Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 @ 6:00 AM

Happy Chinese New Year Run

Los Penosquitos Canyon Trail

SAN DIEGO, CA Marathon, 50 Miler

This Event Took Place Sat. Feb 8, 2020


Due to some San Diego Park Recreation restrictions, 2021's (Year of Ox) event will be changed to 100K. It will be clockwise.

Race Reports

By Ge Jin, 2019 Pig Year Overall Winner (in Chinese)
By Ge Jin, 2020 Rat Year (in Chinese)

UTMB Qualifier

I will request itra to certify the course later this year. It's likely 100K will have 4 UTMB points


The cutoff of ox year 100K is 14hrs. limit to 25 runners Celebrate Chinese New Year with this fat ass 100K! It's a single loop of 62.3 miles with about 7k ft ups and downs, all on most beautiful trails of San Diego. Note this is a fat ass event, no course marking, no award, no transfer. There will be water and food on three aid stations and each has a strict cutoff time.

Aid Stations

Start (4AM ) and Finish (6PM) location
Canyonside Park Driveway, San Diego, CA 92129
Google Map URL:
GPS coordinates: 32.941437, -117.135671

AS#1 Sycamore Canyon Rd 12mi, Cutoff 2:30hrs (6:30AM)

AS#2 Cowles Mtn Trailhead 30 mi, Cutoff 7hrs (11AM), 50K finish

AS#3 Rose Canyon Trailhead 50 mi, Cutoff 11hrs(3PM)

Finish line, Canyonside Community Park, 62.3 mi, Cutoff 14hrs (6PM)
Canyonside Park Driveway, San Diego, CA 92129
Google Map URL:
GPS coordinates: 32.941437, -117.135671

Course Maps and Files

You don't need all of maps and files below, just the one(s) you know how to use, but it's always a good idea to have back up plan for navigation.

Google Course Map Load it to your phone.
Caltopo Course Map Many advanced features, used by professional rescue agents.
Garmin Connect Course. Login and click Send To Device
Ridewithgps Map. The original course I created on, all others files/maps based on this one, see below for the embed map.

GPX file With Aid Stations and other POIs
KML file Used by some app like Mapme, Google Earth.
TCX file Used by some Garmin devices
FIT file Garmin course file, with turn-by-turn direction, put it under Garmin, Garmin, Course folder
Full TBT with detailed maps
TBT cue sheets only See the embed below.
Cue sheet in CSV format You can open it on your spreadsheet and do something about it.

Below just a Embed map and a TBT direction for your visual pleasure, you can find the urls of map and file above.

Local time: 8:31 PM


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