On Sunday 12th June 2016 Joe Ward completed a 12 day supported run from Brisbane to Sydney.
He started on Wednesday 1st June at 7.32am from King George Square and ran around 80 to 90kms per day for 12 days finishing at Sydney Opera House at 3.30pm on Sunday 12th June.
He was supported by a massive crew using a camper van. Crew included Ian Rowe, Suzannah Harvey-Jamieson, Luca Turrini, Emma Trask, Alice Wall, Burty Burt, Sally Lynch and several Sydney runners from Manly Beach Running Club.
Sponsors were North Face, Pacific Coast Eco Bananas, Blue Dinosaur Bars and Tailwind Nutrition Australia.
The previous record of 15 days was held by Andrew Hedgman who completed the distance in 2012.