Today, Mick and the team will leave on the journey Oceanside, the starting location for Race Across the West. We will travel in the Team Walsh Van and stay overnight somewhere in Central California. We plan on arriving in Oceanside Sunday Afternoon.
On Monday, Mick has a RAW/RAAM photograph appointment in the morning. Tuesday will be a busy day with Van inspection and crew and racer meetings. Racing will start at noon PST on Wednesday.
This is the 39th anniversary of RAAM, and many of the original RAAM racers will lead out this years race. Mick and the team are excited to be involved. Here is a link to a USA Today story about the beginnings of RAAM: The ride stuff: Race Across America marks 30 years