Billygoat Run Courses
Date Map Course setter host club length climb controls fork skip # skipped starters finishers OT DNF shirt color club award archived map %shirt %DNF winning time average time median time Tarry time weather notes
04/27/79 Mt. Tom Fred Pilon (w/Peter Gagarin) NEOC 13.2 620 18 N N
7 5 0 2 blue/white (winner only) WM reproduction on later map (and color photocopy of master map) 71 29 2:11:13 2:55:16 2:36:46 2:36:46
first Billygoat, interval starts, copy map on time
05/18/80 Quabbin Hill Peter Gagarin NEOC 12.8
16 N N
11 10 0 1 red/black (winner only) WM reproduction on later map (and color photocopy of surviving pre-drawn map) 91 9 1:29:16 2:08:03 1:50:11 1:29:21 "rather dismal - grey skies and steady rain" first mass start, pre-drawn maps
05/31/81 Brainard Forest Tom Hollowell CROC 13.9
19 N N
9 7 0 2 none WM reproduction (redrawn on real map) 78 22 2:05:30 2:46:50 2:10:38 2:05:30 ~"dry, gypsy moths" interval start, preprinted maps, there was also a "short goat"
05/16/82 Northfield Mountain Peter Gagarin NEOC 13.7 590 17 N N
27 25 0 2 green/white (winner only) WM color photocopy of a competitor's map 93 7 1:26:49 2:21:26 2:25:47 1:43:31 "fine day"
06/05/83 Brainard Forest Peter Gagarin NEOC 13.0 500 19 Y N
40 31 5 4 yellow WM reproduction (redrawn on real map) 78 10 2:12:51 3:03:12 2:47:17 2:13:23 "pleasant" first 3.5 hr shirts, course forked (no choice) at two controls
05/13/84 Northfield Mountain Peter Gagarin NEOC 13.6 500 22 N N
56 46 6 4 yellow WM color photocopy of original extra (and mine) 82 7 1:39:01 2:35:58 2:28:53 2:11:27 "hot" first use of initials for control codes
04/06/85 Five Ponds Peter Gagarin (w/Andy Gagarin) NEOC 12.7 530 21 N N
64 53 6 5 blue/white WM reproduction on later map (and mine) 83 8 1:30:53 2:35:36 2:33:17 1:43:07 "sun, exceedingly pleasant"
05/11/86 Mt. Tom Peter Gagarin NEOC 13.1 550 21 N N
60 35 10 15 green/white WM original extra 58 25 1:36:24 3:02:24 2:58:47 1:53:41 sunny, good day for helicopters
05/10/87 Quabbin Hill Peter Gagarin NEOC 14.3 500 21 N N
85 59 12 14 red/white HVO original extra 69 16 1:53:53 2:52:55 2:53:23 1:58:11 "unexpected heat (high 80's)" first use of "style points"
05/08/88 Northfield Mount Hermon School Peter Gagarin (w/Rosemary Maniscalco) NEOC 13.7 380 21 N N
104 94 3 7 purple/white WCOC original extra 90 7 1:29:39 2:18:44 2:15:33 1:40:07 "beautiful"
04/30/89 Mt. Norwottuck/The Notch Peter Gagarin NEOC 12.7
18 N N
95 72 17 6 light blue/blue MQ reproduction (redrawn on real map) 76 6 1:36:54 2:54:52 2:52:44 1:54:15 "cool, misty overcast"
04/29/90 Mt. Norwottuck/The Notch Peter Gagarin NEOC 12.9 17 Y Y 11 112 96 6 10 light yellow/black WM reproduction (redrawn on real map) 86 9 1:33:26 2:41:06 2:44:29 1:56:01 overcast, foggy on top first skipping/forking
05/05/91 Northfield Mountain Peter Gagarin NEOC 12.9 20 Y Y 13 134 116 7 11 black/white DVOA reproduction on later map 87 8 1:28:33 2:30:03 2:28:35 1:41:56 sunny "last Billygoat"
05/31/92 Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Jon Nash (w/Stephen Stibler) HVO 12.8 525 18 Y Y 7 93 67 12 14 burgundy/yellow CNYO original extra 72 15 1:30:08 2:44:27 2:44:05 2:00:33 "cold, driving rainstorm" first non-NEOC-WM goat
05/16/93 Moneyhole Mountain Peter Goodwin WCOC 11.6 450 21 Y Y 14 81 56 5 20 teal/black HVO original extra 69 25 1:34:45 2:34:52 2:28:13 2:02:40 sunny controversial finish (only one punch at last control)
05/15/94 Townsend State Forest Pete Bundschuh NEOC 13.2 300 21 Y Y ? 75 56 7 12 mint green/black UNO original extra 75 16 1:47:37 2:46:33 2:51:52 2:12:13 "warm"
05/21/95 Grafton Lakes State Park Heather Williams (w/Pat Dunlavey) BSK 15.1 315 21 Y Y 11 79 64 4 11 pink/green HVO original extra 81 14 1:35:35 2:37:38 2:34:55 1:57:18 sunny, then "hail and two thunderstorms" control-card exchange, doubled lines for second loop
04/21/96 Wachusett Mountain Robert Galejs (w/Anne Dentino) NEOC 13.5 400 20 N Y ? 122 94 15 13 green(eucalyptus leaf)/black&white NEOC-WM original extra 77 11 1:37:45 2:56:24 2:56:37 2:15:38 "hot and snowy"
