Everything you need to know to race today.
Register on UltraSignup and race the course anytime between January 1-31. Post your time on Strava and Race the Commons will find your result. If you don't use Strava, send an email to Race Director and you will be added to the finisher list. Only Strava verified times can take top 3. This youtube video gives a beautiful tour of the course and shows how racing works. Map and turn-by-turn course directions are all provided on this one-page pdf.
Can I expect help if I get lost or have problems on the course?
No, you are running solo or with whoever you feel safe running with. Be careful, make sure you know how to navigate, bring water and food, and prepare for extreme changes in coastal weather. You must be 100% self-reliant to run a Race the Commons race.
Directions to the start.
For directions to the start line, search "Gigling Rd and 8th Avenue, California" on Google Maps. Parking is free. The race starts at the gate on 8th Ave. Watch the race video if you want to see a video of the the start/finish line.
Helpful GPX File.
Here is the course GPX file.
About Race the Commons.
Race the Commons designs courses for competitive running on public land. All racing is self-supported. Top 3s get awards. Race hard. Race often. Give everything. Register on UltraSignup and post your time on Strava. Respect Covid-19 and love the land.
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