Our DC adventure was more fun than winning the popular vote! Teams raced all over DuPont, U St and all parts in-between. Teams indulged in froyo from Menchie’s, played surgeon in a quick game of Operation, hit the streets to raise money for the One Brick and tons more!
Nattitude, led by Colin Cushing and David Horgan, didn’t need a run-off to declare victory. They finished in 1:19:10 beating Ameoba Wars by 14+ minutes. Way to go guys!
Best Costume went to Gilligan’s Island. Their costumes were spot on! Some of the best costumes in a while. Thanks for taking your time to dress up. They took home the best portable speakers…yes…Jammy Packs!! For your own portable jams visit the JammyPack online store.
Best Tweet went to Beth Lowe @BLowe1114 Click on the pic to follow Beth and the rest of Gilligan’s Island.
We would like to thank Mad Hatter for hosting our 8th annual DC race. With $12 bottomless mimosas and TVs all around so you’ll never miss the game! Come watch the game or participate in CitySolve Urban Race next year (we’ll be back fo’ sho’!).
One Brick is an amazing resource for people looking to volunteer. One Brick makes volunteering easy! There are a ton of opportunities that can work with your schedule. Check out their website and like them on Facebook
We can’t wait to see you next year to DC. Now here’s a rundown of the 2013 results:
1st (1:19:10) Nattitude 5973: Colin Cushing/Colin Cushing/David Horgan
2nd (1:33:05) Amoeba Wars 5995: Joseph White/Harry White
3rd (2:19:30) All in the Family 5976: Sarah Hofmann/Sarah Hofmann/Christine Hofmann-Bourque/Kyle Bourque
4th (2:22:30) Asian Tuesday 5980: Kalia Kinser/Allison Kelley/Allison Kelley
5th (2:37:22) Corn Dog Corn Dog Corn Dog Corn Dog 5988: Robert Rauch/Robert Rauch/Val Rauch
6th (2:42:30) Below Average 5972: James Crook/James Crook/Dana Graf/Jake Carlisle
7th (3:01:20) Pacman Ghosts 5993: Stephanie StoneKyle Stearns/Scott Gonzalez
8th (3:03:13) Where’s the finish? (wtf) 5981: Amanda Kudis/Amanda Kudis/Pierre Smith
9th (3:11:47) Caladan 5971: Thoa Conlon/Vidal Arellano/Vidal Arellano/Thoa Conlon
10th (3:11:51) Indiana Girls 5975: Elise Hellman/Elise Hellman/Alexandra Cochrane/Kara Wright
11th (3:13:23) Team Ish 5983: Kevin McCain/Kevin McCain/Lee Crumpler/Valerie Foos
12th (3:17:07) Analyze This! 5970: James Cawlo/James Cawlo/Jon Stern/Andrew McClelland
13th (3:20:57) Muddy Buddies 5994: Justin Turner/Justin Turner/Carrie Turner
14th (3:25:38) Boys on the side 5978: Maria Inglis/Yamara Santos/Mia Inglis/Melissa Legallant
15th (3:25:38) Boys on the side 5991: Yamara Santos/Yamara Santos/Puja Seth
16th (3:30:45) Richards 5990: Erin Richards
17th (3:53:49) The Poopy Monkeys 5977: Sarah Hofmann/Jeremy Fair/Thomas Hofmann/Whitney Tull
18th (3:55:01) Team 16 5987: Kevin Proffitt/Kipp Proffitt/Trey Inge/Tammy Proffitt
19th (4:10:11) Team Nacho 5996: Elaine Zacheis/Elaine Zacheis/Beth Lowe/Tracey Beidleman
20th (4:13:36) Don’t Know 5989: Dennis Read/Lisa Read/Dennis Read
21st (4:54:09) She thinks my Segway’s sexy 5967: Tara Behan/Tara Behan/Daniel Vaught
22nd (5:17:15) EDs 50th Birthday 5992: Leah Sperbeck/ED Shanshala/Leah Sperbeck/Spencer Shanshala
23rd (5:36:13) NIH Gang 5982: Jacqueline MajorPere Puigbo/Aurora Fontainhas
24th (5:51:51) The Birthday Girls 5966: Leonna Bayne/Leonna Bayne/Lena Lee/Rachel Bonds
25th (6:08:29) Rock Star 82 5965: Nicole Armfield/Nicole Armfield/Elena Roberts
26th (6:47:12) Team Jefferies 5979: Val Jeffries
27th NPC – Team Giggity Giggity Goo 5968: Laura Canetti/Laura Canetti/Marie Israelite/Marianne Nazzaro
28th NPC – Clueless in DC 5985: Vic Odico/Neelam Parekh/Neelam Parekh
29th NPC – Clueless in DC 5986: Neelam Parekh/Neelam Parekh/Puja Seth
30th DNF – The Neonderthals 5964: Michael Andrews/Michael Andrews/Harrison Grove/Vicki Hopkins
31st DNF – Caprica 5969: Chuck Cassel/Chuck Cassel/Esmer Kanya/Conor O’Reilly
32nd DNF – Mighty Motrin Power Racers 5974: Mark Dixon/Mark Dixon/Karen Horn
Our NYC adventure was more fun than finding parking in the West Village! Teams raced all over Midtown and the East Village. Teams experienced a team WOD (Work Of the Day) at CrossFit East River, in-store scavenger hunt at Compleat Strategist, hit the streets to raise money for the Center for Family Representation and tons more!
