Thursday, November 6, 2014

2015 Trail Racing Calendar for the San Francisco Bay Area

Highlighted Races have been confirmed for 2015.
Updated 10-17-15
Non- highlighted races are likely (based on past history) but have not been confirmed yet.
If your race is not listed or you would like your race reviewed contact jdfales@gmail.com
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January

January 1st- Brazen New Years Day- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
January 11th- Crystal Springs- 50k, Marathon, 22mi, Half Marathon, 10k
January 17th- Pacifica Foothills- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
January 17th- The Dam Run- 10k, 5k
January 17th- Steep Ravine- 50k, Marathon, 25k, Half Marathon, 7mi
January 24th- Coyote Hills- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
January 31st- Ordinance 100k
January 31st- Fort Ord Trail Run- 100k, 50k, 35k, Half Marathon, 10k- Read my review from 2014

February

February 7th- China Camp Challenge- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- China Camp State Park
February 8thGolden Gate Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
February 8th- Rattle Snake Ramble- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- Lake Chabot, Castro Valley 
February 14th- Bay Breeze Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
February 21st- Chabot Trail Run- 50k, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
February 21st- Montara Mountain- 50k, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k
February 28th- Hellyer- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
February 28th- Woodside King's Mountain-  Half Marathon & 5 Mile- Read my review from 2014

March


March 7th- Romancing the Island 12K & 25K
March 7th- Sanborn Park Trail Challenge- Half Marathon, 9 mi, 4.2 mi

March 8th- Ilsanjo Classic 10-miler & Neo-Classic 4-miler- Howarth Park, Santa Rosa

March 14th- Badger Cove- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014
March 14th- Zombie Runner San Francisco- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco

March 14th- Marin Ultra Challenge- 50mi, 50k, 35k, Half
March 21st- Napa Valley Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K SOLD OUT
March 22nd- Canyon Meadow Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
March 22nd- Calero Resevoir- Marathon, Half Marathon, 9k- Calero Park, Santa Clara
March 22nd- Whiskey Hill Redwood Run- Half Marathon, 10k- Huddart Park, Woodside
March 28th- Brazen Goonies- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
March 30th- Golden Gate Headlands Marathon, Half Marathon & 7 Mile

April

April 4th- Grizzly Peak- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
April 4th- King Richard Annual- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
April 11th- Mt Tam Wild Boar Half Marathon & 10K
April 11th- Lake Sonoma- 50mi

April 11th- Zoom Ayala Cove Run- 15mi, 10mi, 5mi
April 12th- Woodside Crossover- 50k, 35k, Half Marathon, 10k
April 18th- Night Sweats Trail Marathon
April 19th- Diablo Trail Challenge- 50k, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014
April 25th- Sierra Azul Trail Challenge- 50 mi, 50k, 18.8 mi, 13.1 mi, 10k, 5k
April 25th- Rodeo Beach Rumble-  8k, Half Marathon, 30k, 50k- GGNRA Rodeo Beach
April 26th- Sasquatch Scramble- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- Redwood Regional Park, Oakland
April 27th- Presidio Y Trails Run- 10k, 5k, 1.5mi- Park Presidio, San Francisco

May

May 2nd- Western Pacific- Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
May 2nd- Miwok- 100k
May 9th- Cinderella Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
May 9th- Muir Woods Marathon, Half Marathon & 7 Mile
May 9th- Wildcat- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014
May 9th- Mothers Day Run- Half Marathon, 5mi, 5k
May 9th- Los Altos Hills Pathways Run- 10k, 5k, 1mi
May 9th- Quicksilver- 50k, 100k
May 10th- Loop the Lagoon- 10k, 5k, 2 mile walk- Lagoon Valley Park, Vacaville
May 17th- Horseshoe Lake- 50k, Marathon, Half Marathon, 5mi Read my review from 2013
May 17th- Ohlone Wilderness Run- 50k
May- 23rd- Salomon CITYTRAIL- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco
May 23rd- China Camp- 35k, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
May 30th- Nitro Trail- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
May 30th- 31st- San Francisco 100 & 50 Mile Endurance Run- Rodeo Beach, GGNRA, Sausalito
May 30th- San Bruno Mtn Run- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- San Bruno Mountain State Park, South San Francisco

