Daily Archives: November 12, 2011

The Race: Day 10 – Drastic Measures

AMUNDSEN TEAM

Distance to the Pole: 617 nmi

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Today's report is from Lou Rudd, member of the Amundsen team

In Association with the Royal British Legion

Lou Rudd brings us news from the Amundsen team’s 10th day of the race. The guys walked 8.7 nautical miles today, their best distance yet by a slim margin as the weight of food carried slowly lessens. We hear about poor Lou’s heels, some “drastic” modifications to footwear, and which type of horse Henry is most like.

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MAP AND SITREP

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SCOTT TEAM

Distance to the Pole: 681 nmi

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Today’s report from the tent-bound Scott team comes from leader Mark Langridge. Unfortunately, with the storm that came up yesterday still in full flow, Mark, Vic and Kev have had no choice but to stay in their tent and wait for it to pass. Mark reminds us that Scott too was tent-bound for a number of days. We all hope they each brought a good book!

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INTERACTIVE MAP

Keep track of both teams with our interactive Google Earth map. Zoom in to see each day’s progress, with the position marked by pictures of team leaders Henry Worsley and Mark Langridge. Click on the icon to see that day’s sitrep in full.


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