Shadow Of The Giants 

50k/11k Trail Runs

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"It's Magic!"



Bob Simon and Kathy Ingles enjoy the downhill finish
of the 2005 Shadow of the Giants 50k
























2005 Race another success! - Once again, the magic of the Sierras does not disappoint! 90+ runners enjoyed a beautiful day on the Shadow 50k and 11k runs, a slight course change made for some faster times, and everyone agreed it was a fantastic day! Oswaldo Lopez and Kelly Cronin were the male and female winners. Rob McNair completed his 16th consecutive Shadow, he's run it every year! Complete results can be found here. For photos from this years race, go here. See you in 2006!



Tentative Date for 2006: Saturday, June 3rd- 7 am start - 17th year!

The Location: Fish Camp, Ca. - On Hiway 41, two miles south of the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park. Click here for map to Fish Camp.

The Course: Scenic historic trails through the Sierra National Forest. The run takes you past 3000 year old Giant Sequoias in the famous Nelder Grove. The Fun Run loop is actually 11K, but who's counting? Elevation is 5,000 - 6,500 ft. Time limit 8 hours. Pets are not allowed on the trail, so please leave your doggies at home!

Entry Fee: $50 before May 15th, add $20 thereafter. $10 for 11k trail run. T-shirts for 50k entrants only.

Aid Stations: 5 well stocked stations with all the goodies you'll need. Please carry water.

Awards: Overall winners and age groups. Don't forget our special raffle after the race!

Weather: Always Magic...Come prepared! Lows average 50 degrees in the AM, highs 75.

Gran Prix Series: The Shadow of the Giants 50k is part of the Southern California Ultra Runners Gran Prix Series. For info about the Gran Prix, click here.

General Info: All entrants will receive further race information including course map and local accommodations. Click on the links at the top of the page for a printable entry form, or info about lodging. For only $12.00 per person, you can request to stay at Green Meadows in one of the dormitory-style cabins. (BYO bedding, pay when you arrive.) The pre-race pasta meal is always very popular, please include $12.00 with your entry. Extra meal tickets are available for non-runners. The meal will be served at 5:30 P.M. at Green Meadows. Please reserve your meal tickets early. For more info, e-mail Race Director Baz Hawley at: . Phone/fax contact: (559)-683-8383













Portions of this event are under Special Use Permit with the USDA Forest Service whose policy prohibits discrimination based on national origin or handicap.