The Lost Boys 50 Mile Trail Run is a POINT-TO-POINT course that starts in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park at an elevation of about 1,000 feet. The course heads west over the mountains topping off at Cuyamaca Peak at 6,512 feet and finishes at Cuyamaca Lake, 40 miles east of San Diego. This is a beautiful but extremely challenging run featuring spectacular geography, historical trails, contrasting landscapes and incredible views. The first half courses through desert washes, canyons and mountain valleys including a brief section where runners must climb over some dry rock waterfalls. Ascending out of the desert, the mountainous second half climbs and descends through a lush alpine environment. There are approximately 28 miles of trails, 4 miles of desert washes without roads or trails and 18 miles of jeep roads with almost 9000' of climb, 6100' of descent. Well equipped aid stations are spaced 4 to 8 miles apart.
The registration fee is $125 plus the mandatory $29 California Parks fee, plus the ultrasignup fee.
Local time: 12:26 AM
Shuttle service is highly recommended as parking is limited at the start line and is an additional $25 and must be received by April 17, 2017. You can register for the shuttle in one of two ways:
Option 1.) Select the shuttle service at time of registration on ultrasignup.com
Option 2.) Mail in the $25 check payable to Cliffs And Meadows to the following address:
Cliffs and Meadows
PO Box 461107
Escondido, CA 92046
See the registration page of the website for more details http://www.lostboys50.com/p/blog-page.html