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ohlone50k.com 2001-2012

2003 Credits

Race Directors:  Rob Byrne & Larry England

Founder and Patron Saint:  John Vonhof

Heroes of the East Bay Regional Park District:

  • Mark Ragatz - Special events coordinator
  • Dan Reasor - Park Ranger for Mission Peak, Sunol and Ohlone
  • Al Olivera - Park Ranger for Del Valle

Artistic Director:   Tom Hamel

Generalissimo of Course Marking:  Kirk Boisseree

World Class Course Marking Crew:  Dan Anderson,Kirk Boisseree, Chris Batteate, Lisa Demoney, Charles Stevens, Joe Swenson

Pre-Race Preparation:  Chris Byrne, Ken Gregorich, Carola Laue, Tim Putney

Radio Communications:  Terry Arnall (KB6EB7), Bob Baez (KF6JJU), Mike Fung, (WA6AWI), Dick Gorringe (WA6STR), David Harnish (AD6ME), Able Hurtado (KD6SVS), Sherry Klepper (KF6HFK), Dave McBrayer (N6OJJ), Chris Musselman (W6ATV), Pete Norman, (N6YIF), Nancy Stevens (KG6OCT), Debra Taylor (N6MQQ),Terry Taylor (N6NOM), Vince Walton (K6BIR).

Race Day Staffing




Course Pre-Sweeps

  • Gayla Johnson
  • Tom Kaisersatt

Depart Mission Peak at 5:30am

Parking & Bus Loading at Del Valle

  • Joe Foster
  • John Vonhof

Bring a flashlight.  Meet parking lot adjacent to Lichen Bark Picnic Area.

Park gate will open at 5:30am.

5:30am - 6:45am

Start Line

  • Chris Byrne
  • Ken Gregorich
  • Carola Laue

Radio:  Vince Walton (K6BIR)

7:00am - 8:15am

Roving Radio Operators

With Ranger:  Dick Gorringe (WA6STR)

Equestrian:  Bob Baez (KF6JJU)


Course Sweeps

  • David Kim
  • Debbie Mayhew
  • Doug Miller

7:45am - 6:00pm.  David Kim is arranging transportation back to the start.

Laurel Loop Aid Station

Open 8:30am - Close 10:00am

  • Jon Easterbrook
  • Robin Easterbrook
  • Hollis Lenderking
  • John Whitin
  • Chuck Wilson

Pick up supplies at Start at 7:00am.  Drive in and be on site at 8:00am. 

Sunol Aid Station

Open 8:45am - Close 10:45am

  • Dot Finigan
  • Dennis Hartley
  • John Medinger
  • Veronica Vanderstoep

Radio:  Terry Arnall (KB6EB7), Chris Musselman (W6ATV), Sherry Klepper (KF6HFK)

Be on site at 8:00am, this is the main hub for all back country aid station transporation.

Supplies to be delivered on Sunday.

Backpack Area Aid Station

Open 9:30am - Close 12:00pm

  • Lorri Paulsen
  • Phil Brown

Radio:  Able Hurtado (KD6SVS)

Hike in at 8:00 from Sunol.

Able needs a ride in, may walk out.

Supplies to be cached on Saturday.

Goat Rock Aid Station

Open 10:00am - Close 1:00pm

  • Eri Dube
  • Jim Longwith

Radio:  Dave McBrayer (N6OJJ)

Eric and Jim hiking in/out from Sunol.  Depart for hike in at 8:00am.

Dave needs a ride both ways..

Supplies to be cached on Saturday.

Maggie’s Half Acre Aid Station

Open 10:30am - Close 3:00pm

  • Tom Morse
  • Mike Myers

Radio:  David Harnish (AD6ME)

Overnight camping on Saturday.  Ride in with Ranger Saturday morning.

Meet in Sunol at 10:00am Saturday for transportation into back country.

David will hike out on Sunday, needs to have his equipment transported out.

Supplies to be delivered on Saturday.

Schlieper Rock Aid Station

Open 11:15am - Close 5:00pm

  • Bob Agazzi
  • Tom Hamel

Radio:  Pete Norman, (N6YIF)

Bob and Tom are hiking in from Del Valle beginning at 8:00am.

Pete to ride in, hike out.

Supplies to be cached on Saturday.

Stromer Spring Aid Station

Open 11:30am - Close 5:30pm

  • Mark Johnson
  • Tomassa Nakamura

Radio:  Mike Fung, (WA6AWI)

Ride in with ranger at 9:30, be on hand at aid station closing to reload ranger vehicle.  Ride or hike out at your option.

Mike will ride in and out.

Supplies to be delivered on Sunday.

Ranger will return at 5:30pm to retrieve volunteers and supplies.

Finish Line at Del Valle

Close 6:00pm

  • Chris Byrne
  • Jon Easterbrook
  • Robin Easterbrook
  • Dot Finigan
  • Joe Foster
  • Stan Hadjuk, M.D.
  • Hollis Lenderking
  • John Vonhof
  • John Whitin
  • Chuck Wilson

Radio:  Terry Taylor (N6NOM), Debra Taylor (N6MQQ), Nancy Stevens (KG6OCT)

9:00am - 6:00pm

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