EVENT PARTICIPATION GUIDE & Shuttle Lists (30K & 18K)
All can park at Crissy Field.
60K is now starting at Crissy Field.
Here is a link to the EVENT PARTICIPANT GUIDE for THE RIDGE 60K/30K/18K on August 12th, 2017.
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Here is a link to the 18K shuttle list.
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Here is a link to the 30K shuttle list.
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8/2/17 Registration is closed. Event Update
Only the 30K shuttle has room on it.
Entrants emailed on 7/29/17 with deadline to drop down or out of race by 9pm PST Sunday night 7/30/17.
Those on the wait-list will be pulled off Monday if people drop down or out of race. If shuttles are still sold out. Race Director will ask those on wait-list to drop shuttle request and get ride to repsective start location.
You can only park at Crissy Field. YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PARK AT THE 30K and 18K START LOCATIONS. MUST GET DROPPED OFF.
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for 8 hours of volunteering and will receive:
1. $150 PCTR Race Credits good for one year.
2. Go run a trail volunteer shirt.
3. BRAND new PCTR Flat bill Mega Trucker Cap.
4. Volunteer Go run a trail bag.
5. PCTR Media stand
6. POST RACE BBQ Taco Bar meal
7. Volunteer more than 8 hours and receive more love and credits
The Ridge & Bay Area Trail Ridge Series Registration Info
6/30/2017 SHUTTLE UPDATE: We are slowly opening up spaces as we fill shuttles. We will be opening 10 spots at a time for the 60K to fill the final shuttle. Some people are dropping down and dropping up. Making the shuttle shuffle more exciting. It's important that you check that box if you need a ride to the start. Please note this is a POINT-TO-POINT course which means the start is different than the finish location in San Francisco.
SHUTTLES WILL CLOSE TUESDAY JULY 25th. At which point you will need to get a ride to the start of your event.
See more details below. Thank you.
Thank you for selling out the Early Bird spots.
We also have a special option to purchase a SERIES PASS to all four events here: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=48080
- 60k: $62 (50 Entries - sold out), $92 After April 30, 2017, $122 After May 31, 2017
- 30k: $35 (50 Entries - sold out), $65 After April 30, 2017, $95 After May 31, 2017
- 18k: $16 (50 Entries - sold out), $46 After April 30, 2017, $76 After May 31, 2017
7/29/17 COURSE UPDATES
COURSE MODIFICATION REQUESTED FROM PARKS.
62K is now 60K
32K is now 30K
18K is still 18K
We have created a turn sheets in your "Event Participant Guide" in the link above for the 60K/30K/18K.
We have moved to RunGoApp maps. This is a google based map system and has better ease of use for most of our entrants
RunGoApp Links to Maps - Elevation Charts - Turn-by-Turn
NEW COURSE AS OF 8/3/17
Elevation Gain is about 7,400 feet.
Elevation Gain is about 3,200 feet.
Elevation Gain iss about 2,300 feet.
Point-to-Point Course & Aid Stations
Ask any veteran ultra/trail runner, and they will tell you point-to-point courses are their favorite. 30K from Mt Tam or the 18K from Tennessee Valley, you will run to and finish at San Francisco's Crissy Field.
All participants will have the option to take the shuttle from Crissy Field. Park at Presidio and buses with 50 Runners each will be delivered to their respective starting locations. This means reserve your spot now in registration mode for $12. Or, have a friend or family member drop you off.
60K (Please see Event Participation Guide above for new Aid Stations)
30K (Mt Tam to Crissy Field, San Francisco)
- Mile 3.7 Muir Woods Road Water Only
- Mile 8.2 Shoreline HWY
- Mile 11.1 Tennessee Valley
- Mile 14.1 SCA
- Mile 19.3 Finish
18K (Tennessee Valley to Crissy Field, San Francisco)
- Mile 6.4 SCA
- Mile 11.5 Finish
12.5 HOUR TIME LIMIT FOR ALL DISTANCES
CUT-OFF for All Distances is 4:30pm at Tennessee Valley Aid Station.
Partners in Trail Running
A huge thank you to our partners in trail running. We are supportive of all products that are favorites of ours. It's not only important to support products that we like, but that are also beneficial to our competitors.
- ORAL IV - Donating Hydration Activation Supplements.
- ULTIMATE DIRECTION - Donating Hydration Products for some lucky registrants.
- EGG WEIGHTS - Donating this new fitness product for some of our finishers.
- HEALTH WARRIOR - Providing Samples for our entrants.
- FUEL-100 - Providing Electro-bites samples for our entrants.
Gear Bag Check, Drop Bags, and Pacers
Gear Bag Check
For shuttle participants only. This is your finish line bag. Generally, you may have some clothes or other items you brought with you on the shuttle. All participants will have the option to check a bag at their respective start location which will be brought to the finish line before your finish.
Drop Bags (60K & 30K only)
Drop bags are used in race and will only be allowed at Cardiac & Tennessee Valley Aid Station. They are to be brought to the finish.line area before the Tennessee Valley Shuttle leaves at 8:45
NO PACERS ARE ALLOWED
Awards & Swag
Special Bay Area Ridge Trail - PCTR medal and other Awards for all finishers.
Age Group Awards
PCTR Logo Age Group Division Bottle Opener Medal for top three in each gender Male & Female
Shirt and more.
Bay Area Ridge Trail Series
Los Gatos, CA – Along with 15 already scheduled events, Pacific Coast Trail Runs (PCTR) is introducing the only four-race trail running series in Northern California with a portion of each runner entry fee from the series being donated directly to the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council. The first event on August 12, 2017, is the inaugural “The Ridge,” featuring 62, 32, and 18 kilometer, point-to-point trail races along sections of the Bay Area Ridge Trail from Lagunitas in Marin County to Crissy Field in San Francisco. The other three events in this iconic new series will include sections of the Bay Area Ridge Trail on September 23 in Mt. Madonna, November 4 in Saratoga, and November 18 in Woodside.
Local time: 2:16 PM
“The Bay Area Ridge Trail vision is to create a continuous 550 mile loop that traces the ridgelines above San Francisco Bay,” said Council Executive Director Janet McBride. “Currently 370 miles are open for runners, hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians.”
New Trail Run Series Announced for Bay Area
Pacific Coast Trail Runs to Produce Bay Area Ridge Trail Series According to owner Greg Lanctot, “When we bought PCTR last Fall we promised to raise the bar with unique, high-quality events in new locations. All of the races in this new series are within a drivable geographic area, there are some new courses, and this unique series benefits an organization that is important to trail runners.” There will be special prizes for runners who complete two, three and four races, as well as points accumulation prizes and total distance prizes. To register for any of these races visit pctrailruns.com. To learn more about the Bay Area Ridge Trail visit ridgetrail.org