SAN DIEGO 50-MILE & TRAIL MARATHON

ESCONDIDO, CA
January 15, 2022

PROUDLY PRODUCED BY

THE LAKE HODGES TRAIL FEST, SAN DIEGO 50-MILE, AND SOCAL WINE COUNTRY WOMEN’S HALF MARATHON ARE NOW PART OF Elevation Culture. PLEASE VISIT THEIR WEBSITE FOR CONTINUED UPDATES AT www.ElevationCulture.com. Race Registration and all pertinent info is also available on Runsignup.com

COURSE INFORMATION

The San Diego 50 Mile & Trail Marathon course will feature the beautiful trails of the San Dieguito River Park. The course is a mix of double track, single track, fire road and a very small amount of paved running.

Aid Stations are located approximately every 4-7 miles. 50 Mile aid stations are fully stocked with water, Tailwind Nutrition drink, Honey Stinger gels, fruit, and snacks. Marathon aid stations 1, 2, 4 and 5 will be fully stocked with your 3rd aid station being a water only stop.

How to use the interactive course map features:

  • Click on map to access full feature course map page
    • Click the clock icon in the upper right to estimate your finish time
    • Click the “Terrain Map” dropdown to select your preferred map type
    • Click the speedometer icon in the lower left next to the play button to adjust playback speed

Approx Elevation Gain: +3,900′
Approx Elevation Loss: -3,900′
Approx Elevation Change: 7,800′

Click on Elevation Profile Image for more detailed analysis

*Course subject to change based upon final approval by San Dieguito River Park

Aid Station Mileages are Approximate

Aid Station Approx Mileage Crew/Drop Bag? Open/Cutoff
Raptor Ridge 1 5.75 No/No Opens at 6:30am
Sunset Drive 1 10 Yes/No Opens at 7:30am
Del Dios Park 1 15 Yes/Yes Opens at 8:00am
Bing Crosby 1 20 Yes/No Opens at 8:30am
Bing Crosby 2 24 Yes/No Closes at 12:30pm
(6hrs)
Del Dios Park 2 29 Yes/Yes Closes at 1:50pm
(7hrs 20mins)
Piedras Pintadas 36.25 No/No Closes at 3:45pm
(9hrs 15 mins)
Sunset Drive 2 40 Yes/No Closes at 4:45pm
(10hrs 15mins)
Raptor Ridge 2 44.5 No/No Closes at 5:50pm
(11hrs 20mins)
Finish 50.5 Yes/Yes Closes at 7:30pm
(13hrs)

How to use the interactive course map features:

  • Click on map to access full feature course map page
    • Click the clock icon in the upper right to estimate your finish time
    • Click the “Terrain Map” dropdown to select your preferred map type
    • Click the speedometer icon in the lower left next to the play button to adjust playback speed

Approx Elevation Gain: +1,953′
Approx Elevation Loss: -1,935′
Approx Elevation Change: 3,870′

Click on Elevation Profile Image for more detailed analysis

There is no time cutoff specifically for the marathon. You must be able to finish the race faster than the final 50 miler. If you are hiking the entire marathon or plan to be well behind the other runners, please let us know. When you reach it, the turnaround aid station may be unmanned.

Aid Station Approx Mileage AS Type Crew?
Raptor Ridge 1 5.75 Fully Stocked No
Sunset Drive 1 10 Fully Stocked Yes
Turnaround 13.1 Water Only No
Sunset Drive 2 16.2 Fully Stocked Yes
Raptor Ridge 2 20.75 Fully Stocked No
Finish 26.2 Fully Stocked Yes