Saturday, May 12, 2018

Whoos in El Moro

8471 N. PCH

Newport Beach, CA 50K, 50K - 2 Person Relay, 25K, 10K, 5K

This Event Took Place Sat. May 12, 2018


The 50k course is 2 loops of the 15.4 mile course. Each team is allowed 2 runners which can consist of 2 MALE, 2 FEMALE AND COED . RUNNER #1 will run legs and 1 and 3 .RUNNER #2 will run legs 2 and 4. Each runner must tag their teammate after each lap in order to be allowed the next runner to go.Prizes will be awarded to First Place Teams in each catagory .

5K- 8:15

course TBD.


All FINISHERS will be receiving a custom pair of INK N BURN arm sleeves for completing their race.

50K - 7:00 am Start

50k Runners will start in front of the wooden bridge and run down Moro Canyon 1 mile, then will turn right UP I think I can 1.1 miles, at the top stay to the right and merge onto Moro Ridge for 1 mile to the First Aid Station at at the top of BFI and make a UTURN continue on Moro Ridge for 3 miles to Missing links fun technical down single track for .6 miles to the Slow n Easy aid station where you will cruise down to the left and run 1.25 miles to Moro Canyon continue on for 1.5 miles to West cut across up .6 miles to the aid station, stay to the right and go down Red tail .6 up Rattlesnake technical single track 1 mile to Deer Canyon make a hard left .4 miles of down and up Ticketron 1 mile, make a left at the top onto No Name .8 miles to West Cut Across go left a fast down .6 miles to Poles make a hard right UP .5 miles merge left at at the top onto No Dogs go down the fun .6 ocean view down to the Turn around aid station mile (15.57). Turn around and REPEAT your steps to the finish line.

Aid Stations

BFI - Mile 3 & 28

Slow 'N Easy - Mile 7 & 24. Mile 24 Cutoff 1:00 pm (6 hours)

West Cut Across - Mile 10 & 21. Mile 21 Cutoff 12:00 pm (5 hours)

Turn Around Station - Mile 15.5 Cutoff 11:00 am (4 hours)

Total Time Limit: 8 Hours

Aid Stations will supply water, CarboPro drink, Metasalt, VO2 Max, Coke & Ginger Ale, along with lots of sweet and salty snacks.

Drop Bags / Pacers

Drop Bags are permitted for 50K RUNNERS ONLY at the Turn Around Station (Mile 15.5). Make sure your name and bib number are clearly visible and please do not put anything breakable or valuable in your drop bag. 

NO Crew or Pacers are allowed for Whoo's in El Moro Fall Edition.

25K - 7:30 am Start

The 25 k Runners will start at the base of the No Dogs trail (50k turn around aid station) and run up .6 miles merge to the right to run down Poles .4 miles to West cur across and left sharp left up .6 miles to No Name turn right and proceed for .8 miles to Ticketron make a right turn on the fun fast down and up single track for 1 mile then up Deer Canyon .4 miles to Rattlesnake turn sharp right down awesome single track for 1 mile merge to the right onto Redtail run down and up .4 miles to west cut across aid station make a left down .6 miles to Moro Canyon , run 1.5 miles up Moro Canyon merge left onto Slow n Easy 1.25 up to aid station make a right onto Mission link single track and run up .4 miles at the top turn right onto Moro Ridge and run a fun rolling ocean view fire road for 3 miles to the BFI aid station where you will make a UTURN and run back 1 mile to I think I can and make a left turn down for 1.1 miles to the bottom , turn Left onto Moro Ridge fast 1 mile to the finish line.

Aid Stations

West Cut Across - Mile 1.2 & 7

Slow 'N Easy - Mile 10

BFI - Mile 12.7

Aid Stations will supply water, CarboPro drink, Metasalt, VO2 Max, Coke & Ginger Ale, along with lots of sweet and salty snacks.

10K Course - 8:00 am Start

Start at the Bridge and run 1 mile down MORO CANYON to I THINK I CAN and go 1.1 miles to the top and turn right on MORO RIDGE towards BFI aid station . This is your turn around spot now, go back same way you ran to the finish line!

Aid Stations

BFI - Mile 3.1 (Turnaround)

Aid Stations will supply water, CarboPro drink, Metasalt, VO2 Max, Coke & Ginger Ale, along with lots of sweet and salty snacks.

Prizes & Sponsors

Participants will receive a medal, Custom Arm sleeves by Ink N Burn, Nathan Sports giveaways Hoka shoes will be giving 50k OA male and female a pair of shoes.... More to come.....HOKA


Parking at Crystal Cove State Park is limited. We recommend all participants and spectators to carpool on race day. You can use a state parking pass or pay $15.00 per car at the park entrance. A Facebook announcement will be made so that runners who are interested in ride sharing can connect with each other. If you have further questions please contact Race Director Molly Kassouf or leave a message on the Contact Us page.

Packet Pick-Up

Race morning at Crystal Cove State Park.
8471 N. Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA


Please contact Race Director Molly Kassouf if you are available to volunteer for one of the Whoo's Trail Races.

Thank you in advance! .

Race Address

Crystal Cove State Park
8471 N. PCH
Laguna Beach

Local time: 3:05 AM


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