Bishop High Sierra

Posted by relhats in on Nov 18, 2013
WHEN: Saturday – May 17, 2014
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WHERE: Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains
Millpond Recreation Area
Saw Mill Road
Bishop, CA 93514
COST: 100K: $140 / 50 Mile: $110 / 50K: $85 / 20 Mile: $75
CONTACT: Inside Trail Racing
events@insidetrail.com
703.317.7473
 
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Add $10 if registering on or after May 3, 2014. Add $15 at check-in, if not sold out.
Pre-registration ONLY through 5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 14th, until sold out.

Race Info


These are high altitude trail races, with lots of climbing, in the scenic foothills of the Eastern Sierra Nevada. The course is mainly run on 4 wheel drive dirt roads, with a couple of sections of single-track trail. There are very few trees, thus the race is exposed, dry and high! Much of the 100k and 50-mile courses are above 7000′ in altitude. These races are the perfect training opportunity for upcoming mountain trail 100 mile events.

The weather can range from cold to hot, dry to snowing, breezy to very windy. We have experienced all weather types, but usually we can expect fine, sunny weather, with afternoon breezes. Temperatures usually range from mid 40′s at the start to 90′s in the late afternoon, and then cooling in the evening.

Our aid stations are at 2 – 5 mile intervals, and are famous for variety of food and drinks available. We have small first aid kits at each, with foot care and pain relief medications. There are usually nurses and doctors on the course, with a Search and Rescue unit available as well. Runners are tracked by our local Ham Radio club, with radio contact at the finish line.

At the finish line, we have a wonderful post-race meal, with the local Salvation Army field kitchen providing hot snacks, cold drinks and an assortment of “munchies”.

Race awards, hand-made pottery coffee mugs, will be provided to winners in each 10 year age group. Second and third place finishers receive a matted 5″ x 7″ local scenic photograph. All finishers will receive a hand-made pottery medallion, and overall winners each receive a framed 8″ x 10″ scenic photograph, donated by local photographers.

Training advice for running Bishop High Sierras from Sage to Summit


Location: Millpond Recreation Area, Bishop, CA

Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014

Events: 20 Mile, 50K, 50 Mile & 100K

Start Times: 20 Mile 6:00 AM
50K 6:00 AM
50 Mile 6:00 AM
100K 6:00 AM

RACE CHECK-IN & BIB PICKUP:
Friday, May 16, 2014 / 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sage to Summit Running Store
312 North Main Street, Bishop, CA 93514
Phone: (760) 872-1756

Saturday, May 17, 2014 / 5:00 AM – 5:45 AM
Millpond Recreation Area
Saw Mill Road, Bishop, CA 93514

PRE-RACE DINNER:
Friday, May 16, 2014 / 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Bishop City Park
688 North Main Street
Bishop, CA 93514
More information will be available shortly.

PRE-RACE BRIEFING AND DOOR PRIZE DRAWING:
The pre-race briefing will start @ 6 PM. Details about the course, cut-off times, drop bags, race rules and all the other information you need to know will be covered. Door prizes will be drawn before race check in. Look for the notice board with lucky winner’s names when checking in at Sage to Summit Store.

ACCOMMODATION AND CAMPING:
Check online for a very comprehensive list of Bishop motels. Campground information is also available. Brown’s Millpond Campground has full hook-ups, grassy tent sites under the trees, a running creek, clean shower and restroom facilities, and is about 0.5 miles from the start line. Call 760 873-5342 for reservations and information.

Bishop Visitor Information

Time Limit: There is a 19 hour time limit for the 100K race

Parking: Parking is $6.00 and available within Huddart County Park.

Race Capacity: Bishop High Sierra will have a capacity of 300 runners, across all distances.

Weather Forecast for Bishop, CA:

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It is forecast to be Chance of a Thunderstorm at 11:00 PM PDT on April 22, 2014
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70°/36°

ITR Refund Policy:
Entry fees to our trail runs are non-refundable. With advanced notice, we are happy to transfer part of your entry fee (75% up to two weeks of the event, 50% from 2 weeks up to 48 hours of the event) to a future ITR event. Only registered runners can participate, and you cannot exchange your entry with another runner.

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Awards & Shirts



Awards

Overall winners of each race distance will receive a professional, framed scenic photograph of the Eastern Sierras, a custom glass Stein and a pair of La Sportiva mountain running shoes.

All Bishop High Sierra finishers will receive a custom printed Pint Glass with the race logo and a custom crafted pottery medallion.

