Roughly 8 miles. Very tough shoe sucking mud when wet. 100km Runners, you must be on your last lap by 9:00pm Saturday night. The West Verde Creek has several spring-fed streams, and tanks in the park provide several swimming holes with limited fishing for catfish, perch, and large-mouth bass. Outside Loop = starts at Boyle's House on #4, goes up onto one of the Twin Peaks, then continues ccw to Ice Cream Hill, down to Nacho's House, then back on the creek #7 to the Bar-O Camp. 100km Course: The 50km loop, repeated twice exactly the same. Property Description. Teardown: Sunday all day (yes, we always need help). Aid Station Charts - Downloadable PDF (Cutoffs, Drop Bag Info, Crewing Info, etc. The qualifying period for the 2022 Western States has been expanded to two years instead of the usual one year. Cutoffs: See Aid Station Chart for each Aid Station rolling cutoff. Wildlife: The critters that I have seen here are rattlesnakes, wild pigs, scorpions, porcupines, armadillos, and skunks. Chips are likely to not work if worn anywhere other than your ankle. Texas Trail Running Festival 2020-Navy Blue Short Sleeve Technical T-shirt Tejas Trails is for families! The course is all dirt, and as much as I hate roads, this suits me fine. If it's dry, you're welcome - this is very runable and a nice relief on those climbing and descending muscles. It is a very shaded area, mostly by one huge tree. No reservations. The 5369.8-acre site was acquired by gift and purchase in 1976 and was opened to the public in 1984. Chips will be attached to an ankle strap, picked up on race morning only at the event venue, and must be worn on your ankle during the race. The hills are short (compared to mountains) but they’re steep. The Tejas Trails PACER Registration is on Friday January 1, 2021. It is just 50 yards off the road, within sight of the Lodge front porch, just across the cattle gate. Flora/Fauna: Everything in Texas stings, bites, or scratches: this includes the plants. Boyle's Bump = on T#4b. You can register your child for only $5 on the main Reg button at the top of this page. It must have the following:Aid Station Name & Bib Number. 100km, 50km, 25km. 5. Read through this page below to know what to expect! ), Old Course Profiles,We recently had to adjust the course layout a little bit, but this will give you the idea…plan on always going up or down except the one (and only one) section we call “The Race Track”. We will have thin clear painters tarp pulled between the serving tables and tent tops to create a barricade. I allow some runners with large RVs to park & camp here if you ask me about it. some with water only or some with electric only).See their info here. Start: Depending on what Start Window you sign up for, Start Windows range from 6:30am to 9:00am. We use all these locations as aid stations. Camping is available at the park. Options are Equestrian (water only) and Chapas (electric + access to fill up water tanks right there, but each RV pad does not have water). 845 Tejas Trail, BANDERA, TX. Tejas Trails has chosen "Kids in a New Groove" as the organization to benefit from this cool service. $20/night: RV with hook-up at any location around the park other than Group Lodge. Equestrian Camp = This is the Equestrian Camping area between the Lodge & the Park entrance. T#5c loops around the summit and comes back the same way. The creeks are usually bone dry but might have water in them. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. Cairn's Climb = on T#4a. It's a nasty bit of climbing and loose rock, but not too terribly long. It is a wonderful place to sit and wait for your runner to come thru and only a 50 yard walk from the road. Can be a lot of fun... or fun to hate - depending on your mood. Remodeled top to bottom! Your race entry comes with a bunch of good stuff! They will be taken at 7:00am and only then. Also make sure it’s critter proof and rain proof. No hook-ups over there, but plenty of space for any size RV. One of our favorite part of our events is the Youth Trail Run. Roughly 7 miles and some of the roughest and hilliest in the park. You or your crew are welcome to drop your own drop bags at each aid station anytime and are highly encouraged to do so this year. Inside Loop = starts and stops at the Equestrian Camp (CrossRoads) to (CrossRoads). Youth Mile: Can be done at any time with a parent, and will likely be .5 miles out and .5 miles back. For this year, we won’t be able to have any interactive backyard games. Nachos is used by the park ranger as his residence. Crews and Spectators must wear masks or face coverings around aid stations or within 6 ft of the trail. That is the main road that takes you past Equestrian Aid Station on your left, soon after YaYa on your right, and on back to the Group Lodge where the Race Hub is. Everything happens at Hill Country State Natural Area, in Bandera, TX. Now of course, you can get off course… So if you’re new to trail running, you have to train