PRE Raced the 2009 Fireweed 400!

Espen Haugen raced in this years Fireweed 400 solo on the 10th of July in support of PRE, placed 4th in 25 hours and qualified for the RAAM (Race Across America).
All donations and sponsorships from the race went towards 
collections for new textbooks and school maintenance in PRE's focus area of Tola, Nicaragua.
Team PRE received support from private donations as well as the sponsorship of 5 businesses, who's logos were displayed on the Team PRE support van.
In return for their support sponsoring businesses received advertisement, during the race and on the website, in support of a great cause!
For information on the race, go to
Early morning heading towards Glenallen.
1:00 am ascent of Thompson Pass in the fog.
Making it towards the finish
20 miles from the finish Espen needing a little support from George and Caitlin
PRE's great sponsors for the 2009 Fireweed 400 included:
The sponsor banner on the Team PRE support van
Support crew members Caitlin and Jake with Espen at the finish in Sheep Mountain
The first time up Thompson Pass
Starting at Sheep Mountain lodge