Congratulations Patty on a great race! The Yosemite half marathon took place on October 8. The race takes place in Yosemite National Park. It’s also one of many races now attempting to generate zero waste. Very cool! The half marathon generates widespread interest with runners coming from across the country and across the globe.
The course is a mix of dirt and paved road. The first 5 miles are fireroad and the final 8.1 are on pavement with miles 6-10 comprising of awesome, fast downhill running. The race is point-to-point and net downhill with a starting elevation of 5500 ft and a final elevation of 3500 ft. The total elevation gain is about 500 ft. The final miles include views of the beautiful Bass Lake.
Patty ran with Jessica. They had an awesome race!
Patty Bryant: 1853rd overall and 1175th GP, 2:52:27