The absolute last starter of the day, and no one out on any other courses either, so started alone. The crew began taking down the start while I was on the line and apparently put away the beeping timer before I started - seemed like a long minute on the line and I asked the guy - shouldn't there be a beep? He says, 'oh yeah - you can go....'
Very slick especially in the area around each control since everyone had been there before me churning up the goo. Almost slid past the first and fifth controls.
A few minor hesistations, a couple route corrections required but a fairly clean, but far from perfect run. Overtook and passed a couple of M45's so felt good about that. Wound up 3rd on M45, only 9 seconds shy of 2nd spot, Mark Voit winning the class in 32:33.