Leadville Heavy Half - Rob Jansen Memorial Team ROLL CALL!

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Re: Leadville Heavy Half - Rob Jansen Memorial Team ROLL CAL

Postby mikemalick » Sat Jun 29, 2013 3:22 pm

I'm sure there will be more pics/vids from today's race, but here is a video I got on my phone of Rob's family and friends crossing the finish line today:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzKy2zNJIHs
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Postby Shawnee Bob » Sat Jun 29, 2013 4:07 pm

Well done, all. You've done your friend, as well as trail running, proud.
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Re: Leadville Heavy Half - Rob Jansen Memorial Team ROLL CAL

Postby mtgirl » Sat Jun 29, 2013 6:24 pm

Proud of you guys - what a great way to honor Rob.
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Postby globreal » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:27 pm

mikemalick wrote:I'm sure there will be more pics/vids from today's race, but here is a video I got on my phone of Rob's family and friends crossing the finish line today:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzKy2zNJIHs


Way to go TEAM ROB! I loved seeing that group finish!
Thanks for sharing this.
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Re: Leadville Heavy Half - Rob Jansen Memorial Team ROLL CAL

Postby FireOnTheMountain » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:49 pm

Bean wrote:2) Seeing you all cross the finish line together, especially so close to Rob's finishing time, brought tears.


Seeing Rob's dad cross the finish line and everyone hugging was more than I could handle. Definitely a very emotional finish line but was happy to be there for sure.

Awesome to see so many supporters for Rob out there today, great job to everyone! You know Rob would of loved to see us all out there...
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Postby JohnP FTC » Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:11 pm

Excellent day for a trail run. Solid work everyone. Now... to find that ice pack.
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Postby Johnson » Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:13 am

Two memorials in one day celebrating lives lived well. Bravo team.
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Postby forbins_mtn » Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:05 am

What an awesome day! It was great meeting all of you while participating in such a moving event. I am truly appreciative that you opened this up to the community since I was someone who didn't know Rob personally. So sorry I had to jet right after. There was so much emotion flowing around and I didn't want to interrupt all those moments.

I cannot wait for next year! We might as well just run the marathon, right?
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Postby Bean » Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:18 am

forbins_mtn wrote:I cannot wait for next year! We might as well just run the marathon, right?

Highly recommended. To quote Rob: "The f*****g hardest thing I’ve ever done, by far."
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Re: Leadville Heavy Half - Rob Jansen Memorial Team ROLL CAL

Postby wildlobo71 » Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:21 am

Thanks to the following who wore the pink bibs:

TJ (Forbins_Mtn)
Kara (Kara)
Dave (Lemurtech)
James (Fletch)
Corey (Thevagabond)
Teddy (Ameristrat)
Emily (Emily)
Clay (Claybird)
Sarah Dalia (welcome to 12,500' Sarah, way to go!)

For helping in making this relay run an amazing success! Yes, we shouldn't have put the fastest runners at the start and second leg of the run; those of us at Stage C, where the beer and Doritos was were not at all ready to start running that soon... Furthermore, thanks for everyone who were "responsible" for both the C and D stages just leaving at once from C in such a haphazard style, there really was no formal handoff at D, but it ended up working perfectly. Most all of the relay team ran the rest of the route from their stage, congrats team!

Extra Credit to Fletch and TheVagabond for summiting "Repeater" Peak atop Aid Station C.

I will ask the Leadville folks why our time isn't listed on their results page - But know we finished directly with Bill and Peggy Jansen, so we finished the 15.4 mile route in 4:50:30 ish.

I think next year I am foregoing planning a relay and just running the whole Heavy Half.

Congrats to all of you we saw and met and talked to on the way, to name a few others who ran either the Heavy Half or Full Trail Marathon:

Mike (Zdero1); Matt (Speth); (John) JohnP_FTC; Abe (FireontheMountain); Mike (Bean); Ben (benfromtheeast - should be truncated to BEAST); Karthik (theotherindian). Mike (Mikemalick) - I don't recall meeting you, but glad you posted the pic.

If I missed you in this roll call, please chime in! Congrats again on 2013 Leadville!
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Re: Leadville Heavy Half - Rob Jansen Memorial Team ROLL CAL

Postby zdero1 » Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:48 am

Congrats to everyone who participated! It was a pleasure spending the day with everyone.

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