The Dead Last Finisher (DLF) in each even will receive a custom award.

Age-group awards will be awarded top the top three in each of the following categories, for both males and females:
     ● 19 and under
     ● 20 – 29
     ● 30 – 39
     ● 40 – 49
     ● 50 – 59
     ● 60 – 69
     ● 70 and over

Hand made pottery coffee mugs to age group winners – 10 year spread. Matted scenic 5 x 7 photos for 2nd and 3rd place age group winners.


 

Shirts

All registered runners will receive a Greenlayer Sports Evolution technical fabric shirt. Your favorite training tee has been updated for the new season. Made from super soft moisture-wicking fabric, the Evolution Short Sleeve Tee offers the perfect blend of performance, fit and design at an exceptional price point. The Greenlayer logo is featured in a color popping contrast color on the left sleeve.

Fabric: 150g 50% recycled polyester 50% polyester

To be guaranteed your shirt size, you must register by May 3, 2014.

Course Info


Course Maps
100K   |   50 Mile   |   50K   |   20 Mile   |   Aid Station Locations

Course Maps – Topographic
100K   |   50 Mile   |   50K   |   20 Mile

Elevation Charts


Click on image for larger elevation charts.

Drop Bags
Drop bags, labelled with runner name, race number and location may be left at designated areas near the Start line on race morning. They will be returned to the Millpond after Aid Stations close. Please plan to return and collect them if you have left the Millpond earlier in the day.

Drop Bag Locations:
1. Buttermilk Road (all races)
2. Edison Loop (100K, 50 Mile, 50K runners)
3. Intake 2 (100K, 50 Mile runners)
4. Tungsten City (100K runners only) – 100K runners who might need lighting before Tungsten City aid station should have a flashlight or headlamp in the Buttermilk Road drop bag.

Crew/Pacer Information
100K runners may have a pacer from the Highway 168 Aid Station. This is located, oddly enough, on Highway 168 and Buttermilk, about 20 minutes drive from the Millpond. Pacers may also join their runner at Tungsten City aid station.

Aid Station Distances and Cutoff Times

Detailed Aid Station Info – Distance/Cutoffs/Elevation

100K Race – 19 hours (1:00 A.M. on May 18)
50 Mile, 50K and 20 Mile Races – 15 hours (9:00 PM on May 17)

Edison Loop – 12:30 PM (1st pass)
Intake 2 – 4:15 PM (2nd pass)
Buttermilk Road – 7:00 PM (2nd pass)
Tungsten City – 9:00 PM (100K runners only)

Aid Stations Supplies

At Inside Trail Racing aid stations it’s like an all you can eat buffet, but this is a race, so don’t linger too long! Expect to find variety at our aid stations, including sweet and salty offerings like trail mix, pretzels, cookies, boiled potatoes with salt for dipping, regular soda, Mountain Dew, water (of course!), Tailwind Nutrition Electrolye drink, PB&J finger sandwiches, salt tablets, you get the idea. There will also be general first aid items but no anti-inflammatory medicine. We strongly encourage you to carry at least one 20oz bottle while you enjoy your run.

Results



Results will be posted shortly after the events.

Results for previous years can be found on Ultrasignup: Bishop High Sierra Ultramarathons Results


Year by Year Winners

100K

Year
Male Winner
Time
Female Winner
Time
2009
Joshua Brimhall
10:35:40
Hiroko Suzuki
13:23:21
2010
Juan Sanchez
10:51:30
Jamie Frink
13:02:02
2011
Jorge Maravilla
9:40:53
Andi Ramer
12:27:28
2012
Jason Wara
10:48:37
Sada Crawford
11:41:58
2013
Ryan Spaulding
10:18:07
Jamie Frink
12:42:22

