On April 2nd, 2019

CSLEA Members at Department of Insurance Compete in Baker to Vegas Run 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA - On March 23-24, 2019, the California Department of Insurance (CDI), Enforcement Branch - “Team 253,” took part in the 2019 Baker to Vegas (B2V) Challenge Relay Cup.   The race, from Baker, California to Las Vegas, Nevada is 120 miles and is run in 20 stages.  The race, and all of its many challenges, attracts law enforcement officers from throughout the country and the world.

Team 253 finished with a time of 21:30:48 (with no alternate runners available and no penalties).

“This endeavor involves a lot of people, including a lot of volunteers and a lot of sponsors,” said CSLEA/CACI Member and Team 253 Co-Captain James Potts.  “CSLEA-CACI Member Detective Tawana Thompson volunteered to work a mandatory eight-hour shift on the race course, and  CSLEA and CACI contributed financially. We are very grateful.”  

The following CSLEA members ran for Team #253 or assisted:

Team Captains:

James Potts – Inland Empire

Mark Hitter – Inland Empire


David Mastros – SoLAC

Tracy Tu – SoLAC

Jaime Sandoval - SoLAC

Adam Loomis – Sacramento

Jason Freitas – Central Valley

Rafael Tapia – Silicon Valley


Amardeep Gill – Central Valley

Mark Hitter – Inland Empire

Ashley Ritchie – SoLAC

Aaron Scott – Orange

Matt Rogers – Silicon Valley

Elizabeth Albalos – Sacramento

Anthony Vivero – Silicon Valley

Virgil De Los Santos – SoLAC


Follow Vehicle / Shuttle Drivers:

Kim Johnson-Woods – SoLAC

Nelson Rodriguez - SoLAC

James Potts – Inland Empire

Mark Hitter – Inland Empire


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