The Whippits (Hookahs) Marathon Relay 2001 -- Team News
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Event Date: April 29, 2001
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Big Sur International Marathon Relay
This year's race was a big success. Thanks everybody for
participating. Noteworthy results:
"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift."
- Most photogenic team
- Most photos gathered
- 3rd consecutive year on the awards podium
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April 29, 2001 -- 7:00 AM Start
1st runners need to be at the bus at 5:00 AM. You will be bused to the start in Big Sur, and to all exchange points from Carmel High School. After completing your leg you will be bused back to the finish line at Rio Road. You have the option of running through other legs if you like.
Team Fees & Registration
$260.00 == $52/person.
Send a check
What to Do Now
- Recruit for the team
- Fill out the Sign-up Form
- Send a check ($52) to Leo Ramos at 218 Central Avenue, Mountain
View, CA 94043.
- Train for a scenic, rolling course.
The race legs.
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Scenes from the Race
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Where to Stay April 28th in Monterey
- Stay Here: Thunderbird Motel, Seaside.
I have several rooms reserved. You should plan to stay here,
with the team. Let me know. I will tell the motel operators
to give you access to one of the rooms
The price this year is $65 per room. Should end up being
about $28 per person depending on final numbers. (includes
Address: Thunderbird Motel,
On Fremont, Seaside city, just north of Monterey.
1933 Fremont Boulevard
Seaside CA 93955
(Directions at bottom)
Directions at bottom...
What to Do Race Weekend
- Meet at The Loose Noodle Saturday Nite: 6PM
Address at bottom.
- Monterey Conference Center (optional)
Fitness Expo Friday and Saturday
8 AM to 7PM Saturday (in conjunction with race packet pick-up)
Directions to Conference Center:
Southbound on Hwy 1, take Monterey Exit. Turn
right on Camino Aguajito, then left onto Del Monte
Conference Center will be on the right across from
- Leave the race packet pick-up to your organizer (me).
- Bring your running gear, of course. Include some warm pullover
sweats because the early morning is pretty chilly.
- Race morning:
- Bib number pinned to shirt
- vaseline on friction spots
- trim toe nails
- big sur marathon plastic poncho or plastic garbage bag for rain
- race bag for sweats (it's cold in the morning)
- hydrate (at least 16 oz.)
- Getting to your relay leg start is by bus only.
Finish Line Treats
- Stonyfield Farm yogurt
- Big Sur Bottled Water Co
- Dole fruits
- Coors Beer
- LifeTime FatFree Cheese
My mobile number race weekend: 650 270 3591
I-880 S becomes CA-17 S.
Drive 4.0 miles.
Follow the signs to stay on CA-17 S.
Drive 3.8 miles.
Turn LEFT onto CA-17.
Drive 12.6 miles.
CA-17 becomes CA-17 S.
Drive 5.9 miles.
Take the CA-1 SOUTH exit on the RIGHT towards WATSONVILLE/MONTEREY.
Drive 0.4 miles.
Merge onto CA-1 S.
CA-1 S becomes CA-1.
Drive 20.5 miles.
Take the CA-218 exit on the RIGHT towards SEASIDE/DEL REY OAKS.
Drive 0.1 miles.
Turn LEFT onto CANYON DEL REY BLVD.
Drive 0.9 miles.
Turn LEFT onto FREMONT BLVD.
Drive 1.1 miles to your destination at 1933 Fremont St..
Look for Thunderbird Motel
ADDRESS OF MEETING PLACE:
The Loose Noodle
Monterey, Cannery Row
538 Lighthouse Ave. (btw Hoffman and McClellan)
831 641 0130 (was area code 408)
The Loose Noodle is Right Near Half-Way House on Lighthouse.