Team Schwen won by a crazy margin. Led by Karen Lee and Danny Wen, they cruised in 1:08:15, they cruised passed team Nerdy Sanchez just over 30 minutes! Way to go guys!
Best Costume went to Smurfketeers. Their costume rocked, especially when they were going through the workout at CrossFit East River. Priceless! They took home the best portable speakers…yes…Jammy Packs!! For your own portable jams visit the JammyPack online store.
We would like to thank Public House for hosting our 8th annual NYC race. With a good beer selection and TVs all around so you’ll never miss the game, specifically, Notre Dame! Come watch the game or participate in CitySolve Urban Race next year (we’ll be back fo’ sho’!).
Our Miami adventure was more fun than partying on Miami Beach! Teams raced all over Brickell, Downtown, and Bayfront Park. Teams kicked it with WAKA, helped Empowered Youth reach new heights, and much much more!
This year, Naturally Flavored won first place…Naturally! They finished in 1:56:35. Way to go guys!
The Portland was more fun than a free dozen of delectable Voodoo Donuts! Teams raced all over town solving fun clues, eating amazing Caspian Kabobs and Rescue Bagels, creating a haiku about love, and doing a Portlandia scavenger hunt.
Despite the name, The Goats trotted to victory. Led by Dannel Christian and Sam Stansfield in an 1:09:15 and winning handly by 15 and a half minutes over team Coughin’ It! Way to go guys!
Best Costume went to “Rock, Paper, Scissor! We love how creative “Rock” was. Play a couple riffs on the guitar for us! Thanks for bringin’ the fun! They took home the best portable speakers…yes…Jammy Packs!! For your own portable jams visit the JammyPack online store.
Best Tweet went to @ericcnast! Remember to follow @ericcnast and all his hygienic expeditions. We would like to thank Buffalo Wild Wings for hosting our 6th annual Denver race. With a good beer selection and TVs all around so you’ll never miss the game! Come watch the game or participate in CitySolve Urban Race next year (we’ll be back fo’ sho’!).
Boys and Girls Club is an amazing resource for the kids. There are so many opportunities for children to excel in education, arts, sports and life. Keep up the extraordinary work. To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Check out their website at http://www.bgcportland.org/
Racers got creative at the Well Arts activity where they had to create a haiku about love. Awwww! We couldn’t forget about the eating challenges at Caspian Kabobs and Rescue Bagels. Yummmm!
