Saturday, Sep 24, 2022

Dick Collins Firetrails

17936 Lake Chabot Rd

Castro Valley, CA 50 Miler, Marathon, 100K

This Event Took Place Sat. Sep 24, 2022

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Welcome to Dick Collins Firetrails 2024! Stay up to date by checking out the Firetrails blog including notes on the return of the 100k and the NEW courses!

Please note, our race is on Sunday, September 29.

Welcome to the 41st Running of Dick Collins Firetrails!

Join us as we continue the tradition of Dick Collins Firetrails. When you step up to the start at Firetrails, you are stepping into history, one that winds back to when Dick Collins was the race director. Dick is a legend in these parts. He's remembered on a bench near the turnaround for the 50-mile race, in the camp below Skyline Gate

When you race here, you also stand on the shoulders of giants. Perhaps none are greater than those of course-record-holder Ann Trason, who directed this race for many years and who considered Dick Collins a mentor.

Dick Collins Firetrails is made of 4 events: Bay Ridge 100k, Firetrails 50, the Dinosaur Ridge 30k, and The Golden Hills Marathon.

UTMB: Dick Collins Firetrails races are UTMB Index races.

P-USATF Grand Prix: The Firetrails 50-mile race is part of the Pacific USATF Grand Prix.

The Courses

The 2024 has all kinds of exciting changes! For the first time, we will take you on a new piece of trail out in to Rancho Laguna Park. This will create an entirely new Firetrails experience with new single track and better access for friends and family to support you.

For full information on the courses with maps, elevation profile, crew directions etc visit our website Click on COURSE at the top of the page.

In the meantime, checkout this overview of the 100k. Click 'Flyover'.

Starting Times and Time Limits

Bay Ridge 100k starts at the entrance to Lake Chabot Regional Park at 5am. You can park there and we will carry in your post run bags and other things you might need. You will bring your drop bags here as well.

The Firetrails 50 starts at 6 am from Lake Chabot Marina, in the Cove Picnic Area. You will be able to enter the park at 5 am to park. Parking is free! Cove picnic area. We will check you in and start the race there.

The Golden Hills Marathon starts at 8 am and will both start and finish at Lake Chabot. You can check in there starting at 6 am.

Time limits are:
Bay Ridge 100k = 16.5 hours
Firetrails 50 = 15.5 hours
Golden Hills Marathon = 13.5 hours
Visit our website for more detail and status.

Cutoffs firm because of our permits and the general curfew in the East Bay Regional Parks. For information on aid stations, drop bags, pacers, etc. Please visit our website for exact locations, directions, and crew accessibility info.

Schwag and Awards

Bay Ridge 100k finishers receive the coveted rhino belt buckle, a Firetrails shirt, finisher's hoodie, the 2024 Firetrails wine glass, custom bib, and finishers woodallion, and race pictures. Firetrails 50 finishers receive a Firetrails shirt, finisher's hoodie, the 2024 Firetrails wine glass, custom bib, and finishers woodallion, and race pictures. Golden Hills Marathon runners receive a Firetrails shirt, finisher's hoodie, the 2024 Firetrails wine glass, custom bib, and finishers woodallion, and race pictures. Dinosaur Ridge 30k runners receive a Firetrails shirt, finisher's hoodie, the 2024 Firetrails wine glass, custom bib, and finishers woodallion, and race pictures. For Golden Hills and Dinosaur Ridge runners, you may purchase a hoodie separately.

Age Group Awards are given to the top finishers in each race by 10-year age groups.

Refunds and Other Policies

Generally, we don't offer refunds. Outside of 30 days, you can defer to a future year or another Scena race. You can do this easily through Ultrasignup. Just look at your profile and the ability to defer is built into your registration. Inside of 30-days, we may grant deferrals in exchange for volunteering. If you care enough to be part of the community, who are we to not grant you a deferral? All other refund policies, including what happens if there's a natural disaster, visit the Policies section of our website.

About Scena Performance

Scena Performance presents classic races like Skyline 50k, and Dick Collins Firetrails in Oakland, CA and creates new ones like Napa Valley 50k. Our aim is to take you someplace new and reward you with great running, food, and friends.

See you out there?

#enjoythejourney

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