Big Red Run – How to follow me during the race

Greetings from Birdsville in Australia.

Just one day to go before the start of the 2017 Big Red Run

The 5th edition of the Big Red Run – 250km over 6 stages / 6 days – will be held from 24-29 June 2017 in the Simpson Desert, Australia’s 4th largest desert.

More than 50 competitors will participate in the race.


The following links will keep you informed about my progress during the race:

Daily Updates – the best way to follow the action is to sign up to the Big Red Run Daily Updates. Just visit the Big Red Run website – – and click on the icon on the right hand side titled ‘Register for 2017 Race Updates‘. Just enter your name and e-mail address.

Facebook Updates – “Like” the Big Red Run Facebook page – The organisers will post results, photos and stories daily.

Personal Updates – I will post my own updates and photos on social media depending on connectivity. My updates will be available on my Facebook page and the Desert 2 Desert page.

Fundraising – please remember to support my fundraising campaign which aims to donate 50 Hippo Rollers to needy communities in South Africa –

I hope you enjoy the updates, and any messages of support will be much appreciated.

The countdown to the Big Red Run continues…


About David Barnard

This blog site covers my runs through the deserts of the world in support of social causes and campaigns dedicated to development issues in Africa. My next run is the 250km Big Red Run in Australia from 24-29 June 2017 in support of the Hippo Water Roller.
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One Response to Big Red Run – How to follow me during the race

  1. Pingback: My Fundraising Appeal – Donate a Hippo! | Desert 2 Desert

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