It's not the Wapack race without Poopapalooza!
RD Norm Sheppard tries to explain that this trail is tough. Many didn't believe him. Their plight was nothing short of hilarious.
This might be the climb up Watatic. It was more visible in person.
A view from a mountain top. Which one? I cannot say. They all blended into one unending nightmare.
This one I am almost certain is Pack Monadnock. How can I tell? Maybe the wee little fire tower on top clues me in.
Another glorious mountain view. The last two years I experienced nothing in the race but mist and fog, and by that I do not just mean the delusional mental state I was in.
Simply the best finisher's award...ever! There is nothing more appropriate to ultrarunning than a flask of pure sweet maple syrup. 1/4 cup= 200 calories = I was able to PR at this race by over an hour. Oh, and in case I did not mention, the race was a mile longer this year. Hoo-ah!
And now we return to the race where Sean provides perspective as to the height of this nasty, rocky climb. Let the mountaineering begin!
This has nothing to do with anything, but I just happen to love the 60's slang that the Mimic uses to devastatingly put a smack down on Cyclops (consult The Essential X-Men volume 2 for more information).