Saturday, Feb 22, 2020

The Ranch 50k

3024 La Honda Drive

Escondido, CA 50K, Marathon, 1/2 Marathon

This Event Took Place Sat. Feb 22, 2020

New for 2021

We're back! Exciting new changes for 2021's event:

- One Patagonia custom shirt is now included in your registration! Please make sure you select the desired size and cut when you register. Race hats and additional shirts can be purchased with your registration on UltraSignUp. At this time we plan to have A FEW shirts available for purchase on race day, but if you want one guaranteed in your size, order on USU. Check the race website for pictures of shirts and hats.

- The Marathon distance is no longer being offered. In the interest of simplifying the Start/Finish line experience and making on-course markings more intuitive (we listened!), we've elected to suspend the marathon distance. We hope to bring it back soon!

- There will be NO race day registration. Register on UltraSignUp. Last year we sold out two weeks prior to the event and still had unregistered runners drive from Los Angeles to run. Although we like the cut of your jib- please don't put our registration volunteers under that stress load again.


The event will take place in the Daley Ranch area, with the Start/Finish line at the Dixon Lake Picnic Area for both distances. The 50K event will consist of a 15.6 mile loop that will be repeated twice, with a grand total of 6,318 feet of gain (1,926m).

For half marathon runners, the loop will be 13.1 miles with 2,706 feet (825m) of gain.

There will be three full stocked aid stations available on this course.
50k Event:
(Two Visits) La Honda Aid Station @ 5.4 & 21 miles
(Two Visits) Lilac Hill Aid station @ 10 & 25.7 miles
(Two Visits) Start Finish (Dixon Lake aid station @ 15.5 & 31.1 Miles.
There are two cut-off times for this event, 5 hours for the first loop, 10 hours on the second loop.

Half Marathon Event:
La Honda Aid Station @ 4.75 miles
Lilac Hill Aid station @ 9.5 miles
Start Finish (Dixon Lake aid station) @ 13.1 miles
9.5 Hour Cut-off for this event.

Permit will be held by the City of Escondido and can be revoked at anytime. If this happens we will work with runners to find a solution for you (free entry into the following year's event, transfer to another SWTR race, refund (if funds are not previously allocated)).
SURF Members please look in the October 2020 Newsletter for a race entry discount!

Event Schedule

Race Packet Pickup is TBD

50K Race @ 7:00 AM

Half Start @ 7:30 AM

Post Race Celebration / Award Ceremony

Open until 6:00 PM

Race Swag

Finishers will be rewarded with:

Finisher Medal
Additional Finisher Swag

Top 3 Men and Women in each event will receive finisher trophies.


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