Oxfam Trailwalker 2013 – So inspiring!


Do you know a recipe for inspiration? I do:

Take 1,100 walkers attempting to travel 100km within 48 hours.

Add 1,300 patient people willing to be support crew for the weekend.

And 600 generous volunteers.

Mix them all up in the Australian country side.

And you have the Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane.

This weekend, I had the privilege of supporting my sister and brother-in-law, and their friends who completed the challenging 100km Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane in 32hrs 28mins. Like most teams on the course, team Take a Hike had an epic time on the course.

Walkers mking progressOne of the challenging things about the Brisbane Trailwalker is that there are no support crews or spectators anywhere on the course until checkpoint 3, which is 45km into the event. The start line is at the top of Mt Glorious, a place too small to accommodate spectators, so teams are totally alone from the time…

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