Race Registration in Lithia Park
Starting line in Lithia Park
Adam Seibert, Skaggs, Joe Gray and JC Callans run a little pre-race warm-up
Looking down the start line
The race is underway
The middle of the pack is off to the summit
Joe Emerson starts his first Mt. Ashland Hillclimb
Joe Gray at mile 12 - too fast for the cameraman
Erik Skaggs about 4 minutes behind Joe Gray is also too fast for the cameraman
Santiago Ocariz in 3rd place - Go nordic skiers!
Hal Koerner in 4th place. Hal won the 2009 Western States 100 Mile Race.
Tim Olson runs a 2:04:46
Ian Torrence in 8th place is also too fast for the cameraman
Gary Gellin, Menlo Park, CA (2nd 40-49)
Stephanie Howe is the first woman
Jenn Shelton showing some dirt after a fall is the 2nd place woman
A view from mile 11 at 5500' above sea level
Aaron Brian leads "the train."
Richard Bolt wishing he could race but settling for cameraman duties
Meghan Arbogast and Bob Latham
Joe Gray after the finish
Joe Gray with the summit in the background
Race director Torsten
Joe Gray getting overexposed by the media
Race sponsor La Sportiva
USA Track & Field sanctions this race and supports it as part of the 2009 Oregon Mountain Running Series
Runners gather after the race finish for food and beer provided by the Standing Stone Brewery
Erik Skaggs after the race
Hal Koerner faces off with the mountain and comes home with a 4th place finish
RVR'er Todd Ragsdale loves to be done!
Jenn Shelton shares her opinion about the beer and being done with the race