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Hood To Coast: Pictures From The Edge. Of Sanity.

by Matt Zaffino

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kgw.com

Posted on August 23, 2008 at 8:30 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 4 at 2:36 PM


Another successful Hood to Coast is in the books. Here are some pictures from KGWs Running Footage Team's 197 mile odyssey from Timberline Lodge on Mt Hood to the cool waters of the Pacific Ocean at Seaside.


Craig Brown, from the KGW Sales Dept, makes some new friends. These ladies were from a team of Vegas showgirls. THye had an Elvis in their van too.
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These ladies, it turns out, are also friends of Criags. 12 Beaches, each wearing a sash from an Oregon Beach town.
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Yours truly and KGWers Michelle Ruark and Brad Zellick get ready to run.
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One of the cool things about Hood To Coast is camping in the Coast Range. For three hours. Here's what that looks like.

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Morning brings fog. In the air, and in the brains of sleep-deprived runners.

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KGW's Scott Burton jumps either for joy at being close to finished, or because the pain in his legs made him twitch.

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After a long hard run, a bottle of water never looked so good to KGWs Pam Gordon.

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News Producer Leilani Welch flashes some secret sign on her last leg.
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Finally, the finish line at the beach!
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We finish with some pics on the Coast

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Congrats to ALL Hood To Coast and Portland To Coast Teams on a run well-done!

Matt Zaffino
KGW Chief Meteorologist

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