Guy Goossens is an avid runner, who had already participated in the Marathon des Sables in the Sahara desert. From 14 to 23 may, the Emblemnaar an even bigger challenge in Australia. The race The Track taking the participants into nine stages from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock. The total distance is twice as great as that of the Marathon des Sables.Berg’ over nete canal
“I've always liked walking, but a few years ago I switched to a higher gear,” says Guy. “I have little sleep and in the early hours of the morning I go there often to train. In a normal week I put about 120 miles. And sometimes, there are even a special contest. I look forward to in Australia to walk, because I had never been in that country.”
Guy prepares meticulously for on The Track and that is a must if you race to a good end. “In the first stages, according to the road book is quite a bit of altitude to be overcome. Therefore, you can me these days regularly the bridge over the nete canal in Emblem on and off, walk, sometimes up to an hour and a half at a stretch. It looks a bit crazy, but for me, it is the nearest ‘mountain’”, winking Guy.