Warming up before the start in super vivid mode.
Pre-race, final details. Photo: Bill Leahy
The 10 mile is off!
Friendly faces yet behind me.
Into the morning sun.
Reynolds Creek beckons with light.
Start of the canyon.
A remarkably well built trail. Kim, Mary, and Nancy.
Reynolds Creek canyon.
Kim descends to the lowest point.
With Mary shortly behind.
The lowest point of the 10 miler at Reynolds Creek.
Looking back at the red walls.
Lucia and Mike playing hosts.
Aid station sustenance.
Mary gets a high five.
Checking in with the aid station captain. Photo: volunteer
Tony captures Mary and Nancy still smiling.
Looking back from the high view between aid stations.
Dino leads the way home from the Rocky Road station.
Downhill into warming temps.
Mud and ice for a while...
Raindrops keep fallin' on my head.
Eventually, a mudbath.
A stretch of the red clay too.
Poles improve vertical odds.
Bill and Jim serve hot soup...and rolls, with great good cheer.
Comparing mud coverage.