Horseshoe Lake

Race Information


Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve, Palo Alto, CA. The preserve's entrance is located one mile south of the intersection of Skyline Boulevard (Highway 35) and Page Mill Road.

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  • Sunday, May 6, 2018
  • 8:00 a.m.
  • 50 KM Marathon Half Marathon 5 mi (8:15 a.m.)


The course is within the Skyline Ridge, Long Ridge, and Russian Ridge Open Space Preserves. The majority of the course is along the Bay Area Ridge Trail with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Cruz Mountains.
(Distances are accurately measured using a RolatapeĀ® surveyor's measuring wheel.)

Driving Directions

Google Map (21198 Skyline Blvd., Los Gatos, CA 95033)

iPhone Map (22246 Skyline Blvd., La Honda, 94020 Note: Christmas Tree Farm is just south of park entrance)


Palo Alto



Bib Number & Shirt Pick-Up

7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. at Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve

Time Limit

There is a 9-hour time limit for all distances.

Aid Stations

Fully-stocked aid stations every 4 - 5 miles. 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.


T-shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners. Award medals are given to the 1st female and male finishers overall and top three finishers in each age group. All finishers will receive a custom medal and 50 Km finishers will also receive a custom coaster.