Sunday, June 17, 2012

Local Western States 100 Entrants


The 100 mile Western States Endurance Run begins June 23, in Squaw Valley.  Western States is one of the oldest ultra trail events in the world and one of the most challenging. 
The race leaves from Squaw Valley and passes over Emigrant Pass. The finish is on the track at Auburn High School.  There are currently 419 athletes on the entrant’s database.  Several have withdrawn for various reasons, but typically due to injury.

The entrants are form 34 countries, the majority from the United States. 40 states are represented, 167 athletes from California, and 10 from Nevada.

This is a list of racers from the Tahoe-Truckee area:
Bib #   Last name      First name     City
63        Ashe              Barbara         Lotus CA
F5       Bosio              Rory               Soda Springs CA
88        Barger           Dan                Auburn CA
111     Benna            Jennifer          Reno NV
92        Bieber            David El         Dorado CA
93        Bloom            Jerry               Shingle Springs CA
97        Boutte           Jeff                  Grass Valley CA
104     Briggs             Dave               Reno NV
25        Capel             Jenny             Reno NV
35       Conwell          Chris              Cool CA
420     Dey                 Brandon         Reno NV
57       Dickinson        Bob                Auburn CA
157     Dicus              Jennifer          Sparks NV
55        Falcone         Mark               Cool CA
217     Holden           Steve              Meadow Vista CA
110     Huss               Michael          Auburn CA
38        Keyes             Matt               Auburn CA
305     Klang              Steve              Placerville CA
279     Meyer             Jack                Foresthill CA
280     Miles               Wayne           El Dorado CA
283     Monforte         Amber            Reno NV
30        Pfeifer            Jennifer         El Dorado CA
327     Raynsford      George           Grass Valley CA
338     Ross               James            Auburn CA
345     Schurr            David              Cool CA
356     Smith              Scott               Auburn CA
49       Trent               John               Reno NV
379     Troska            Eric                 Reno NV
380     Truscott          Elke                Auburn CA
389     VanHooser    Grae               Spanish Springs NV
403     White             Kimberly         Auburn CA
54       Zea                Donn              Grass Valley CA
413     Wunder          Leslie              Carson City NV
The run begins 5:00am sharp from the K2 Base Bar under the Funitel lift.
The 2012 Western States Webcast site is now active.  From ultralive.net/ws100 you can get live tracking of everyone’s progress.
The following video is a taste of the check-in and start of the race.

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