Sunday, September 24, 2006

Hansen Dam 10 Mile Race --September 24, 2006

Following photos arranged by locations, mile marks and different image formats
by: Paul Christian Photography
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"WE ARE W. M. R."

"Equipo de Correr Los Gato"

Finishing Photos - Hansen Dam 2006


Mario Tamayo representing Southgate WMR

Angel "Kenyano" representing Amarillo Running Club


Post Race - Hansen Dam 2006

Freddie and JJ


Wildmountain Running Club

Gilbert & Kadafi

1st and 2nd Woman Overall

Rosa & Betty

Rosa poses with Roberto

1st Overall Winner Juan Valencia and WMR - Chris "Pacquiao"Quesada


From L - R

WMR - Roberto (2nd place) , Juan (1st place) & WMR - Rafa (3rd place)

Second and Third Overall - Hansen Dam 2006

2nd Overall Female - Betty

2nd Overall Male - Roberto

3rd Overall Male - Rafa

First Overall Female and Male - Hansen Dam 2006

First Overall Female - Rosa Arevalo
Rosa wins some cash (beer) money

First Overall Male - Juan Valencia

Mile 6 - Hansen Dam 2006

Abel Ibarra

Edwin Placencia

Benjamin "Chapparo"


Antonio dukes it out with Angel "Kenyano"

(Angel beats Antonio by a hairline at the finish)

Mile 1 - Hansen Dam 2006

Ernie "Mustachion"

Aguilar "Rocky"

"Go Nancy go ... only 9 more miles to go"

Felipe "Big Dogg" Reynoso

Rosa "Legs"

Roberto "Kadafi"

Benjamin Caro


Starting Line - Hansen Dam 2006

And off they go !



Juan Valencia

"2 mile" - Larry

(And that is exactly what he did)

Sunday, September 17, 2006

8th Annual 5K Run for Girls At-Risk - Sept. 16, 2006

Donna places 1st in her age division and Herman places 2nd. Congraulations WMRs!

Herman , Donna and Gilbert at the Rose Bowl


Typical Sunday run Sept. 17, 2006

Kadafi poses with the Southgate WMRs

Angeles Crest 100 Mile Endurance Race - Sept. 16, 2006

Medina Pacers -

1st Pacer: Chris Quesada paces Guillermo Medina from Chilao Checkpoint (mile 52) to Shortcut (59.3 miles)

"Pacer of the day" Earlier that morning, Chris pace Donna at the 8th Annual 5K Run for Girls At-Risk. Donna places 1st in her division

2nd Pacer: Angel "Kenyano" from Short Cut (59.3 miles) to Chantry Flats (75 miles)

3rd Pacer: Emilio mile 75 to 100

A young Tarahumara Indian eating pretzels and gets his leg massage (mile 59.3)

"Go Dad Go"

Guillermo and Flaco cheerleaders: Marie Bell, Donna, Nancy and Emilio Jr

Chantry Flats (mile 75)

Guillermo weighs in before leaving mile 75 checkpoint
(If a runners weight is 3% below baseline, the runner will be asked to drink. If the weight is more the 5% below baseline, increased fluid intake will be stronly advised

Flaco @ Chilao checkpoint

Carlos paces Team Flaco Mendoza

The Flaco Mendoza Crew @ the Finish Line
1st overall finisher! " Oh, it's only Chris... nevermind" - Taken 3:00 am Sunday

Special thank you to --
Betty who made delicious champurrado (a delicious drink made with masa. Sort of like hot chocolate with a very fine cornmeal) and home made tamales at the finish line. The best tamales Ive ever eaten.