Basin Engineering, Desert Mountain Realty, KGHM International, Midway Gold, O’Flaherty Plumbing and Heating, JCR Development, Ink Unleashed, and Sportsworld sponsored two teams for the Saints to Sinners Race which was held Aug. 1-2.
This year’s annual ride to fight ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease started early morning on Aug. 1 in Salt Lake City and ended in Lake Las Vegas on the morning of Aug. 2. Teams rode 517 miles, through the night non-stop (relay style) from Salt Lake until they arrived at Lake Las Vegas the next morning. The 10 person team finished the race in 30 hours 45 minutes and the five man team finished in 30 hours 18 minutes.
The 10 person team, from left to right: Kenna Almberg, Jon Almberg, Sonja Almberg, BJ Almberg, Becky O’Flaherty, Matt Thompson, Lisa Friedman, Lisa Harris, Nancy Herms, and Buzz Rosevear. The five man team from left to right: Bill Harris, Jared Prengel, Paul Bath, Chase Stevens, and Charley Hall. The local Mixed Gears teams rode in memory of Ely residents, Janet Eldridge, Jim Jensen, Kirk Jones, as well as a close family friend of Jared Prengel’s, Marilyn Stucki. (Courtesy Photo)