I had a wicked time in Memphis and it was great to visit and learn so much in 2 days but it is time to move forward toward Nashville the next big point on this amazing journey. It was a long way out the east side of Memphis and the road changed so much , so really nice parts of town and some not so nice.
Got to meet some awesome people this morning which I loved. The first 2 guys just couldn’t believe what me and Pat are doing and kept asking where I had got rides from along the way , haha. The second photo is of Starsky, awesome guy . He had been going through a lot of shit and has just sorted himself out and was in a great happy place which was awesome to see. Keep that mind set bro and please keep in touch.
The route we are taking is the old stagecoach trail that they use to take back in the old days so could b a lot to see I hope. Today wasn’t much but the road was great and a big shoulder after getting out of the city and lots of rolling hills to go up and down. I did 40 miles today but walked a lot which was nice, Legs are feeling really good and Im sweet just walking and running a bit each day. No hurry aye and still getting good miles done just a bit slower.
I found these today, A body board and beach ball. Not sure whats going on but might have to send them forward to Boston for Pat to play on while I keep running to get there.
Mid afternoon I started to feel a change in weather and behind me was a storm coming. I knew it was going to be good when the locals started to stop and ask me if I needed a ride.
Then I ran out of time and it hit hard. The lighting was crazy and I couldn’t find anywhere to hide then just as the rain started coming down really hard a lady stopped and pointed at a church that I just pasted. She told me to go in and wait it out. I knocked on the door and some friendly smiles let me in. Life savers as it was pissing down. I got to meet heaps of people and chat about our trip until the rain finally stopped. it was around 6.30pm then but I still didnt have place to stay. Huge thank you to everyone at the Victory Life Assembly for helping me out and letting me refuel my water. Happy Easter!!
Magic sunset in the direction of where the storm had come from an I ran towards it as it moved on. Lighting flickering in the sky ahead of me.
Then I spotted a little track and followed it down and it was home. Quickly got the tent up and a coffee made before the sun disappeared. Another fun day with lots happening . Need a good sleep and get my butt back out there tomorrow. Nite all.