MS Challenge Walk « back to albumMS Challenge Walk 2010 Issuing her first live tweet.Tweeting at dinner.Maryann and Elvis!Dancing on the stage.What's a Challenge Walk without twinkle lights??The bicycle crew love each other. And themselves.Getting ready for the Saturday morning opening ceremony.Steve sets up the video camera. It takes tape!Team Jojoba.Joboba + MSchief Makers = uh-oh...You have it facing the wrong way, Steve ...Everyone's ready to get started!Team All Smiles for 50 Miles!Childs and Hannons.Guess which team this is?Elephant hats? Hey, why not?Little Child!Show us how to shake it, Liz!Steeee-retch!Hey, get out of the photo, Andrew! Oh, wait ..."OW THAT HURTS"What do you call this move?Arlyn White!The usual suspects.Lori Espino.Todd Krohne.The sun breaks over the first day of walking.Someone is smiling down on Todd.Heather leads the flags.Way to represent Colorado, Jacqui!The Lombardi Party.WTG, Kevin!The first road crossing.SIR YES SIRDitching the flags and hitting the CCRT.They'll tunnel their way to a cure!Everybody walks for somebody.Thing One and Thing Two.They're taking my candy!Non-MS bicyclists received an unpleasant surprise Saturday morning. Oh well 🙂Howdy, Scannells!There's a new chapter in this team's story every year.Watch where you're going!Heather makes other people smile, too *8^)The breakfast of champions.Gordon's Team members make for the best crew!"Gimme five!"smack!Here comes Whittaker's Warriors, a new team composed of veteran walkers.The Blister Buddies make it uphill.I'm sure this was part of a larger context in which there was some great meaning.Amazing what you can do without Photoshop.Yeah, Gordon's Team!These folks recruited me to the MS Challenge Walk... That means it's THEIR fault!We're all nice here!I always knew Jill was a smarty-pants!Deliciousness.That looks uncomfortable.Just sit right back and you'll hear the tale...Sounds nasty.The Minnow's not lost -- it's right there!I've met Dawn Wells -- and you, sir, are no Dawn Wells!Sierra the Dawg.It's Christmas in July!... in September.Are those mallows?We were fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of the rare and endangered Marsh Walker.A bridge too far.Punchy pachyderms.Team Ho-ho-ba!Kathy walked a bit of this year's route with her new son, nicknamed Peanut.Steve's an important guy!Ralph, a distant relative of the Hamburglar.Riley!There's a reason boxers look confused. They are confused.Even coneheads walk for MS.That can't be fun. 🙁The return of Sierra!Heya, Scannells! Didja forget something at the rest stop?Bye, Riley!An escort for one.Very punny!Mama Hen!Mama loves Rhonda.How did that get there?Hello up there, Krusaders!That's we!PUPPYWhy have one MSchief when you can have multiple MSchiefs?The finish line is right up ahead!I approve.Wheelchairs aren't just for people, ya know!Heather's not drunk. She has MS.The evening's emcees take the stage.Nothing to do but stand.Kevin Lombardi was the first of two featured speakers Saturday evening, joined on stage by his wife and daughter.Mama Hen salutes her troops.Walkers salute our troops.One can never have enough COW BELL!PKHK for short.This has to be the first time I've ever gotten a personalized chalking!Thank you to the thoughtful crew who left us this message.Heather's hanging around.Sorry you couldn't make it, Joan!I found a Child!Oh, just lying around.Go, Gordon's Team!I feel threatened by the irresistable combo of Ross and koala.Woo. Woo.Stickers!Candy!Passing on the right!I could eat that hat! Is it vegetarian?TMI, dude. TMI.Maybe THEY should be the MSchief Makers.Princess + sumo = full of win.When you're on the Challenge Walk, every road is Perseverance Path.A first-time walker is nearing the finish line!I don't think she liked it when I walked backward.Some parting words of advice: "Do something."Everybody dance now!The final walkers!A new, improved Heimlich maneuver.Just like on Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood!One of these things is not like the others...Oops! You blinked! Let's try again.That's better!No seat belt? No problem!MSchief Makers, Jojoba, Meshpokha, Gordon's Team, Walk With Wendy -- and a few party crashers 😉Last stop, everybody off!Don't fall!WE DID IT!They certainly do.What's that guy smokin'?Her first of many medals.Good job, Whittaker's Warriors!