54pm. At km-marker 148 to Khartoum. 38c and same.
Sudan seems to be a contry of coincidenses ! Atleast to me :-)
Yesterday, while I was preparing to start my run after 7days waiting & running in Khartoum and a 3.5 hour drive to where I had left, I met Anders from denmark. He had started out on bicycle 5months prior - from the village Farum; my birthtown in denmark !
He's on his way to Cape Town after originally 'just' wanting to bike to Rome, Italy, but had become inspired en route' and kept going ... What a great spirit :-)
He'd clearly been on the roads for a long time: the brown jacket dusty, the blue Scandinavian eyes red from sun & desert, the bicycle a bit worn and in need of a repair; but courious and w. an energy as if he had just started ! He'll make it to Cape Town, Im sure :-))
We kept company the 42km of my run and caught up on denmark and thourghts on life in general. Easing the focus from pushing the stroller tothe conditions at home !
Another example is my host in Khartoum :-) She has the same education, political scientist, w. international politics as interest - though she has made a career of it while I have taken the theories 'out for a run' :-)
During the days in Khartoum it later surfaced that she alsohas an athletics background w. youth running much like mine. But thats another story..
- The people you meet in/ near Khartoum.. :-)