The morning of the Ring...with some products which were consumed the night before.
Kim, Deb, Jim and Zsusanne
Ring runners gather in the morning at Signal Knob parking
Deb is ready!
Almost time to begin!
The Q and Bur pre race show....
Deb warming up....while the field runs up the trail.
Our "Horton" shot...and the orange blazes we will follow all day long.
One of many signs we'll see today
We shared the same trail as Old Dominion at times...
Typical Massanutten trail
Typical Massanutten view from the ridge
Deb heading up the trail behind me.
She was doing well with the start out easy method of running, we were in last place here.
Milford Gap aid, the top off...
Vicki Kendall's legs after her fall
Side shot of Vicki's leg.
Tom Simonds, Vicki Kendall and Deb
The Shenandoah river from the ridge
The western Massanutten ridge, where we'll be in about 10 hours.
Dennis "the animal" Herr
Camp Roosevelt aid station captain
Crisman Hollow aid station
Deb "partaking" at Crisman Hollow
Vicki now relaxing at Crisman Hollow
Another view, looking East at the Shenandoahs.
Deb, slow down! My HR is above 135!
Yes, trail....see the orange blaze?
Sean Andrish, Quatro Hubbard (Ring co-RD) and Zsusanna Carlson.
A sad Zsusanna had to stop due to injury
Refueling at Moreland Gap
Sun is glowing orange, day's almost done on the Short Mountain section
Looking over at the Eastern Ridge
Kerry Owens and Doug Sullivan
Final shot in the daylight...sunset in the Massanuttens.
Edinburgh Gap and the Dan Pestahs with their infamous corn chowdah
Jim Daniels and Rick Kerby, official hecklers...
Deb having some chowdah, Paul is, too!
Eva Pastlkova and Powell Fort aid station, the final one!
Cory Mcardor, David Snipes, Deb Pero, Steve Pero and Paul Crickard after finishing in 1st due to attrition.
In the 2nd shot Deb's already falling asleep