7/25: Packet pickup update! We’ll have new, longer pickup times Saturday, August 3 from 1 - 6pm at the Golden Squirrel at 5940 College Avenue in Oakland. Join us for a pre-race bite with your family, and that pint you’ve pre-earned. We will be taking pictures of races with your bibs. Also, run down to Transports on College with your bib and earn 20% off a new pair of shoes!
You can also pickup you bib on race morning, starting at 5:30AM.
Welcome to Skyline 50k!
Make sure to visit our website for updates on the race!
This August 4th, run your first ultra - or your fastest - with us in the beautiful Oakland hills! Skyline 50k offers a scenic and moderately hilly figure 8 course on dirt trails through East Bay Regional Parks, from Lake Chabot Marina to Skyline Gate and returning along much of the Skyline National Recreation Trail. Invite your friends and family to join you and celebrate at the now famous post-race BBQ on the expansive lawn at Chabot.
Here are some pictures of the fun in store for you all.
Information about the course, aid stations, time limits, prizes and race rules is here.
USATF Grand Prix and UTMB
Again this year, Skyline 50k is part of the P-USATF Grand Prix. This makes our race a favorite among teams from the region, ensuring a competitive and fun race. Starting in 2018, Skyline 50k became a qualifying race for UTMB as well, offering 3 points for all finishers.
Training Camp and Run Your First Ultra
Once again, Scena Performance will offer both a training camp weekend (July 6). This is a two day camp that covers the entire course. There is a 16-21 mile option Saturday that covers the Lake Chabot/ Anthony Chabot portion of the course, starting at the Start/Finish area in Lake Chabot, and a 9 - 11 mile run Sunday that covers the Redwood Regional Park version of the course. The training camp is open to up to 30 runners only. To sign up for camp click here. To see maps of the course, visit Skyline50k.com.
Also, again this year, we are offering Run Your First Ultra, a free 16-week online training program that is supported by a Facebook group. Run Your First is tailored for rookies but available for everyone. We provide you a training plan, created by our coach in residence Jenn Stringham, and send you weekly reminders of what's ahead. In 2019, Run Your First also offers programs for Dick Collins Firetrails (both 50 mile and 100k) as well as the North Face Endurance Challenge. Learn more about Run Your First here.
Both Training Camp and Run Your First are f these are available as options at check out if you register, as well.
About Scena Performance
Scena Performance presents classic races like Skyline 50k, and Dick Collins Firetrails in Oakland, CA and creates new ones like Napa Valley 50k in Calistoga, and Ancient Redwood Running Festival in Mendocino and Sonoma Women's Triathlon and Healdsburg Turkey Trot in Healdsburg. Our aim is to take you someplace new and reward you with great running, food, and friends.
Local time: 7:51 AM
See you out there?