Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Vista Verde Skyline Run

Skyline Boulevard

Palo Alto, CA 50K, Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 10K

Registration closes: Thu, Nov 30 @ 11:59PM


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.

Virtual flyovers and detailed maps can be viewed here. 10K | Half | Marathon | 50K

If you will be registering on race day, please print and complete this form to give to our staff at check in.

Hosted By: BayTrailrunners
Location: Skyline Ridge Preserve, Los Altos, CA
Date: Sunday, December 3, 2017
Sign-in and Bib Pickup: 6:00 AM - 6:45 AM at the starting line.
Start Time: 7:00 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.
We will start in the dark so headlamps are suggested
50k runners will be turned back and must drop to the marathon distance if they fail to reach the Long Ridge Aid Station by 2:00PM, 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.


Early arrivals can park at the start of the race in the circular parking area to the right of the entrance. When that lot is filled, the rest of you can park in the huge equestrian lot to the left of the entrance. There is no cost to park.

Prizes and Swag

All participants will receive a BayTrailrunners Race T-Shirt. To guarantee your shirt size, you must register by Thursday, November 23, 2017.

First place finishers will each be awarded a gift card from our race sponsor, A Runners Mind.

Our friends from A Runners Mind will be there supporting the race and sharing some of the latest product from their store.

More to come!

Aid Stations

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.


Family and friends can cheer on their runners at the top of the Mindego Hill Road parking lot and again as they come through the start 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.


Joining us to conduct their high quality and professional timing will be Greg and Jenny Lanctot from Pacific Coast Trail Runs! They will make use of the 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!

Thank You

Robert Rhodes
BayTrailrunners LLC
Woodside, CA

Local time: 4:39 AM


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