We can’t wait to see you next year in the Rose City. Now here’s a rundown of the 2013 results:
1st (1:09:15) The Goats 4681: Christian Dannel/Sam Stansfield
2nd (1:24:45) Cougin’ It – Oyster Racing 4601: Cullison Jennifer/William Gardner
3rd (1:48:12) Galactic Acid 4673: Kruell Kelly/Steve Trautwein
4th (2:03:38) Rochambeau 4646: Huss Michelle/Michelle Masco/Jon Plissner
5th (2:05:27) Turquoise Cheetahs 4614: Shah Amit/Amy Morris
6th (2:09:32) #bettertobeluckythangood 4672: Passmore Rob/Dave Carey
7th (2:09:45) Fueled by Fritters 4613: Weiper Kacie/Alex Neu
8th (2:15:28) Third Time’s a Charm 4668: Bartholomew John/Dylan Bartholomew/Zach Garvin
9th (2:19:21) Awesome O’Donnells 4647: O’Donnell Nicholina/Anthony O’Donnell/Davan O’Donnell
10th (2:55:55) My Personal Favorites 4610: Vanderville Carol/Renee Song/Angi Meyer
11th (3:00:33) Canadian Cuties 4607: Rowledge Rhiannon/Sarah Chapman/Jackie Brown/Trish Henderson
12th (3:23:09) Runaway Bridesmaids 4623: Joplin Genevieve/Angela Philips/Alina Resendez
13th (3:24:44) Catan-A-Mamas 4627: Kwong Maisie/Amy Ho
14th (3:33:20) Orange Crush 4600: Swanson Chris/Jane Doe
15th (3:36:22) Super Four 4676: St Martin Anik/David Shook/Simon St Martin-Shook
16th (3:45:58) Attack of Bridezilla 4618: Erving Keri/Shannon Hardman/Corrie Cieslak/Jane Doe
17th (4:05:36) Dead Last 4679: Wease Maureen/Leslie Isert
18th (4:10:20) HealthyPetsNW Alberta 4625: Radmacher Laurie /Laura Amiton/Austyn Harris
19th (6:03:20) Always a Bridesmaid…. 4620: Golightly Christine/Jana Saul/Stefanie Pinniger/Shannon Wilson
20th (6:53:40) Royal Champions 4682: Morris Cedric/Eric Nast
21st NPC – Bridal Brew Crew 4622: Peck Tricia/Renata Chmielowski/Kathy Brazell/Nikki Newman
22nd DNF – American Beauties 4652: Boldrick Becky/Lara White
23rd DNF – Team 4674 4674: Spang Megan
24th DNF – Explorers 4677: Christoffer Brenda/David Senft
25th DNF – Put it Away Now II 4678: Cole Suzanne/Jake Parrish/Madeline Parrish
26th DNF – Put it Away Now I 4683: Cole Suzanne/Jacob Parrioh
27th DNF – Put it Away Now III 4684: Cole Suzanne
CitySolve Urban Race Denver 2013 was more exciting than a Rocky Mountain high! Cards Against Humanity is an amazing game, it’s also the name of the team who crushed the Denver competition! Oh the humanity!!!, They finished with a final time of 1:09:36! CAH actually just squeaked out a victory by a mere 4 minutes over Liquid Courage.
Best Costume went to “Killer Bees!” It’s now two consecutive weeks that the best costume winner has be extremely punny! WTG! Thanks for bringin’ the fun! They took home the best portable speakers…yes…Jammy Packs!! For your own portable jams visit the JammyPack online store.
Best Tweet, er, Tweets! Yup we dad two of them, so we gave out more prizes! In no particular order. Click on the tweet to follow both of them to read all of their funny stories!
We would like to thank Stoney’s for hosting our 5th annual Denver race. With a good beer selection and an amazing slider selection (CitySolve recommends getting the Classic) Stoney’s can’t be beat! Come watch the game or participate in CitySolve Urban Race next year (we’ll be back fo’ sho’!).
YNPN Denver is an amazing resource for the good hearted folks in the non-profit sector. Their mission is to connect and develop young nonprofit leaders to leverage our collective strengths. Check out their website at http://www.ynpndenver.org
A special thank to Abba from Season 21 of The Amazing Race. He helped run a super fun tangrams activity at Tavern Uptown. He’s such a cool dude and a super nice guy.
Racers got silly at the ReCylery where they played a crazy fun M&M challenge. ReCycle is the best place to go if you need a coffee or your bike fixed… or BOTH! Be sure to like them on Facebook.
We couldn’t forget about the O’Dell flip cup challenge (non-alcohol, so it’s kid and family friendly) at the Paramount on 16th Street Mall. Thank you to Ryan from O’dell for this wonderful experience.
