Re: [hr100] HRH in the media
- Thanks Deb!! I really do appreciate your comments! My "job" is pretty
easy when I get the chance to work with such a great group of people
(volunteers and runners)
See ya' next July!
> Thanks for the head's up on the programs.... While I was crawling on my
> hands and knees up the last pitch to Handies, I looked up and there was a
> cameraman right in my face shooting away.
> I think I probably looked about as bad as a runner can look at that moment-
> and I'm not talking about bad hair days!
> Anyway, most importantly, thanks for all that you did to make Hardrock such
> a special event.
> It was great to finally meet you and watch you in action. Your special way
> of greeting all the runners and the personal attention given to each
> finisher is just one of the ways that you excel as a Race Director. Quite a
> contrast to another 100 miler earlier this year, where there was literally
> no one at the finish line to meet runners coming in, and one friend of mine
> had to literally wake up the timer in order to record her finish. You
> epitomize all that is excellent about a good RD. Your humor and imagination
> made it just plain fun. Thanks for making it so special for all of us. I
> was privaledged to be at "Camp Hardrock"- even though it's going to "suck to
> be me" until next year when I can try again.
> I would like to mention in regards to the entry process that many of us were
> talking about it after the run, and thought that previous entrants should be
> given perhaps a week's advantage in the entry process, and then open the
> applications to everyone. Mail apps out to veterans a week in advance. Those
> who have run before have demonstrated their dedication to being there and
> running the race. I didn't know until someone said it this year that some
> people enter with the intention of only running halfway to Ouray.
> Those bums!
> Maybe there could be a "Hardrock Half" ("BabyRock?" "SissyRock"?)- a fifty
> miler with a separate start. (maybe an hour earlier, which wouldn't
> significantly change start times for the aid stations along the route)
> Runners would start at Silverton, finish at Ouray, and be responsible for
> their own ride back to the start.
> Well, it's an idea anyway.
> Thanks again, we all love ya,
> Deb r.
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