Hervé Leconte's Run for Representation Delayed by Fire on Hwy 49

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 29, 2017 / comments

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CORRECTION: Hervé had not yet reached the Amador/Calaveras countyline and the fire reported was in Calaveras county. details

Update: The road was reopened and Herve' is back on his way.

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This afternoon Julie Seth Leconte reported that Highway 49 was closed ahead of Hervé due to a minor injury wreck that started a fire along the running route.

"FIRE - Hwy 49 closed ahead! Now what???" she wrote.

A major change in the route may take place but the decision is pending.  Julie Seth Leconte wrote, "I think we'll be able to detour Hwy 12 to 26 to continue on to Jackson." 

In Angels Camp this morning Julie wrote, "It's a balmy 89 degrees as Herve' crosses over into Calaveras County! He's going strong! It's a great day in the State of Jefferson."

Here is the website to follow the 12 day, 500 mile run: https://www.facebook.com/events/1876491569337046/

Run for Representation — 500 Miles — 12 Days - July 29 to August.9 

Tentative Itinerary & Schedule 

Day l) Saturday, July 29 - Sonora (Tuolumne) to Jackson (Amador) - 45 Miles 1 Stop - Downtown Angels Camp (Calaveras). 'Overnight Stop in Jackson.

Day 2) -Sunday, Juty 30 -Jackson to Placerville (El Dorado) - 50 Miles 1 Stop - Welcoming Rally. Veterans Memorial Hall.

Day 3) -Monday, July 31 - Placerville to Grass Valley (Nevada) 50 Miles I Stop at Auburn. Overnight Stop In Grass Valley.

Day 4) - Tuesday, August 1 - Grass Valley to Marysville (Yuba) - 40 Miles Overnight Stop.

Day 5) - Wednesday. August 2 - Marysville to Oroville (Butte) - 30 Miles 1 Stop in Yuba City. Sutter. Overnight Stop in Orosville.

Day 6) - Thursday', August 3 - Orosville to Willows (Glenn) - 50 Miles 1 Stop in Princeton (Colusa) - Overnightt Stop in Willows 

Day 7) - Friday, August 4 - Willows to Rod Bluff (Tehama) - 50 Miles I Stop in Red Bluff. 

Day 8) - Saturday, August 5 - Red Bluff to Redding (Shasta) -30 Mites I Stop Redding.

Day 9) - Sunday, August 6 - Redding to Weaverville (Trinity) ) - 45 Miles.

Day 10) - Monday, August 7 - Weaverville to Coffee Creek Firehouse - 40 Miiles. 

Day 11) - Tuesday, August 8 - Coffee Creak Fire to Etna (Siskiyou) - 40 Miles Etna.

Day 12) - Wedmeaday, August 9 - Etna to Yreka -30 Miles End of Run - Welcoming Area 4.