Spirit of India
October 19, 2018
September 2, 2018
Pat Farmer: Middle row, 2nd from right
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Pat Farmer collapsed into a plastic chair in the shade with an iced chocolate milkshake, his favourite post race drink. His eyes were glazed, his hai...
Pat Farmer and David Horton
FARMER SAYS FIRST DAY OF CROSS COUNTRY RUN CRITICAL
Huntington Beach, California, 16th June 1995
Two years after finishing second in the most challenging cross country running race on earth, Sydney ultra marathon cha...
March 29, 2016
Srinigar, 33.1km and total distance 4416.7km
The Spirit of India Run is done. Today, Pat Farmer took his last step at the Nishal Gardens in Srinagar, Kashmir to finish his epic run across India with a final total of 4400km.
The Australian ultra-marathon legend em...
March 28, 2016
Banihal to Anantnag, 80.7km
Tomorrow was the day it would all come to a close and it was literally and figuratively uphill from here on out.
The entire team was in overdrive to make things as perfect as they could be. For some of us it was the longest and most challengin...
March 27, 2016
Patnitop to Banihal, 83km
“What’s a shooting stone?” the crew photographer asked as he was hanging off the side – by this point in the journey, hanging off the side of the car felt as natural as sitting on the front porch.
The driver screamed at him to get back into the...
March 24, 2016
Gurdaspur to Pathankot, 44km
Josh left us this morning.
It was a sombre farewell – the evening before we brought out a cake and some candles. Pat put on John Denver’s Leaving on a Jet Plane from a tiny speaker and we all took turns serenading him. The girls – Tania and K...
The Australian government and Pat Farmer support the girl child. The following is a message from the Australian Consulate General:
The Australian Consulate General in Mumbai has provided a grant of A$20,870 through the Direct Aid Program to the K.C. Mahindra Trust’s Pr...
March 20, 2016
Ludhiana to Jalandhar, 80.5km
The cars had fallen behind. They were caught in a traffic jam that was not moving. Any attempt to go around would result in them falling off the side of the road and into the ravine below.
From the top of our car, as we were running down the...
March 19, 2016
Rupnagar to Ludhiana, 83.2km
When Pat puts in his earphones it’s his universal sign for “I want to run alone”. At this point, unless you’re bringing him a cold drink or some important news, he doesn’t want to be disturbed.
Yesterday he had his earphones in for 40km as he...
Pat summits the Matterhorn
Pat Farmer's View of the 1995 Trans-American Footrace
Pat Farmer and the Trans-American Footrace 1995
Day 64: The Last Step
Day 63: Light at the End of the Tunnel
Day 62: Landslide
Day 59: Mr Energy
Australia Supporting the Girl Child
Day 56: Congestion
Day 55: Rhythm
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