24 Aug '12, 10am

AJW writes of how Craig Thornley pulled off the Waldo 100k after the outbreak of wildfires. #W100k

AJW writes of how Craig Thornley pulled off the Waldo 100k after the outbreak of wildfires. #W100k

Craig and his team worked through the night on the re-route scenario (“I think that was a one-hour night,” Craig told me). They considered a variety of options and knowing the trails and roads in the area like “the wrinkles on the backs of our hands” were able to present the Forest Service with a viable route the next morning. Their proposed re-route, remarkably, while altering over 15 miles of the course, would not change any aid station placements, would allow them to maintain the integrity of the course and keep the cutoff standards as published, and added about 3 miles of running to the event. The Forest Service confirmed receipt of the re-route maps at 5:30 pm Thursday, 25 hours after the outbreak of the fire, and told Craig they would do a flyover in the morning and get back to him with their recommendation. Craig then decided, with runners on their way to the race f...

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2012/08/saving-waldo.html

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Results article by @iRunFar for Waldo #w100k

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irunfar.com 19 Aug '12, 10pm

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iRunFar's preview of the Waldo 100k. (Koerner vs Olson anyone?)

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irunfar.com 14 Aug '12, 7pm

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