June

June 6th- Trail Quake- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014
June 6th- Lynch Canyon Trail Run- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, Free Hike Read my review from 2014
June 7th- The Dipsea- 7.2 mi
June 7th- Lake Chabot Trail Challenge- Half, 5k
June 10th- Dusk Buster- 5k
June 13th- Calero Run- 5k, 15k, Half Marathon, 25k, 50k, 50mi
June 13th- Rodeo Valley- 50k, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
June 13th- San Lorenzo River- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
June 14th- Big Basin 50k/ Marathon
June 20th- Double Dipsea- 14.2 mile
June 20th- Canyon Meadow Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
June 20th- San Francisco Summer Solstice 6, 12 & 24hr
June 21st- Woodminster Cross Country Race- 9mi

July

July 4th- Zoom Quarry Lakes- Half, 10k, 5k
July 5th- Resevoir Dogs- 35k, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
July 11th- Dirty Dozen & Half Dozen-  -12 HOURS/6 HOURS
July 11th- Golden Gate Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
July 11th- Bobcat Blitz- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- Huddart Park, Woodside
July 12th- Pacifica- 50k, 30k, 21k, 10k
July 18th- Rancho Canada del Oro-  50k, 24 mi, 14 mi, 9 mi, 4.2 mi (Date not confirmed)
July 18th- Table Rock- 27k, 10k
July 19th SPASM Chabot Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
July 25th- BAD BASS- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Lake Chabot- Read my review from 2014
July 25th- Angel Island 12k & 25k- Tiburon Ferry Dock to Angel Island State Park
July 25th- Berry Creek Falls- 25k, 15k,10k
July 26th- Big Basin- 50k, Marathon, 

August

August 1st- Summer Breeze- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- San Leandro Marina
August 2nd- Santa Cruz- 30k, Half Marathon, 10k 

August 2ndTick Trailblaze- Half, 10k, 5k- Huddart Park, Woodside- Read my review from 2014- First 10 people to sign up here recieve $10 discount with code SFTRAILS

August 2nd- Presidio Cross Country 5k- Julius Kahn Playground, San Francisco
August 8thSkyline 50- 50k- Lake Chabot, Castro Valley
August 9th- Crystal Springs- 50k, Marathon, 22mi, Half Marathon, 10k- Huddart Park, Woodside Read my review from 2013
August 15th- Bear Creek- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Briones Regional Park, Martinez
August 15th- Cinderella Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k- Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland
August 22nd- Bill Flodberg Mount Madonna Challenge- 30k, 18k, 12k, 6k- Spring Lake Picnic Area, Gilroy
August 29th- Presidio 5k/10k (Opening Soon!!!)
August 23rd- Coastal Trail Challenge- 10k
August 29th- Tamalpa Headlands 50k- Muir Beach
August 29th- Toro- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, 30k- Toro County Park, Salinas
August 29th- Annual Almaden Hills Run- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
August 30th- Golden Gate Park Cross Country- 5k- Polo Field, San Francisco
August 30th- Zoom Castle Rock- Half, 10k, 5k- Castle Rock Regional Park, Walnut Creek

September

September 5th- Zoom Point Pinole- Half, 10k, 5k
September 5th- Palo Alto Weekly's Moonlight Run- 10k, 5k
September 5th- TRAIL HOG- HALF MARATHON/10K/5K- Read my review from 2014
September 6th- Annadel Loop- 7mi- Annadel State Park, Santa Rosa
September 12th- Night Sweats- Marathon, 15k
September 12th- Fall Showdown- Half Marathon, 5mi, 5k
September 13th- Golden Gate Park Open Cross Country (part of PAUSATF XC GP)- 4mi
September 12th/13th- Headlands Hundred 100mi, 75mi, 50mi, Marathon- Marin Headlands, GGNRA
September 13th- Diablo Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10mi, 4mi- Mt Diablo
September 13th- Whistle Punk Half- Half Marathon- Purissma Creek Redwoods, San Mateo County
September 14th- Lagoon Valley- 30k,Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, kids 1/2 mile
September 19th- DRAG-N-FLY -Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014

