Big Basin - Skyline to the Sea

Race Information

Location

Start: Saratoga Gap, Skyline Boulevard (CA-35) at Hwy 9, Los Gatos, CA.

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  • Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • 9:00 a.m.
  • 50 KM Marathon

Course

The popular Skyline to the Sea Trail runs from the crest of the Santa Cruz Mountains at Saratoga Gap through Big Basin Redwoods State Park, the oldest park in California (est. 1902), and ends at the Pacific Ocean at Waddell Beach. It travels through tall redwoods and high chaparral along the way.
(Distances are accurately measured using a RolatapeĀ® surveyor's measuring wheel.)

Driving Directions

Directions

Shuttle Bus Service to Start

The shuttle service (included in entry) to Saratoga Gap (the start) will depart Hwy 1 (near finish) at 6:45 a.m. Parking area is on Hwy 1 (1.8 miles South of RdO entrance gate). You can opt-out of the shuttle service if you have a ride.

Weather

Boulder Creek

Lodging

Hotels

Bib Number & Shirt Pick-Up

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. at Saratoga Gap.

Time Limit

There is a 8-hour time limit for all distances.

Aid Stations

Fully-stocked aid stations every 5 mi - 8.6 mi. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, water, and electrolyte sports drink. It is highly recommended that runners carry at least 20 oz. of water between aid stations.

Awards

T-shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners. All finishers will receive a custom medal and 50 Km finishers a custom coaster.

UltraSignup Forum and Facebook Group

The Big Basin - Skyline to the Sea UltraSignup Forum is for information about this event. Please post messages regarding places to eat or stay, sharing rides with fellow runners, etc. Go to Forum (opens in a new window).

The Friends of Coastal closed group is for information about Coastal events. Please post messages regarding places to eat or stay, sharing rides with fellow runners, etc. Go to our Facebook Page (opens in a new window) to join the group.