10k Turn by Turn Directions


  • MILE 1 - 1.4

    The start line of this race is just a few feet below the old zoo in the huge beautiful grass area. Follow the trail markings from the start line up to the right side of the huge grass area, and then onto the single track trail to the right of the chain link fence. Follow this up to the upper old zoo trail. Go left at the half mile mark on the old zoo trail. Follow the old zoo trail for another 3/4 of a mile until it bends to the right. Go right, and uphill here. On your left look for my volunteers who will direct you onto the wooden steps and then down the beautiful atrium single track trail. Follow this for about a 1/4 mile until it dead ends onto the lower beacon trail. You will hit aid station #1: Lower Beacon Trail

  • MILES 1.4 - 4.0

    From here go right up lower Beacon trail. Head up Lower Beacon Trail. At about a mile go right on Coolidge trail. At the 2.2 mile mark you will come to a 5 way intersection, and see my volunteer. He will direct you to make a sharp left. Follow this trail straight up to Joe Klass water station. You will not hit aid station #2 Joe Klass.

  • MILES 4.0 - 5.5

    Go straight and up towards the right on the paved road which is Vista Del Valle Drive. Run up the road past all the construction. It will bend to the right, and then you will see a green shed on your left. Look for my volunteer here to direct you where to go which is left and DOWN (NOT UP) the lower trail which is the Riverside trail. Follow the Riverside trail for about a mile until it dead ends and drops you at Vermont street. Go RIGHT! The trail will hug the right side. Follow this for about a 1/4 mile all the way to the Bird Sanctuary. You are now at aid station #3: Bird Sanctuary

  • MILES 5.5 - 10

    Run just past the bird sanctuary, and look for the little trail just past the chain link fence on your right. Go up this. Follow this all the way up for about a mile until you hit the top where it spits you out at mile 6.4, and you will now be just below Dante’s view. This is a 5 way intersection, and where we call the Charlie Brown Christmas tree spot! Go left here, and run down the Holllywood trail to the observatory parking lot, high five my volunteer, and then retrace your steps back up to the Charlie Brown Christmas tree. Stay straight here, and go up and to the RIGHT. My volunteers will direct you which way to go. You are now on MT Hollywood trail. Take this to Dante’s view (water fountain) mile 8.5, and go left. Run up the hogback trail for just a short distance, and then make a slight left to merge onto the 3 mile trail. Follow this down just a half mile until it dead ends at MT Hollywood Drive, and go right. Follow the paved road for about another 1/2 mile, and then go right on the North Trail. Follow this up to the right, and then down the single track pipes until it meets up with the lower north trail. Go left here. Follow this straight past two intersections until it finally dead ends at Vista Del Valle Drive. It will curve to the left, and turn into MT Hollywood road. You will now hit the MT Hollywood road aid station.

Race Starts 6:30am

Cut-Offs 6.5 hrs

Bib Pick-up


Bib packet Pickup: from 5:15am on race morning.

Course Profile & Aid Stations


  • Aid station #1: 1.0 mile
  • Aid station #2: 3.0 miles
  • Aid station #3: 5.0 miles