A reputable man, Perry Newburn, runs the length of New Zealand, this time gathering funds for autism.
There are not many roads across the country, the ultra marathon runner Perry Newburn does not know.
Newburn runs New Zealand's length to collect money for the autism support group running at Spectrum.
This is the second time that he has run the country's length, and he also led from Auckland to Christchurch, the entire New Zealand area, and has world record masters throughout the United States.
The 64-year-old went from Waiourua to Hunterville on Sunday, getting a bonus for four hours of sleep overnight and then Hunterville in Ōtaki on Monday, briefly stopping in Sanson for five minutes to talk Things.
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"Never walk the park," he said. "You have to remember what it was last to do, which failed.
"Everyone is a learning process, but this time it goes well. I went out, caught up, went out, got caught.
"The body has gone through the process of adjustment and starts to feel right with 100 kilometers plus days and starts screaming for food now, which is a good sign that everything is customized."
It had to catch a ferry from Wellington to Picton on Tuesday. He set the finish line for 18 days to win the 43-year record and said he was still in range.
People joined Newburn to provide support. He said the event was about meeting people who supported him in flight and supporting love.
It's a tough effort to drive 2100km from Cape Reing to Bluff, but Newburn said it's always expected parts will be difficult and parts to be easy.
"Nothing that happens is unexpected."
Newburn lived in Feilding, but moved to Napier in February because what he was kidding was a "change in the scene running".