No Hands Bridge
No Hands Bridge-zoom view
one more view
American River at No Hands Bridge
Squaw Valley Greenway-Looking toward race start
Out for an easy 4 miles on Thursday
Squaw Valley on Thursday
Annette Bednoskly and Anne Lundblad wait to be interviewed
Jay and Anita representing two great clubs
Annette and Anne being interview for upcoming documentary
1960 Winter Olympic Site
Wishing this was my finish time!
The lovely and talented Krissy Moehl
Wow, Jay and Anita are fast!!
Friday Pre-race briefing
Preparing to start-
Runners and crews counting down to the start
Ready to Run!!
John Straub and Dave Bursler
And we're off!!
ON the first climb. Note bridge made from old Southern Pacific RR flat car
UP up up. Tamika Bell from Australia wearing the green gaiters
L:ooking back at the train of runners
Coming into the first aid station
Starting up the escarpment
A look to the left from the Escarpment Trail
Almost to the high point of the race
From the top looking back atr the Sunrise towards Squaw Valley
Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley behind us.
Starting down the backside into Granite Chief Wilderness
Looking back up toward the Escarpment
Jay and Anita on the way to Lyon Ridge
About to be Finkled?
Through the Forest on the way to Lyon Ridge
Beautiful Morning in the Wilderness Area
Some of the miles of wildflowers along the trail
Another great view on the way to Lyon Ridge
Coming into Lyon Ridge Aid Station 10.5 miles
Looking back after leaving aid station
Nice climb ahead
Cougar Rock, on the way to Red Star Ridge
View from Cougar Rock
look closely and you can see runners nearing the top of yet another climb
The white spots near the center/top are runners
Tamyka Bell heading to Red Star Ridge
Heading to Duncan Canyon
Devastation of Star Fire
Jay and Anita make the pass in Duncan Canyon
Still feeling OK so far
Canyon View on the way to Last Chance
Don't want to Fall down there
Foot Bridge at Bottom of Canyon
View from bridge
Ken “Cowman A-Moo-ha” Shirk with me at Auburn
Barbara Mack with pacer Cindy Goh
Bring it home Barbara!
Big Smile for Barbara, well-deserved.
Barbara winning women's 50-59 age group
The Finkles finish hand in hand
The legend that started it all-Gordy Ainsleigh
Barbara picking up her award
And getting hug from Tim Twietmeyer
And a buckle
Jay settles for a handshake from Tim
The coveted WS finisher's buckle for the Finkles