DAY 4 Pushing on

April 17th

I Slept well at the tree apart from the moon being so bright. Need some eye pads lol.
I was awake around four but I haven’t mastered the quick get away yet.
I was eventually back on trail by 7.30 and It was approximately  5mile to the water tank. I started off well  and it didn’t seen long until I arrived. I thought I saw Hawkeye and Kevin ahead.
As I pushed on, it was lovely to have a breeze. The trail began to climb and my little  engine began to   struggle.
In the distance I could see a tree and on this trail  shade is what you desire. As I approached i could see Kevin and Hawkeye. 

Hey guys great to see you both again
I sat  for 30 min before heading  back out,  the sun was baking ,it’s just relentless. It was  several hours later that the next cache appeared. I found some shade  and crashed, from this spot you can ring the local shop and they will pick you up and take you to hiawasssi for a cold soda and more….
But no, I pushed on trying to get to the next water container. After another’s  hour  I had to crash again. This heat is just a killer, It just wipes me out. I took  30 mins before  pushing  on but i was beginning to struggle. I really wanted to throw up my tent but I cant as you would cook alive. 
Eventually  I could see a number of GREEN trees  could that be it? Ahead I could see the boys continuing  on.
Fuck I said to no-one  and set off after them although my feet felt like lead. I really had had enough but then i could see something shinny ahead.
Its he water tower, whoop. But it was up hill and roasting .As I got nearer they appeared a stream of water flowin from the top of the tower . .Normally you have to climb a shaky ladder to get water from the top hatch. But today it was flowing from the overflow
 Stick your head under snail  said Hawkeye.
I did as i was told wow fantastic. i stripped off washed my stinky shirt  and socks then hung them on a fence to dry.
I then found a spot to camp although it was still baking to put them up .
We sat around in the  shade before putting up our tents.
I cooked dinner but could only eat half of my dinner . But my cup of tea  was divine. 

Night all 15 miles most so far but I’m destroyed 

Mileage 15

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