San Dimas 5K

9/27/08: The Glendora Ridge Runners took San Dimas by storm.

5 team members placed in their age groups (AG):

1st AG Leon Laub 19.19
3rd AG Mike Cormier 21.59
1st AG, 2nd Overall! Linda 22.57
1st AG Sarah Barron 23.20
1st AG Wendy Barth 25.13

Nick and Nancy (2nd AG) came up from Placentia and Sue and Paul ran, but did not race.

Lois from Classic Coffee served tons of coffee and all had fun!
Other news:
Congrats to Xander who took third overall in the Aqua Run -1/2 mile swim and 3 mile run for a good cause (fight against human trafficking).

Preview of San Dimas 5K

The Glendora Ridge Runners will host a preview of the San Dimas 5K race course on Wednesday, September 24th, at 6.00 PM. The actual race is Saturday, September 27th. We will meet in front of the San Dimas Civic Center located at 201 E. Bonita Ave, San Dimas. Robert Bush, a fellow Ridge Runner, will share with those interested his race strategies and course information and how he has been able to win this race three times! Beginners will run the course once (3.1 miles) and the intermediate and advanced groups will run the course twice with some pick up and tempos thrown in. All runners are welcome to join in. Pizza and cold beverages will be available after (7.00 PM) at the Pizza Place, located at 170 E. Bonita Ave.

Bulldog 25K/50K

Congratulations to Wendy for completing the tough Bulldog 25K/50K Trail Run at Malibu Creek State Park. She ran the 25k (14.9 miles) with a time of 3:11:29 with 4000 ft of elevation gain. Since running with the ridge runners, her pace has improved by over a minute. She is also a two-time Badwater staffer.