Latest update 9/14/98 9:55 PM EDT
HITCHHIKER: Special needs female Greyhound named Decoy. Age 4. Decoy was returned to GPS because of fear biting, and has been adopted by Kay Moore in NC. She (Decoy, not Kay) will be muzzled for travel and can be lightly sedated. Let's get this dog home to Kay where her problems can be worked out with understanding!
STARTING POINT: GPS in Goffstown NH (near Manchester)
DESTINATION: Durham NC
TARGET DATE: Sept. 12
WHERE DID WE GO?
Map courtesy of MapBlast
OUR INTREPID VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
|For Sept 12-13: RUN FILLED!!! IT'S A GO!!!|
|Leg||To - from||Approx.
|1||Goffstown NH to Sturbridge MA||93||1h45m||DONE||Sue Nault||9/12||Yes|
|Paul and Sue (or backup) can haggle over the meeting place. Just let me know.|
|2||Sturbridge to Fairfield CT||98||1h40m||DONE||Paul McBride||9/12|
|3||Fairfield to Bloomfield NJ||64||1h10m||DONE||Risa Azner||9/12|
|4||Bloomfield to Cherry Hill NJ||81||2h||DONE||Liz Guadagno||9/12|
|5||Cherry Hill to Damascus MD||161||2h45m||DONE||Damion Hunter||9/12|
|6||Damascus to Fredericksburg VA||94||1h40m||DONE||Frances Hawkins||9/12|
|7||Fredericksburg to Petersburg VA||79||1hr45m||DONE||Cathy Schuchman||9/12|
|8||Petersburg to Durham NC||129||2h10m||DONE||Robbin Wiseman||9/12||Foster overnight|
|Total||Goffstown NH to Durham NC||750 +/-||12-13h*||A lot of
|------||Mission Accomplished! Thanks, everybody!!!|
* Total driving time only. Potty stops, meal stops and transfer times between runners have not been factored in. Figure at least 15 minutes per transfer stop.
Be safe and be prepared to have a ball!
Thanks, everybody! You did it! Here's Decoy's first meeting with her new mom, Kay Moore 9/13/98:
OTHER GUR RUNS
See where we've been and sometimes see pictures of our passengers along the way and/or with their new families.
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Tambourine and Apollo - St. Louis MO to Port Allegany PA - Aug. 8-9, 1998
Grant - Sarasota FL to Raleigh NC - Aug. 8, 1998
Keeley - Belington WV to St. Louis MO - Nov. 7, 1998
Gabbi - Tupelo MS to Durham NC - Nov. 21, 1998
Robby - Exeter RI to Virginia Beach VA - Feb. 13, 1999
Valentine Puppy - Abilene KS to Port Allegany PA - Feb. 19-21, 1999
Sparky - Windham NH to Cedar Grove NC - Apr. 17, 1999
Rooster - Cache OK to Napoleon OH - May 1-2, 1999 - Run cancelled
AC - Rock Island IL to Cedar Grove NC - May 8-9, 1999