While the wild west days of lumbering and moonshining are gone, you can still run the old roads and trails the teamsters and bullwhackers once used to haul their loads out of the redwood forests. During this bygone era, Whiskey Hill in Woodside, CA really lived up to its name offering strong local brews to loggers and travelers while "taking tea" during their commute up and over the Santa Cruz Mountains. You won't be served any brew or shine during this run but we will provide you with all the necessary favorites among the trail running community.
The BayTrailrunners Whiskey Hill Redwood Run is a small competitive 10K and Half Marathon trail race open to all levels of runners. It will be run through the lush redwood forests of Huddart Park in Woodside, CA, is mostly non-technical with moderate climbs. Experts can use this race to measure their progress while first time racers looking for a new challenge will find this to be an excellent starting point to their trail racing adventures. At the finish, hang around and join us for cold beverages and snacks.
Hosted By: BayTrailrunners
Location: Huddart Park, Woodside, CA
Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015
Sign-in and Bib Pickup: 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM at the starting line.
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Prizes and Shwag
All participants will receive a BayTrailrunners Whiskey Hill Redwood Run Tech T-Shirt. To guarantee your shirt size, you must register by Sunday, March 15, 2015.
Prizes for First place finishers.
Fleet Feet Menlo Park will also be on hand to offer support and other special prizes.
Gatorade has been very kind in donating beverages and other merchandise to be handed out at the event.
Aid will be provided at the start and finish. Expect fruit, carbs, sweets and water. Half Marathon runners will have a full aid station at the Kings Mountain road crossing. There will also be one water stop where Crystal Springs Trail intersects Campground Trail Road. Our friends from Gatorade will also supply us with plenty of great product to help us restore and hydrate! Please hang out after the race for cold beverages and snacks and enjoy the fun community vibe!
Local time: 4:18 AM