Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Trail Marathon, 40-Miler, 100-Km in one Weekend

Well, the 1st Annual Vasque Free State Trail Run, held at Clinton State Park in Lawrence, Kansas is now history. What a fun event! I loved every part of this process…the planning, the build-up, and especially the delivery.

Waiting for the final 100-Kilometer runner to come in after 17 hours and 47 minutes may sound like a drag to you, but I loved it. It was so worth it, just to see the expression of accomplishment on his face.

I'll post a formal Race Director's report soon. Until then, here are a few photos:

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Photo by Rachel Seymour, Lawrence Journal World

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Photo by Dick Ross, www.seekcrun.com

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Kyle Amos, 100-Km Winner Photo by Rachel Seymour, Lawrence Journal World

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Aid Station relief. Photo by Rachel Seymour, Lawrence Journal World

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Phil Sheridan, 2nd Place 100-Km Photo by Rachel Seymour, Lawrence Journal World

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Photo by Rachel Seymour, Lawrence Journal World

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Tammy Stone, Female 1st Place 100-Km Photo by Dick Ross, www.seekcrun.com

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Sarah! Photo by Dick Ross, www.seekcrun.com

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Photo by Dick Ross, www.seekcrun.com

Medal_LJW

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Photo by Rachel Seymour, Lawrence Journal World

2 comments:

robtherunner said...

Nice photos! I like the medal and buckle.

Ben, aka BadBen said...

Thanks, Rob.

Yeah, I love the medals and buckle. Once again, our wonderful designer (Jason Crosby at http://jasoncrosbyillustration.com) came through with some incredible designs.

Bad Ben