The Old Goats
successfully finished the 2009 Transrockies 6 day, 113.5 mile
Day 4 - to
Red Cliff. Steve & Doug are at the high point for the day
(11,668' elevation). After 3,009' of climbing we got to run
downhill a total of 3,580'! Whoo Hoo!
Doug was 70 on March 28, 2009 and ran 70 miles to celebrate.
Steve was 65 on June 19, 2009!
Doug was the oldest runner at both the 2008 & 2009 Transrockies.
This year the California Old Goats beat their last year's total times (in the 5
of the 6 stages that were identical) by 13 minutes. If we can keep
improving at this rate we will be on the winners podium when
100 years old! The geezers also beat 24% of the teams that started! More pictures:
Here is the SUPER music video summary of the 2009 Transrockies race! (Shows quite a bit of the amazing scenery we got
FINAL 2009 Transrockies
race route data
and results August 23 – 28, 2009 BUENA VISTA - LEADVILLE - BEAVER CREEK, COLORADO, USA
Our Grand Canyon
Trail Running Adventure - October 18, 2009 Down to the
bottom and back up in 7.5 hours!
Lumba and Doug at Mather Point. Sunday morning Oct 18, 2009.
10 years and 6
months since my last visit in April 1999.
Doug toodling along on the
Bright Angel trail. About 3 miles from the finish. Very
few near-level, runnable sections on the way up. Was mostly
This is my Garmin GPS data for the run uploaded
into Google Earth.
You can see our entire route along the rim, down into the
depths and back up. (I added all the notations and arrows.)
May 30, 2009 - Annie, Steve & Doug enjoying the Shadow of
the Giants 50K trail race just out side of Yosemite National Park.
January 1, 2009 - Starting out the new year right with a
healthy trail run!
June 21, 2009 - Doug ran his 30th annual and consecutive Dad's
Day half marathon from Irvine to Laguna Beach in 1:54:49.
OUR 2008 SURPRISE...
Old Goats finished 51st out of 68 teams
(all quite a bit younger)!
Pre-race final training week at altitude in Colorado pictures
HERE 2008 race week results & pictures
HERE We had fun and made many