We've now crossed the Mississippi at Muscatine, about 100 miles further north than we originally planned on account of more southerly bridges across the Missouri being damaged by flooding. This has added about 40 miles to our expected distance which now stands at around 3,100. We are still planning on running the New York Marathon on 6 November but this is going to be very tight now.
Here we are under the dreary skies that greeted out arrival in Illinois.
Here's how one of Springsteen's finest songs should be played.
Here's an interesting idea from a coffee shop in Geneseo, a lovely old town in rural Illinois.