Sunday, Mar 24, 2019

Whiskey Hill Redwood Run

1100 Kings Mountain Road

Woodside, CA 50K, Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 10K

Registration Closed Thu. Mar 21, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Overview

Hosted By: BayTrailrunners
Location: Huddart Park, Woodside, CA
Date: March 24, 2019
Sign-in and Bib Pickup: 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM at the starting line.
Start Times: 50K - 9:00 AM, Marathon - 9:10, Half Marathon - 9:20, 10K - 9:30
Course Maps: 10K | Half Marathon | Marathon | 50K | 🌎 Google Maps: View all >>

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.

This a Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® Qualifying Race with 2 points granted to the 50K runners who finish within 8 hours. For more details, please visit the International Trailrunning Association page >>

Interested in earning a $50 credit for a future race? Please help us out and be a volunteer!

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, March 17th.

Your very own custom race woodallion with our logo. 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.

  Welcome Skratch Labs as our official nutrition and hydration sponsor.

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 Stations

Aid will be provided at the start and finish. All runners can expect to see copious amounts of Skratch Labs hydration mix, chewables, and GU on the course and at the finish line. We'll also supply fruit, carbs, sweets, water and salty snacks along the way. We strongly recommend that all runners carry some form of hydration pack or water bottle throughout the race.

  • 10k runners will only find aid at the finish.
  • Half Marathon runners will receive aid twice at the King's Mountain AS. Once at 3.5 miles and again on the return at 7 miles.
  • Marathon runner aid stations are at King's Mountain 3.5 miles, twice at Bear Gulch 9.1 and 14 miles, and again at King's Mountain on the return at 20 miles.
  • 50K runners will have aid at King's Mountain 3.5 miles, twice at Bear Gulch 9.1 and 18.5 miles, and again at King's Mountain on the return at 25 miles.
These distances may differ slightly from what you record on your GPS. Heavy tree cover, loss of signal and trail switchbacks can sometimes cause errors in precise measurements.

Time Limits

50K and Marathon runners must reach their return pass through King's Mountain Aid Station by 4:00PM. That is 7 hours for 50k runners to cover 24 miles. Marathon runners have 6 hours and 50 minutes to cover 20 miles. If you don't meet these times, you will be considered a "Did Not Finish" and we will happily drive you back to the finish. This is done to ensure that we respect and honor the rules of the San Mateo County Parks closing times.

Own a BayTrailrunners Trucker

Just $25 will get you our BayTrailrunners embroidered, adjustable Trucker! There are 4 colors available for purchase at the race. Army Front/ Moss Mesh back, Navy Front/ White Mesh back, Orange Front/ Moss Mesh back, Charcoal Front/ Black Mesh Back. We will have plenty for sale on race day!

Thank You!


RD: Robert Rhodes
BayTrailrunners LLC
Woodside, CA

Local time: 5:22 AM
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