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Gallery: NZ's extreme endurance race, The Revenant 2019

Competitors in the Revenant race get going.


Pre-race briefing at Blackmore Station woolshed.


Race numbers ready for competitors at Garston pub.


Andrew Charles getting a final rest in the woolshed before the start.


Leo Pershall showing the scar where a melanoma was removed last year, which led to him entering The Revenant.


Competitors prepare; Jean Beaumont and Al Shelton study maps.


Matthew Jeans and Tom Reynolds.


Shaun Collins and Al Shelton.


Shaun Collins takes a breather.


Matthew Jeans and Tom Reynolds.


Jean Beaumont on lap one, crosses through a stream.


Shaun Collins and Al Shelton.


Dave Viitakangas at checkpoint 11.


Tom Reynolds and Matt Jeans.


Jean Beaumont approaches checkpoint 11.


Matt Hamblett signals he's finished.


Shaun Collins finishes lap one.


A motivational note in Shaun Collins' backpack.


Property owner Tom O'Brien checks a map on night two.


The race's base, the Ski Hut at dawn.


Chadd Wright after pulling out of the race.


Chadd-Wright and Shawn Webber walk back to base after pulling out of the race at dawn on day two.


Al Shelton heads to the final checkpoint on lap two.


Angus Watson's thighs showing scratches from bush and scrub, after pulling out of the race.


Al Shelton heads to the final checkpoint.


Al Shelton taps the whisky bottle to signal he's finished. Only those who finish get to taste it. 


Leo Pershall helps fellow competitor Al Shelton remove his shoes.


Al Shelton's feet after 39 hours.