Registration will open January 1, 2024, at 12:01 AM. Registration will remain open until the race has 300 entrants on a first come, first serve basis. After that, we will keep an ordered waitlist.
Questions? E-mail us at SanDiego100rd@gmail.com.
The 2024 race start and finish area is located at south parking of Lake Cuyamaca Recreation Area which is located 9 miles southwest of Julian, CA on state Hwy 79. See race web site for lodging details. All runners are reminded the 2024 event will start at 6:00am PDT on Friday, June 7, 2024. with the completion cutoff of 32 hours ending at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 8, 2024.
The San Diego 100 course is new in 2024! It is now a loop course consisting of a 90% single track mountain course which covers four recreational areas in the east county mountains of San Diego. The 2024 start and finish area are located at the south parking area of Lake Cuyamaca Recreational Area. The course includes trails traversing sections of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), Noble Canyon, the Cuyamaca and the Anza Borrego State Parks, and Mt Laguna Recreational Areas. A very challenging technical course in hot and dry conditions with approximately 13,700 feet of climbing and the same amount of descent with a 32 hour time limit. The race is a once again a qualifier for Western States 100.
Qualification to Apply
As a prerequisite to apply, applicants must have completed a 50 mile race in under 13 hours between the dates of January 1, 2022 to March 15, 2024. Applicants who have completed a 100K or a 100 mile within the time limits of that race within that same time frame are also qualified to enter. You can sign up for the race without your qualifier as long as you get your qualifier by March 15, 2024. However, please be aware that if you fail to qualify, your entry will be subject to our refund policy, so please review it carefully.
Applicants are also required to perform 6 hours of trail maintenance as a volunteer or 6 hours of volunteer service at another ultra or other community service from between June 1, 2023 and May 15, 2024. In lieu of trailwork, we also offer an option to donate $100 to support our volunteers and Trailfit which services the trails of San Diego County. Those who do not complete the volunteer requirement or donate to Trailfit will not be allowed to participate in the race. This is STRICTLY enforced.
The 2024 event will again have a Solo Division to recognize all runners who opt to run the entire race without the support of a crew or pacers with spectators only allowed to meet Solo runners at the start and finish line. All finishing Solo runners will receive special awards to include a unique belt buckle. Solo runners will have to rely on their drop bags and the aid stations for all support. We have the best aid station volunteers in the business, so you will feel plenty of love! Solo runners are allowed to run with other registered runners but must rely only on themselves (drop bags) and aid station volunteers throughout the entire race. No one is allowed to be a spectator, pacer or crew for Solo entrants.
Event's current local time: 3:44 AM PT