Welcome to the BayTrailrunners Vista Verde Skyline Run. Racers will enjoy stunning vistas of the Pacific Coast and of the spectacular Lambert Creek Watershed, Butano Ridge, Portola State Park and the newly opened Mindego Hill! Revel in tree-covered singletrack and wide open trails that roll through pristine grassy meadows, along serene ponds and over smooth flowing creeks. There is no doubt that the views and trails out here are sure to impress all who participate.
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Hosted By: BayTrailrunners
Location: Skyline Ridge Preserve, Los Altos, CA
Date: Sunday, December 1, 2018
Sign-in and Bib Pickup: 6:00 AM - 7:15 AM at the starting line.
Start Time: 7:30 AM
News, updates, discussions and other info can be found on the Facebook Event Page.
There is a 9 hour time limit for all distances.
50k runners will be turned back and must drop to the marathon distance if they fail to reach the Long Ridge Aid Station by 2:30PM, which equals 7 hours. This is at the 21 mile mark and where the marathon runners turn back.
The 10K does not go out to Mindego Hill.
Please park in the huge equestrian lot to the left of the entrance. There will be a friendly ranger and volunteer on hand to point you in the right direction. There is no cost to park.
It Was a Beautiful Day: Vista Verde Skyline 50K Race Report. Sarah Lavender Smith, 3rd F in the 50K.
Cris Gebhardt photos: December 2017
Prizes and Swag
All participants will receive a BayTrailrunners Race T-Shirt. To guarantee your shirt size, you must register by Monday, November 19, 2018.
First place finishers will each be awarded a gift card from our race sponsor, A Runners Mind
More to come!
All distances will have aid at the start and finish.
Marathon, Half and 50k runners will have a DIY water stop at the 4 mile mark.
Half Marathon will see full aid 10 miles into the race.
Marathon and 50k runners will see full aid 11.5 miles into the race.
Full aid again for marathon and 50k runners at 15 miles as they pass through the starting area to complete the rest of the course.
At the 22 mile mark, marathon and 50k runners will find more aid.
Restrooms: There is one restroom located in the main lot and another in the handicap parking area. We will also have port-a-potties shipped in. Mindego Hill aid station has one too.
Family and friends can cheer on their runners in the Mindego Hill Road parking lot off of Alpine Road and again as they pass through the starting line to complete the second half of the race. No crew or pacers needed but 50K runners can leave a drop bag at the start. We can not be held responsible for lost or stolen items so please keep all your valuables locked in your car.
We will make use of the quality timing software that Ultrasignup provides.
Own a BayTrailrunners Trucker
Just $25 will get you our BayTrailrunners embroidered, adjustable Trucker! There are 3 colors available for purchase at checkout. Army Front/ Moss Mesh back, Navy Front/ White Mesh back, Orange Front/ Moss Mesh back. We will have it for you on race day!
Local time: 6:18 PM