Bull Run Run 2009
This year's team competition was interesting. Unfortunately, most of the winners had to be determined at the last minute when things are hectic and people are tired. The result is that two teams tied for the Best Theme category. PA Rockers and Over 40 and Still Hot! tied for the title. The former got the actual awards on a coin flip.
The fastest team was the WUS Pink Mafia, a clear "Dream Team." Their title was assured at eight and a half hours into the race when Justine Morrison finished. If Justine is your last finisher, you have a strong team.
Charlie Miracle put together the oldest team. The team included Frank Probst who was the oldest person in the race. Race day was his 66th birthday. The title was assured as long as Charlie could drag his body across the finish line. Perhaps fearing that Vicki would kill him if he didn't, Charlie finished with almost a half hour to spare.
The slowest team was Buzz Dawgs II. This team proved that consistency wins the day. No member of the team ran slower than 12 hours, but no member ran faster than 10:30.
The "finish together" category was, strictly speaking, won by no one. Last year, race management defined "together" as meaning together. This year we loosened that a bit, but not much. No team finished together under any meaning of that term. The judges, however, decided that the Entrail Runners came closest to the finish together goal.
Medieval painters always put a flaw in their paintings because perfection was a sacrilege. Only God is prefect. Our way of avoiding perfection is the team competition. It's goofy and imperfect. Sort of like us!
Thanks to Helen Cacciapaglia and Quatro Hubbard for helping judge the team competition.
Note: These times were entered by hand and are not the responsibility of the timer. If you see an error, please send it to Anstr and he may update this page one time. Mistakes that do not change the fastest or slowest team may not be fixed quickly.
Updated April 21, 2009
|Team||Last Name||First Name||Sex||Age|
|Time||Total Time||Average Time|
|WUS Pink Mafia||Walker||Todd||Male||42||7:17:14||Award: Fastest|
|Grin & Bare It||Campbell||Michael||Male||59||8:06:12|
|Buzz Dawgs I||Widdowson||Diana||Female||42||8:56:48|
|Over 40 and Still Hot!||Snipes||David||Male||41||10:07:00||Award: Best Theme
(Tie with PA Rockers - lost trophies on coin flip.)
|The Entrail Runners||Cacciapaglia||Ed||Male||54||10:15:46||Award: Finish Together|
|PA Rockers||Hall||Rita||Female||47||10:26:25||Award: Best Theme
(Tie with Over 40 and Still Hot! - received trophies on coin flip.)
|Cap Charlie's Furbutts||Kendall||Vicki||Female||56||10:39:11||Award: Oldest|
|Buzz Dawgs II||May||Beth||Female||25||11:44:18||Award: Slowest|
|Wahooligans||Greg Loomis (c), Sophie Speidel, Mike Broderick, Alyssa Godesky, Andy Anderson|
|Cap'n Charlie, Still Fading, & the Flying Furbutts||Charlie Miracle (c), Vicki Kendall, Sharon Lapkoff, Gary Knipling, Frank Probst|
|Resting Runners||Jim Ashworth (c), Jim Bradford, Anna Bradford, Keith Whited, Marce' Willard|
|Team Diane CTNY||Barbara Sorrell (c), Rob Scott, Christine Reynolds, Karen McWhirt, Will Danecki|
|MCRRC Banzai!||Jason Duelge (c), Pete Pontzer, Sarah Ellen Stanley, Ken Swab, Karen Donohue|
|Grin & Bare It||Michael Campbell (c), Roxanne Zobava, Jaret Seiberg, Debbie Daughtry, Jack Kurisky|
|The Entrail Runners||Jen Jacobs (c), Kirstin Corris, Ryan Carter, Jim Ouellette, Ed Cacciapaglia|
|Over 40 and Still Hot!||Darin Dunham (c), Dave Snipes, Brian O'Connor, Marty Lindemann, Michele Harmon|
|PA Rockers||Rick Moyer (c), Rita Hall, RuthAnn Helfrick, Randy Yasenchak, Dan Ozlanski|
|WUS Pink Mafia||Keith Knipling (c), Brian Schmidt, Todd Walker, Amy Sproston, Justine Morrison|
|Weapons of Ass Destruction||Alisa Springman (c), Kate Abbott, Mark Zimmerman, Karsten Brown, David Achenbach|
|Buzz Dawgs I||Angus Repper (c), Leo Lutz, Dave Krause, Margie Hughes, Diana Widdowson|
|Buzz Dawgs II||Greg Forgang (c), Christian Taylor, Peter McLaughlin, Kathleen Belsan, Beth May|
|Buzz Dawgs III||Mark Mckennett (c), Harry Smith, Mary Vish, Jeff Engelbrecht, Marcia Peters|
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