Ragnar ran through La Conner


HEADED SOUTH FOR LA CONNER – The annual 200 mile Ragnar Road Northwest Passage from Blaine to Langley, Wa was run July 14-15. Gone with the Winded team member Brandon Thompson passed through Fairhaven, above, on the way to a station break at the La Conner school campus Friday night. – Photo courtesy of Alexandra Long

On an otherwise calm summer evening July 15 we saw a long trailer load of portable toilets heading for the La Conner schools campus. Our curiosity became aroused when moments later a seemingly endless parade of white passenger vans streamed down sixth street to the school grounds. That many toilets and all those vans meant that something special was about to take place in our little town.

Fearing that we might miss something, we headed for the campus and discovered that La Conner was the rest stop for teams from the 200 mile Ragnar relay race that had started that day in Blaine and would fi...

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