Saturday, Feb 22, 2020

Chabot/Redtail Ridge Trail Run

17600 Lake Chabot Rd

Castro Valley, CA 50K, 30K, 1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5K

Registration closes: Thu, Feb 20 @ 5:00PM

Race Information

Lake Chabot Regional Park was established in the 1960s after the reservoir had been closed to recreational use for 91 years. Today, the lake remains as an emergency water supply and is open to fishers and boaters, as it is filled with trout, catfish, bass, crappie, and other fish.

With eucalyptus forests, grassy meadows, lakeside paths, and hill top vistas, Lake Chabot offers over 20 miles of hiking trails, which connect to the additional 70 miles of trails in adjoining Anthony Chabot Regional Park making it a spectacular place to run and also very accessible.

This is one of our typically faster races with less elevation and some paved sections. The course is designed for those who are looking to PR and those who are less competitive and/or just embarking on trail racing.

Park information: Lake Chabot, Anthony Chabot

Location: Lake Chabot Regional Park - Marina, Castro Valley, CA

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020

Events: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, 30K & 50K

Bib Pickup & Check-In: 7:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Start Times:
     ● 50K - 8:30 AM
     ● 30K - 8:30 AM
     ● Half - 8:45 AM
     ● 10K - 9:00 AM
     ● 5K - 9:15 AM

Time Limit: There is an 8.5 hour time limit for the 50K race.

Parking: Parking at Lake Chabot Regional Park is free for all participants who arrive prior to the lots being full. There is additional free parking along the road just outside of the park. Carpooling is always strongly encouraged.

Race Capacity: The Chabot Trail Run will have a capacity of 500 runners, across all distances.

Course Information

Detailed Course Map | Turn by Turn Directions - Coming Soon | Aid Station Distances and Cutoffs | Elevation Profiles

Aid Stations

Inside Trail Racing aid stations are replete with an optimal variety of glycogen-replenishing, electrolyte-replacing products. The following is a list of some of the foods and beverages each aid station may provide: Gu Energy gels, chews, and Stroopwafels, trail mix, pretzels, potato chips, Oreo cookies, Pop Tarts, boiled potatoes with salt, Coke, Mountain Dew, Ginger Ale, water, Tailwind Endurance Fuel, PB&J sandwiches, M&M’s, Mike & Ike’s, salt tablets, bananas, watermelon, and tangerines. Aid stations are also equipped with general first aid items, including Salt-Stick tablets, but no anti-inflammatory medicine.

Tailwind is mixed so that it contains 180 – 200 calories per 20 fluid ounces.

As distances between aid station vary, we strongly encourage all runners to carry at least one 20oz bottle during their run.

Volunteer

Without the support of enthusiastic and caring volunteers producing our races would not be possible. Volunteers of all ages and abilities help with setup, check-in, aid stations, course marshaling, timing, and post-race food.

Volunteering is a fun, novel way to experience races, play in the outdoors, and spend time with friendly people. All volunteers receive a free race T-shirt, free food, and the ability to earn credit toward a future Inside Trail Racing event, commensurate to the amount of time worked. Five hours of assisting an event results in a free race credit or Inside Trail merchandise.

To volunteer for this year’s event, please submit our online volunteer form.

Shirts

All registered runners will receive a District Perfect-Tri tri-blend fabric shirt. This tee is made with top-of-the-line sportswear technology to heighten performance during your toughest workouts. With sun defense, moisture-wicking technology, quick stain release, and comfortable fit, this tri-blend performance crew serves the needs of every athlete. It’s the perfect year-round choice for outdoor sports and exercise. Get the most out of your workout with this tough, hardworking tee.

Features:
     ● 4.5-ounce, 50/25/25 poly/combed ring spun cotton/rayon, 32 singles
     ● 1X1 rib knit neck
     ● Shoulder to shoulder taping
     ● UPF 30

To be guaranteed your shirt size, you must register by February 8, 2020.

Awards

The top three overall winners (male and female) of each race distance will receive a custom trophy with the race logo. In addition, the top finisher for each distance (male and female) will receive a special item from one of Inside Trail’s sponsors.

All finishers will receive a custom medal with the race logo.

All 50K finishers will receive a pint glass with the race logo.

The Dead Last Finisher (DLF) in each even will receive a custom award.

Age-group medals (3 deep) will be awarded in the following categories, for both males and females:
     ● 13 and under
     ● 14 – 19
     ● 20 – 29
     ● 30 – 39
     ● 40 – 49
     ● 50 – 59
     ● 60 – 69
     ● 70 and over

The Fine Print

Entry fees to our trail runs are non-refundable, and we do not offer transfers or deferrals to future races. However, with advanced notice, we are happy to credit part of your entry fee to a future Inside Trail Racing event. A credit worth 75% of paid entry fee will be awarded up to two weeks of the event time; a credit worth 50% is provided when a cancellation is made between 2 weeks and up to 72 hours of the event. There will be no credits issued if a cancellation is declared within 72 hours of the race. Credits will be available for 1 full year from the date of the race.

Only registered runners can participate, and you may not exchange your entry with another individual.

We do not cancel races due to rain or heat. An act of God, such as earthquake, fire, or other natural disaster, which causes the area of a race to be closed may force cancellation or relocation of the event. If a race location is changed due to park closures, we will automatically transfer the registration over to the new venue, or we will issue credits in accordance with our cancellation policy. In the event a race is completely cancelled, or needs to be rescheduled, we will transfer a portion of your entry fee to another ITR event. Again, credits will be valid for 1 year.

Due to trail work, closures, or for myriad other reasons, permitting agencies may require changes to the publicized courses at any time prior to an event. This is out of our control, and we therefore will not offer refunds or credits in such a situation.

Hosting a trail running event is an expensive and risky endeavor. All race costs are paid for well in advance of race day, so there is no financial gain to be made if a person does not show up on race day. We want all of our registered runners to show up, run, and have fun. While we understand that injuries, conflicts, emergencies, deaths, and other unfortunate events happen and may impact your plans for participation, we must adhere to our cancellation policies.

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