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Event Date: April 25, 1999
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Congratulations! and nice job team
Breaking into the medals for the first time, and sporting
our first full marathoner ever (you can stop running now
Keely), as well as our first
Boston Marathoner, congrats to everybody this year.
Our scenic team was scenic, our fast team was fast, our
balanced team was fabulously well balanced. Nice!
Please check out the archive above for final race results.
For the Relay Experience of a Lifetime...
It's a relay: you only run 3,4,5,6, or 7 miles! It's a team marathon.
You will be treated to classical music as you run along some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. See photos. (below)
Each team member will receive a race packet and an originally designed, heavyweight 100% cotton T-shirt. Final results mailed out in September.
April 25, 1999 -- 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
$250.00 == $50/person.
What to Do
- Recruit runners and team fans.
- Sorry, I also need for registration: address, phone, birthdate,
and t-shirt size.
- Indicate your preferred team (fast, get along, scenic)
- Indicate your preferred leg (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
- Do your running training.
Here are the descriptions of the legs of the race:
1st leg ("the Gun"): 4 miles, fast down hill, earliest wakeup.
2nd leg ("the Stretch"): 5.8 mile undulating.
3rd leg ("the Hill"): 6.9 mile: 2 mile climb, rolling thereafter. (Also features
the famous bridges and the guy in the tux playing piano).
4th leg ("the Home Stretch"): 5.5 mile, rolling terrain.
5th leg ("the Tape"): 4.0 mile, short hills (also features the
bagpipe corps, finish line crowd.)
Scenes from the Race
(click each to bring up the full sized version)
Where to Stay April 24th in Monterey
What to Do
- Meet at The Loose Noodle Saturday Nite: 7PM
Address at bottom.
- Monterey Conference Center
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.
Finish Line Treats
- Stonyfield Farm yogurt
- Big Sur Bottled Water Co
- Dole fruits
- Coors Beer
- LifeTime FatFree Cheese
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 0.1 miles to your destination at 1106 Fremont St..
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.
The old place, OKane's, is gone now.