Friday morning starting to set up. Long ways to go yet.

Friday morning starting to set up. Long ways to go yet, thinking about the long run they have ahead of them.

Large canopies are up. Other volunteers are showing up to help. That trailer (not the horse one) was my home for Friday night.

Large canopies are up. Other volunteers are showing up to help. That trailer (not the horse one) was my home for Friday night.

Start/finish pretty much set up and ready to go. Got it done a little early this year. Maybe I'm fiugring this stuff out after five years.

Start/finish pretty much set up and ready to go. Got it done a little early this year. Maybe I'm fiugring this stuff out after five years.

My lovely wife Karen and the goofy looking race director.

My lovely wife Karen and the goofy looking race director.

Gotta keep the buffalo warm. When I look at this it's a wonder anyone comes out to run my race.

Gotta keep the buffalo warm. When I look at this it's a wonder anyone comes out to run my race.

50K runners milling about before the start.

50K runners milling about before the start, thinking about the long run they have ahead of them.

50 mile runners coming off the backcountry trails and heading over to Mtn. View trail.

50 mile runners coming off the backcountry trails and heading over to Mtn. View trail.

Coming into the White Rock aid station.

Coming into the White Rock aid station.

50-mile runner

50-mile runner