your brain to keep looking up; and especially don’t trust the person in front of you. Has some very rugged sections and some relatively flat but twisted up sections thru sotol and creek bottom. But we won’t be able to do swaps. ), Hill Country State Natural Area Official Park Map, Area Map (Roads btw Bandera, Austin, SanAntonio). Some are hard bedrock, some are rough terrain, some are on a bed of loose rock, and some are regular dirt. Once you finish, we will have a bin for you to place your chip into. 4. From 5K's to 100 milers and everything between. Is not the highest peak in the park but is one of the nastiest. You may pick up your own bags on your way out if you wish to get them early, and we always appreciate it when you do. Kids in a New Groove™ vision is that all Texas youth in foster carehave the tools and support they need to become successful individuals when they transition out of the foster care system. Course Closed: 100km: 9:00am on Sunday. If you want to camp there with us, you can pay Tejas Trails for camping at packet pickup onsite and setup. Drive through the gate around the near side of the corral, and find a spot back there. You can leave them Friday evening as well. We reserve all these sites for the race and use this area for the CrossRoads aid station. The terrain ranges from flat, broad creek bottoms to steep, rocky canyons up to 2000 feet in elevation. Big Nasty = This is a hidden delight. There are also plenty of oak. Ice Cream Hill = The hill is on T#1b. Still with a 24 hour cutoff.50km and 25km will start Sunday morning.No whiners, wimps, or wusses. It’s a well-maintained flat road. Please allow and expect additional time at aid stations this year for added safety measures for runners and volunteers. Lots of loose rock on one side and a few steep ledges on the other side. Bar-O Camp = is where the ranger's office is, also the overflow horse camping area across from the house. It’s a large flat field. Parents can run .5 miles out on the course and return (out and back route). Allowed for 100K runners only, after the runner completes one 50K loop. This trail was made specifically for this race. That’s the only consistently flat section. We’ll place a marking at the halfway point. History: Hill Country State Natural Area is located in Bandera and Medina Counties, 45 miles northwest of San Antonio. History: Hill Country State Natural Area is located in Bandera and Medina Counties, 45 miles northwest of San Antonio. Just let us know when you are starting and done so we can check your child(ren) in and out; and get them their finisher medal (unique to the youth race). Everything is brand new inside. Unfortunately, we can’t hand out our usual overall awards; but we are very excited to announce our friends at Nathan Sports are giving each overall award recipient an incredible online shopping spree! Spring water is available for horses, but people should bring their own drinking water. Ice will be placed in a paper boat and slid across the table for the runner to fill their own bladder or bottle from. Husband loved his race and kids went in for the one mile and decided to go for the 5k! This was and still is the place where I go to train. Request additional information, schedule a showing, save to your property organizer. There will be 2 pump sprayer per aid station to refill runners’ bottles (1 water & 1 tailwind). The Saddle = is the area just under Sky Island. Call us today 866 937-3557 to learn about how we can help you finance this purchase and make this your home. 25km - you’re welcome, you don’t get any flat sections!100km Profile50km Profile25km Profile, Aid Station Charts - Downloadable PDF (Cutoffs, Drop Bag Info, Crewing Info, etc. Home has three spacious bedrooms and two new full […] Medical will only be available for serious injuries and immediate attention. You can expect awesome gear you’ll actually want to wear, and a truly unique medal or buckle you’ll be proud to have. There will be a path marked for Crews to go back into that space, but only one way in and one way out. Mostly easy rollers & dirt but embedded with rocks on the 8s. Nasty rugged with rocks & scenic as well, if you dare to look up. You may drop your own drop bags and small ice chests off at all aid stations the day before your race, and they are almost all right off a main road. Shade Tree = where #2a and #3 cross. I was looking for a place to kick my butt into shape for Hardrock. You will get your swag item along with your finisher medal or buckle at the finish line (Tejas Store Tent). The bark is rough and the branches have thorns. This isn’t this year’s exact course, but serves as an example of a visual to show you what the topography looks like. The entire course is within this 5000 acre park. Packet Pickup will be in the open face barn or front porch of the old house. You might not notice one or two tiny little poke holes, but a couple hundred might get your attention as the sweat runs down into them.