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Moonshine Trail | 3k, 5m, Half Marathon

June 2 @ 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm

Distances: 

3k (Video coming soon)
5mile (Video coming soon)

Race Information:

Where:

Brandy Creek Beach at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Race Details:
Come celebrate the full moon and summer approaching with a nighttime 3K (1.8M – great for youth and beginning runners), 5M & Half Marathon. The 3K & 5M are uphill for the first half and downhill for the second half.  The 3K is gentle, the 5M is steep in places with approximately 900′ of elevation gain in the first half, then downhill back to the beach.  The Half Marathon goes up (way up!) for 4 miles, down for 3, up again for 2 and down for the last 4 miles.
Registration Info and Prices:

Registration Opening Jan 5th 

  • 3k
    • $12 (Until May 4)
    • $15 (May 5 – May 30)
    • $15 (May 31 – Race Day)
  • 5mile
    • $30 (Until May 4)
    • $40 (May 5 – May 30)
    • $45 (May 31 – Race Day)
  • Half Marathon
    • $49 (Until May 4)
    • $59 (May 5 – May 30)
    • $65 (May 31 – Race Day)
Check in & Bib Pickup Details:
Coming Soon!
Start Times:
All distances (3k, 5m, half marathon) start at 7:30pm
Time Limit Per Distance

3k: 9:10pm (100 min after start)

5mile: 9:10pm (100 min after start)

Half Marathon: 

  • Mile 2.75: Sheep Camp Aid Station: 8:30pm
  • Mile 6.7: Sheep Camp Aid Station (2nd pass): 9:30pm
  • Mile 10.78: Water Station (2nd pass): 10:30pm
  • Finish Line: 11:30pm (Must Bring A Light)
Parking Info Directions:

Brandy Creek Beach

Post-Race Info:
Coming after the race!
Awards:
Check back to see awards!
Shirt Info:

$15 when purchasing during registration

$20 day before race and race day

Course Records:
Coming soon!
Course Description:
  • 3k
    • Starting at Brandy Creek Beach
    • Go up (south) the paved trail for .5 miles
    • Then up Shasta Bally Rd (dirt) for another .25 miles
    • Cut over to Brandy Creek Trail
    • Then back down Shasta Bally Rd (dirt for .25 miles
    • Go down (north) the paved trail for .5 miles
    • Finish at Brandy Creek Beach
  • 5 Mile
    • Description Mileage from last point Total Mileage
      1. Starting at Brandy Creek Beach 0 0
      2. Beach Path to Brandy Creek Trailhead 0.06 miles 0.06 miles
      3. Brandy Creek Trail to road 1.33 miles 1.93 miles
      4. Road back to Brandy Creek Trail 0.1 miles 2.03 miles
      5. Brandy Creek Trail to road 0.32 miles 2.35 miles
      6. Road to Sheepcamp Sign (Aid Station and turnaround point) 0.05 miles 2.4 miles
      7.  Sheepcamp Sign down to Main Road- South Shore Drive 2.27 miles 4.67 miles
      8. Cross S Shore Drive to path to Parkinglot A and finish at beach 0.43 miles 5.1 miles

       

  • Half Marathon
    • Description Mileage from last point Total Mileage
      1. Starting at Brandy Creek Beach 0 0
      2. Beach Path to Brandy Creek Trailhead 0.6 miles 0.6 miles
      3. Brandy Creek Trail to road 1.33 miles 1.93 miles
      4. Road back onto Brandy Creek Trail 0.1 miles 2.03 miles
      5. Brandy Creek Trail to road 0.32 miles 2.35 miles
      6. Road to Sheepcamp Sign (go right) (Aid Station) 0.05 miles 2.4 miles
      7. Sheepcamp Sign to Sheepcamp/Shasta Bally Rd (Aid Station) 0.35 miles 2.75 miles
      8. Shasta Bally Rd to Trailhead to reach Papoose Trail 1.17 miles 3.92 miles
      9. Papoose Pass Sign (continue straight onto Papoose Trail) 0.18 miles 4.1 miles
      10. Papoose Trail finishing at Sheepcamp Campground (Aid Station) 2.6 miles 6.7 miles
      11. Sheepcamp up road to Brandy Creek Trail (cross bridge and on the right) 0.1 miles 6.8 miles
      12. Brandy Creek trail to Road 0.3 miles 7.1 miles
      13. Road to Brandy Creek Falls Trail 0.03 miles 7.14 miles
      14. Brandy Creek Falls Trail to Rich Gulf Trailhead (hard left) 1.06 miles 8.2 miles
      15. Rich Gulf Trail end at road (turn right) 2.3 miles 10.5 miles
      16. Road up to Sheepcamp Sign (Aid Station) 0.28 miles 10.78 miles
      17. Sheepcamp Sign down to Main Road- South Shore Drive 2.27 miles 13.05 miles
      Cross S Shore Drive to path to Parkinglot A and finish at beach 0.43 miles 13.48 miles

Course Map

3k:

 

5 Mile:

Half Marathon Course Map

 

Elevation Profile

3k: Elevation Gain: 243ft   Elevation Loss: 243ft

 

5 Mile: Elevation Gain: 797ft   Elevation Loss: 797ft

Half Marathon: Elevation Gain: 3,056ft    Elevation Loss: 2,956)

Start and Finish Site:
Aid Station Info:

3k:

  •  none

5 Mile:

  •  Mile 2.5 (turn around)

 Half Marathon 

    • Mile 2.4- Water (5mile racer turn around)
    • Mile 2.75- Aid
    • Mile 6.7- Aid
    •  Mile 10.78- Water

Accommodations:
Sponsors

Details

Date:
June 2
Time:
7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
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Venue

Brandy Creek Beach
Brandy Creek Beach
Whiskeytown, CA 96095 United States
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