Offical results download here
Offical Press Release Download here
The Green Race according to Hale
(i.e. how its gonna be from now on)
75 Racers showed up for the 10th Annual Green Race. Possibly 500 spectators hiked in to watch. This is the best showing ever.
Thank you everybody but I would like to thank Al Gregory for getting us the water. It was a nice guarantee. I would also like to thank Liquidlogic and Astral Buoyancy for the awesome free food and party at Liquidlogic.
Dixie Marree, Christie Dobson, Jessie Rice and Molly I wanna thank you BIG BIG for the time keeping. Lets not forget a huge thank you to the elusive Todd Grafe for the beautiful piece of Glass that we all crave so much.
Here are some stats, results to follow.
Tommy Hilleke won the 10th Annual Green River Narrows Race with a new record of 4:34, 1st place.
Tommy has now won 5/10 green races. Ouch.
Eric Jackson won the 86 class with a 5:05, 11th place overall and only 31 seconds behind Tommy. Open Class next year?
Keith Sprinkle won the Hand Paddlers Division with a 5:43, 38th overall
Robin Betz won the Ladies division with a 5:52, 45th overall.
Chris Grattmans won the LePlant Ironman which is open class and short boat class with a combined time of 9:57. This is 4:40 for open class, 2nd place and 5:17 for short class,20th place.
Nine of the top ten racers were racing Prijon Tornados.
The Tornado has won 8/10 Green races. The other is a Pyranha Master and Pyranha Mountain 300.
Jeb Hall won the Calcutta as the Most improved
Power Pawz donated to Power Pawz to overall winner(Tommy Tsunami), Hand Paddler winner(Keith Sprinkle) and Hand Paddler Head-to-Head winner(Brandon Roy)
Thanks again to Liquid Logic and Patagonia for shuttle service and thanks to Red Bull for the Wings.
2006 11th Annual Green River Narrows Race is scheduled for November 4, 2006. Sponsors interested in supporting THE GREATEST EXTREME RACE ON THE PLANET, please contact Jason Hale at firstname.lastname@example.org