Saturday February 26, 2005
2nd Annual Lake Hodges 50k  (San Diego, CA)

(31.2 miles) - page 1 of 4

Photos by Michelle Barton
The Official SURF web site is

Shawn McDonald Race Director
Congratulations to all 52 finishers!
 Race results at:
(Click on any thumbnail picture to see a larger version)

If you see your picture on any of the pages and want the hi-resolution version EMailed to you FREE, just EMail your request to Michelle Barton   (If you want me to print you out a glossy 8 by 10 and mail it to you, then send me $10 first!) Most are over 1/2 megabyte file sizes for EMailing (JPGs from a 3.2 megapixel camera).  They will make nice prints as big as 8 by 10.  Be sure to identify your specific photo by page, row and column (& bib number if visible) or better yet the photo number you see when you right click and SAVE PICTURE AS.

 Michelle went to the Duran Duran concert at the San Diego Sports Arena the night before the 50k.  Michelle got  2.5 hours of sleep and was happy to be the 50k photographer/cheerleader!

The Trail Racer Buddies!

Allen Bursey, Michelle and Robert Baird

Allen and Robert are ready to race through the mud.

Allen and Michelle

Robert Baird preparing and stretching in hopes of breaking 6 hrs!

Fred Pollard, 2004 So Cal Ultra Series Champion & Western Staes 100 finisher.

Glowing Pregnant Sarah Shoeck and Speedy Mattais Shoeck

Michelle broke her ankle on Dec 12th, so she will not be defending her 2004 course record today.

Look who's excited to run his first ultra. He & wifey returned from a week long vacation the night before the race.

Robert Baird,  Arne Gunnerson & ?

Fred Pollard and the trail beauties

The Redheads!

Michelle with Badwater finisher Anita Fromm

Michelle nicknamed Anita "Pinky" because of her cute running shorts.

Lucky 13... Awesome Scott McKenzie ready to run a sub-4hr 50k race!

Hawjwa Andrade looking stylish with her Dirty Girl Gaiters custom made by Xy Weiss.

Runners have a new start/finish this year due to the rainstorms.

Scott and David Overstreet

Robert Harris proudly wears his So Cal Ultra Series Champion Jacket

At the starting line

And they are off...

Steve Chrapchynski, age 34, runs his first 50k and wins in 3:49:50.

Scott McKenzie

Scott McKenzie blazing the trail in 7 minute miles wins 2nd overall in 3:57:47.

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