This Event Took Place Sat. Oct 5, 2013

25 k Course

WIEM 25K COURSE:

UP NO DOGS .6

*turn R down POLES .4

turn L up WEST CUT ACROSS .6

turn R onto NO NAME .8

turn R down TICKETRON 1.4

turn R down RATTLESNAKE 1.4

turn L down WEST CUT ACROSS .6

turn L up MORO CANYON 1.5

turn L up SLOW N EASY 1.25

turn R onto MISSING LINK .4

*turn R down MORO RIDGE 3.0

*TURN AROUND at fork before you go down, come back 1 mile
to I THINK I CAN.

turn L down I THINK I CAN 1.1

turn L MORO CANYON 1.0

(15.5 TOTAL MILEAGE)

* MEANS NEW TRAILS ADDED

50K Course

WIEM 50K COURSE: Run down MORO CANYON 1.0 turn R onto I THINK I CAN 1.1 turn R onto MORO RIDGE 1.2 (TURNAROUND) turn L onto MORO RIDGE 3.0 turn L MISSING LINK .4 turn L down SLOW N EASY 1.25 down MORO CANYON 1.5 turn R up WEST CUT ACROSS .6 turn R down RATTLESNAKE 1.4 turn L onto TICKETRON 1.4 turn L onto NO NAME .8 turn L onto WEST CUT ACROSS .6 turn R onto POLES .4 turn L onto NO DOGS .6 TURN AROUND AT AID STATION REPEAT 15.25 Miles BACK TO FINISHLINE. UP NO DOGS .6 turn R down POLES .4 turn L up WEST CUT ACROSS .6 turn R onto NO NAME .8 turn R down TICKETRON 1.4 turn R down RATTLESNAKE 1.4 turn L down WEST CUT ACROSS .6 turn L up MORO CANYON 1.5 turn L up SLOW N EASY 1.25 turn R onto MISSING LINK .4 turn R down MORO RIDGE 3.0 TURN AROUND at fork before you go down, come back 1.2 mile to I THINK I CAN. turn L down I THINK I CAN 1.1 turn L MORO CANYON 1.0 (30.50 TOTAL MILEAGE)

Description

The Whoo's in El Moro 50k course is a two-loop course through the El Moro section of Crystal Cove State Park. The race starts south of the main ranger station parking lot. Starting in a counter clockwise direction, the race will proceed up Moro Canyon to the first major climb of the day, "I Think I Can". Once topping out on the climb, the route will take a left turn on Moro Ridge and continue to the single-track trail of "Missing Link" where a mile of fun single track awaits the runners. 

The first aide station is at the top of the first major descent at mile 5, Slow and Easy. At the top of Slow and Easy, runners will make a left and head down the trail and back into Moro Canyon. Turning right, the route heads into to the Four Corners area and the second aide station at mile 8. From Four Corners, runners will turn right and head up W. Cut Across and onto the single track climb of Rattlesnake/Red Tail. At the top of Red Tail, runners will turn left onto Bommer Canyon and continue to the Ridgepark aide station at mile 11. From Ridgepark, runners will continue down No Name ridge and down No Dogs to the 15 mile aide station and course turn-around. From this point, runners will reverse the course and return to the start.

The 25k Course is the last 15 miles of the 50k course , so the 25k runners will start at the Turn around aid station which is located at the bottom of No Dogs.

Local time: 4:49 AM
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Molly Kassouf
Race Director

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