September 19th- Race4Life- 5k- Pleasanton
September 20th- Coastal 50k- Marin Headlands, GGNRA
September 20th- Garin Trail Running Festival- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Hayward
September 25th- Marin Moonlight Run- 5k, 10k - Hamilton Marshes, Novato
September 26th- Dipsea Hike for Zero Breast Cancer- 6mi- Marin Headlands, GGNRA
September 26th- Berkeley Trail Adventure- 50k, 35k, Half Marathon, 10k Read my review from 2013- Tilden Park, Berkeley
September 26th- Garin Park Cross Country Challenge- 5k- Haywatd
September 27th- Big Sur Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 5mi
September 27th- Lindley Meadow Cross Country- 5K- San Francisco
 
Special Mention:
SAN DIEGO AREA
September 19th- Carmel Valley Trail 10k & 5k
 

October

October 3rd- Pacifica Summit Run- 10k, Half Marathon, 30k, 50k- San Redro Valley State Park, Pacifica
October 4th- Montclaire 5k
October 3rd- Rocky Ridge- Ultra Half Series Championship, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014
October 3rd- Sonoma Trail Marathon- Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k fun run
October 10th- Dick Collins Firetrails 50- 50mi
October 10th- Golden Hills Marathon- Berkeley
October 10th- Skyline to the Sea- Marathon & 50k-  Read my review from 2013
October 11th- Honey Badger- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- China Camp State Park, San Rafael
October 17th- Los Vaqueros Tarantula Run- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, Kids Scramble
October 17th- Oakland Hills Run- 35k, Half Marathon, 10k
October 17th- REI Run Series: Marin Headlands- 10k, 5k
October 18th- Coyote Ridge Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 20mi, 10mi, 7mi
October 24th- Eldridge Gosney's Pure Ultra- 50k, 36k, Half Marathon, 11k
October 25th- Napa Wine Country Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k
October 31st- Zombie Runner Halloween Run- Marathon, Half Marathon, 5mi
October 31st- Stinson Beach Marathon, Half Marathon & 7 mi

Special Mention:
October 3rd-
Stepping towards the cure 5k Run/Walk 
October 4th- FitBit Tiburon Half Marathon

November

November 7th- Lake Chabot Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
November 8th- Mt Diablo Trail Adventure- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
November 14th- Mt Tam- 50k, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k- Read my review from 2012
November 15th- Briones Ridge- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
November 21st- Peacock Gap Trail Run- 30k, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- China Camp State Park
November 22nd- Holiday Hustle- 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon
November 26th- Nitro Turkey- 10k, 5k, Little Turkey's Race
November 26th- Zoom Turkey Trot- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Hellyer Park
November 26th- The Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble- 10k, 5k- El Sobrante
November 26th- Marin Turkey Trot- 10k, 5k, 1 mile
November 28th- Quarry Turkey- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
November 28th- Quad Dipsea- 28.8mi- Mill Valley
Special Mention
  • Healthy Running Laguna Niguel- SoCal Running Convention for Medical Professionals, Coaches, Trainers, and Runners. Healthy Running covers advanced running form, strength training, range of motion, aerobic development, motor skill development, injury assessment and treatment, and running shoe prescription. Content is evidence based with numerous case scenarios and hands-on analysis to apply concepts learned.

December

December 5th- 6th- The North Face Endurance Challenge- 50mi, 50k, Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- GGNRA, Fort Barry
December 5th- Dam Jingle Bell Dash- 10k, 5k, Kids Dash
December 12th- Hark the Herald Angels 12k & 25k
December 12th- Summit Rock- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
December 12th- Rodeo Beach- 50k, 30k, 20k, 8k
December 13th- Woodside Ramble- 50k, 35k, Half Marathon, 10k- Read my review from 2012
December 13th- Krampus Kross Kountry 5K, 10K & Micro Brew Fest- Presidio, SF ($5 discount with code JOHN at checkout)
December 20th- Zombie Runner Quarry Lakes- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon
December 27th- Brazen Almost New Years Eve- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2012 or my review from 2014
December 27th- Woodside- 50k, 35k, 17k, 10k