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Friday, June 6, 2014

Reno-Tahoe Odyssey, 2014-- Team 178, The Couch Potatoes

On May 30-31, we participated in the 10th Annual Reno-Tahoe Odyssey which started and finished in Reno, Nevada, which traveled along the following course:

Below are several shots of the race, pretty much in chronological order.  I'm also including several shots of various sights from along the course.   Clicking on any of the shots should open a larger interface making them easier to view....

7:00 am on May 30, the first runners depart the starting gate.

7:40 am, team 178 (Heather, in light blue) is off.

Guess I'm ready for this.....

Allison, Jennifer and Ali.

Lacie done with her first run.

Lacie passes the baton to Kristie.

Exchange point at Boca.

Beki and Jennifer.


Jennifer, Beki, Allison and Kathy.

Heather at Boca.

Nevada nears the end of her first run.

Nevada hands the baton to Allison.

Kathy smiling after her first run...

Passing the baton to Jennifer.

Along Highway 89 on the way to Squaw Valley.

Jennifer on Leg 10.

Chris, Beki and me at Squaw.

Kathy saw this shirt.....

...and decided that 'yes', she COULD touch that!

Ali finishes Leg 11.

Ali hands off to Beki for Leg 12.

Kathy being a dork...


Beki midway through leg 12.

 Tahoe panorama.

Homewood ski resort with no snow.

Beki hands off to Heather.

Homewood chalet.

 Nice and warm at 4:45 am.

Beki ready for Leg 24.

Nevada finishes Leg 31, which was probably the hardest leg of the run.

...and hands off to Allison.

Kathy on Leg 33, another of the toughest of the run.

Leg 33.

On Leg 34, we passed Juan, the only person to ever run the entire 178 miles!!!

Looks like they forgot to pick up some signs.

The Couch Potatoes are DONE!!!!!!!

At the finish line.