Saturday, Oct 7, 2017

Bay Ridge Endurance Runs

18627 Cull Canyon Rd

Castro Valley, CA 100K, 50 Miler, Marathon

This Event Took Place Sat. Oct 7, 2017

Welcome to Bay Ridge 100k and Dick Collins 50 mile


Bay Ridge stands on the shoulders of giants. This race inherits the grand legacy of the Dick Collins Firetrails 50 and goes one step further with a challenging 100k. NEW IN 2018, we will be starting and finishing at Cull Canyon Regional Park. Just minutes from Lake Chabot, this new location adds a new single track section at the beginning and end of the races.

Be prepared for any condition. Can be hot, perfect, or cold and raining. As was said of the race in years past, “previous years race week has included the following: fire, earthquake, flood, and stock market crash.”

We will follow shortly with more details on the location and the addition of the marathon.

The Courses

Three races make up the The Bay Ridge Endurance Runs: Bay Ridge 100k, Dick Collins 50 mile, L'Petite Dick Collins Marathon. For those not familiar with forefather, the Dick Collins Firetrails 50, the course is an out-and-back course; mostly along the legendary East Bay Skyline National Trail; fireroads and single-track with gorgeous views of San Francisco and Mt. Diablo. An altitude profile of 7,800ft makes this race challenging but very runnable. Three miles of pavement. Be prepared for any condition. Can be hot, perfect, or cold and raining. As was said of the race in years past, "previous years race week has included the following: fire, earthquake, flood, and stock market crash."

The Bay Ridge 100k uses the Dick Collins course and adds to it an out-and-back along the Nimitz trail where you will have views into the San Pablo Bay. The course travels down the Conlon Trail to Alvarado staging area. The altitude profile for the 100k is just under 10,000 ft, meaning we should have a FAST race!

The new L'Petit Dick Collins Marathon is an out-and-back from Lake Chabot to Skyline Gate, following a course popular to local runners and often run during our Epiphany Run fat ass each January.

Starting Times and Time Limits

The 100k starts at 5:30 am. The 50 mile starts at 6.

Bay Ridge 100k = 16.5 hours
Dick Collins 50 mile = 16 hours

Cutoffs for the different races are firm because of our permits and the general curfew in the East Bay Regional Parks. Early starts are available.

For information on aid stations, drop bags, pacers, etc. Please visit our website.

Schwag and Awards

100k runners have the chance to earn the BRT Rhino buckle along with shirt and our signature finisher wood-allions. 50 milers receive shirts, the classic Dick Collins wine glass and wood-allions. Watch this space as we fill in additional give aways. Age Group awards are for first place by group.

About Scena Performance

Scena Performance presents classic races like Skyline 50k, and creates new ones like the Ancient Redwood Running Festival, and Bay Ridge Trail Endurance Runs See you out there?

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