It’s been two long months since I have last written and even longer since I have filled you in on how my treatment is going.
What would it be like to run around the world? It’s one of life’s great questions…well, maybe not for most people, but absolutely for me! My name is Kevin Carr, and I’m an ultra-marathon runner attempting to circumnavigate the world on foot, without the help of a support team.
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In this short video you can get a sense of what it’s like to haul almost 200kg across ice. This clip was taken in Antarctica shortly before Tarka and I set out on the Scott Expedition when our loads were at their heaviest.
Today, a quiet and simple note came home in Hannah’s school bag. ‘We have chosen Hannah to be Mary in our Christmas play. Please can you send in a blue dress.’
The Scott Expedition: Successfully completed one of the world’s largest glaciers – the Beardmore Glacier, Antarctica
You’ll have to excuse a rather brief update today I’m afraid as it’s nearly 10pm here in the tent, we’re both exhausted, we’ve only just eaten our dinner and the alarm is set for 6am again tomorrow.
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