A Queenstown nurse has develop into the quickest girl to run the size of the nation, in 57 days and 12 hours.
Brooke Thomas crossed the end line of the Te Araroa path in Bluff final evening, after protecting greater than 3006 kilometres.
She beat the earlier document by per week and fundraised $22,000 for the HeartKids charity.
Thomas has a pacemaker and stated she wished to check her limits.
She stated her achievement had not sunk in but, however it had been unusual to have a relaxed day at present after weeks of onerous work.
“It is such an journey, and I am simply so excited that I lastly acquired to do it. I am certain it should hit residence over the subsequent couple of days, when issues decelerate a bit. It has been wonderful.”
Thomas stated the tough path made created many difficult moments.
“Navigation is not all the time and also you’re over fairly excessive mountain climbs, however I had a good period of time alone to consider what it’s that drives me, and the reply that retains arising is: at any time when it felt powerful – preserving it in perspective, I am not at struggle, I am not struggling in a hospita;l mattress, I am simply out doing one thing I’ve chosen to do and love doing.”