Running the World 196

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Nick Butter

Paralympian and Peter Pan, Ghana to Cameroon

Date: June 23, 2018
Approximate GPS Location: (3.83°N, 11.23°E)

Nick Butter keeps his march across western Africa. Ghana was run with a two-time Paralympian. He said that the 104° F in Burkina Faso was at his hydration limit so he basically overheated (we know 'butter' by the way melts at 95°!).

Togo was about no music, audio books or cars honking behind him, just he and the open road. Great pictures but no comments from his run in Benin. In Lagos, Nigeria he ran with a 16-year-old boy, referred to as 'Peter Pan', who dreams to run the London Marathon. Butter was also notably scammed for $800 by his host lady in Nigeria! He found Cameroon an enjoyable run - no heat and "safeish" and he was just in a good mood despite many of the 'usual problems'.


update history

Running the World 196

A New World Record, Butter Runs Marathon 196

November 11, 2019 // Running the World 196

Seven Marathons in Two Weeks as Butter Works Through the Pacific

September 30, 2019 // Running the World 196
Running the World 196

Butter Island Hops Across the Pacific

September 16, 2019 // Running the World 196



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