When last we saw our intrepid racers, both the Male and Coed leaders were engaged in very tight races heading into the crux of the course. This section was a long wilderness trek that would test navigation as much as fitness. Time was of the essence now, as this section would be even more difficult (and slow) during the night.
"We were making good time, really wanting to nail CP11 before the extra challenge of darkness; we seemed to be on track but anything could happen." -