138 Photos - May 23, 2016
Photo: Giant's Head looked angry in the early morning...Photo: ...but the volunteers (Ellen and Aart) were happy!Photo: And happy was Lee, who oversaw the biking portion of the GRIND.Photo: It will be a busy day for Ellen...but she just keeps the smile on!Photo: Warming up before the bike grind start.Photo: They'll be ready for sure...Photo: Photo: It was a busy morning with plenty of smiling faces.Photo: Should he get tired on one bike he can hop on to the other one!Photo: JP a.k.a. "Shorty" :-)Photo: Darn! I have to figure this thing out fast...Photo: The event could not go without devoted volunteers indeed!Photo: The geese just ignored it all... :-(Photo: You'll be on camera. Smile!Photo: Not quite like that, Darryl :-))Photo: This is how you do the smiling part!Photo: Lee keeps it light and fun.Photo: The mood is good in spite of the possibility of the wet stuff falling...Photo: Aid stations HQ.Photo: When I chirp 'GO', you begin!Photo: Paparazzo.Photo: Photo: Bike Grind is on.Photo: Photo: Chris is still all smiles!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Go Barb!Photo: Photo: Beautiful attitude!Photo: Collecting the wind?Photo: Photo: The early chase is on...Photo: Photo: This is the place where the real climb starts.Photo: Will there be time to enjoy the views???Photo: A lot of hard effort ahead...Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: JP's having fun.Photo: Photo: Go Jeff! Darryl is catching on...Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Longer way, but much easier...Photo: M & MPhoto: Photo: Tail of the race :-) Making sure nobody's left behind?Photo: Photo: Photo: The first Grinder on the top.Photo: Photo: Jason crossing the finish line in the second spot....a good warm-up for the run grind :-))Photo: Chris placing third at the ripe age of...well under 100!Photo: Well done, Chris!Photo: Let's celebrate!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: # 4Photo: Photo: First Lady rounding up the last corner...6th overall!!!Photo: The first 'Magnificient Six'.Photo: Next two ladies - # 2 and # 3 (Barb)! Congratulations!Photo: Photo: Glad to be of help.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The Giant and the Dwarf...Photo: Fierce competition until the very end.Photo: Photo: Some early walkers got in too...Photo: Did the early Mountain Bluebird get the worm or was he just curious?Photo: Made it!Photo: A well-deserved sit-down after a hard climb!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: M1 on top!Photo: Photo: The Timers and the dog.Photo: Did it using one arm only!Photo: Photo: Go Lee! You can still catch up... :-))Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Going to try to get all the others disqualified due to the early arrival...Photo: 'Twas fun!Photo: Glad it's over :-)Photo: So, can you do it for me?Photo: Sorry, Lee, not this time!Photo: Awesome bike!Photo: Photo: Great job!Photo: Almost there, young man!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Did I miss any calls?Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Game Over!Photo: Photo: Scarlet Gilia