February 23, 2008
18K Results

Winter Trail Run Series 18K  - February 23, 2008

G’Day 

Sunday morning and it is raining again, we got lucky yesterday up at Blue Jay; must be our good living. Oh yes, it was very cool for us standing around at the finish line, but once the runners started to come in things warmed up.

Another good turn out for the third race in the series, all 109 starters finished including a few first timers to the trails. By all accounts everyone had a good run. My good mates Steve and Annie did start early to ensure the trail markings where still up after Fridays down pour. Actually took us 3 hours to mark the course on Friday, didn’t see one mountain bike person, but several were out on the course race day, all seemed to be good folks.

My good mate Kevin again brought the magic Starbucks supply, which everyone appreciated, including the raffle winners, I know he will be running the 21k, he wants his sweatshirt. They will be available to all who have completed all four races after the next run. I think I made enough race shirts…. for those interested in buying one for a family member etc, just ask, only 10 bucks…. That nearly buys me 3 bottles of red from TJs. Fleet Feet Sports and Mike at E-Gel still support our races, so lets make sure we support them. Bill and Sands again never missed a runner; there will be some form of probation for those finishers who do not display their bib number when crossing the finish line! Thanks to all my mates who just join in and help. Maybe I will need some help with the Old Goats 50 and 50k on April 12, just call or email me if you can make yourself available for duty.

As for the race itself, Bill McDermott and I came close to guessing the finish time, after we had been out on the course to redirect the runners. Christian Haymes turned the tables on Dean Dobberteen, having come in second in the 15k, he was real happy with his strong finish and a good time. Dean was only 54 seconds behind to take second. Darren Cox just couldn’t stay with the younger blokes in front, but was only 14 seconds behind to place third overall. My girl Michelle Barton again won the women’s race and 7th overall isn’t too shabby for the 36- year old mum. Lisa O’Leary again came in second as she did 2 weeks ago and Rufus Schneider was real happy taking third place at 47 years of age. Must say Jeff Wong had a good run coming in 4th overall at nearly 50…. Old is good! All the age group winners were happy, hope those who were not able to stay got their medals…. I do have some from the previous races also, going cheap! Jonathan Felix won the youngest finisher and will be back as will me old mate Tom Pontac, he arrived at the finish line with wife about midnight! Just-a-note to all runners. I must lock the gate at the end of the black top when I leave, so please remove all vehicles from Lower Blue Jay, thanks. That doesn’t mean you can’t go run more miles on the trails.

One more race to go ladies and gentlemen, how time passes. I hope everyone is enjoying their day in the woods, I know I do, lets make the final race a bloody beauti, those anting to bring more goodies including cream cakes, is fine. Don’t forget the OCTR, I do appreciate their support. Most importantly bring ye best smile.

Lots of Love BAZ

PS. I did have a visitor at Blue Jay when I was packing the van, a large gray fox, four legged one of course. I invited him to share my apple and a cold one, but he declined, probably a female!

