Jill's Ride for Hope
Saturday, August 24, 2013 • Los Gatos High School
Jill's Ride for Hope is a non-competitive event. Timing services will not be provided. Suggested donations listed.
Schedule of Events
||On-Site Registration Begins
||Start Time 50 Mile Ride
||Start Time for 25 Mile Ride
||Start Time for 3 Mile Ride
||Start Time for 3 Mile Run/Walk
|11:00 AM — 2:00 PM:
|| LGHS Memorial Garden BBQ
50 Mile Ride
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Course Description: This is a beautiful ride with a long 7-mile climb up Hwy 9. It continues on Skyline, down Page Mill, and around Stevens Creek. The 50 mile ride is a very challenging course for highly experienced riders only. Please consider riding the 25-mile course if you are not riding regularly, or if you do not have significant experience climbing non-stop for 45-70 minutes to the summit of the Santa Cruz Mountains and descending narrow, steep winding roads.
Participants who rode last year's 100K distance may recall that there was an aid station at the top of Skyline and another aid station at the top of Mt. Eden. For this year's 50 mile event, there will be just one aid station located at the top of Mt. Eden. Water is also available at the Saratoga Summit Fire Station just north of the right turn onto Skyline from Hwy 9. Cutoff time for the Mt. Eden aid station is 11:30 AM.
Download turn-by-turn directions for the 50 Mile Course
25 Mile Ride
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Course Description: This is a beautiful course that wraps around scenic Stevens Creeks reservoir and Stevens Creek. The course is mostly flat or rolling, with the exception of a some short hills. the longest of which is 3/4 of a mile.
Returning Jill's Ride for Hope riders will recognize this course as the 40K from last year!
Riders should plan on finishing the 25 Mile ride in at most 3.5 hours. This is approximately a 8 mile per hour pace. Cutoff time for the Mt Eden aid station is 11:30 AM.
Download turn-by-turn directions for the 25 Mile Course
3 Mile Ride, Run, or Walk
Start Time for Ride: 10:30 AM. Scooters, rollerblades, skateboards etc. please start with the riders.
Start Time for Run or Walk: 11:00 AM
Course Description: Walk, run, ride, scooter, or skate the 3 miler. A mostly flat route with a few short slopes touring East Los Gatos.
Download turn-by-turn directions for the 3 Mile Course
Bike Event Rules!
- All riders must wear a helmet.
- Riders must obey all traffic laws of the State of California. All roads will be open to traffic.
Bike Event Recommendations
- Bring your own water bottle and food with you to help you keep going during the 50 mile and 25 mile bike events. Water, Gatorade, and snacks will be provided at the Mt. Eden aid station.
- Bring a tube repair kit!
- Carry a cell phone, personal identification, and some cash.
Jill's Ride for Hope 2013 Sponsors
— Platinum $8,000+ —
The Kelly-Moore Paint Company
— Gold $2,500+ —
The 1440 Foundation
— Silver $1,000+ —
Consigliare Management Company
— Bronze $500 —
Little Oak Preschool • Physical Therapy of Los Gatos • Icing on the Cake • Summit Bicycles • DWM Properties • Don Williams & Associates • Los Gatos Moore Buick GMC Truck • The Gordon Collins Family of Los Gatos • Heda Koh DDS
The Jill's Ride for Hope Volunteer Committee and CASSY gratefully acknowledge the support of all Jill's Ride for Hope sponsors and participants. For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Liz Schoeben at CASSY.