Race #4 of the SoCalTrail Series
The former xterra course is back - with an evening start time!!
Race #4 of the SoCalTrail Series. The new SoCalTrail Series features super race-able, yet challenging 15k-50k long courses and 5-25k short courses every month. Collect age group points across the SoCalTrail Series. In December, the top Long Course and Short course runners in each age group earn a SoCalTrail performance jacket, sponsor packages, and a chance to win a Season Pass to all 2023 SoCalTrail races.
Saturday, May 21st - 4pm
Take on the epic 14-mile Bulldog loop in reverse or the fast, action-packed 4-mile course around Malibu Creek. This event takes place in the afternoon and carries on through a Santa Monica Mountain sunset with post-race beer garden celebrations, a delicious taco meal with vegetarian options, and incredible sports massage by the Vision For Enrichment team.
2:30pm - Packet Pick-Up
4:00pm - 22k Start
5:30pm - 7k Start
6:00pm - Beer Garden Open
6:45pm - Awards Ceremony
8:00pm - Course Closed
The Fun Stuff
All Runners Get:
Soft male- or female-cut shirts designed to wear again
Matching Finisher Medals,
FREE Course Photos (3 Photographers)
Delicious Breakfast Tacos
21+ Beer Garden
Post-Race Sports Massage by Vision For Enrichment
Coffee and/or Hot Cocoa
DJ Announcers and Music
Same Day Results (SoCalTrail Series Points)
Overall Awards and Age Group awards for both the 7k and 22k:
U20 / 20-29 / 30-39 / 40-49 / 50-59 / 60-69 / 70+
$500 Course Record Bonus for the 22k
1:29:57 - Sal Bautista (2004, Mexico)
1:43:56 - Mary Colburn (2010, Culver City)
Winners of the 7k and 22k are invited to compete at the Tough Topanga 10k on June 18th.
Follow @SoCalTrail on Instagram and @SoCalTrailRuns on Facebook for official announcements, including details for a Preview Run at the beginning of May.
22k - 14.29 miles with 2,851' of vert
7k - 4.17 miles with 618' of vert
The 22k has 4 aid stations with water and Skratch Hydration.
The 7k has 2 aid stations with water and Skratch Hydration.
Pre-filled cups are available as well as water bottle refills.
Directions & Parking
The race is held in Malibu Creek State Park
1925 Las Virgenes Road
Calabasas, CA 91301
($12 parking at gate entrance)
FREE parking on Mulholland and Las Virgenes. Please park off the road and be cautious of traffic. The race start is around 1-mile from the farthest parking spot.
Give back to the racing community and earn SoCalTrail race credits!! Opportunities to help are with parking, registration, post-race festival, aid stations, and pre-running or sweeping the course.
All volunteers get awesome race swag, meals, and drinks.
Race credits to future SoCalTrail races are $15/hour and are transferrable to friends and family!
Subject: VOLUNTEER MALIBU CREEK
Fleet Feet Encino/Burbank - Aid Station Support & Course Record Cash Bonus
Local time: 7:16 AM
15% off in-store with proof of registration (*some exceptions apply)
Vision For Enrichment - Post-Race Sports Massage