Arrowhead 135 Ultramarathon
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The Arrowhead 135 Ultramarathon is a 135-mile winter marathon from International Falls to Tower, MN. For more information, click here.

Note to 2011 Arrowhead 135 Participants: As spectators for bike racer Joel Austin, we were so inspired by all of you for your spirit of adventure, fortitude, positive attitude, graciousness, and perseverance in temperatures reaching -35 degrees F. If you recognize yourself in any of these photos, please feel free to drag the image off our site, for your personal use only. Anyone interested in publishing these images or any other for-profit uses, please contact us to negotiate terms and fees. All rights reserved.

 

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Race start, International Falls, MN
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Bicyclists start, International Falls, MN

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Route 53 road crossing

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Racer crossing Elephant Lake to reach Melgeorges Resort

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Racer Joel Austin crossing Elephant Lake to reach Melgeorges Resort

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Cabin for racers at Melgeorges Resort on Elephant Lake

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Racer Joel Austin preparing to leave Crescent after a break

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Racer Joel Austin at Vermilion Lake Road crossing

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At County Road 115 road crossing, Jenny wishing Joel luck on his final leg of the 135-mile journey

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Waiting at the Arrowhead 135 Ultramarathon finish line

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Joel Austin approaching the Arrowhead 135 Ultramarathon finish line

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Joel Austin coming up the final hill, approaching the Arrowhead 135 Ultramarathon finish line

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Joel Austin approaching the Arrowhead 135 Ultramarathon finish line

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"Two for two!" -- this is Joel Austin's second Arrowhead 135 Ultramarathon and finish.

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Arrowhead finish line -- Joel crossing the line, Jenny greeting him, instructions given by Arrowhead worker on resort balcony

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A runner crosses the Arrowhead 135 Ultramarathon finish line.
 

Note to 2011 Arrowhead 135 Participants: As spectators for bike racer Joel Austin, we were so inspired by all of you for your spirit of adventure, fortitude, positive attitude, graciousness, and perseverance in temperatures reaching -35 degrees F. If you recognize yourself in any of these photos, please feel free to drag the image off our site, for your personal use only. Anyone interested in publishing these images or any other for-profit uses, please contact us to negotiate terms and fees. All rights reserved.

 


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