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who has organized MAGIC trail races for 30 years!

 

Big Baz's "2015" Trail Race Dates
 

Long Canyon road is OPEN!

You no longer have to drive past our normal turnoff to get to Blue Jay!!!

Look for the balloons...
 
The Forest Sevice said it would be closed from Early December
through late February and they came though for Big Baz!

12K RESCHEDULED to February 28th
All previous 12K entries are automatically valid for this new race date.  
No refunds.

There are still a few spots left for the 12K.  Invite your friends to sign up. 

Important note from Big Baz...
The Forest Service received several complaints after the 15K from campers with children regarding WTRS drivers going to fast through the camp.
The
recommended speed once you enter Blue Jay Campground is:

Don't forget Shadow of the Giants 50K
is definitely on - June 6, 2015 

Still love ya.   Big BAZ XXX

The Forest Service limits the number of runners to 150.  Please sign up early!

(Online registration available once race date link is active)
Click on any date link for race information, entry forms and course maps.
(Links in RED cells indicate completed races with RESULTS, BAZ's STORY & PHOTOS.)
 

YEAR DATE EVENT DISTANCE TOTAL CLIMBS
2015 Jan 3

 5 RACE
Winter Trail Run Series

(If you haven't done a   
trail race before, click
Beginner's Page )

12K Cancelled- SNOW
Jan 17 15K 1,327'
Jan 31 18K 1,429'
Feb 14 21K 2,850'
Feb 28 12K 1,310' (rescheduled)
Mar 7 30K 3,633'
June 6 Shadow of the Giants 50K
     and 20K FUN RUN!
50K 3,750'

 

Results & photos from all 2007 through 2014 Big Baz races: Click HERE
 

Big Baz UPDATE NOTE DETAILS HERE


Big Baz wants to recommend these Nov 15. 2014 - 50K and 50 Mile trail races
to his fellow Fresno, Oakhurst and Yosemite area trail runner friends
Go to.....  www.sanjoaquinrunning.com


OC Register MAGAZINE
December 23, 2013



3 page color article by our
 ultrarunner pal GREG HARDESTY
 on Big Baz & his "MAGIC" WTRS
 (Winter Trail Run Series). 

Click HERE to read the article &
 see photos of over a dozen fellow
 WTRS runners.


Big Baz has been running trails for decades! This 1984 picture is from their OLD GOATS running group
 while running the famous Grand Canyon R2R2R (Rim to Rim to Rim).  Big Baz is all the way on the right!


        
 "Big Baz" greeting the New Year & at age 32 with Doug Malewicki's brand new 1972 Porsche 914
(Taken in 1973, back when "the ladies" regularly mistook him for either Evel Knievel or Paul Newman.)

 

A few scenes from Big Baz's Magic Trail Races!
(Click on any photo on Big Baz's website to see a larger version)


Pre-race gathering at Blue Jay Campground


They're OFF!

 



Bill & Sandy

  Time
keeping



Bob

Presenting

AWARDS


Matt & Jezza
leaving Blue Jay 


Girls in the WTRS
Cleveland National Forest


Matt happy to see Big Baz
at the FINISH line


Winter Trail Series winner Jon Clark


Jeanne


Mrs. Fitzer with
WTRS award winning tot


Article on Big Baz's 2012 Shadow of the Giants 50K
in
the Fresno Bee newspaper
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Don't forget Big Baz's
AWARDS & MAGIC RAFFLES after every race!


It's time for Big Baz's
AWARDS presentations!


Speedsters Greg and Amy Friedman from Lafayette, CO with their first place awards


RD Big Baz with old friend
and fellow old fart Doug

If you want to be notified about my future trail races
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Big Baz  with the word RACES in the subject line.

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