Posts Tagged ‘Helene Lhamon’

Larry and Sylvia Hurlburt ran this year’s Ragnar Relays to honor the memory of mom Kristin.

It’s a party, with some running tossed in to keep things interesting.

Now, I’ll admit it — I’ve never felt the urge to join the Ragnar Relays and be part of a group which runs from Blaine to the southern tip of Whidbey Island.

In fact, my enduring memory of the event comes from a few years back, when I was jolted awake at 4:57 AM by support crew folks letting rip with air horns as runners straggled past my duplex at the corner of Madrona and Sherman.

That being said, the 2022 edition featured support crews more in touch with their softer side — no air horns in my neighborhood until after 10 AM this time around.

Though, from the photos scattered across Facebook — several of which I’ve poached, thanks to the generous natures of Sylvia Hurlburt, Helene Lhamon, Amanda Fabrizi, and James Steller — it looks like the party was still in full swing.

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Helene Lhamon and her crew enjoy Ragnar 2021.

The runners returned.

Whidbey Island once again became a hub for people getting out and putting one foot in front of another Saturday, as the Ragnar Road Northwest Passage 2021 capped its two-day, one-night event.

The trek, featuring teams of runners, started near the Canadian border in Blaine and finished in the wilds of Langley.

The photos above and below are poached from Wolf mom Helene Lhamon, and feature a crew of Coupeville athletes who tore up the course.

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