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Mollymook – Mountain to the Sea – Marathon 2014

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Mollymook

– ‘Mountain to the Sea’ – Marathon 2014

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42 kilometre Marathon Course

The course begins at the foot of Pigeon House mountain. The 1st leg is a 5 km hike to the summit of Pigeon House Mtn. and return. The 2nd leg comprises a 25 km bike ride from Pigeon House Mtn. to Burrill Lake. The 3rd leg a 5 km paddle on a Stand Up Paddle board (SUP) across the lake and up the backwaters to Cupitt’s vineyard. This is followed by a 4th leg, 6 km run to North Mollymook Beach, then the 5th leg is a 2 km swim to South Mollymook completing this leg on a wave riding body board.

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The Event

It’s a social event whereby contestants can do the entire marathon or just a few selected legs of the marathon. It has been made possible by the vision of two boys Harm and Jonathon Schaap helped by their dad Ice in aid of raising funds for Turia Pitt’s charity ‘Interplast’.

Check their “Mountain to Sea” marathon on Facebook.

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Sponsors

Remember to support the sponsors who make so many events possible: Tallwood Restaurant, Board Lounge, Cupitt’s Restaurant and Winery, M & J Green Builders, La valle Fisheries, Kristy’s fitness and well being, AKWA surf, Surf House Narrawallee, Office National, Tucker R/E, DDe-signtech, Coastal Paddle Surf.

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Mollymook Ocean Swimmers

The Ocean swim group were represented at this full day testing event by Bobby White our elder stateman, Simone Scott and children Chloe & Jamie with dad Rob in the support crew. Cheryl and daughter Mia. John and Tracy’s daughter Melissa.

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Breakfast 6.00 am at Pigeon House car park provided by the Christian Surfers

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Group picture of the contestants – young and old with the early morning mountain mist.

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The start of the 1st leg – climb to the summit and return.

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The youngsters were first home in a little less than 1  1/2 hours.

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The next leg, the bike ride from Pigeon House mountain to Burrill Lakes.

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First to Burrill Lakes in the 25 km bike ride

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The girls smile for the camera

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The SUP leg had a full field for the 5 km journey to Cupitt’s vineyard

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The men lead the way home on the next run leg

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The 6 km run to North Mollymook Beach didn’t faze this youngster

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The 2 km Ocean swim from North to South Mollymook

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Completion of the final leg – home on a body board and wave.

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GALLERY

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