Sunday, December 02, 2007

Western ... Bah Humbug!

UPDATE:
I copied this from the ws100 site. "There were about 1,350 applications received this year. The complete list is HERE. There are 357 slots available this year, 166 of which have been filled by "automatics," such as top ten male and female finishers in last year's Race, Two-Time Losers, etc. That leaves 191 slots to be filled via the Lottery Drawing and about 1,190 names to draw from. The odds of any one applicant being drawn is about 16% -- a 1 in 6.22 chance."
They had it listed has 37% for last year.


Well I didn't get in! Bummer. I'll try again next year and then in 2010 I'll automatically get in. What are they going to do when there are more 2 time losers (meaning the third year you get right in) then there are spots?

I did manage to do some running in the snow and got pelted with snowballs by the kids!! And they looked so innocent.










9 comments:

Backofpack said...

Looks like fun in the snow Arthur! I bet the kidlets were thrilled.

Journey to a Centum said...

You and I can both run 2010 as three time losers.

Rob and I ran into Luis Thume at Starbucks today and he's real excited that he got in. Spoke to Karen Wiggins and she's bummed that she didn't get in.

Looks like you ran Tiger! I did the Dumb Ass loop on Wednesday last week. Not too hard to navigate but climbing Nook and Section Line 5 times is going to be an epic run. If it snows it's going to be slow going. What time are you going to start?

Watch out for kids with snowballs!

mtnrunR said...

did they change it from two time losers to three time loosers??? i didn't see that on the web site for states???

mtnrunR said...

did they change it from two time losers to three time loosers??? i didn't see that on the web site for states???

Anonymous said...

Hopefully you'll get in to Western States next year.
Be on the lookout for flying snowballs! The kidos look like they're enjoying the snow. =)
PoSSuM

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robtherunner said...

The snow looks like fun. Can't wait for the dumb ass.

olga said...

I am not sure they'll continue with 2xlooser thing - that would mean less slots than loosers themselves:) Cheer on, lets play elsewhere!

Mother of Martineau Tribe said...

sorry hon - but, look at it this way, more time to prepare - and you KNOW you like to prep!