23 Jun '13, 4pm

Gonna

The race starts out fast, as if it were a race to the Escarpment at the top of Squaw Valley. 2550 vertical foot rise in 4 miles, the leaders will pass this point in about 40 minutes. A little too fast for me, I should be in about 25th ish place at this point. Some of the “rookie 100 mile runners” with all kinds of speed will be there, Cameron Clayton, Rob Krar, Trent Briney, Jorge Maravilla, Yassine Diboun and of course Mike Morton, who always likes to take any race out quick. A few of the experienced fast guys…..Timmy Olsen, Nick Clark, Dave Mackey, Dylan Bowman, Ian Sharman, Hal Koerner, Joe Uhan….will all be close to follow, or lead to the top of the Escarpment. Speedgoat Karl will watch them all run over the top, probably about 5-6 minutes behind. I like to pick off carnage later, so I’m just gonna sit back here and do my thing, enjoy the ride to Auburn and forget abou...

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