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Pre-race Stories

Weather report
2008 started with daunting weather forecasts calling for high winds, rain, and potentially snow. Though Saturday started out with high winds 20-30 mph, it calmed down by 4pm and turned out to be a nice clear night and a sunny Sunday.

Moab Racers are Ready to get Down and Dirty
Manager Hints at Eatough Illness
Sawicki out with 'flu
Eatough readies for Tostado Express
Pre-Race press conference
Suzuki adds Safari drives, Live music, and Free Massage

11th October
: Suzuki Schedule of Events
10:30 a.m. : Moab Racers are Ready to get Down and Dirty
12 noon : And they're off!
12:20 p.m. : Start of the Race: Run Run Run!
12:30 p.m. : March of the Penguins start the Race
1:00 p.m. : First lap race order at The Butte between checkpoint 7 and 8
1:30 p.m. :A Gnarly Start
1:30 p.m. : First Lap in Men's Solo
2:00 p.m. : First 3 to complete first lap of the race
2:00 p.m. : Top 3 women to finish first lap, women's solo
2:40 p.m. : Top 5 in Men's Solo after 2 Laps
3:15 p.m. : Top five duo/pro teams maintaining their same positions for first two laps
3:50 p.m. : 5-Person Open Update
4:33 p.m. : The Battle of the Busted Elbow
5:30 p.m. : Women's Solo Update
7:30 p.m. : Lapping Up the Sandbox
8:00 p.m. : Local EMT creates trophies for 24 Hour champs
8:30 p.m. : 24 Hour Rescuers
8:40 p.m. : March of the Penguins
9:30 p.m. : Leaders in Women's Solo
9:30 p.m. : Top 5 in Men's Solo Finishing 7 Laps
9:34 p.m. : The Super Stud Jim Simons
10:00 p.m. : Men's Expert Update: A Close Call!

12th October
6:30 a.m. : Sunrise
8:30 a.m. : Josh Tostado - Looking Ahead
8:30 a.m. : Morning Course Conditions
9:30 a.m. : Camping in Style
9:40 p.m. : Top three duo/pro teams complete lap 7
10:00 a.m. : Local racer self-supports Men's Solo-from his front door
11:30 a.m. : Navy Seals run on Infinit
11:36 a.m. : Suzuki Kid's Race Rocks!
11:40 a.m. : Women's Sport Update
noon : Photo-John, MTBR
12 noon : No more lap starts. Riders who started a lap shortly before 12 are permitted to finish

1:30 p.m. : Handcrafted Ellsworth Bike Demos
2:10 p.m. : Nite Rider with a Brite Future

And the winners are...
2:00 p.m. : Winners listing

Race Stats:
Laps completed: 4,578
Total distance travelled:  68,257.98 miles
Total elevation gain:  6,226,080 ft (1,179.18 miles)

Top 5 Overall in 24 Hour National Point Series (Sunday 3:30pm)
  1. Liz Baumgardt-Kays Women's Solo (680 points)
  2. Rob Lichtenwalner Men's Solo (650 points)
  3. IC3 Masters - Sweatin' to the Oldies Men's Masters (605 points)
  4. Jimmy C. McMillan Men's Solo (595 points)
  5. 24nication Men's Veteran (545 points)

Top 5 Overall in Race (Sunday 2:05pm)
  1. Monavie/Cannondale Pro (M Pro) 21 laps
  2. PRO CYCLING (Co P/Am) 20 laps
  3. KUHL AND SCOTT BIKES (M Pro) 20 laps
  4. Pedal Power / Street Swell (M Exp) 19 laps
  5. Monavie/Cannondale Pro 2 (M Pro) 19 laps
More winners...


Men's Solo
Women's Solo
Duo Pro
General and amateur category race reports
The Vibe

General Race Update Reports


Photo-John, MTBR
Aaron Walton -

Your webcast crew of reporters for 2008 Suzuki 24 Hours of Moab

We're all mountain bikers ourselves, and Elizabeth even rode in the 24 Hours of Moab twice. Xavi took most of the photographs displayed on the webcast, and Ron Georg provided a few to go along with some of the stories we covered.

Laura Brennan

Laura Brennan
Lead Reporter
02 Sports Marketing

Ron Georg

Ron Georg

Elizabeth Sugar Boese

Elizabeth Sugar Boese
Web Developer
Computer Science Instructor,
author, & web developer

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