August 2, 2011
Christina Upchurch, of Sammamish, and Brad Ritchmond, of Seattle, were married on July 16, 2011, at the Warrior Dash in North Bend. The bride’s stepfather John Sanders officiated.
A reception followed at the grandparents’ home of Del and Dolores Luse, in Issaquah.
The bride, the daughter of John and Dawn Sanders, of Kirkland, and Craig and Barb Upchurch, of Easton, is a 2001 graduate of Eastlake High School. Her attendants were all of the Warrior Dash participants. She is a 2008 graduate of the Brian Utting School of Massage. She works at Lifestyle Chiropractic, in Green Lake.
The groom, the son of Don and Diana Ritchmond, of St. Paul, Minn., is a 1991 graduate of Centennial, in Circle Pines, Minn. His groomsmen were all the participants of the Warrior Dash. He earned a degree in biology from the University of Minnesota and a degree in marine biology from the University of Washington in 1999. He owns Artisan Aquariums.
The couple honeymooned in Bali.