Saturday, Mar 30, 2019

Red Dragon

Skunk Hollow Parking Lot, Salmon Falls Road

Pilot Hill, CA 55K, 35K, 1/2 Marathon

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Information and Parking

All distances start and finish at the Skunk Hollow Parking Lot on Salmon Falls Road.

Start Times:
55K at 7:00am
35K at 7:10am
Half Marathon at 7:20am

We will have early packet pickup on Friday, March 29th 3:30-6:30pm at the Auburn Aid Station - Trails & Ales 675 High Street in Auburn. Registered runners will receive 10% off everything in the store.

Race day bib pick-up is 5:30am-7:00am at start area.

Parking is NOT included in your race registration. Parking is $10 to enter the Folsom State Recreation Area. Please bring exact cash and pay at the metal envelope safe at Skunk Hollow (race start) or Salmon Falls lot (overflow parking). Or use your Golden Poppy Pass to bypass parking fees.

Course

All distances start and finish at the Skunk Hollow parking lot.

The Half Marathon course is an out & back completely on the South Fork American River trail. From race start, go up the Red Dragon ascent, continue on South Fork trail through Norton's Ravine to the "Movie Set" Aid Station & return exactly the way you came.

The 35K course is an out & back. From race start, go up the Red Dragon ascent, continue on South Fork American River trail through Norton's Ravine to the "Movie Set" Aid Station, then take a left on Long Valley trail, then a sharp left on Cronan Ranch Road, the a right up the connector to West Ridge trail, right on West Ridge trail, follow it all the way down to Cronan Ranch Aid Station & return exactly the way you came.

The 55K course course is an out & back. From race start, go up the Red Dragon ascent, continue on South Fork American River trail through Norton's Ravine to the "Movie Set" Aid Station, then take a left on Long Valley trail, then a sharp left on Cronan Ranch Road, the a right up the connector to West Ridge trail, right on West Ridge trail, follow it all the way down to Cronan Ranch Aid Station, take the trail East, then a right on Hidden Valley Cutoff, right on South Fork American River, left to River Access, follow River Access East, right on South Fork/Down & Up trail, right on Conector trail, cross new Hastings Creek bridge, right on South Fork American River, right on Gerle trail, follow Gerle loop to Magnolia Ranch Aid Station & return exactly the way you came.

Elevation gain/loss

Half Marathon 2,000 feet
35K 3,400 feet
55K 5,200 feet

Aid Stations

Half Marathon: Movie Set mile 7 (turnaround point)

35K: Movie Set mile 7, Cronan Ranch mile 11 (turnaround point), Movie Set mile 15

55K: Movie Set mile 7, Cronan Ranch mile 11, Magnolia Ranch mile 17.5 (turnaround point), Cronan Ranch mile 24, Movie Set mile 28

Cut-off times

11 hours for all distances.

Swag

All finishers receive a race shirt and medal.

Top-3 overall finishers for each distance (male & female) will receive special plaques.

Local time: 8:00 AM
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