The 2013 winners were announced at this year's Christmas party on December 1. All told, 32 members received 49 awards; obviously some members won more than one award. This year's winners received classy wind-breakers in Colts blue and white, which were graciously donated by member Bob Kriz. This is the second time Bob has donated Achievement Awards. In 2007 Bob donated Yellow and Green jackets.
The following 15 members led more than 50 hikes during the year which ended on September 30, 2013:
Glee Crowder 175 hikes Rena Elsner 147 hikes Rick Braun 116 hikes Marsha Hutchins 86 hikes Ed Wright 71 hikes David Kincaid 69 hikes Jeff Edmonson 66 hikes Julie Litten 66 hikes Donna Maurer 61 hikes Jean Ballinger 59 hikes Mary Lang 58 hikes Charlie Brunette 56 hikes Rick Kinnaman 56 hikes Ricki Jo Hoffmann 53 hikes Elizabeth Robinson 53 hikes
The following 6 members led 15 or more different hikes during the Club year. This is one of the more challenging awards to win.
Jean Ballinger Jeff Edmondson David Kincaid Pat Lawler Mary Ann Layman Ed Wright
Twenty-one members hiked more than 1,000 miles in 2013. They were:
Glee Crowder 3,019 miles Exceeded 3,000 miles for the fifth time. Charlie Brunette 2,827 miles Allan Roberts 2,733 miles David Kincaid 2,221 miles Cherie Voege 1,669 miles Jerry Heidenblut 1,617 miles Rick Kinnaman 1,558 miles Ricki Jo Hoffmann 1,511 miles Jill McFall 1,427 miles Valan Magnabosco 1,218 miles Mary Lang 1,216 miles Lucy Neal 1,213 miles Rick Braun 1,207 miles Michal Nugent 1,191 miles Tish Brafford 1,183 miles Linda Zappia 1,183 miles Janet Cohen 1,060 miles Ed Wright 1,033 miles Macie Stephens 1,028 miles Julie Litten 1,023 miles Katy Smith 1,021 miles
Julie Litten was the only winner of the award for completing the longest hike in 2013, a full Marathon (26.2 miles).
Trail Maintenance Award
David Kincaid was the only winner of this award in 2013, completing more than 16 hours of trail maintenance.
Club Service Award
There were no winners of this award in 2013.
Priscilla Dick and David Kincaid shared this award for contributing the most photos to the Club website.
Junior Hikers Award
This award is given to young people who complete more than 100 miles prior to their 18th birthday. Mary Presley won this award in 2013. She started the year with 76 miles and finished with 108 miles.
Cheryl Conwell and Mary Lang reached the 10,000 mile lifetime milestone in 2013.
Bill and Nell Larrison Pinnacle Award
For the fouth year in a row, David Kincaid won this prestigious award by earning the Millennium, Pathfinder, Trailblazer and Trail Maintenance awards. David also won a fifth award for contributing the most photos to the website. Before David's accomplishment, on one had ever won five achievement awards in one year.