I tried to photograph Mark at the finish line but what with the temporary fencing and the crowds, I missed the moment. But here he is a couple of minutes after, swigging water before walking through the tents offering free juice, chocolate milk, fruit slices, yogurt, and cookies.
There's a noticeable shift in body-type from the first wave of runners through, who tend overall to be long and lean, to the later arrivals, where you see more short thin people and more tall bulky people
Kind of heartwarming to see the families coming through together, mothers and daughters, dads and kids.
And here's Shona, completing our party triumphantly. Then we all went for second breakfast at the Union Club, where the runners had luxurious showers and changed into clothing appropriate for the setting.