Monday, August 21, 2006

Road Trip

This past weekend 10 of us loaded up and headed down to VA for 18 Hours on the Farm. You never know what you are going to get when you go to one of these events. I've been to some where we have stayed in condo's with a washer and dryer, kitchen, showers, and hot tubs. And I've camped at others where the bathroom is an upside down pail with the bottom cut out and a toilet seat attached over a giant hole in the ground. So of course going down I knew we were camping, so always prepare for the worst and hope for the best.
Luckily I was pleasantly surprised. The race took place on a boyscout reservation. Unlike the one with the pail for toilets, which was also a scout reservation, this one had a castle with a pool, a fort with showers, there were teepee's and nice flat camping areas. The bathrooms had electricity, and even ac.
Somehow I think the VA scouts are much happier than those in Northern Jersey.

After getting set up, the guys relax some before the race.

The race began a little differently then most endurance events. No Le Mans style start here. Instead they had a lead out and then a shot gun start. Only in the South.

Marc gets ready to go out on his first of many night laps.

Man cannot live on food alone. Here Amy is preparing herself a little sustenance to get us through the night. This must have really helped out because at 4am she decided to head out for a night lap of her own.

Les is so fast his shorts just disintergrated from the heat.

Wes took a break from recuperating up in State College to come down and help out. It was great to see him again. He was awesome. He wrenched, he cooked, and made some mean chicken.

After 18 hrs and 23laps, Buddy was ecstatic to be done.

After packing up we hit the road and stop for some bar-b-que southern style at the Smoky Pig. No vegetarians here.


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