The 2007 Gold Nugget Adventure Race is in the history books! The top three teams in each category are detailed below, with the other teams listed in order of final ranking. Click here for complete scoring details.

Picture links from volunteers:
from Greg
from RJ
from Don
from Ian
from Rob – candids
from Rob – Team Pix

Links to “Team GPS Tracking” results. Online viewing and GPX file downloads are available now. We’re still working on getting the O-course points added to the display. (10/18/07).
Treble Hook GPS Tracks
Crazy Eight GPS Tracks
Dirty Dozen GPS Tracks

Overall, the races were a success. The weather was great. The lake level was up. There were no major injuries preventing teams from completing their race. No bikes were reported to be resting on the bottom of Lake Tillery. No search and rescue operations had to be mounted.

Teams, thanks for posting comments about your race experiences below!

Check back soon,

Don Childrey
Race Director
Bushwhack Adventures

Rankings:

Treble Hook – 4 hour course

Coed
1st place: #420 – Has Anyone Seen Shirley? (2p)
– Kevin and Dana Carpenter; from GA

2nd Place: #401 – Adventure Family Race Team (4p)
– Michele, Katy, Darian, Marion; from NC

3rd Place: #402 – Garrigill (4p)
– Todd Wilkinson, Laurence Wilkinson, Kevin Wilkinson, Aaron Wever; from NC

#403 – Just Four Fun (4p); from NC

#404 – POW (4p); from SC

#406 – The Wright Way (2p); from NC

#422 – Team Davidson (2p); from NC

#405 – Port City Crew (2p); from NC

Female
1st Place: #407 – Life Is Good (2p)
– Kim Thomas, Elizabeth DeGraeve; from NC

Male
1st Place: #421 – Team JJ (2p)
– Johnathan Evans, Jonathan Carlson; from VA

2nd Place: #415 – RWA Racing (2p)
– Beau Benich, Ed Inman; from GA

3rd Place: #417 – Team Moxie (2p)
– Matt Kelley, Jon Downie; from NC

#408 – Band of Brothers (4p); from GA

#412 – Born Loosers (2p); from NC, SC

#414 – I’ve Made A Huge Mistake (2p); from NC

#416 – Team Lunchbox (2p); from NC

#413 – Crankdogs (2p); from SC, WV

#419 – Team Yuk (2p); from NC

#410 – AAARGHH… (2p); from NC

#409 – Dead Men Walking (4p); from NC

#418 – Team Scurvy Dawgs (2p); from NC

#411 – Adventure Brewing Company (2p); from NC

Crazy Eight – 8 hour course

Coed
1st Place: #801 – 20-30-40-50 aka “15 Minutes Late” (4p)
– Jeff Sosa, David Blakeley, David Kahler, Marcilynn Smith; from NC

Female

Male
1st Place: #805 – Adventure-Us (2p)
– Michael and Matthew Getz; from NC

2nd Place: #806 – Boo-Yah! (2p)
– Stephen Morris, Micheal Gladden; from NC and SC

3rd Place: #804 – Hoplites (4p)
– Jesse Hagberg, Andrew Thomas, Jason Smith, Eric Cone; from NC, OH, VA

Dirty Dozen – 12 hour course

Coed
1st Place: #1201 – 90 Bones (4p)
– Corbitt Simmons, Drew Fulcher, Tracey Lewis, Lat Purser; from NC

2nd Place: #1206 – Patent Pending (2p)
– Katie Reiland, Michael O’Grady; from GA

3rd Place: #1220 – Columbus TrailBlazers (4p)
– Jeff Soule, Josh Enyart, John Spencer, Jane Rupkowski; from GA

#1204 – 4LPH4 1337-BLUE (2p); from GA
#1202 – Isotopes (4p); from NC, VA

#1205 – 4LPH4 1337-RED (2p); from GA
#1203 – Team Kremlin (4p); from NC, GA

Female
1st Place: #1207 – D.O.H. (2p)
– Sheila Whight, Shelly Fisher; from NC

Male
1st Place: #1210 – Northern Lites (4p)
– Brent Eischen, Alex Lenzmeier, Charles Martz, Dale Greenwell; from NC

2nd Place: #1214 – Gator Bait (2p)
– Will Rishovd, Gus Grey; from SC

3rd Place: #1208 – Blind Mice (4p)
– Victor Sothcott, Mark Parsell, Nathan Phillips, John Vanderhoven; from VA

#1213 – Eagle Claw (2p); from VA

#1211 – 4theadventure (2p); from PA

#1217 – Team Medoc (2p); from NC

#1215 – It’s All Bob’s Fault (2p); from NC

#1209 – NORSA (4p); from NC

#1216 – S&S (2p); from NC

#1219 – Where the Scheidt are we? (2p); from NC

#1212 – Action-Learning.com (2p); from NC

Please check out the webpages of our sponsors.
Their support makes the Gold Nugget Adventure Race possible!!

God’s Country Outfitters

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The Center for Outdoor Leadership at Pfeiffer University

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Hammer Nutrition

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WrightSock

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Headsweats

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Rainbow Cycles

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Carolina Orienteering Klubb

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Middle Ring Cycles

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53×11 Coffee

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The Bed and Bike Inn

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DTC Publishing

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The Adventure Family

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Adventure Medical Kits

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More to come!

 

Here are a few sneak peeks from the course:

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