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ohlone50k.com 2001-2012

2005 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:  Kirk Boisseree, Clement Choy, Lisa Demoney, Eric Klein, Joe MacDonald, Mike PalmerMichelle Peot, Phillip Stark, Charles Stevens, and Joe Swenson.

Pre-Race Preparation:  Chris Byrne, Larry England.

Radio Communications:   Vince Walton (K6BIR), Jeff Kroger (KG6NEB), Dave McBrayer (N6OJJ), Chris Musselman (W6ATV),  Able Hurtado (KD6SVS), Pete Norman (N6YIF), David Harnish (AD6ME), Tim Kyle (KC6QLV), Mike Fung (WA6AWI), Dick Gorringe (WA6STR), Bryan Wong (KE6ITT).

Race Day Staffing




Course Pre-Sweeps

  • David Kim (M)

David will start at 7:00 and pre-sweep up to Laurel Loop, then double back and meet up with the trailing sweep crew.

Parking & Bus Loading at Del Valle

  • Rob Byrne (L)
  • Larry England (L)
  • Bjorn Hamel (L)
  • Tom Hamel (L)

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

After unloading truck, ferry truck to Sunol Regional Park, then return to Del Valle.

Park gate will open at 5:30am.

5:30am - 6:45am

Start Line

  • Chris Byrne (L)
  • Beth Gardner (S)

Radio:  Jeff Kroger (KG6NEB) (L)

6:45am - 8:15am

Mobile Logistics, in truck w/ Ranger

  • Larry England

Radio:  Dick Gorringe (WA6STR) (L)


Course Sweeps

  • David Kim (L)
  • Jim Magill (M)
  • Tim Quinn (L)
  • Gene Weddle (L)

7:45am - 6:00pm.

Be at race start at 7:45am.

Laurel Loop Aid Station

Open 8:30am - Close 10:00am

  • Rick Corella (L)
  • Debra Hanshar (M)
  • Hollis Lenderking (M)
  • Anna Silva (XL)

Radio:  Dave McBrayer (N6OJJ)  (L)

Pick up supplies at Start at 7:00am.  Rick will bring a SUV to transport supplies. Drive in and be on site at 8:00am.

After aid station closes, drop supplies in Ryder truck in Sunol Regional Park.

Sunol Aid Station

Open 8:45am - Close 10:45am

  • Bogdan Ambrozewica (M)
  • Bogdan’s daughter (S)
  • Suki Martin (M)
  • Jeff Martin (M)
  • Wini Jebian (M)

Radio:  Chris Musselman (W6ATV) (XL), Mike Fung (WA6AWI) (L)

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

Bogdan and his daughter will come to work Finish after closing Sunol aid station.

Wini w/ vehicle to transport dropping runners to Finish.

Supplies to be delivered on Sunday.

Backpack Area Aid Station (3.37 mile hike/run from Sunol)

Open 9:30am - Close 12:00pm

  • Zack Grossman (L)
  • Tomassa Nakamura (L)
  • Jurek Zarzycki (L)

Radio:  Bryan Wong (KE6ITT) (M)

Volunteers hike in at 8:00 from Sunol.

Bryan ride in with ranger, depart from Sunol at 8:00am.

Supplies to be cached on Saturday.

Goat Rock Aid Station (5.85 hike/run from Sunol)

Open 10:00am - Close 1:00pm

  • Carrie Medved (M)
  • Dave Shough (L)
  • Tina Shough (S)
  • Beth Vitalis (M)

Radio:  Pete Norman (N6YIF) (M)

Dave and Tina are camping at the aid station site on Saturday night.   The truck drives into Maggie’s at 9:00am on Saturday morning, can carry camping supplies if necessary.

Carrie will hike in to the aid station in the morning from Sunol.

Supplies to be cached on Saturday.

Maggie’s Half Acre Aid Station (10.59 mile hike/run from Sunol)

Open 10:30am - Close 3:00pm

  • Lipa Harer (L)
  • Jeff Heischman (XL)
  • Tony Jankowski (L)
  • Craig Welch (L)

Radio:  David Harnish (AD6ME)  (M)

Lipa will ride in with Ranger on Sunday morning at 8:00am and either ride or hike out afterwards.

Jeff, Tony, and Craig are going to run in to the aid station and back out afterwards.  Tony and Jeff will start at 7:30.  They will check course markings between Sunol and Maggie’s.

Supplies to be delivered on Saturday.

David (radio) planning to hike in and out, will need equipment transported.

Schlieper Rock Aid Station (5.35 mile hike/run from Del Valle)

Open 11:15am - Close 5:00pm

  • Bob Agazzi (L)
  • Erik Hansen (M)
  • Susan Kang (M)
  • Jim Winne (L)

Jim and Bob begin hiking in from Del Valle beginning at 8:00am.

Supplies to be cached on Saturday.

Stromer Spring Aid Station (2.0 mile hike/run from Del Valle)

Open 11:30am - Close 5:30pm

  • Phil Brown (XL)
  • Kathy Granlund (M)
  • Sue Casey (M)
  • Thinh Hong (S)

Radio:  Tim Kyle (KC6QLV)  (XL)

Phil to 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.

Kathy, Sue, and Thinh will hike in and out.  Depart Del Valle around 9:30.

Tim (radio) will ride in and out with Ranger.  Depart from Del Valle at 9:00am.

Supplies to be delivered on Sunday by Ranger, will depart Del Valle around 9:30.

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

Finish Line at Del Valle

Close 6:00pm

  • Bogdan Ambrozewica
  • Chris Byrne
  • Rob Byrne
  • Barry Fisher (L)
  • Beth Gardner
  • Tom Hamel
  • Paula Heckler (M)
  • Susan Kimura, RN (S)
  • Hollis Lenderking

Radio:  Vince Walton (K6BIR) (L), Dave McBrayer (N6OJJ)

9:00am - 6:00pm

Post Race clean up

  • Chris Byrne
  • Rob Byrne
  • Brittney Church
  • Keith White
  • Marie White
  • Tammy White


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