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“Appointment with Roy”- Roys Peak Challenge, 1997

“Appointment with Roy” is a story on the Roys Peak Challenge (or Mt Roy Challenge), write by Derek Grzelewski. It is from the 1997 race and appeared in Ansett in-flight magazine. 

A big thanks to Andrew Town for sending this to us and to Derek for allowing us to share this great story on what is now a some what legendary mountain running race. I highly recommend checking out Derek’s “Adventure Blog” HERE.

 

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  1. Great story. I must go walk the dog too!

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