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The Great Race Day 7: Life in the Car

Today went pretty well, especially when considering yesterday’s somewhat disappointing run. The weather stayed clear for the most part, with only occasional showers. None of the legs were washed out, and we managed to avoid a lot of traffic. That being said, today was pretty warm, but otherwise, not a bad day. And the day […]

The Great Race Day 4: Ups and Downs

Our fourth full day, and our second timed day, was a rather unusual one. It started off relatively normally. Like any other day, we started early in the morning with some breakfast, and joined the other drivers at the hotel to receive our instructions. But we were informed that they would start giving out directions […]

The Great Race Day 3: The Official Start

Today was the first official leg of the Great Race. This stretch ran from our starting point in St. Paul, MN, and took us down to La Crosse, WI. The day started off once again at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. We began the day lined up on the banks of the racetrack at the stadium. […]