Saturday, Nov 17, 2012

Dizzy Fifties

Monte Sano State Park

Huntsville , AL 40m , 50km , 50m

This Event Took Place Sat. Nov 17, 2012

PACKET PICKUP

Packet pick up will take place at Fleet Feet Sports of Huntsville on Friday, November 14 from 10:00 am till 6:00 pm.

You may also pick up your packet on the morning of the race beginning at 5:30 am

Welcome!

Thank you for registering for The 2014 Dizzy Fifties! As in years past, all distances will begin at 6:30 am sharp. I will make periodic updates to this page so check back every couple of weeks. See you on the trails! Don Alan Hankins Race Director

WAIT LIST

Wow! It seems that Dizzy Ffities has sold out more than 30 days earlier than last year! I will create a waiting list for runners wishing to still run. Those on the waiting list will be notified of their race status on November 1st. For runners wishing to be placed on the waiting list, please forward all info (name, birthdate, address, shirt size, emergency contact, etc.) to my contact e-mail address...donalan4@gmail.com. I will send a return email with a copy of the waiver that must be agreed to before being allowed to run. Thank you! Don Alan Hankins

What's with the Name

*All the loops and turns should be enough to make anyone dizzy :) Actually, its not really that bad on the turns, but 5 southern loops and 5 northern loops does tend to make one's head spin a bit.

*It's named in honor of my new Border Collie, Dizzy. I have a great Labrador Retriever, Miles, and he runs with me, but at 90 lbs, he gets tuckered out after about 3-4 miles. Dizzy is my next hope for a 'trail dawg'.

*A dog we kept for a friend, was named Trane, for John Coltrane. In keeping with that, when we decided to get a Lab, we named him Miles, for Miles Davis, a contemporary of Coltrane's. Also, I wanted a running companion, so that sorta worked too. So Dizzy is of course named for Dizzy Gillespie. We're pretty jazzed up about both of them.

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