Sweet Go Deep - 2012

17 November 2012 - 17 starters

Event Report:

A surprisingly dry sky and relatively warm (12C/53F) morning greeted the starters of the 2012 edition of Sweet Go Deep.  14 enthusiastic runners joined for the 8:30 start, including some familiar faces and a even a CFA first timer!  To round things out we had an early starter and two later starters, including yours truly to make 17 runners total this year.  

In typical club fashion, a few custom distances were recorded this year, including a popular 9km run up to the Old Buck / Baden Powell junction “base-of-the-lollipop” route, while others ran 14km, 18km and 20km versions of the lollipop-shaped course route.  The standard 14km option introduced last year proved popular and welcomed a new course record by Jay Jardine at 1hr 46min.   James Clarke, with canine partner Stetson, quickly zipped around the 20km standard course in 2:26, taking fewer detours and 30 fewer minutes compared to his time last year.  Way to go!

The 9km and 14km runners were all pretty much off the course before the rain finally made its expected appearance, giving the 18km and 20km runners a fair spritzing before the finish.  Spirits were high at the post-run get together at Honey Donuts, where recovery was buoyed by hot coffee drinks, iconic chocolate and maple-glazed donuts, and other assorted goodies.  Trail Runner magazine subscriptions were won by first-timer Joanna, James (who may read some of the better stories to Stetson), along with Rob, and Carlie.  Many others won a chocolatey sweet to take home.  

Thanks for signing up, showing up, and making it easy and fun to be your host.  Please join us again next year and hope to see you on the trails again soon!

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First Name Last Name Distance Time (h:mm) 2012 Point Series Notes
James Clarke 20km 2:26 2 With Stetson the Dog
Marc Schmitz 20km 2:29 2  
Carlie Smith 20km 2:29 2  
Patricia Jensen 20km 2:36 1  
Eric Rannaud 20km 3:15 2  
Julie Flynn 18km custom 3:10 1  
Pushpa Chandra 18km custom 3:10 1 *** Membership status needs updating
Craig Slagel 18km custom 3:10 2  
Jay Jardine 14km 1:46 1  
Robert Jones 14km 2:03 2  
Joanna Pedersen 14km 2:35 1 Welcome, CFA first-timer, and way to go!
Glenn Cameron 14km 2:35 1  
Craig Moore 14km? ? 2+1* Early starter
Katie Longworth 9km custom 1:21 2  
Ean Jackson 9km custom 1:21 2  
Sibylle Tinsel 8km custom 1:24 2  
Reagan White 9km custom 1:41 2+1*+2** Minor scrape


*     garbage point
**   EH points
*** Membership status needs updating