September 7- Wasatch 100

Can't run, torn miniscus but, I can still walk so...

A few pics from the 100 mile foot race.

The start at 5 am in the dark

dark start

Leaders at about mile 17.

#43 finished first in 20 hours. #224 came in 3rd, an hour and a half behind

one and four

Mark, #138, descending from Francis peak, mile 17 or so.

mc at francis

He finished in 29 hours.

heading south

#40

40

finished fourth in 22 hours

Emily, #111

nice smile

smiles, near the aid station, finishing in 32 hours.

The infamous Hans-Dieter Weisshaar, 68 years old, finishes 20 or so ultras a year.

hans-dnf

DNF at Francis peak. "Drink every fifteen minutes, eat every half hour and keep going."

#224, late afternoon above Desolation lake.

224

#254, on the crest

254

Mile 68 or so. The start can be seen in the background. Finished 5th.

Not in the foot race but,

mtn runner

I like the pic.

The half moon

half moon

Sunset above the lake.

deso-sunset

Coming trough the aspen

aspen

Just a blur

blur

A trace of fall color

color

I walked with these two for a ways.

fourth go

He was on his fourth 100, hoping for a second finish.

Morning on trail 157

mill canyon

Mile 86 or so.

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