50 Mile

Year
Male Winner
Time
Female Winner
Time
1994
Ben Hian  6:55:25 Evelyn Marshall 8:00:18
1995
Gabriel Flores  7:27:56 Evelyn Marshall 8:23:41
1996
Gabriel Flores  7:46:00 Elaina Mcmahon 9:14:00
1997
Ben Hian  6:55:14 Elaina Mcmahon 8:52:56
1998
Ian Torrance 7:33:25 Elaina Mcmahon 9:48:19
1999
Brandon Sybrowsky 7:56:46 Anne Langstaff 9:37:08
2000
Leland Barker 7:56:37 Lora Zagnoli 10:54:27
2001
Phill Kiddoo 8:08:14 Ceal Klingler 9:54:17
2002
Phill Kiddoo 8:01:34 June Gessner 10:38:32
2003
Jeff Kozak 7:46:32 Ann Trason 7:48:15
2004
Jeff Kozak 7:29:51 Stephanie Green 10:17:30
2005
Phill Kiddoo/Jeff Kozak 7:56:33 Ceal Klingler 9:50:57
2006
Phill Kiddoo 7:36:46 Allesia Bertolino 9:08:40
2007
Phill Kiddoo 7:34:01 Suzanna Bon 8:45:13
2008
Jasper Halekas 7:24:29 Jennifer Henderson 11:09:18
2009
Jeff Kozak 7:06:51 Becky Flowers 9:58:28
2010
Jeff Kozak 8:08:42 Sada Crawford 9:05:55
2011
Ryan Spaulding 8:01:00 Sada Crawford 9:15:31
2012
Paul Sweeney 8:34:28 Molly Zurn 9:42:19
2013
Michael Stadniskly 7:28:40 Beverly Anderson-Abbs 9:19:49

50K

Year
Male Winner
Time
Female Winner
Time
1998
Jeff Kozak 4:44:15 Jennifer Johnson 5:36:10
1999
Patrick Gunnarson 4:29:33 June Gessner 5:44:42
2000
Scott Mccoubrey 5:06:28 Ceal Klingler 6:13:52
2001
David Melkonian 4:39:46 Dee Dee Grafius 5:53:42
2002
Brian Polley 5:02:40 Diana Lundy 5:52:15
2003
David Rubalcaba 5:18:08 Katie Gengler 5:04:59
2004
Al Valverde 4:56:27 Amy Grafius 5:19:39
2005
Gerald Batchen 5:18:06 Amy Grafius 5:15:26
2006
Greg Haverstock 5:08:41 Katherine Flynn 5:59:51
2007
Quent Beardon 4:16:29 Michelle Barton 5:03:19
2008
Brian Costilow 5:11:58 Ceal Klingler  5:48:17
2009
Dan Yarborough 4:05:21 Jennifer Benna 5:39:59
2010
Dan Yarborough 4:00:48 Ann Langstaff 6:05:37
2011
Dan Yarborough 4:08:00 Caroline Barichievich 5:29:09
2012
Shad Mickleberry 4:49:11 Merideth Edwards 5:31:00
2013
William Pease 5:17:31 Merideth Edwards  5:19:46

20 Mile

Year
Male Winner
Time
Female Winner
Time
1996
Rob Mcnair  2:02:00 Ellen Miller 2:04:00
1997
Dave Galbreath  2:52:00 Marcia Mohun/Angie Habegger 2:23:00
1998
Dave Galbreath  2:58:00 Vanessa Jones 3:01:00
1999
Dave Galbreath 3:01:00 Ceal Klingler 3:22:00
2000
Bret Wilson 3:35:00 Rebecca Scheid 3:09:00
2001
Chad Galbreath 2:55:00 Rebecca Scheid 3:07:00
2002
Andrew Kastor 2:26:00 Marian Crivello 3:01:00
2003
Scott Mckenzie 2:47:05 Angela Brunson 3:13:23
2004
Dan Yarbrough 2:23:16 Deborah Leyh 2:52:42
2005
Dan Yarbrough 2:26:01 Angela Brunson 3:07:14
2006
Dan Yarbrough 2:21:40 Angela Brunson 3:07:14
2007
Alec Denes 2:46:37 Laila Rezai 3:18:11
2008
Mike Mcdermott 2:55:16 Angela Brunson 3:20:44
2009
Mark Drake 2:43:01 Tiffany Mayer 3:12:22
2010
Phil Howard 2:47:16 Julie Jakoboski 3:01:14
2011
Mark Drake 2:36:30 Megan Laib  2:56:03
2012
Piotr Kaszkur 2:56:39 Julie Bryan 2:48:23

Records


Distance Name Age Year Time
20 Mile – Male Dan Yarborough 2008 2:21:40
20 Mile – Female Julie Bryan 2012 2:48:23
50K – Male Dan Yarborough 2010 4:00:48
50K – Female Michelle Barton 2007 5:03:19
50 Mile – Male Jeff Kozak 2009 7:06:51
50 Mile – Female Ann Trason 2003 7:48:15
100K – Male Jorge Maravilla 2011 9:40:53
100K – Female Sada Crawford 2012 11:41:58


Bishop High Sierra