We can’t wait to see you next year in the Mile High City. Now here’s a rundown of the 2013 results:
Key NPC = no photo check DNF = did not finish
1st (1:09:36) Cards Against Humanity 1982: Elizabeth Caskey/Bill Gray/Cat Bosmeny/Buddy George
2nd (1:13:45) liquid courage 5719: Angel Tasayco/Scott Neu
3rd (1:37:37) Team Flaming Moth 3340: Dawn Frost/Edward Roske
4th (1:41:26) Da hell with shark week, I like turles 5833: Moriah Morgan/Edward Uiuirski/Kelly Zeikus/Marcus Johnson
5th (1:46:43) The G’s 5692: Bridget Onan/Amber Decker/Carlos Escamilla
6th (1:50:56) SISTER SOLVERS 5708: Amy Schulte/Mandi Engebretson
7th (1:53:32) August Rushers 5685: Erin McRae/Adam Losing/Heidi Klein/Sean Klein
8th (1:56:32) What Rhymes with Hug Me 5629: Kathleen Kramberg/David Kramberg/Morgan Wiener/Cory Chambers
9th (1:58:05) Flex Pistols 5826: Deseree Wood/Shawna Grorer
10th (2:02:33) Balls Out 5687: Jess Meyer/Eric Kidd/Melissa Albracht/Rick Kubacki
11th (2:06:55) Wisconsin Trollhunters 5700: Whitney Prochno/Jamie Prochno/Chris Novak/Lauren Clark
12th (2:08:19) Neon Ninjas 1666: Paige Bell/Roshni Cleaver/Rebecca Mulvihill/Leah Lenz
13th (2:10:09) Run like the winded 5830: Jenna Albrecht/Erin Roth/Dave Roth
14th (2:11:26) Ramrod 4298: Laura Graham/Matt Hoyt/Brittany Rowan/Rob Simpson
15th (2:11:39) Singels system 5828: Troy Voshell/Christne Manzo/Kari Sutton/Theron Sutton
16th (2:11:48) We Outchea 5694: Ida Pennymon/Ben Pennymon
17th (2:12:15) The Jivin’ Gems 5625: Nikki Kleiman-Moran/Emma Spilsted/Abbie Wright
18th (2:13:28) Team O’huck 5829: Daniel O’Sullivan/Katie Huckfeldt
19th (2:13:39) Black Widows 5831: Carolyn Craig/Melissa Buffington
20th (2:15:20) Drunk and Looking to Score 5824: Eric Watson/Michelle Richter
21st (2:15:57) Jumping Amazing Super Optimistic Noodle Squad 5652: Angela Latorre/Krista Korbel/Ray Martinez/Ben Parrott
22nd (2:18:47) Team 1609 1609: Kristy Alfano
23rd (2:18:47) Football 3437: Kathleen Garcia
24th (2:19:580 Playas 5701: Terry Read/Krystie Rose Millich
25th (2:27:10) The Others 5696: Mary Potter/Erma Howerzyl/Marc Howerzyl
26th (2:29:52) Team Chocolate 5695: Kirsten Pihlaja/Damon Drew
27th (2:30:33) Half-Assed Monkeys 5702: Amy Reitmair/John Landry/Sarah Landry/Brian Reitmair
28th (2:31:46) Imported From Detroit 5660: Jenny Laura/Brandi Coolsaet
29th (2:32:45) Zale 5827: Michelle Zale/Andre Hughes
30th (2:34:43) We Might Be Lost… 5688: Michael Miller/Emily Cosmas/Carina Crosby/Casey Nation
31st (2:40:02) Jovan 5703: Ivan Rodriguez-Mesa/Joanne Wimprine
32nd (2:40:03) Team Wing 5720: Melissa Urquhart/Billy Wing
33rd (2:40:57) Horizontal Running Team 5712: Danyel Stewart/Pat Ziegler/Jaclyn Rosania/Alex Kjellsen
34th (2:43:00) Silly Squirrels 3316: Gabriel Dicristofaro/Nicole Pinsky
35th (2:47:48) ACAL 5705: Amaris Roybal/Cristal Morales/Alex Frazier/Luciano Morales
36th (2:49:58) Sick and Twisted 1986: Craig Cichosz/Sue Cichosz
37th (2:52:00) Piper’s People 5681: Amber Lister/Katie Davis
38th (2:52:48) 2-Four 4300: Brea Griffith/Korey Griffith
39th (2:56:19) The “Lookers”…wink, wink!!! 5698: Anne Powers/Kelly Lynam/Meaghan/Diana
40th (2:57:30) The Cabbages 5835: Wendy Rouse/Allison Romero
