Sunday, June 24, 2007
Bone Run Report
Above: Just outside of Ammon, Idaho, on the flats. Elevation 4,700'. Beautiful summer day.
Below: The first hill climb up to about 6,500', though sagebrush prairie. Snake River plain in background.
Below: Over the top of the first hill, looking southeast. Big windfarm up here. On a clear day, looking northeast, you can see the Grand Tetons from here.
Below: On the upper flats, passing the wind farm.
A beautiful but windy day. Our eight-person team ran the 40-mile course in slightly over six hours, putting us firmly in the middle of the pack. My knee held. It was great fun. There is a single-runner option in this race. One man ran the entire forty miles--alone--in just over six hours. There is no shade on this race--it's across open rangeland, farmland and desert.