On Saturday the 31st of August 2014 Mrs Simpson went to Madagascar to run a race called Racing The Planet. She came 76th out of 189 people. She was the highest placed person representing Scotland. The race ended on Sun 6th September.
The Website Wizards interviewed Mrs Simpson and these are the Questions that we came up with……
What was the hardest bit? –No shower or change of clothes.
If you could do it again where would you do it? – South America.
What was the best part of it? – Meeting the locals and the other people in the race.
How hot was it? – It was very hot
What was it like sleeping in Madagascar? – Hot and busy.
How dirty were you at the end? – Very dirty, especially my clothes.
What was the longest stage? – Day 5 which was 48 miles.
How different were the animals? – There were no wasps.
What was the coolest animal you saw? – Zebou (a type of cow) and the snakes.
How far did you run altogether? – 155 miles
Well Done Mrs Simpson. What an achievement!
Article written by the Website Wizards, Kippen Website Team