I ran out to be at the start of the 6 day race. It was a strange feeling of excitement with a tinge of disappointmentÂ that I was not running.Â A few of the runnersÂ espressed the sentiment that they would miss me out there. After the introductions they were off, suddenly the number of runners on the course went from 40 to 79. The energy of the race went up a whole other notch. It seems as though the flow of runners passing the counting station is constant. I f you go to the race site, check out the daily photo’s, they are really amazing.