05/04/97 Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Ian Tidswell HVO 13.3 570 17 N Y 10 128 117 5 6 yellow/blue HKF original extra 91 5 1:34:49 2:36:16 2:37:38 2:24:20 sunny and windy
04/26/98 Mt. Norwottuck/The Notch Phil Hawkes-Teeter (w/Bill Jameson) EMPO 11.6 360 19 Y Y 11 125 109 11 5 gray/green EMPO original extra 87 4 1:27:39 2:40:57 2:41:34 1:59:30 "cloudy, cool, and breezy... the occasional light sprinkle... later, however, it got progressively worse"
04/11/99 Pond Mountain Ralf Becker (w/Melissa Dominguez) HVO 12.4 500 21 N Y 12 155 144 3 8 white/green HVO original extra 93 5 1:33:09 2:34:48 2:38:43 2:20:33 sunny
04/30/00 Fox State Forest Pete Bundschuh UNO 12.4 400 23 Y Y 10? 152 131 10 11 green/black UNO original (hand-drawn) extra 86 7 1:27:04 2:32:17 2:31:43 2:08:40 "sparkling, breezy"
06/03/01 Gay City State Park Jim Henderson WCOC 14.8 335 23 N Y ? 124 98 14 12 cream/photo OME original extra 79 10 1:44:46 2:47:48 2:45:14 2:30:01 quite warm
04/20/02 Blue Mountain Reservation Bob Bullions (w/Mairead Young) HVO 10.7 560 19 N Y 7 107 95 1 11 yellow/black WCOC original extra 89 10 1:25:47 2:22:10 2:22:43 2:17:26 "once the race had started, the rain appeared" first Saturday event
05/18/03 Trout Brook Valley Rick DeWitt WCOC 11.7 550 25 Y Y 8 146 125 7 14 blue/black&white&orange OME original extra 86 10 1:27:38 2:36:22 2:37:10 2:05:10 "cloudless skies, a light breeze, and 65 degree temperatures–just perfect"
04/25/04 Mt. Tom William Hawkins CSU 13.1 505 20 N Y 10 129 99 22 8 white/blue&orange CSU original extra 77 6 1:34:54 2:43:21 2:38:23 2:39:48 "wonderful weather (47 degrees at the start, high of 54, and mostly sunny)"
04/10/05 Mt. Norwottuck/The Notch Jeff Schapiro NEOC 12.6 640 21 N Y 12 105 50 33 22 canyon red/black RMOC original extra 48 21 1:55:06 3:19:42 3:20:59 3:10:11 "An unseasonably warm day"
05/14/06 Macedonia Park and Environs Peter Goodwin WCOC 12.6 450 26 Y Y 12 98 80 8 10 navy/white DVOA original extra 82 10 1:36:08 2:35:37 2:26:50 2:41:13 "no rain except for about 5 minutes of a sprinkle"
05/20/07 Thacher State Park and Camp Pinnacle Glen Tryson (w/Bill Jameson) EMPO 12.2 460 25 Y Y 12 91 83 7 1 serene green/dark green HVO original extra 91 1 1:31:54 2:32:58 2:32:53 2:18:38 "the weather turned out very nicely" first Billygoat west of the Hudson River
04/13/08 Clear Lake Scout Reservation Joe Mokszycki (w/Ellen Stibler) HVO 13.3 500 22 N Y 8 106 88 5 13 blue/white NEOC original extra 83 12 1:44:12 2:42:48 2:38:59 3:10:22 just below 50F, some little drizzle here and there first use of electronic punching
05/10/09 Nottingcook Forest Jim Arsenault (w/Bob Lux) UNO 10.3 305 23 Y Y 9 84 79 4 1 forest green/white UNO original extra 94 1 1:20:19 2:17:38 2:18:25 2:19:44 "breezy, solid sunshine"
05/23/10 Mt. Tom Phil Bricker NEOC 11.1 680 24 Y Y 13 117 97 11 9 white/black&orange WCOC original reprint 83 8 1:37:10 2:46:25 2:43:57 2:11:40 "The temperature was a bit too warm, getting well up into the 70's; but the predicted showers never came." shirts given out in somewhat chaotic order, there was also a "Gruff" sprint available afterwards
05/15/11 Collis B. Huntington State Park Joe Brautigam WCOC 13.9 520 36 N Y 13 107 79 23 5 black/white&orange&gray QOC original extra 74 5 1:40:08 3:00:02 3:00:10 3:10:49 drizzle, not too cold (just below 60 F?), fog in the finish field unforked butterfly loop, SI6 or SI9 cards required
04/29/12 Moreau Lake State Park Glen Tryson (w/Janet Tryson) EMPO 12.4 600 26 Y Y 13 107 93 7 7 stone blue/orange EMPO original extra 87 7 1:29:33 2:36:38 2:35:54 2:53:01 "outstanding" (sunny and comfortable)
04/21/13 Earl's Trails Peter Gagarin NEOC 11.4 625 24 N Y 8 82 74 4 4 sand/brown&white NEOC-WM original extra 90 5 1:30:10 2:23:19 2:14:51 2:51:24 "just gorgeous out there" (sunny and just a little cool standing around)






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