Entry forms for the OLD GOATS 50K & 50 miler are available.... bazhawley@sti.net


RESULTS - 2008 WTRS 18K - February 23
Place Time Name m/f Age
1 1:22:36 Christian Haymes m 33
2 1:23;30 Dean Dobberteen m 32
3 1:23:44 Darren Cox m 37
4 1:24:09 Jeff Wong m 49
5 1:25:15 Brad Alexander m 41
6 1:26:27 Rick Herr m 41
7 1:33:47 Michelle Barton f 37
8 1:33:56 Richard Morrison m 38
9 1:35:30 Kevin Nasman m 33
10 1:35:36 Lisa O'Leary f 43
11 1:36:20 Adam Van Berckelaer m 30
12 1:38:24 Thomas Gey m 55
13 1:39:17 Rufus Schneider m 47
14 1:39:40 Joe Schupp m 42
15 1:40:29 Keira Henninger f 31
16 1:41:10 Gregg Hardesty m 44
17 1:43:30 Laura Knight f 38
18 1:44:18 Gregg Sweet m 20
19 1:44:23 Brian McDermott m 24
20 1:34:34 Barrie Williams m 52
21 1:45:58 Shannon Waegner f 29
22 1:46:01 Judy Maguire f 49
23 1:46:25 Gina Natera f 33
24 1:46:58 Steve Merrilees m 57
25 1:48:44 Dan Vogt m 41
26 1:50:00 Jenny Fritzsche f 42
27 1:50:50 Kevin Kong m 45
28 1:51:00 Olina Scharer  f 23
29 1:51:45 Kevin Petrisko m 38
30 1:52:02 Jim Warren m 55
31 1:52:50 Habib Torfi m 51
32 1:53:01 Kristen Deatherage f 27
33 1:53:10 Victor Zarala m 27
34 1:53:20 David Bourguinon m 35
35 1:53:30 Jim Heller m 60
36 1:54:40 Jennifer Buckley f 50
37 1:54:52 Eric Martin m 33
38 1:55:25 Chaz Nickell m 45
39 1:55:35 Gary Citron m 50
40 1:57:42 Stehpanie Kinley f 37
41 1:59:20 Jullie Mullican f 50
42 1:59:50 Todd Fanady m 46
43 1:59:58 Steve Johnson m 50
44 2:00:09 Linda Kessman f 48
45 2:00:17 Pete Anson m  
46 2:00:50 Jonathan Felix m 18
47 2:01:26 Dick Ames m 56
48 2:02:17 Mark Eickhoff m 46
49 2:02:27 Laura Ouimet f 38
50 2:03:05 Guillermo Hernandez m 51
51 2:03:41 Dave Kuntz m 56
52 2:03:51 Lisa McKowan f 29
53 2:04:23 Kedric Francis m 45
54 2:07:30 Leon Gray m 62
55 2:08:15 Dan Dibb m 50
56 2:09:04 Melissa Mathes f 36
57 2:09:15 Peter Kalet m 26
58 2:10:36 Darrell James m 46
59 2:12:12 Marla Hernandez f 34
60 2:12:32 Eric Lumba m 41
61 2:12:44 Karin Beaver f 43
62 2:13:00 Bobby Harman m 63
63 2:13:00 Jay Mast m 47
64 2:13:08 Mike Reese m 54
65 2:13:09 Annie Reese f 49
66 2:17:20 Fred Lara m 45
67 2:18:15 Deborah Fox f 38
68 2:18:20 Dee Peyton f 47
69 2:18:23 Tim Kliegl m 57
70 2:19:55 Andrew Collins m 58
71 2:20:10 Katie Van Berckelaer f 31
72 2:21:30 James Thomas m 46
73 2:21:34 Teresa Backus f 46
74 2:24:00 Kriste Tryillo f 37
75 2:24:14 Mark Fell m 61
76 2:24:53 Maurie Bousquet m 65
77 2:25:50 Jeff Webster m 51
78 2:26:10 Linda Romney f 53
79 2:26:46 Chuck Simpson m 49
80 2:26:47 Claudia Torres f 38
81 2:27:22 Michelle Mecham f 29
82 2:27:23 Corrine Wallace f 39
83 2:27:23 Rachael Kadell f 42
84 2:29:17 Liz Burger f 60
85 2:30:40 Paul Johnson m 54
86 2:30:51 Roberta Bonifacio f 46
87 2:31:22 Ernie Myers m 59
88 2:32:13 Kieth Ambrose m 42
89 2:32:38 Hans Duncan m 55
90 2:33:35 Mare Overton m 27
91 2:39:20 Julia Holt f 41
92 2:39:20 Kerry Collins f 59
93 2:40:08 John Slouka m 45
94 2:42:24 Stephen boyd m 21
95 2:44:21 Deven Hollrigel m 37
96 2:44:43 Philip Bonner m 53
97 2:45:30 Mike Dawson m 56
98 2:45:30 Victor Zamudio m 32
99 2:25:22 Cindy Yankee f 46
100 3:04:10 Richard Nowicki m 62
101 3:05:14 Beiyi Zheng f 44
102 3:07:20 Leigh Corbin f 46
103 3:07:20 George Velasco m 54
104 3:07:20 Cindy Stigall f 44
105 3:08:28 Cecilia Gorman f 39
106 3:09:44 Angela Cassidy f 41
107 3:09:44 Jean Monahan f 40
108 3;20:00 Tom Pontac m 71
109 3:20:00 Jeanne Pontac f 62

PHOTOS COMING LATER!

PRE-RACE
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OUT ON THE 18K COURSE DURING THE RACE


 

Garmin GPS data with Google Earth Views


Aerial View of the 18K Course

Google Earth 3D view of the 18K terrain

GPS record of the elevation changes.  The Garmin sums all those ups and downs.  Tells us we climbed a TOTAL of 3/4ths of a mile (4,020 feet)!  The Garmin measured a distance of 10.65 miles, whereas 18 kilometers = 11.18 miles mathematically. 

18K Race Google Earth Flyby Tour
Double click on this link and wait for Google Earth to zoom in from orbit to the view that shows the red outline of the entire 18K course.  Once it stabilizes, click on PLAY TOUR button or select PLAY TOUR from the drop down VIEW menu.   That starts the animated flyover of the entire course.  Awesome!

 

POST RACE FUN IN THE SUN

       
       

 

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