Re: [RCGS-list]: GBES 2005 Navigational Rally
- Oh, and Orange Hippo was selling very cool rally coins...several of us
bought some (I did and so did Devil and Angel, the SKEWRLs, can't
remember who else), so ask at the next event if you want to see one.
There are two different ones, with and without pogonip.
On May 22, 2005, at 7:40 PM, Larry Fletcher wrote:
> Linda tried to send the message below, but maybe her Email address is
> must not be authorized.
> So, I am trying to send it...Larry
>>> We came! We saw! We conquered! L3-Geo joined forces with Geo-Jeeper
>>> to form Team Double R (Roseville, CA & Reno, NV) to participate in
>>> the GBES 2005 Navigational Cache Rally in Fallon, NV. We headed into
>>> the rally praying that we would finish. The night rally had us
>>> quaking in Geo-Jeep. We were completely exhausted when we finished
>>> around 2:00 AM, and grateful we actually survived. We were a little
>>> more confident when we started the day event. There were moments we
>>> were ready to quit, but our geocaching spirit egged us on.
>>> Occasionally, we were convinced we were on the wrong route, but the
>>> cars behind us had faith in us! We rolled in to the finish line in
>>> time for dinner and the awards. We were thrilled with the results!
>>> We placed 5th for the night rally, 6th for the day rally, and 5th
>>> overall!!! For beginners, we could not have been more proud.
>>> In the next couple of days, we will be recording bunches of caches
>>> we found before, during, and after the event. We have now exceeded
>>> 700 and are racing to the 1000 mark.
>>> We congratulate all the winners! Team Davis Duo (overall 1st) and
>>> Team Spinner (overall 3rd) included fellow RCGDS members!!!!
>>> We also encourage the rest of you to sign-up next year. It was a
>>> blast! And, YES, we would do it again!
>>> Linda & Larry -- L3-Geo