Scott has just about 45k to go. He has about 100 mins to spare, but. prayers, and good thoughts appreciated to get him home strong, and done day 2.
That gut retching feeling gone as Scott has just past “THE BRIDGE’ Still going strong, and getting nearer the finish of day 2. Drew has filmed the moment.
After some fast downhill sections, now climbing again, and heading to Honokaa, and Malasadas. Scott has 5 hours in the bag, so still going strong.
Getting closer to the top of Saddle Road, and then the descent into Hilo. Scott’s ohana cheering him on. The heat getting to the support crew. Lyle, and Jochen making sure course is clean!
This was 40 mins ago at the 40k mark, just about to climb Saddle Road. Moved up to 10th place!
Up at 5am after not really sleeping much, a Coconut Cashew Chocolate Chip Hammer Bar (the BEST pre race food). We were at the pier nice and early, and I felt really calm (wow!). We had so many great visits with every athlete we met and the usual pre race excitement. I set everything up…