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 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 competitive 10K, Half, Full Marathon and 50K 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: September 16, 2018
Sign-in and Bib Pickup: 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM at the starting line.
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Course Maps: 10K | Half Marathon | Marathon | 50K | 🌎 Google Maps: View all >>
Prizes and Swag
1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each distance will receive gift cards from our good friends at A Runner's Mind.
All runners will receive the signature Whiskey Hill Redwood Run Tech T. To guarantee your shirt size, you must register by Sunday, September 9th.
Branded coasters made from wood that was sourced from an 1100 year old La Honda, CA redwood tree. Claim yours at the finish line!
Headlands Brewing has donated a few cases of "big-ass cans of really awesome beer" for you to sample.
Win a sweet piece of merch from our friends at Victory Sportdesign.
Pro Trail and Ultra photographer, Cris Gebhardt will be out on the course capturing some prime photos of you to share with friends and family on this momentous day of running!
Aid will be provided at the start and finish. All runners can expect to see copious amounts of Skratch Labs hydration mix, chewables, and nutrition bars on the course and at the finish line. We'll also supply fruit, carbs, sweets, water and salty snacks along the way. Half Marathon and Marathon runners will have a full aid station at the Kings Mountain road crossing. Marathon and 50k runners will also have a full aid station setup at the top of Wunderlich Park. We strongly recommend that all runners carry some form of hydration pack or water bottle throughout the race.
50K and Marathon runners must reach their return pass through King's Mountain Aid Station by 4:00PM. That is 6 hours for 50k runners to cover 24 miles. Marathon runners have 5 hours and 50 minutes to cover 20 miles. If you don't meet these times, we will drive you back to the finish.
Own a BayTrailrunners Trucker
Just $25 will get you our BayTrailrunners embroidered, adjustable Trucker! There are 3 colors available for purchase at checkout. Army Front/ Moss Mesh back, Navy Front/ White Mesh back, Orange Front/ Moss Mesh back. We will have it for you on race day!
Local time: 1:31 AM