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N1959 Kroncke Road
Poynette, WI 53955

Take Hwy 51 North from Madison, go straight onto Hwy 22, turn east (right) onto Hwy 60 almost immediately. Drive 2 miles and go North (left) onto Kroncke Road. We're just over a mile on the left-hand side.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Apple-Azing Race: Arnie the Doughnut by Laurie Keller Challenge

All photo’s on this blog post were taken by Michelle Cross Photography. Michelle did a fantastic job shooting each event so I’ll be able ‘illustrate’ each challenge for you! If you want to order any photo’s from the race follow these instructions:

  1. go to www.michellecrossphotography.blogspot.com
  2. Click ‘clients’
  3. Click ‘Apple-Azing Race Gallery’

Each challenge was named after a book to follow along with the fact that we were raising money for the Poynette Area Public Library. I’m going to blog about each challenge – the clue to find the challenge, the challenge itself and exactly what each team had to do at each challenge.

Once the teams figured out how to squeeze cider the old fashioned way they were given there next clue:

Apple-azing Race Photo's at Lapack's Orchard

"Arnie the Doughnut" by Laurie Keller Challenge Clue

Frost your way to the back area of the apple store and get yourself out of a doughy situation.

2 part challenge: 1 team mate will do the first portion, 2 teammates will do the second portion

Once they found the back room of the store (I know…not too tricky of a place to find…) they were given the challenge:

"Arnie the Doughnut" by Laurie Keller Challenge

One team member must frost and decorate their six donuts to replicate those that are already decorated on the table. Apple-azing Race Photo's at Lapack's OrchardOnce the judge at the challenge has approved the frosting and decorating, two teammates must eat the six donuts before the time is stopped and they get their next clue. Apple-azing Race Photo's at Lapack's OrchardPenalties will be distributed for broken donuts, uneaten donuts, or major mistakes in decorating per the judge’s discretion.

Apple-azing Race Photo's at Lapack's Orchard


Top 10 Teams of this challenge:

Apple-Azing Race 2012

FIRST: Galloping Gimps

Second: The Beauties & The Beasts

Third: 2 Bad Apples

Fourth: Sassy Pants

Fifth: Howard’s Place Ladies

Sixth: Apple-Azing Pie and Ice Cream Team

Seventh: Zeke’s Crew

Eighth: Pink Ladies

Ninth: Can U Dig It?

Tenth: 2 Chicks and a Compass

Apple-azing Race Photo's at Lapack's Orchard
On a side note…Capri and Cedi each ate THREE of the six donuts for their team…and they didn’t get sick.  Unbelievable!  It took them awhile but they sure were troopers ;)  Not sure if this is a ‘proud’ mama note or not…


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