Saturday, Aug 13, 2011

Salt Point Trail Run

Salt Point State Park

Jenner, CA 50K, 26K, 11K

This Event Took Place Sat. Aug 13, 2011

Updates: Salt Point Trail Run

2018 event will be July 14th.

Recommend Check-in by 8:30 at Parking lot. It will then move to Start Area at: 8:35.

Start times:
8:00 am - 50km
8:30 am - 26 km
9:00 am - 15 km
9:30 am - 9 km

7/11/17 update:

POST RACE BBQ: Starts about 10:30 am.
Featuring Chef Yaku and Izzi creating another epic post race BBQ.

PARKING: PLEASE BRING EXACT CHANGE OF $8 to put in envelope for California State Parking Fee. There will be an attendant down at the parking lot to give you envelopes to put in the "iron ranger" deposit receptacles. If the park employee stepped away there will be envelopes left for you to use. No one will be there to give change.

7/10/17 Update:

4 Car spots available for Saturday Night.

Friday Night Dinner starts at 6pm.
- Will serve until 9pm knowing that some will arrive a little later.

Come run the ancient trails of the Pomo people. You will go back in time as you witness the wonder of rugged coastline, sandstone cliffs, kelp-dotted coves, tide pools, pygmy forests and panoramic views. Summertime running along the coast normally makes for favorable weather for a fast run. These pristine and historic trails should be on every trail runner and ultra-marathoner's bucket list.

This event will be Saturday: 50K, 26K, 15K, 9K
The park caps the event at just 200 runners, combined for all distances and will keep this a special and intimate experience.

In addition, to a fun-filled day and Pacific Coast Trail Runs unique vibe, you will enjoy World class aid stations, high energy volunteers, and the BBQ atmosphere at the finish line we are known for.

Camping on both Friday and Saturday night at Ocean Cove Campground only a few hundred yards from the beach. We have prepaid for 20 spots in two adjoining group camp sites. First come first serve for spots. Each spot comes with room for one car. See below for additional park charge for those with two cars and one tent.Essentially, we can squeeze in a few more tents, but are being safe with 20 at this time. Each nightly tent reservation made through the registration system will come with one ticket for Friday Pasta Feed and on ticket for Saturday nights Cowboy Cook out. Each additional ticket will be $10. Adult Beverages included.

Ocean Cover Campground Rules on for the day of events. Each additional car you bring in for your tent site you reserved with me, will incur a $27 charge. Any day use visit by non campers will be charged $7. Both fees will be collected by the park.

Friday night, Race Director, Greg Lanctot will prepare his famous Tomato, Basil and Garlic sauce over angel hair pasta with all the fixings. This is the reason my wife married me, so she says ;-) Any questions, send email to RD Greg at

Event Details

Salt Point State Park, Jenner, CA The park is 18 miles (30 min.) north of Jenner along Coast Highway One.

Bib Number Pick-Up:
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 am at Salt Point State Park Main Parking lot. Signs will be at park to get you there. Late arrivals can check-in at Start Finish.

Saturday Start times:
8:00 am - 50km
8:30 am - 26 km
9:00 am - 15 km
9:30 am - 9 km

Parking: The Park entrance fee is $8.00
Time Limit:
There is a 9-hour time limit for the 50 km distance and all distances.

Map Course, Elevations and Descriptions

For the Course Map click here

For the 50K Elevations click here

For the 26K Elevations click here

For the 11K Elevations click here

For the Descriptions click here

Aid Stations

Fully stocked aid stations every 6 - 10 kilometers. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, PB&J sandwiches, assorted candy, boiled potatoes and salt, Clif Shots bloks and gels, electrolytes sports drink, cola, ginger ale and more. Additionally, it is highly recommended that runners carry at least 20 oz. of water between aid stations.

Shirts and Awards

Sport-Tek or cotton shirt will be included with registration unless a no shirt option is requested.

Sport-Tek: This Salt Point Trail Run Competitor Sport-Tek running shirt is a maximum comfort tee which has a roomy, athletic cut and controls sweat in both a men and women's fit.
Next Level cotton blend Shirts: These are high quality shirts are more fitted that roomy.


All distance runner finishers will receive a Salt Point logo and dated finisher medal hand made wood by Elevation Cultture.
Awards are given to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place female and male finishers overall in each distance. They will receive $75, $50, and $25 respectively for their podium finishes. Age group 2016 medallions are awarded to the female and male 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finisher in each ten-year age group for each distance.
< 13
13 - 19
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59

Ultramarathon (50km) finishers will receive a custom event coaster.

Local time: 5:04 PM


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