41st (3:01:15) THE 3 B’S 3319: Sharon Finnegan/Cathy Mann/Stephanie Hutchison
42nd (3:02:59) Family of Farts #1 5682: Melissa Masek/Mark Masek
43rd (3:04:40) PBR Princesses 5614: Shawna Jensen/Jaki Lawrence/Tracey Hunter/Kinzie Darby
44th (3:04:43) Family of Farts #2 5683: Melissa Masek/Keith Neemann/Candace Masek
45th (3:07:40) Fling Before the Ring! 1818: Christine Cain/Jennifer Manis/Morgan Megown/Hannah Hauck
46th (3:07:41) Fling Before the Ring 1828: Christine Cain/Lareen Rudnick/Alaina O’Donnell/Raquel Medrano
47th (3:07:50) Miss Fits 1660: Jennifer Anderson/Heather Crawford
48th (3:14:58) Keep Calm and Denver On 2467: Jennifer Cormier/Justin Cormier/Andrew Tonge
49th (3:15:00) LOST&FOUND 3396: Louise Garcia/Dave Garcia/Teri Jurney/Mike Jurney
50th (3:17:38) Chiquita’s Bonita’s Dos 5584: Anne Herd/Alyssa Richardson/Rachel Potter/Sherry Gibson
51st (3:29:40) Killer Bs 5676: Pam Lavergne/Kerry Heber/Danny Lavergne
52nd (3:30:59) Team 5704: Suzie Rose
53rd (4:01:30) Team 4inOne 5621: Wade Jones/Kellan Jones/Billy Allen/Dave Hartman
54th (4:05:28) Ridiculousness 5834: Marisela Gonzalez/Orlando Campbell/Alex Campbell/Veronica Contraras
55th (4:45:15) SE Aurora/Centennial Team 3 5709: Susan Sewald/Theresa Ryan/Patrick Ryan/Mark Sewald
56th (4:56:40) Girls Just Want to Have Fun 5714: Sarah Sullivan/Stacy Ross/Katie Carrera
57th (5:16:05) Blind Squirrels 5607: Omar Jarrah/Chrissy Scivicque
58th (5:37:00) The A-Team 5715: Sarah Sullivan/Matt Marsh/Matt Carrera
59th NPC Keeping it Clean 5717: Rachel Summers /Ronna Gerst/Judy Davis /Reanna West
60th NPC Team TeamWork 3310: Chris Deguire/Jake Bouchard/Ben Deguire
61st NPC We beat TeamTeamWork 3312: Michelle Deguire/Sarah Sparhawk
62nd NPC Quack Attack 5680: Chris Le/Shelby Rundell
63rd NPC The Burtis’ 5710: Sandra Sobocinski/Matthew Burtis
64th NPC SE/Aurora Couples Meetup 2 1807: Amanda Bundas/Chris Bundas/Michelle Hopkins/Andy Hopkins
65th NPC Mere’s Chiquitas Bonitas 3462: Jess Gillespie/Piper Tatum/Meredith Zeman/Leah Franklin
66th NPC SE AuroraCentennial Meetup 1 5582: Melissa Hayes/Gary Hayes/Susanne Chastain/James Chastain
67th NPC Foursome 5707: Misti Rust/Nicole Hays/Michelle Perry-Hays/Jodie Lorz
68th NPC 5713: Laura Stubbs
69th NPC Rockin 80s 5716: Sarah Sullivan/Michael Sullivan/Krista Marsh
70th NPC Pink lips 5836:
71st DNF IT’S ACCRUAL WORLD 2456: Sarah Coleman/Emily Spetosky/Erin Pier/Patty Huckenpalher
72nd DNF 3172: Laurie Craig
73rd DNF 3318: Ellenn Ellenn
74th DNF BAD NEWS?!?! 3416: Louise Garcia/Jordyn Jurney
75th DNF What Rhymes With Hug Me 5602: Cally Hester/Shannon Tesky
76th DNF i is our friend 5603: Dory Hoppa/Noel Green/Josh Runge
77th DNF Rock Chalk Girls 5606: Jennifer Iriye/Katie Self
78th DNF 5671: Jenny Laura
79th DNF Ball and Chain – it’s not too late to run now 5686: Kelsey Melander/Leyden Semsem/Ellice Whittington
80th DNF EVENT PLANNERS 5690: Jennifer Neagle/Jennifer Neagle/Pearse Umlauf/Andrew Brewer
81st DNF …MA!!! 5691: Tricia Nelson/Ben Nelson/Jeff Cole/Zach Cole
82nd DNF 5697: mary potter
83rd DNF Prinzsters 5699: Wendy Prinz/Marc Prinz
84th DNF threesome 5706: maria rust/joe rust/Erik Williams
85th DNF 5718: Jennifer Swim