S: Hood To Coast 2011
1: Willamette Valley Wonder Women
2: We all met at Ideal Steel to decorate the vans and head to Portland to stay the night in Sandy at the Best Western
3: Thursday night at the Best Western going over last minute details. And initiating our newest member Christina who had the dreaded first leg. Christina stepped in at the last minute for Nikki who broke her arm the day before.
4: Tim, Jeni, Christina, Jennifer, Lauren, Naima, Allegra Shanon, Connie, Mercia, Elaine, Kristin
5: Hood To Coast by the numbers $517,000 Raised forAmerican Cancer Society 15,000 Runners 3,750 Volunteers 2,500 Team vehicles 1,250 Teams registered 200 Miles each team runs 143 Our team number 50 States represented 35 Countries represented 31 hours 34 min 17 sec. WVWW time to finish 30 Years running 18 hours 5 min 07 sec for the winning team 12 People on each team 3 Legs each runner runs 2 Drivers for each team
8: START at Mt Hood | You don't have to be GREAT to start but you have to START to be Great
9: Family, Fun, Food and Fireworks
11: A journey of a thousand miles BEGINS with a single step
12: Van 1 Leg 1 If you can DREAM it. You can DO it.
16: Van Exchange 1 waiting for van 1 so van 2 can start their first leg | Lauren and Christina | Elaine and Jeni | Tim, Mercia, and Jennifer
17: Lauren ready to take the hand off from Connie of Van 1 Van 2 is on their way!
18: Van 1 trying to sleep downtown Portland
20: Not all who wander are lost
22: Elaine handing off to Jennifer and Jennifer on her way | Willamette Valley Wonder Woman
23: Stars 'n' Stripes Forever | Jennifer hands off to Jeni as van 2 finishs leg 1
24: Van exchange area 2 Downtown Portland | Waiting for Jeni
25: Van 1 warming up for their 2nd leg
26: TOGETHER we can accomplish anything
27: Christina hands off to Bobbi then Kristin and Van 1 is well on their way
28: Tim having a milkshake on our way to the sleeping area
29: Lauren getting ready to start our midnight run
31: Packing up after a short night on the ground Van 1 getting ready to start their last leg | Bobbi | Early morning run in the fog
32: Van 1 finishing with their 3rd leg.
33: It's not the mountain we CONQUER but OURSELVES
34: Waiting for Van 2 to finish, relaxing and enjoying good friends | Winning doesn't always mean being FIRST. WINNING means you're doing BETTER than you've done before
35: There's a whole lot of party going on
36: Your ASPIRATIONS are your POSSIBILITIES
38: Resting before my 3rd leg
39: Jennifer on her 3rd leg Jeni waiting for the last leg of the Hood To Coast Relay
40: The last runner exchange area, Jeni stretching while waiting for Jennifer.........Jeni enjoying the last run of the day
41: Jeni crosses the finish line..............................Be PROUD of how far you have come, Have FAITH in how far you can go.
42: Man cannot DISCOVER new oceans unless he has the COURAGE to lose sight of the shore
45: Take only MEMORIES leave nothing but FOOTPRINTS
46: Amazing Fun AT THE BEACH | Finish Line Seaside Or 200 miles 12 friends
47: There's a whole lot of party going on
48: SEASIDE OREGON
49: After a dinner of pizza We head back to the car for the long exhausting ride home
50: Scene's from the course
51: To accomplish GREAT THINGS We must not only ACT but also DREAM; not only PLAN but also BELIEVE