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Wishing Wes and his Family All the Best!



Assistant RAGBRAI Director Wes Hall will be leaving the RAGBRAI staff to become the Director of the Sioux Falls Sports Authority.  For the past 6 years, Wes has worked behind the scenes to help make your RAGBRAI as safe and enjoyable as possible.   Wes is credited for greatly expanding the RAGBRAI Expo into one of the premiere bike expos in the country.  He plans to be back in Des Moines for the Club & Team meetings and the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party to see all of his RAGBRAI friends.

We hope to see Wes behind the handlebars this summer as he has never had the opportunity to ride RAGBRAI.

We wish Wes, Annie, Sydney and Braden nothing but joy and success in Sioux Falls!

Thanks for all that you have done for RAGBRAI!  We will miss you!

4 Responses on “Wishing Wes and his Family All the Best!

Tim

January 15, 2013 at 1:23 pm

Thank you WES!!
The Dream Team appreciates your support and wishes you and your family the best in your new job!

Sandaltan

January 15, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Happy Trails Wes!! Good having you around to show us old guys how it is done, 30 miles in before the RAGBRAI Reunion certainly impressed me!!! Thanks for your contributions.

Greg Roecker

January 19, 2013 at 10:45 pm

Good Luck and Thank You for all of your hard work in helping to keep Ragbrai the Greatest Ride in the World !! You are certainly welcome to join the Harlan Huff’N’Puffers for Support on this years ride !! You’re Friends Greg Roecker and Denise Reinig

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Jack in VA

January 31, 2013 at 5:28 pm

Wes. Congratulations! You’ve gone a long way since Virginia! Looks like those midwest winters have made their mark on you!. Hope to see you this summer on the road, instead of having to work around the EXPO area!
Best wishes to you and the family!

Jack

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