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The Adams County Record 50k Relay And Solo Run Runners from near (Council) and far (China) BY CRAIG KiAIt The 3rd Annual Weiser River Trail Relay and Solo took off at 9:00 am Saturday, April 28. This year there were 188 runners (30% increase from 2011) who took part in this fun event. A relay race and a solo race took place simultaneously starting in Council and ending in Midvale: The relay race had Open and Masters categories. Teams of five runners exchanged the baton at Mesa Siding, Goodrich, Cambridge, and Shoepeg Road. There were 31 teams with 154 runners. One team was from Twin Falls and the rest were from the surrounding communities. The solo race of 31 miles had categories of men, women, and seniors. There were 34 solo runners. Local solo runners were joined by runners from Arlington Heights, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio, and Fuzhou, China. The Hanigan Chevrolet "Traveled Farthest" Prize went to May Chen Jing of Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, China. May is in the United States running marathon or longer events because she has run all the events in China (73) and wants to run 100 events. Our race was number 75 for her. May is one of the pioneers who started the marathon club of Fujian Province. In China, she is known in the running community nationwide as "the super girl of marathonY She does not train to be fast and win, just to run and enjoy her races. She does not speak English, so we had to phone a translator we just happened to know. We started some "fun awards" this year. The results are[ Road ID Turtle Awards for last place finishers went to solo Troy Rambo of Columbus, Ohio and team "Hot to Trot" of Council - Heather Lawrence, Heather Uebelhoer, Tricia Bryson, Ami Hughes, Mendy Stanford. Sierra Trading Post Hard Luck Team Award went to team "Blister Sisters" of Weiser - Darrin Watson of Council ran in the race as part of the "One-Eyed Jackrabbit" relay team. Wednesday, May2, 2012 Narie Young, Janet Child, Jessie Crossley, Maria Alder, Lynette Roberts. They lost their timing chip on the course, but still managed to get a time at the finish line. Hard Luck Solo Award went to Lynette VanSchoiack of Emmett, who got sick on the course, but with help from aid stations was able to finish the race. She won a free entry to the 2013 race from Friends of the Weiser River Trail. Reed Cycle Team Spirit Award went to .team "4 Whites and a Mexican" of Fruitland - Keelee Baker, Kristy Schiemer, Jessica Calderon, Loft Sarich, Amanda Zander. Their "tutu" costumes and vocal reveling were awesome. Cabela's Best Team Name Award went to team "The Pulled Hammies" of Ontario - Denise Stone, Eric Stone, Montessa Stone, Jen Schaffeld, Kim Mason. Place Awards sponsored by Shu's Idaho Running Company are: Solo Men - 1) Bob Pollmon, 2) Michael Burke, 3) Matthew Todd Solo Women - 1) Leone Rusher, 2) Cindy Stice, 3) Sarah Morris Solo Seniors - 1) lim Boyle, 2) Jeff Mailloux, 3) Cynthia Morris Open Relay - 1) Gym Class Heros of Nampa - Tyson Watson, Darrel Watson, Josh Norris, Jose Lopez, Cory Watson; 2) 4D2B of Council - Melanie Vining, Rod Dines, Dustin Doane, Samuel Thompson, Matt Kasprzak; 3) One Eyed Jackrabbits of Council - Darrin Watson, Bobby Parry, Eric lulian, Larry Crosswhite, lared Smith. Masters Relay - 1) Road Runners of McCall - Ben Hippie, Tom Bates, Marina Bates, Keith Lannom, Sandy Kollenberg, 2) Crazy HHKS - Kevin Hanigan, Britt Humphrey, Chad Krosschell, Michelle Stoneman, 3) Running Bytes - Kevin Harbauer, Scott Hilpert, Stephanie Hilpert, Mary Harbauer, Neal Benz The weather was in the 30's at the start of the race and near 60 at the end - perfect conditions for this race! When the runners finished in Midvale, lunch was waiting, the Sage Creek Band was playing, topped off by the awards and prize drawings. This year we allowed runners m the solo to start early so they could finish before the awards ceremony. Those who started early were not eligible for the timed awards, but they had just as much fun as everyone else. Gene Bruckert was back for his third year and started at 4:00 am. Pamela Wells ran with him and finished her first 50K in a time of 10:23:17. She was very happy with her accomplishment. The fastest solo time was Bob Pollman with 3:45:49. The fastest team time was Gym Class Heros at 3:30:25. For the 3rd year, this event has grown and gotten better! -Everyone had a great time! We'll see you all next year! Ask the Editor Where Does The Money From Traffic Violation Fines Go? BY DALE FISK I was asked recently to look into where the money goes from the traffic violation fines that we pay. Ryan Zollman graciously agreed to provide the info: Failure to use seat belt--operator or occupant over 18 years of age--$10.O0:$5.00 to the state Catastrophic Health Care Fund'. Seat belt, operator under 18 years (same as above) $61.50:$5.00 to the state Catastrophic Health Care Fund, $16.50 to the County Justice Fund, $5.00 to the Idaho Peace Officers training fee, $10.00 to ISTARS, and $10.00 to emergency surcharge. Speeding 1-15 mph over the speed limit--S85.00: $5.00 to the state Catastrophic Health Care Fund, $16.50 to the County Justice found, $5.00 to the Idaho Peace Officers Training fee, $10.00 to ISTARS, and $10.00 to emergency surcharge. Other moving infractions--S85.00:$5.00 to the state Catastrophic Health Care Fund, $16.50 to the County Justice fund, $5.00 to the Idaho Peace Officers training fee, $10.00 to ISTARS, and $10.00 to emergency surcharge. These are the most common violations. You can find all of the fine breakdowns at http://legislature. search.idaho.gov. This web site also has all of Idaho's statutes, and rules. These are un.der rule 9. *Enacted in 1982, the Catastrophic Health Care Cost Program is designed as an insurance program for the counties to cover the cost of treatment for catastrophic illness suffered by county residents who have no means to pay for the cost of that care. The program picks up the additional medical costs of these residents once the county's claim payments have exceeded $10,000 during a 12-month period. Page 25 FORD F-150 4X4 XLT SUPER CREW TT TT TT i - " Subject to prior sale. Plus tax Utle and dealer doc tee of $75 OR