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Cactus Rose 100mi & 50mi

A loop race through the rugged terrain of a secluded retreat in Bandera, Texas. This challenging course begins with a 160ft climb over 2 miles to Lucky Peak. Then a 3 mile descent to the first aid station. The "real" climbs begin at Icecream Hill with a 300ft ascent over 1 mile. Similar, demanding ups and downs follow with Three Sisters, Sky Island, Boyles Bump and Cairn's Climb. Aid Stations are every 5 miles.

When: October
(This trail race takes place in October each year. Visit race website link below for details.)

Location: Texas, United States
Geographic Area: Hill Country State Natural Area
Nearby City: Bandera

Event 1:
Race Length: 100 miles (160.9 km)
Elevation Gain: 12,000 feet (+120 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 12,000 feet (-120 ft/mi)
High Point: 1,924 feet
Low Point: 1,416 feet
95% dirt trails, 5% dirt roads, 0% paved
Event 2:
Race Length: 50 miles (80.5 km)
Elevation Gain: 6,000 feet (+120 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 6,000 feet (-120 ft/mi)
High Point: 1,924 feet
Low Point: 1,416 feet
Additional Information

Website URL: http://www.tejastrails.com/CactusRose.html (opens new window)
Phone: 512.294.6456



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Submitted On: 5/07/2009
By: Fagan

Modified On: 10/28/2020



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