still dark at registration
hundreds of runners, usq grounds
35 marathon, 16 3/4 marathon, 99 half-marathon, 125 10km
shivering cold but forecast temps to nudge 30degrees
but in the middle of third lap, I was conquered and thinking 'I'd rather be mowing'.
many first-time marathoners
one runner ran the Penrith marathon in nsw the day before. amazingly awesome!
consumed 32 cups of water and fluids all up from the four water stops
towards end of race- heat shimmer looking like pools of water
runner in distress from heat(?) at finish
top 50 finish
cycling and vintage car show
runners win, feet down
after race, to picnic point for 20min nap under spreading gum trees
scenery and landscape looking brown
old fernvale bakery