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MLK Weekend, January 15th, 2017
The Rock Dog 10K
The Quicksilver 30K
The Buena Suerte 50K

The Big Bend Ranch State Park is a fantastic place to run, and the Big Bend 50 owes it all to the volunteers, park rangers, ems teams, ham radio operators, hotels, campgrounds, timing team, sponsors, and our great runners for making it happen, keeping everyone safe, and having fun.

If you have a photo gallery we can link to for 2016, please send it to Carroll, and we’ll add it to our 2016 page.

Photos by Gary Nored

Photos by founding volunteer Shanda

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A Big Thanks to our latest sponsor, YETI, will be providing ways for us to keep your hot food hot, and cold food cold. Distance runners will have hot potatoes at some aid stations, and YETI will help keep ’em that way.

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The 2016 event was again managed by race director Carroll Voss of Overland Race Management, and a motley crew of dedicated volunteers you’ve met at the Big Bend 50 events for the last 11 years.

Photos by Gary Nored

Photos by Gary Nored

Sunday, January 15th, 2017  MLK Weekend

The Buena Suerte 50K
The Quicksilver 30K
The Rock Dog 10K
Event Details

The 2017 10K, 30K and new 50K share the start and finish at the Barton Warnock Visitor Center at Big Bend Ranch State Park a mile from Lajitas. Camping and lodging are readily available in the area.

2017 at Big Bend Ranch State Park
Camping Info     Lodging Info   Registration Info

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Course Maps for the 50K and the 30K
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30K Elevation Map
Quicksilver 30K elevation profile

New 50K Course
We love the 50 mile distance run, but in 2017, the course is changing to a 50K. We do this event to have fun, help the park, and introduce runners to a spectacular park. The logistics of the 50M are tough, since the upper route aid stations are far away (a long drive), and it splits our volunteers and emergency crews. The new course will begin and end at Barton Warnock visitor center, same as the other distances.

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Photos by Gary Nored

Photos by Gary Nored

 

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of our sponsors.

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Big Bend Amateur Radio Club
Big Bend Amateur Radio Club
Fleet Feet San Antonio
Fleet Feet San Antonio
Marathon 2 Marathon
Marathon 2 Marathon
Glasscock Ranch
Glasscock Ranch
Lee Dunkelberg Productions
Lee Dunkelberg Productions
Angell Expeditions
Angell Expeditions
San Antonio Repeater Organization
San Antonio Repeater Organization
Marfa Public Radio 93.5
Marfa Public Radio 93.5
Morrison True Value Hardware
Morrison True Value Hardware
Overland Race Management
Overland Race Management
Chuckscore Timing
Chuckscore Timing
Helen & Stuart Crane
Helen & Stuart Crane
Airport Printing Service
Airport Printing Service
Magnetic Eyeglass Holders
Magnetic Eyeglass Holders
Haricots Verts Expeditions
Haricots Verts Expeditions
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City-of-Presidio.jpg
Hammer Nutrition
Hammer Nutrition
YETI Coolers
YETI Coolers

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