debut with Sawtooth Relay
Playing leap frog
from Stanley to Ketchum
foggy, cool and drizzly, it wasn’t the nicest day to officially start
the summer of 2002.
71 six-member teams in Saturday’s 11th annual Sawtooth Relay agreed
that it was an awesome team effort and experience, leap-frogging from
Stanley to Ketchum.
people completed Saturday’s 61.9-mile Sawtooth Relay that traveled
from Stanley to Ketchum along State Highway 75.
organizer Terry Hoebelheinrich said the non-profit event benefited the
Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation and Idaho Donor Network. Team entry
fee was $240.
wave of walkers and runners left Stanley Saturday at 4 a.m.—with the
final wave leaving at 9 a.m. The fastest finishing time of the day was
six hours and 10 minutes.
of each team completed 12 legs averaging five miles in length, walking
different legs were categorized from "very hard," the
5.35-mile climb of Galena Summit and 6.02-mile descent, to "very
easy," the 2.63-mile stretch from Hulen Meadows to the finish line
at Atkinson Park. Most of the legs in the Wood River drainage were
the final results and, as you can see, the Wood River Valley had some
top teams in the outcome:
1—Bandanna "B", men’s division, (Boise) 6.10:04. 2—Bowl
Cut Powers, men’s division, (Boise) 6.39:42. 3—Capital, high school
division, (Boise) 6.50:40.
1—Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Ketchum) 7.25:54. 2—Spit, Sweat
& Cheers (Twin Falls) 8.37:14. 3—Ordinance 199 (Ketchum) 8.39:33.
1—Team Fofsa (Boise) 7.18:52. 2—Clydesdales I (Spokane) 7.31:25.
3—Simply Spectacular Synergistic Swiftmen (Boise) 7.47:20.
1—No Whiners (Boise) 7.52:38. 2—Team Weenie #2 (Twin Falls)
7.57:58. 3—Levins Leapin’ Lizards (Hailey) 8.09:17.
1—Clydes Masters (Spokane) 7.23:14. 2—Five Old Farts and a Tart
(Boise) 7.34:02. 3—Over the Hill (Boise) 8.14:32.
1—Recovering Delinquents (Boise) 7.36:18. 2—Testing Murky Waters
(Boise) 7.52:54. 3—C-Town (Caldwell) 8.00:03.
school: 1—Hot Like Fire (Meridian) 7.48:25. 2—Eagle High School