at Lake Chabot Marina, Castro Valley, CA
Free parking is
plentiful along Lake Chabot Rd at the entrance to the Marina. For a
small fee, you can park in the Park's parking lot much closer to the
Cove Picnic Area, our race central. The park supervisor promised to
have a gate attendant at the entrance by 5:30 am on race morning.
Remember those fees help preserve our running grounds. Driving
directions to the Start/Finish can be found here.
will be available slots at the
Start/Finish Area at the Lake
Chabot's Marina, Cove Picnic Area from 5:45-6:45 A.M. The
registration fee increases to $95.
Check-In and Number Pickup
All runners must check in and pick up their Race Number
at the Lake Chabot Cove Picnic area between 5:45-6:45 am
We will transport drop bags from the start to the Skyline
Station (ca. 1/2-way mark).
However, they will not be returned to the Start/Finish before the
Skyline Gate Aid Station
has been dismantled (about 12:00 pm).
There will be seven aid stations along the course
spaced anywhere from 1.98 to 5.87 miles apart. Grass Valley Aid
Station (mile 4.31) will have only water, spoty drink
and gels. All other aid stations will offer the
of foods and drinks, including sport drink, sodas, bars and gels,
sweets, salts etc. The distance between the Big Bear Aid Station to
Gate and back to Big Bear will require the mandatory carrying of at
least one water
bottle per runner. Please come prepared! It can get HOT! Carrying
a Water Bottle
will be Mandatory!
Weather conditions can vary. The average high/low
August are 75°F/53°F. We can expect cool
conditions and even
fog in the morning and bright sun from mid-morning on. Hot
are possible later in the race, especially for the slower runners. Rain
in August is very unusual.
If you have special medical conditions (asthma, allergic
reaction to bee stings,
etc.) please take appropriate precautions. Parts of the
relatively inaccessible. Neither the Race Management nor the
Bay Regional Park District can be made liable for injuries.
Littering along the course will result in immediate
Please DISPOSE of TRASH and cups AT THE AID STATIONS.
All runners completing
the course within the cutoff time
the distinct Skyline 50k finisher's high-performance apparel
& socks .
Age group awards M/F,
30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
will be presented to the first male and female finisher.
will be awarded to the fastest male and female finishers
competing in their first ultra marathon.
Yes, we will have a wide variety of food, including
vegetarian options. Family members are welcome to join!