Sunday, December 7, 2014

Race #3 takes place at Crystal Cove State Park, which is located five miles south of Newport Beach and/or five miles north of Laguna Beach. The race features two distances - an introductory 6k trail run and a longer 15k trail run for the more experienced runner. This all takes place on fire roads and single track trails in the El Moro area of Crystal Cove State Park. Race field is limited, so enter early.

All participants get a great (seriously, it's not a plain white one) race t-shirt, cool finisher medal, hot breakfast/lunch with all the fixin's, coffee, entry into the raffle of swag, and the satisfaction of completing one of the best races around!

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Packet Pick Up (shirt/chip/bib) and Race Day Registration starts @ 6:30am at the race site!

YOU MUST BRING PROOF OF REGISTRATION TO PICK UP YOUR BIB! This includes: registration email, credit card statement, canceled check or email confirmation from Generic Events. No Exceptions! The issue is that we getting more and more people from show up who are not on our registration lists. If we do not have a bib for you and cannot provide this information to us, we will charge you for the race and refund you when you show proof of your registration and payment.

If you'd like to volunteer or need more information, please contact us at 310.821.7898 or send an email to! Please include which race you'd like to volunteer for in our email.

15k will be split into 2 waves (5 minutes apart)

Please note that both the 15k course and 6k course close at 11:00am, so you must finish before then!


Check-In Starts       6:30am
15k Start 8:00am
6k Start 9:00am

We recommend that you arrive 1 hour before start of event to allow adequate time for parking, packet pickup and warmup.

6k through November 3       $45.00
6k from Nov. 4 - December 6 $50.00
6k Race Day (if available) $55.00
15k through November 3 $80.00
15k from Nov. 4 - December 6 $90.00
15k Race Day (if available) $99.99


New 15k Route - map my run

New 6k Route - map my run

PDF Course Map

Old Routes

5k Map- 2007-2010 course

5k Topo- 2007-2010 course

5k Elevation Profile- 2007-2010 course

17k Map- 2007-2010 course

17k Topo- 2007-2010 course

17k Elevation Profile- 2007-2010 course

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The event is at Crystal Cove State Park, just 10 minutes south of Newport Beach in Orange County, CA. The park is located off Pacific Coast Highway between Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach, California with easy access from I-5, 405 and 73.

From the 405 South, take the 73 South to Macarthur Blvd. Take this to PCH and go south to El Moro/Crystal Cove State Park. Turn left into the park and follow the signs! Parking is now $15.00 at the State Parks. Correct change is appreciated. Support your State Parks and park in the lots (and don't park in the dirt)!

From South OC - take PCH to the Park. Or the 73 Toll Road if you wish (exit El Toro and take this to Laguna Beach). Once you reach PCH - turn north to Crystal Cove State Park.

For a map - click here.