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Woodmonster Trail Race 2022 -

  • 29 Jun 2022
  • 8:30 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Redwood Regional Park, Owl Picnic Area, Oakland, CA
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Registration



The Woodmonster Trail Race



Woodmonster's registration is now closed. There are 5 spaces open for race day registration, first come first served! Gates open at 7am for these 5 lucky runners.

The Woodmonster race is one of the favorite races among our runners! It is located in Redwood Regional Park at the Canyon Meadow staging area. The race starts and finishes at the Owl Picnic Area.

Since the field is limited to 115 runners because of new parking restrictions, we are keeping it simple, celebrating our unique Woodmonster course and the Woodmonster hill challenge. If you can not race, please consider volunteering. We will need help marking the course, pre-running, checking-in, monitoring the course, and sweeping the course.

We will host several previews of the course with LMJS Sunday Trail runs and the Wednesday night Transports trail runs. We will keep you updated on those events through the Woodmonster Trail Race facebook group: Woodmonster Facebook

RACE DATE: Sunday, June 26, 2022, 8:30am
LOCATION: Owl Picnic Area, Redwood Gate, 7867 Redwood Road, Oakland CA 94619
GOOGLE MAPS: https://goo.gl/maps/7TmL2haMDSt
DISTANCE: 8.4 mile hilly, cross-country loop on dirt trails. Age and gender handicapped race.

Early Bird pricing Mid-April through through May 16th:

LMJS Members: $35

Non-members: $45

Regular pricing through  June 24th  (online registration closes at 11:59 PM)

LMJS Members: $45

Non-Members: $55

High School and College students: $25

Race Day pricing (if not sold out)

LMJS Members: $55

Non-Members: $65

RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Opens at 7:30 AM. Redwood park gate opens at 7:15 am.

BIB PICKUP: Begins at 7:30 at the start at Owl Picnic Area

Entry fee includes short sleeve finishers t-shirt in high quality technical fabric. Every effort will be made to accommodate your size but we ask for your understanding if we do not have your first choice.

Questions? Please contact Race Director Christine Chapon at woodmonsterxc@gmail.com

INTRODUCTION

The race starts and finishes at the OWL PICNIC AREA in the Redwood Regional Park - Canyon Meadow staging area. Please make sure to preview the course. This beautiful and challenging course is 8.4 miles, with plenty of hills and single track trails! The infamous Woodmonster climb is a given of course!!! 

PARKING

Parking inside park. FEE - $5 TO BE PAID AT THE GATE. The gate will open at 7:15 am.

COURSE MAP & DESCRIPTION

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=7006290

  1. Up Stream
  2. Right Up Prince
  3. Left up East Ridge to Skyline Gate Aid station (Mile 3)
  4. Down Stream
  5. Right Tres Sendas
  6. Left up Star Flower
  7. Left up French
  8. Right up Madrone
  9. Right on West Ridge to Redwood Bowl
  10. Right through the Bowl
  11. Left up to West Ridge Aid station (Mile 5.7)
  12. Left down West Ridge
  13. Left Down Chown-Right on French and Left down Orchard
  14. Left on Bridle
  15. Right on Stream to Owl Picnic area.

HANDICAP START TIMES (May be subject to slight revisions)

HANDICAP START TIMES

This race features a "reverse" handicap system! 

This table is available for reference only, and may be subject to slight revisions before race start. Final information will be available on a color-coded sign on race day.

8:30

8:35

8:40

8:45

8:50

8:54

8:58  

9:02

9:04

9:06

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Group E

Group F

Group G

Group H

Group I


Group J   


-5 mins

-10 mins

-15 mins

-20 mins

-24 mins

-28mins

-32 mins

-34 mins

-36 mins

Women 65+

Women 55-64

Women 50-54

Women 45-49

Women 40-44

Men 50-54

Men 45-49

Men 40-44

Men 30-39

Men 19-29

Men 75+

Men 70-74

Men 65-69

Men 60-64

Women 14-18

Women 19-39


Men 14-18






Women 13 and under

Men 55-59

Men 13 and under





WOODMONSTER HILL CLIMB CHALLENGE

The Woodmonster is one of the toughest climbs in the East Bay. It is difficult, it is steep, it is glorious. To spice up the already zesty Woodmonster race, this is a fun premium to the fastest men’s and women’s times up the 0.8 mile Transports Woodmonster Climb. The climb happens mid-race, so even if you finish 115th overall, you can still win by getting yourself up the hill faster than everyone else. Click for more info: Woodmonster Hill Climb Info

AWARDS

  • Overall winners will receive a pair of shoes from Transports or a Transports gift card
  • Age group winners will receive a Transports gift card
  • Hill Climb winners will receive a Transports gift card
  • Top 20 finishers to cross the finish line will receive a Woodmonster pint glass

EARLY START

Early start is available to those participants needing more than 2.5 hours to complete the course. You must e-mail race directors in order to take advantage of early start. Runners choosing to start early will not be eligible for awards. Email the race directors at: woodmonsterxc@gmail.com

POST-RACE

Post-race snacks, including GU Stroopwafels, will be provided at the finish of the race to all registered runners.

WATER STATIONS

Skyline Gate at 3 mile and Chabot observatory access road at 5 miles. We recommend that runners carry a bottle of water.

SPONSORS

Many thanks to our generous 2022 sponsors:


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************* 2019 RACE Photos *************

  • Photographers: 
Start-Finish: Luigi Semenzato  Photos (1) Photos (2)
Start-Finish: Jay Boncondin (who was racing too!) Photos

Top of Woodmonster: Mandy Philippine Photos

Top of Woodmonster: Dominique Philippine Photos

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