Chaennon? (sacrificial virgin) checking in, about to hand her plate to Gary.
Sue Thompson to the right.
Steve Pero about to hand in his license plate to check in.
The story with the plate is an ambulance was in a wreck in Boston, the plate tumbled to the gutter and a friend (Wes Finnemore) picked it up for me for Barkley. It still had a piece of the vehicle attached.
Sue Thompson and Mike Dobies talking with Gary.
Sue Johnston and Rich Limacher setting up camp.
The plate flags...mine is 2nd row from the right at the bottom.
Mike & SueT's camp, which I shared.
Gary talking with my wife, Deb, on the phone.
Deb was next on the weight list, but couldn't make it down due to work.
Frozen Ed, Mike Dobies, Stu Gleman and Matt Mahoney....all smiling NOW!
The partially cooked chicken in various stages of edibility
Rich buying a shirt with Gary looking on...is that Dennis Herr on the shirt?
Waiting for the lit cigarette
I forget who these guys are....the Brasington boys? One to the left and one behind the guy in blue jacket.
Joe Prusaitis getting ready to tackle the Barkley Marathons
And we're off! That's Andrew Thompson just in front of me. John Dewalt up ahead with the blue jacket tied around his waist.
Mike Dobies 2nd runner with Sue Thompson in the rear
Andrew, who would be the key to my successful Fun Run finish
Book one....everyone's frantic.
David Horton with the MMTR hat, Sue Johnston on the left.
I was stupidly taking a picture when I should have been grabbing a page, I had to catch up.
Son of a bitch ditch
More SOB ditch
Down by the New River
Randy Isler moving quickly
Blake Wood crossing the New River
Blake showed me how to get through these brambles, that's him just left of center picking his way through.
Old coal mine we went by...
Guard Tower....the book was inside the fence in a hole in the tower.
Andrew in front of me near the power cable on Rat Jaw.
The one and only Craig Wilson.
No more race photos, we are now done and hanging around camp.
Craig had just finished his umteenth fun run finish, I my first.
Sue, Andrew, Gary and Rich wondering where Blake and David are right now....that was the talk of camp.
AT after a fine fun run finish
Sue happily done with her fun run plus some...
David Horton and Blake Wood finish the Barkley 100!
What would Shackleton have done!
David is about to get very emotional
Blake's thinking....that was cool, now what?
Gary checking the pages of two very tired men