Day 8 – Gateway to the Grand Canyon

About 3 days to go till we reach our final destination.  The leaderboard is at the bottom of this post.


I think we’re alone now – Tiffany (Joanne Hartness)

We will Rock You – Queen (Nick Currie)

Fields of Gold – Sting (Caroline Horne)

Believe – Franka Potente (Jo TaylorGreig)


Total Miles covered

Run – 888

Walk – 308

Cycled – 1025

Miles Plotted (after converting cycling and walking miles ) – 1845


Start Point: Petrified Forest National Park Arizona

End Point:  Williams, Arizona


Fact of the day: 

Williams is known as the Gateway to the Grand Canyon.  It was the last town to have it’s section of Route 66 bypassed.


As promised, here are the stats and the Leader Board:-

Top Cycling Group – Fast

Top Walking Group – Easy Runners

Top Running Group – Runners

Top group for total miles plotted – Sprinters


Top 3 Runners:-

David Bannister – Sprinters

Chris Grubb – Fast

Steve Rooke – Fast


Top 3 Walkers

Pete Jackson -Easy Runners

Pip Frost – Runners

Jo Jackson – Easy Runners


Top 3 Cyclists

Chris Grubb – Fast

Sally Rooke – Easy Runners

Ian Phillips – Sprinters