Monday, November 17, 2008

Short Race Update - Javelina Jundred 100

Just a quick update as today is a travel day back to the East coast.  JJ100 was fantastic.  It was great to see so many friends in action, and to meet some new ones.  Amazing how hot the desert can get in the day, and how cold it can turn at night.

In a few days I will post a more complete race report, which will be mostly a video race report, with video clips taken throughout the race from all parts of the course.

As for time....a nice 26 hour 41 minute finish (give or take a few seconds).  

Lots of thanks to my great pacer, Rick Gaston, who made sure I didn't fall asleep at 2 AM in mid-stride (by running 50 yards ahead of me, leaving me all alone in the dark with the desert wildlife - we all know how scared of the dark I am).

Congrats to Bob and Paulette for finishing their first 100-miler !

16 comments:

  1. What an accomplishment! Congratulations!

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  2. WTF?! You weren't inspired to run when I ran 50 yards in front of you, when I threatened to leave you in the dark when you were lagging behind. Didn't you feel the need to catch up when I kept disappearing around the trail. Hahaha. I'll always remember the two us shivering in the dark on that 5th loop. We forgot to pick up our shells before heading out and we froze when that cold set in. Those thermal pockets were a Godsend but there weren't enough of them.

    Good job man. Now you have to run even faster at Umstead. Stop letting Gentile get so close to you, run faster!

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  3. Nice work, Tony...errr, speed demon!

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  4. awesome job anthony! congratulations!!

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  5. Congratulations. Can't wait to read the full rr. Did you win the best ASS award?

    Bob and the rest of the finishers - congrats.

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  6. Good to hear you pulled it out. Apparently, someone blew some fuses or something out there in the desert, and I was left in limbo about you with 9 or less miles to go. Bravo!

    Rest up, and we'll hit the Hudson Valley trails soon.

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  7. congrats and great job!!!!!!!!
    26 hours and 41 minutes --very proud of you....what about Chris and Susan?? Congrats to Bob n his first 100 miler:)))))

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  8. CONGRATS!! I can't wait to read about it ;D

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  9. Man, you poor thing, that Rick!!! He left you to wild animals??? You know I wouldn't have done that to you, right?
    Congrats dude!

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  10. HA HA HA...I don't know what is better, the reports or the comments that you all are leaving behind. :>)

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  11. Rick is one funny man!

    Great job out there! So when are we running together again? Too bad Umstead is closed...

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  12. Congrats! Looking forward to the video and pics.

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  13. Hey, Tony,
    Fantastic to meet ya this last weekend. Congrats on the finish! Looking forward to seeing you out there again. Take care.
    Mark

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  14. great to meet you in person this past weekend! what a great race, a fun time :) looking forward to the vids.

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