Nude runner arrives at festival

Caption: BORED with Langwarrin, a leg weary JK arrived at the Meredith Music Festival yesterday claiming a world record after covering the 210km journey in the nude.
A clotheless JK rocked into the festival at 3pm yesterday after an epic journey from Victoria's south-east.
He was cheered onto the stage by festival-goers yesterday, after one of the crowd passed him a "sip of beer".
"It's pretty bloody boring in Langwarrin," he said when asked why he undertook the world record attempt.
"I just needed some time off work."
JK, who hid behind sunglasses and a towel, said the three-week run seemed like five months.
Asked how he protected his "goods" along the way, he said they seemed to take the turtle approach and hide.
"I'm nervous," he said. "I can't blame the weather."
The Meredith Gift, which has helped bring JK and hundreds of others to return to the town each year, marked the end of another successful festival.
A mini-city of cars and tents sprang up as 10,000 people poured into the amphitheatre for three days of music, movies and mud.
Assistant organiser Lou Ridsdale hailed the 14th annual festival a success, and said the addition of an outdoor cinema worked well.
"As far as all the festivals go it has maintained its originality and it is as punter-friendly as possible," Ms Ridsdale said.
"The festival sells out on reputation alone.
"People just want to come regardless of who's playing."
Headline acts included Australian bands Spiderbait and the Dirty Three, with artists and patrons coming from across the world.
Saturday night's bill ran through into a Tai Chi session at 7am yesterday, the music was more mellow yesterday to avoid disturbing too many fragile heads. "We can't wait for another 364 days for it to start all over again," Ms
Ridsdale said.