JONO O’Loughlin is in a world of hurt.
His legs have seized up. Just about every muscle below his waist is cramping. His body is effectively screaming at him: “STOP!”
But there’s still 50 kilometres to go and stopping is simply not an option.
Welcome to the world of ultra trail-running, a most unlikely sporting craze in which more and more people are voluntary putting their bodies through hell, in search of the ultimate test.