The long stage lived up to it’s name once again.
It’s impossible to maintain a consistent pace on Stage Four and runners commonly spend almost as much time falling over as moving forward.
What followed was the first stretch of jungle proper. A baptism of fire. If a wet one.
Then something wonderful happened. Around midday, some blue was spotted in the sky.
Race Director Kris King, co-ordinated a raucous countdown before starting the race with a wave of a giant Peruvian flag.
Our Base Camp is now completely submerged in cloud. Looking out into the Kosnipata Valley, where our runners will be racing in the morning, is like looking off the edge of the world.
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