COURSE

KNOW YOUR COURSE

The VALENCIA Trail Race features three distances to run, a 10K, Half Marathon, and 50K Ultra race through the awesome trails and killer hills of Valencia, CA.

This is a trail race that contains a good amount of physical challenge with combined elevation gains ranging from approximately 1250 feet for 10K runners to over 8000 feet for 50K runners. It is recommended that runners train for these elevation gains in the weeks leading up to the race.

Below you will find course details for each distance including a course map, elevation profile, course fly-through video, and course information. Take a few moments to become familiar with your course so you are well prepared and informed. This allows you to get the most out of the experience, focus on having fun and enjoy an awesome trail race.

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MAPS & ELEVATION

Select the course you wish to run for complete details.

10K

10K COURSE FLY-THROUGH VIDEO

10K WALK THROUGH

10K runners will complete the ORANGE 10K loop. From the start all runners will climb a 500 foot elevation gain to get up into the mountain trails reaching station #1 and begin the course loop. 10K runners simply follow the 10k course around from station #1, to #2, #3, and #4, then returning back to station #1 and heading back to the finish line. Watch 10K Course fly-through video.

10K COURSE MAP

10K Course Colors:
ORANGE Loop

Course Difficulty:

Cut-off Time:
5-hours

10K ELEVATION PROFILE

10 Km

Distance

184 Ft

Climb/Descent

1333 Ft

Lowest Point

1940 Ft

Highest Point

10K AID STATIONS

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10K runners will visit a total of 5 aid stations through the course. Below shows the sequence and approximate mile mark for each station on the 10K course.

STATION MILE* NOTES
1. Start 0 Start ORANGE course
2. Station #1 1.1 Hairpin turn at top
3. Station #2 2.2 Top of 2nd hill climb
4. Station #3 3.3 After ridge, start canyon section
5. Station #4 5 Tapia Canyon peak, by power tower, go right then left trail to #1
6. Station #1 5.4 Zigzag turn, head back to big hill
7. Finish 6.5 Finsih Line

Stations will contain water, electrolytes, GU gels and chomps, salt capsules, energy bars, crackers, licorice and various foods. Items will vary from station to station, other essential items include as first aid kit, ice packs, and toilet paper. We highly recommend that you plan to run with a runners bottle or hydration pack, you can refill them at each station with water and electrolytes.

HALF MARATHON
50K ULTRA

Disclaimer: Please note that race information here represents what is planned for the VALENCIA Trail Race. Locations, course variations, and changes may apply depending on conditions, availability, and improvements. We strive to make the best experience for the runners. Thank you for understanding.

Course Markings

The course will be marked with colored flagging tape that matches the course map colors. Follow your colors and you won't get lost.

  • 10K = ORANGE ONLY
  • HALF MARATHON = ORANGE > BLUE > ORANGE
  • 50K ULTRA = ORANGE > BLUE > PURPLE > ORANGE

In addition to flagging tape, there will be signs and stations at key locations to help make sure you turn the right direction. Study the map colors for your distance and then follow those colors at the race!

Flagging Tape

COURSE FACTS

Killer Hills*
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Single Track*
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Mountain Roads
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Awesome Run

*20 hills on 50K Ultra course, 9 hills on Half Marathon course, 5 hills on 10K course. 50K Ultra course is approximately 50% single track and mountain roads.

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

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Thank you to our 2017 sponsors and partners, contributing to create an awesome race experience for you!

RACE DAY IS MARCH 31ST, 2018

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