Date: Oct. 15 - 16, 2005
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Event Director: - 408.599.9709
Type: Team representing BAOC competed; BAOC publicity table was at the Start.
This race is 199 miles long, from Calistoga to SantaCruz and consists of 12-person teams using two vans of 6 each to shuttle the runners to the next exchange point. This year there are 250 teams. The BAOC team starts the race at 4 PM in the last group (top seeds). BAOC plans to have a publicity booth at the event start. Anyone who wants to help with the booth or cheer on the team is welcome.
This year's team/crew is:
Tapio Karras Bruce Wolfe Vladimir Gusiatnikov Van Boughner Doug Stein Syd Reader Matthias Kohler Dan Stoll Thorsten Graeve Rex Winterbottom Steve Gregg Martin Kunz Werner Haag
Dan Stoll-Hadayia (team support) Ev & Jean Beuerman (team support)
Nancy Lindeman (booth coordinator)
Last year, the team finished in 4th place overall out of 242 teams and in first place in the division of Masters Men (over 30 years old), with a time of 22 hours 55 min. The members of the team were:
Tapio Karras Thorsten Graeve Jim Waite Bruce Wolfe (missing from the above picture) Vladimir Gusiatnikov Rex Winterbottom Steve Gregg Francois Leonard Dan Stoll-Hadayia Martin Kunz Nik Weber Werner Haag
Shirley Pierce (team support) Chuck Spalding (team support)
Please see The Relay website (http://www.therelay.com) for complete location information.
Pictures From The 2004 Race
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