Man and dog finish epic walk round SA

 

HOME AGAIN: Russell Kearney and his dog, Kei, have completed an epic 6100km walk around the perimeter of South Africa. Picture: MIKE HOLMES
HOME AGAIN: Russell Kearney and his dog, Kei, have completed an epic 6100km walk around the perimeter of South Africa. Picture: MIKE HOLMES

A 6100km journey on foot with just a backpack, dog and a trolley around the borders of South Africa is no walk in the park.

But this epic feat was achieved by skin cancer survivor Russell Kearney, 51, and his dog Kei when the pair arrived back at their starting point in Port Elizabeth on Monday.

“It was an amazing trip. There were many obstacles and challenges, but there were also many rewards,” he said. – Shaun Gillham

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