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Latest update 9/14/98 9:55 PM EDT

  GREYHOUND
UNDERGROUND
RAILROAD


Decoy

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.
Miles
Approx.
Hours
ETA Volunteer Date
Avail.
Foster
Overnight?
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.
  (backup)       CUR189 9/12  
  (backup)       Paul McBride 9/12  
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  
  (backup)       Maryann Protz 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  
  (backup)       Susan Schwarz 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
  Adopter     DONE Robbin Wiseman 9/13 HOME!
Total Goffstown NH to Durham NC 750 +/- 12-13h*   A lot of
wonderful
people!
------ 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:

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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