Day 8:  From Moama to the finish line!

Day 8: From Moama to the finish line!

Aug 21, 2017 Leave Comment

Editor’s note: Kath Downie shares more of her 2017 Kidney Kar Rally adventures in her blog post below! After having the two afternoon stages cancelled on Friday, we faced the same bad news for the first two stages on Saturday. So we took off from Moama and travelled to Urana School for lunch before completing the final two stages of this year'..

Day 7: Renmark to Moama

Day 7: Renmark to Moama

Aug 19, 2017 Leave Comment

Editor’s note: Kath Downie shares more of her 2017 Kidney Kar Rally adventures in her blog post below! Two stages cancelled and many changes today...lunch at Ouyen primary school and then bitumen to Moama! We are on our way to Moama after completing the two stages this morning and enjoying a spectacular lunch at Ouyen College! [caption i..

Day 6 – Broken Hill to Renmark

Aug 18, 2017 Leave Comment

Editor’s note: Kath Downie shares more of her 2017 Kidney Kar Rally adventures in her blog post below! Last night's 'Silver City'-themed fancy dress event definitely delivered some very creative costumes! Congratulations to this team, for what can only be described as an outstanding commitment to the theme! I'm not sure that Paul and Scott ..

Day 5 – ‘Rest’ Day

Aug 17, 2017 Leave Comment

Editor’s note: Kath Downie shares more of her 2017 Kidney Kar Rally adventures in her blog post below! Today is our rest day, an essential part of any rally! Typically, we use the spare day to make any minor repairs to our Kar, do a bit of sightseeing and, of course, try and get a bit of rest. Being in Broken Hill, today's rest day meant an..

Day 4 – Tibooburra to Broken Hill

Aug 15, 2017 Leave Comment

Editor’s note: Kath Downie shares more of her 2017 Kidney Kar Rally adventures in her blog post below! We woke up early enough to catch the sunrise, and weren’t disappointed! Yesterday was a great day, but not without its challenges! We finished 18th for the day (1 early, 1 early, 2 early, 3 early). A sneaky secret control on the las..

Day 3 – To Tibooburra

Aug 15, 2017 Leave Comment

Editor’s note: Kath Downie shares more of her 2017 Kidney Kar Rally adventures in her blog post below! We always forget how exhausting the rally is! Ken was looking a little tired this morning. But, as heralded by a spectacular White Cliffs sunrise, we had another big day ahead of us. Above: Sunrise at White Cliffs – breathtaki..

Days 1 and 2 – Condobolin, Cobar, Tilpa and White Cliffs

Aug 14, 2017 Leave Comment

Editor’s note: Kath Downie shares more of her 2017 Kidney Kar Rally adventures in her blog post below! Saturday proved to be a great start for us, as we managed to get through our first three stages unscathed. The reward? A lunch stop at Condobolin. The final stage for Day 1 was by far the longest. There was a lot of jostling for place ..

2017 Kidney Kar Rally – Griffith

Aug 14, 2017 Leave Comment

Editor's note: Straight from the front seat of the Downies 'Kar', Navigator Kath Downie will be keeping us updated on all the thrills and spills she and Driver Ken face while participating in the 2017 Kidney Kar Rally. Here's her first entry! We’ve made it to Griffith, the starting point of this year’s rally! First on the list today was c..