Sunday, December 25, 2005

The Wild Mountain Runner Annual Christmas Fun Run 2005




WMR made front page photo published by the La Opinion . The largest Spanish language daily newspaper in the nation. Distributed throughout the six county Southern California areas and reaches 484,695 reader daily ( The second most read newspaper in Los Angeles, after The Los Angeles Times).

Whats next? Runnersworld?

Come join us next year for our annual WMR Christmas Run!


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Wow! Look at all those elves!

Date: Christmas

Start Time: 7:15 am

Location: Parque Griffith

Course: The run begins at Griffith Park, at the 2nd parking lot miniature trains. The loop is about 13 miles, out to Los Feliz to Mayfair market. Up to *Lengua de Baca* and back down on the *113 tank* along Tetrick trail back to the parking lot.

Best wishes,

WMR Editorial Staff

Monday, December 19, 2005

The 9th Annual "Q and O" Pier 2 Pier Christmas Invitational.

A small race in a small town between family and friends of the Quesadas & Osbornes. The distance is reputed to be 3.5 miles (5.6k) started and finished in front of Hermosa Beach pier.

December 17, 2005

Among the WMR club runners who have participated were--




















Chris Quesada
(1st overall 20:26 - course record)




















Rosa Arevalo
(1st woman overall 24:07)




















Victor Carrillo
(2nd overall 22:25)




















Dave "Huero" Matson
(23:40)




















Gilbert Varela
(28:22)




















Maggie Fernandez
(25:15 - 2nd woman overall)
"You go with your bad self girl"

Saturday, December 10, 2005

Wild Mountain Runner Christmas Party - Saturday, December 10th 2005




Barefoot Ted & Rosa



Donna with two running studs - Chris & Dave



Ernie "Mustachion", Roberto "Kadafi", & Francisco




Maggie pacing Rafa on the dance floor.



WMR Family




Gilbert & JJ pose for the camera.









From left to right: Marcos, Bob, Doris, and Maria








Larry, Gina, & Chris .








Our founder Freddie making his speech.



*Pssst...hey Freddie... don't forget to thank me first okay?*









Herman & Freddie




Gilbert and Herman. *gotta love that tie Herman*









Gilbert, Roberto, & Freddie




Myra, Melissa and Carlos .




Lucia and Larry chatting.






























Ricky, Araceli and Maggie.














South Gate Gatos




Chris congratulating Rosa for a job well done.




Chris & Rafa about to do a duet.




Julio voted Best Improvement 2005. JJ will be running Boston again on 2006.




Rafa voted Best Middle Distance 2005.









The Untouchables .



Kadafi voted Best Spirit 2005.




Barefoot Ted voted Most Contribution 2005.




Jaime Ortiz voted Best Long Distance 2005.









From left to right: Chris, Fernando, Rosa, Rafa, Donna, Dave, Gina, & Julio.




Get down Ray.




Melissa & Julio dancing the night away.





As a dedicated and loyal member of the
Wild Mountain Runner Club
You and your guest are invited to a
Gato Christmas Party

Saturday, December 10
1:30 to 5:30

Where?
COLOMBO'S RESTAURANT
1833 Colorado Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90041 (Eagle Rock)
Click here for MAP


MUSIC PRIZES AWARDS

The cost will be $25 per person which includes your choice of steak, chicken or salmon, drink and other goodies.

You can make payment to Freddie, Gilbert Varela or Julio Jaramillo or pay at the party.

Contact Gilbert Varela at (323) 258-5152 to confirm that you will be present.