|The lower mountain was relatively flat along the Interurban|
|The day started out dark and cold as runners descended into Arroyo Park and across Chuckanut Creek|
|Elite runners almost half way into the race and after almost 2000 foot elevation gain still find energy to smile and say thanks for coming out to shoot photos!|
|After running many successful marathons - the ultra distances lured.|
|1st place Geoff Roes, Nederland, Colorado|
|Geoff Roes was hugged by his girlfriend Corel LaForce|
after setting a new course record. His time of 3hrs. 41 mins. 51 secs.
beat the old record by 7 minutes 48 seconds.
|Michael Smith, 2nd place of Flagstaff, Arizona was greeted at the finish line.|
|Top 5 mens finishers. Geoff, Michael and Eric Stagg (#2) of Ashland, Oregon broke the old mens record.|
Aaron Heidt of Vernon B.C was 4th and 5th was Tim Olson from Ashland, Oregon