Riders on Leg 4 coming into checkpoint 5 at Tetlanika Lodge and Green Bridge, mile 276 on Parks Hwy. FPD Team members pictured (left to right): Robert Thompson, Eric Jewkes and Nicole Potter
Robert Thompson, FPD Team, beginning his second of two bike legs after running Leg 1 out of Fairbanks. The two bike legs (Leg 3 and 4) together are another 48 miles of biking on top of his 9 mile run. Go Robert!
Nicole Potter (DNR) , FPD Team member, rides from MP 326 on the Parks towards her next checkpoint. The weather has been everything from sunny to pouring rain. These athletes are prepared and determined to push on in the event. Everyone has fantastic attitudes about the event, nothing will stop them from completing their portion…
Thompson, Potter and Adams leaving Nenana towards Green Bridge, 5:40pm June 12th. Leg 4 of the ASTAR biking Team FPD heading towards Green Bridge from Nenana. Beautiful weather shining down, but the relay for ASTAR has just begun!
Leg 2 Ester VFD Station to Nenana. Alaska State Parks, Nicole Potter in the lead! Pictured from left to right: FPD Team Robert Thompson, FPD Team Andrew “Ace” Adams, State Parks Nicole Potter.
Commissioner Joe Masters has a few words of encouragement for the first athletes to hit the road for ASTAR. Pictured left to right: FPD Officer Allen Brandt, AST Capt Barry Wilson, DPS Commissioner Joe Masters.
The ASTAR has officially started! Pictured: FPD Team: Nicole Potter (DNR) and Andrew “Ace” Adams.
ASTAR starts at noon on Monday at the Alaska State Trooper post in Fairbanks at 1979 Peger Road.