October 3rd, 2009
12 hour 8AM
6 hour 1PM
3 hour 3PM
As usual, there will be something new in this year's race course. All races will start from the new west end of the parking lot using the new singletrack (trail Z) instead of the horse trail lead out. Racers will then hit trail B and C as usual. 3 hour racers will get the twisty trail X cutoff as they did last year. 12 hour racers will be taking a quick double track shortcut from trail D to the Oktoberfest hill area. After Underdown Lake the 12 hour racers will see two more shortcuts on trail U, but still climb the Yin Yang Yalcano (trail Y). The goal for the 12 hour course was to take 10 to 20 minutes away so that teams will have time to give their 4th rider a second lap.
Trail LL is finished and ridden in, but won't be in the race this year. Trail KK is almost finished and could find its way into this years race course.
This year's course may be slightly shorter, but rest assured, this is just a step to get us ready for next summer when the plan is to put all trails together into a loop near 25 miles long that will include at least 20 miles of single track - the Hundred Down in the Underdown.