Monthly ArchiveSeptember 2003

Race Reports Doug Theis on 28 Sep 2003

Rolling Thunder Race Recap

The race was divided into two sections. On Saturday after we picked up our registration and the race directors checked our gear we had to do a trail run. Ron, Jamey and myself made up the team, Chirosport (they are chiropractors). They tethered us together and we had to do approximately 4 miles navigating through old Indian trails (lots of rocks, roots, and leaves covering them). We did really well and by the end of the run had a 4-minute lead on all the other teams. This calmed my nerves a little bit. I was VERY nervous and didn’t sleep too well most of the week. They gave us our maps and went over the race.
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Race Reports Doug Theis on 28 Sep 2003

Indianapolis Adventure Race Recap

Indy-based adventure race team Shackleton Endurance designed and hosted the fifth Indianapolis Adventure Race (formerly known as the Indy Sprint Adventure Race) at Indy’s Eagle Creek Park on September 13, 2003. Michael, Chris, Tom, Michelle and Dave put together a more challenging long course that kept us very wet. It was fantastic. Although rain had been forecast for most of the week, race day weather was sunny and mild with highs in the low 80s.
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Photos Doug Theis on 19 Sep 2003

2003 Indianapolis Adventure Race Photos

Another chapter of our favorite race. Yngvar, and Becca raced with Bob. Leslie, Steve and I raced together. The bike carry through the creek in Avon was tough.

Becca went down hard on the bike early in the race, but it didn’t phase her.