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 race open to all levels of trail 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 a hot dog and watermelon social.
Hosted By: BayTrailrunners
Location: Huddart Park, Woodside, CA
Date: Sunday, March 23, 2014
Sign-in and Bib Pickup: 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM at the starting line.
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Turn by Turn Directions and Map
Shirts and Awards:
All participants will receive a BayTrailrunners Whiskey Hill Redwood Run T-Shirt. To guarantee your shirt size, you must register by Sunday, March 16, 2014.
First place finishers will each be awarded free entry into the 2014 premiere of Trails In Motion Film Festival held in San Francisco on April 30th!
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.
And it doesn't end there! As a special bonus, Trail Runner Magazine regional photographer, Mary Bernsen, will be out on the course taking photos of you on this special day of running!
Aid will be provided at the start and finish along with a water stop at the halfway mark. Expect fruit, carbs, sweets and water. Our friends from Gatorade will also supply us with plenty of great product to help us restore and hydrate!
Hang out after the race and enjoy the hot dog and watermelon social! Vegetarian options will also be available.
Local time: 3:15 AM