Friday, June 12, 2009

99th Dipsea Race this Sunday...

The legendary local race is taking place this Sunday, June 14th at 8:30AM. You can find all sorts of information about this race on their official website:

You can also find great coverage of the race in the Marin Independent Journal (Marin IJ) at the following link:

Among the favorites for Sunday's race is Novato HS's Erik Olson. He might challenge for the overall fastest time but will be hard pressed to win the entire race due to the time handicaps which favor the old and very young.

If you would like to read all about the history of the Dipsea race, you can check out the following link for the most comprehensive look at the race by local writer, Barry Spitz:

Anybody out there have had the experience of running in this race?

Considering next year will be the 100th year of this race, getting into that race will be extremely difficult so if you have an interest, check out what it takes to enter in 2010:

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