On World Water Day on March 22nd, Mina Jolie launched a challenge to run 200 marathons across 200 countries in one year to raise awareness of the global water crisis. She spent 27 weeks over seven weeks across Australia and aims to complete the rest – in Central Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, India, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Mexico and the United States – by March 2023 at the UN Water Conference, held in New York instead .
“Australia has some of the driest places on earth. However, while completing this marathon, Australians faced another harsh reality of water crisis as they dealt with a wave of torrential rain and flooding across New South Wales and Queensland,”
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