After battling metre deep snow drifts they eventually battled their way to Alexandra for a welcome cuppa. (well ok , there were no metre deep snow drifts but there were patches of snow around ). Most decided it was much easier going Roxburgh to Alex direction.
Most groups headed up the side of the lake, the W3s continuing on up towards Pisa Moorings. The W1s headed up Lowburn valley and up onto the Sugarloaf. The W2s and runners headed on up the 45th parallel walkway onto the Sugarloaf.
4 carloads of 15 or 16 members headed out at 11am, heading up to one tree hut for lunch, before heading on up to Castle Rock, before dropping back down to the Earnscleugh cave and return. The following would suggest John had his GPS turned on.
For the rest of the membership, it was all hands to the deck, setting up race registration, traffic control, drinks stations,finish area and afternoon teas by most members, so no time for walking / running..