It was an early yet beautiful morning for staff and young people as we gathered at Tilbuster Station in Armidale to pack up the rest of the pumpkins for the Pumpkin Run. Pathfinders’ staff, young people and volunteers made pumpkin production lines to load the myriad of veggies into a ute, trailer and horse float. A few hours and few laughs later, the Pathfinders Pumpkin Run 2017 convoy was offiicially underway.
Despite blowing a tyre on the horse float a couple of hours into our journey, the team pulled together to get it fixed and made it to Newcastle safe and sound. The Pumpkin Runners filled their bellies with hearty food from the Ibis before getting some rest for Day 2 of the Pumpkin Run.
Here’s a peek into our Day 1 adventure: