The first quinquennial Saco River Olympics were held this year. Participation levels were excellent and there were a few surprise outcomes. Unfortunately the swimming and kayaking events were canceled due to time and weather conditions.
A spirited run from the picnic table in the campsite, up a hill, sharp left turn to the outhouse and back.
Wendy (barefoot with baby)/46.00 (Very honorable mention)
Alas, there were no pictures from this event
1.1 Mile Loop (running)
A run over a slightly rolling packed and loose gravel road.
Lee/16:13 -dog poo time
2.2 Mile Bike Race
Two laps of the running race competed in several heats.
Naomi (first lap)/8:00
100m Dash (on road)
Group start dash.
Name/Time (approximate, in seconds)
Kelly/15 Oh Yeah! Let's do that 422 times (marathon distance) and then see who's in first place!
Best of 2, any style based on number of successful jumps. In this exciting event Kelly seemed to have it locked up with 204 jumps. Rose went last and STUMBLED on jump 203! She recovered and went on to take the gold.
Name/Number of Rotations
Naomi/15 (I'm pretty sure she did more than Adam at one point)
Judged on usefulness, quality and quantity.
1st/Brian/Nice Aviators, Nice Pair of Flip Flops, Nice exercise Headband
2nd/Rose/Boston Celtics Hat, Rubber Bungee with rusted hooks, dirty but nice headband, broken sunglasses, retrieved nice sunglasses that Tom initially spotted
3rd/Kelly/Nice half of a clampy tie down thing
4th/Lee/3 bungees & huge kinda broken aviators
5th/Tom/Spotted, but did not retrieve, sunglasses
Mountain Climbing (1.25 mile / 1200 foot)
Limited entry event. A tough climb up a steep and technical trail. Times are based on the trip up the mountain. Return times were similar for all athletes but not recorded.
1. Brian - 27:10 (Still recovering on Wednesday)
2. Pedro - 34:403. Kelly - 34:55
|(Stock Photo, Not only did we not take pictures but we were in the clouds)|