The 2009 Grandeur Fun Run was as fun as ever. 75 people showed up to test their legs and their hearts. Drew Erickson, Jared Campbell and Aaron Brown set a crazy fast pace from the start and made it to the summit in 48 minutes. They continued their dominance and finished in 1:46, 1:47 and 1:51, respectively, effectively obliterating last years fastest time of 1:58. Results can be found here.
11 or 12 made early starts (some at 4 am) or continued after the first loop to do a double. I won't mention any names, but you know who you are and can walk around feeling proud of yourselves!!
Although a few grumblings and mutterings were heard about "calf cramping ascents" and "quad mashing descents", a good time was had by all, and the pancakes and other treats (the watermelon especially hit the spot-thanks Pat) tasted as good as ever.
Thanks to my Dad for the pancakes, Whit and Jeff Dunn for taking times at the top of Grandeur, and Dave, Spencer and Nate Southam for camping out at Church Fork and handling the aid station there. As always, thanks to Brooke, Sam, Andrew and now Kate for putting up with all this running stuff, and especially thanks to everyone who came out and ran! See you next year.