May 29, 2010
Yakama Nation member Robert Jim listens to the closing ceremony at Saturday's relay. Jim, a marathon runner in his youth, has participated in all three relays since the first run in 1980, when he and 42 other runners ran in the relay to Seattle after the grand opening of the Cultural Center.
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The tribe members covered the distance between Toppenish and Fort Walla Walla in just over 24 hours.
WALLA WALLA - It took a little more than 24 hours for 93 relay runners and almost as many walkers to go from Toppenish to Fort Walla Walla in the Yakama Nation Museum & Cultural Center 30th Anniversary Treaty Relay.And they did it ahead of schedule, noted