Where it all started

By Andre Jones | October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

As most kids do, we run a lot. I didn’t love it or hate it, I just did it. Maybe I was good at it – though not the fastest. I was impressed when I was young, with the likes of Tony Rafferty, with his running across Australia efforts. It…

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Day 96

By Andre Jones | June 16, 2019 | 6 Comments

It’s been awhile between blogs!I’ve been run off my feet …. I recently passed Day 96. This milestone was the end of the 1st leg – the run from Melbourne up the east coast, covering a total of 3,776kms. This was the easy leg. I say this because I had…

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From the wife’s perspective

By Morag Jones | April 11, 2019 | 3 Comments

After some thought, I decided that it would be beneficial share this ‘reflection’ on various social media platforms and accounts, so that reaches the many people who are supporting and encouraging Andre on his adventure. Today Andre will run 52kms, having left very dear friends in New Lambton, arriving in…

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Day One

By Andre Jones | March 14, 2019 | 4 Comments

Happy to see so many friends and family rock up this morning at the MCG to see the start of the run.️ Especially fellow runners, Lynda, Darren,  Peter, and Duc Do who joined me for a few kms. 7Sunrise was there (cameraman Shannon made me look good on the day,…

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What has gone before

By Andre Jones | March 4, 2019 | 7 Comments

Why do I think I can run around Australia? There are a surprising number of extreme athletes out there; about 10 people (males and females) have run around Australia, and many more have run across – either east-west or west-east. In fact, there are about a dozen people who have…

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Intrepid II

By Andre Jones | December 2, 2018 | 4 Comments

How to transport 80-90kgs of gear, food and water as efficiently as possible? Obviously, get someone else to do it for you … Failing that, a wheeled buggy is my next option. From my previous experience, I decided the next Intrepid II was going to be better (which wasn’t going…

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