Good wishes keeping Gayter going
Evening Gazette 19/03/03 By
Gayter has gained fresh impetus as she closes in on the 400th
mile of the gruelling Flora 1,000 Miles Challenge tonight
- thanks to the support of dozens of Evening Gazette readers.
ultra runner revealed that she had received lots of Good Luck
cards and messages since her London address was featured in
said: "Thanks to everybody who has sent cards.
of them are above my bunk and will give me inspiration throughout
must run one mile every hour for 1,000 consecutive hours, along
with her remaining four competitors, is still in good spirits and
reports no major problems.
has picked up a couple of blisters from trying to break in another
pair of running shoes.
She said: "I've
mainly used just one pair of shoes but as they are beginning to
wear down I think I'll need two pairs to complete the 1,000 miles."
Sharon is accompanied
by husband Bill, but has a new night-shift helper this week, Mike
Harper from her club, New Marske Harriers.
Send your cards
to Bill Gayter, Room 112, Travel Inn, 159 Tower Bridge Road, London
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