Billygoat Run Courses
Date Map Course setter state 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) MA 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 MA 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 CT 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 MA 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 CT 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 MA 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) CT 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 MA 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 MA 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) MA 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 MA 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 MA 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 MA 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) NY 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 NY 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 MA 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) NY 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) MA 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 NY 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) MA 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) CT 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 NH 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 CT 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) NY 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 CT 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 MA 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 MA 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 CT 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) NY 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) NY 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) NH 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 MA 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 CT 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) NY 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 MA 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)
05/11/14 Baldwin Hill J-J Cote (w/Tim Parson) MA NEOC 12.9 510 23 N Y 9 71 57 4 10 orange/maroon CSU original extra 80 14 1:46:05 2:54:06 2:57:02 3:26:04 "sunny and breezy, beautiful for hanging around, though decidedly on the warm side for running"
04/19/15 Egypt Mills Clem McGrath (w/Sandy Fillebrown) PA DVOA 13.0 510 24 Y Y 13 89 77 5 7 blue/white CSU original (1:15000) 87 8 1:31:27 2:37:00 2:32:33 3:12:38 not too hot for running, not too cool for afterwards optional 1:10000/1:15000 map
05/08/16 Townsend State Forest Alex Jospe (w/Ed Despard) MA NEOC 11.2 220 24 N Y 11 69 65 3 1 blue/white&black CSU orignal extra, slightly water damaged 94 1 1:17:01 2:14:14 2:10:43 2:13:00 nice temperature, sprinkling during the race, sun came out before the awards shirts for PygmyGoat finishers
05/07/17 Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Rick DeWitt (w/Craig Weber) NY WCOC 13.3 470 25 Y Y 6 88 77 6 5 blue/gray&white&orange CSU/NEOC original extra 88 6 1:27:16 2:29:19 2:30:13 3:01:23 "partly cloudy with temperatures in the mid 50s, just about perfect for running" delicious giant "tarts" for the winners, which were shared and consumed on the spot
Total or Average



841


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82 9 1:36:59 2:39:45 2:36:23 2:19:31



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