Friday, December 18, 2015

2016 Trail Racing Calendar for the San Francisco Bay Area


Not all races have been confirmed. As of this publishing the 2nd half of 2016 has some fairly spotty information. Some websites may not be available yet. Most races are likely based on past history. If your trail race is not listed contact Jonathan This calendar will be updated throughout the year. Monthly calendars that are more detailed will still be published every month. See you on the trails!!!

Fun Fact: The 2015 calendar received well over 10,000 visits...Thanks!!!!












January
January 1st- Brazen New Years Day- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
January 1st- Resolution Run- 5mi & Kids Run- Los Gatos (NOT A "TRAIL" RACE)
January 2nd- Hacienda Hills/ Almaden Quicksilver Park/ New Almaden- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
January 16th- Pacifica Foothills- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
January 16th- The Dam Run- 10k, 5k
January 16th- Steep Ravine- 50k, Marathon, 25k, Half Marathon, 7mi
January 23rd- Coyote Hills- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
January 23rd- Crystal Springs- 50k, Marathon, 22mi, Half Marathon, 10k
January 30th- China Camp Challenge- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- China Camp State Park

February
February 6th- Golden Gate Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
February 6th- Ordinance 100k
February 6th- Fort Ord Trail Run- 100k, 50k, 35k, Half Marathon, 10k- Read my review from 2014
February 7th- Whiskey Hill Redwood Run- Half Marathon, 10k- Huddart Park, Woodside
February 7th- Rattle Snake Ramble- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- Lake Chabot, Castro Valley
February 7th- Super Guadalupe Run- 10k, 5k- Guadalupe Gardens, San Jose
February 13th- Bay Breeze Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Marina Park, San Leandro
February 20th- Chabot Redtail Ridge- 50k, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
February 20th- Montara Mountain- 50k, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k
February 20th- Run for Amma... & Ellen- 50k, 30k, 10k- Alpine Inn,Portola Valley
February 27th- Victory- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Craneway Pavillion , Richmond
February 27th- Rabbit Chase- Half Marathon, 10k- Mt Tamalpias
February 27th- Juana Run- 8k, 5k, 1 mile- Gunn High, Palo Alto

March
March 5th- Woodside King's Mountain- Half Marathon & 5 Mile- Read my review from 2014
March 5th- Sanborn Park Trail Challenge- Half Marathon, 9 mi, 4.2 mi (military discount on all races)
March 6th- The San Jose 408k- 8k- NOT A TRAIL RACE
March 12th- Romancing the Island 12K & 25K
March 12th- Badger Cove- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014
March 12th- Marin Ultra Challenge- 50mi, 50k, 35k, Half
March 13th- Ilsanjo Classic 10-miler & Neo-Classic 4-miler- Howarth Park, Santa Rosa
March 19th- Napa Valley Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K
March 20th- Hellyer- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Hellyer Park, San Jose
March 20th- Canyon Meadow Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
March 20th- Calero Resevoir- Marathon, Half Marathon, 9k- Calero Park, Santa Clara
March 26th- 27th- San Francisco 100 & 50 Mile Endurance Run- Rodeo Beach, GGNRA, Sausalito
March 26th- Knickerbocker Canyon- 35k, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Am. River Canyon Overlook Park, Auburn
March 28th- POSTPONED (until further notice) Brazen Goonies- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k

April
April 2nd- Grizzly Peak- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
April 2nd- Golden Gate Headlands Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k
April 2nd- King Richard Annual- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
April 9th- Mt Tam Wild Boar Half Marathon & 10K
April 9th- Lake Sonoma- 50mi
April 9th- Zoom Ayala Cove Run- 15mi, 10mi, 5mi
April 9th- Woodside Crossover- 50k, 35k, Half Marathon, 10k
April 16th- Calistoga Trail Ramble- 10 mile, 10k- Boothe-Napa State Park, Calistoga
?---April 16th- Night Sweats Trail Marathon
April 17th- Diablo Trail Challenge- 50k, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014
April 17th- Sasquatch Scramble- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Redwood Regional Park, Oakland
April 23rd- Rodeo Beach Rumble- 8k, Half Marathon, 30k, 50k- GGNRA Rodeo Beach
April 24th- Presidio Y Trails Run- 10k, 5k, 1.5mi- Park Presidio, San Francisco
April 30th- Western Pacific- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Quarry Lakes, Fremont
April 30th- Sierra Azul Trail Challenge- 50 mi, 50k, 18.8 mi, 13.1 mi, 10k, 5k

Special Mention because it is cool: Jamaica Bike Tour- April 7th- 9th- Negril, Jamaica

May
May 7th- Miwok- 100k
May 7th- Mothers Day Run- Half Marathon, 5mi, 5k
May 7th- Horseshoe Lake- 50k, Marathon, Half Marathon, 5mi Read my review from 2013
May 7th- Los Altos Hills Pathways Run- 10k, 5k, 1mi
May 10th- Loop the Lagoon- 10k, 5k, 2 mile walk- Lagoon Valley Park, Vacaville
May 14th- Quicksilver- 50k, 100k
May 14th- Cinderella Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
May 14th- Muir Woods Marathon, Half Marathon & 7 Mile
May 14th- Tilden Trail- Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k- Berkeley
May 14th- Resevoir Dogs- 35k, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
May 17th- Ohlone Wilderness Run- 50k (maybe held in September??? need info)
May 21st- Wildcat- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014
May 21st- Ancient Redwood Adventure- 6 hour, 10 mile, 5 mile- Hendy Woods, Philo
May 21st- China Camp- 35k, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
May 28th- Nitro Trail- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k

June
June 4th- Trail Quake- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review
June 4th- San Bruno Mountain- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- San Bruno Mt State Park, So San Francisco
June 4th- Calero Run- 50mile, 50k, 25k, Half Marathon, 15k, 5k- Calero Park, San Jose
June 4th- Lynch Canyon Trail Run- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, Free Hike Read my review from 2014
?---June 4th- Lake Chabot Trail Challenge- Half, 5k
?---June 5th- Dusk Buster- 5k
June 11th- Berry Creek Falls- 25k, 15k,10k
June 11th- Rodeo Valley- 50k, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
June 12th-The Dipsea- 7.2 mi
June 12th- Big Basin 50k/ Marathon
June 18th- Walt Stack DSE Double Dipsea- 14.2 mile
June 18th- Canyon Meadow Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
June 18th- San Francisco Summer Solstice 6, 12 & 24hr
?---June 19th- Woodminster Cross Country Race- 9mi
June 26th- San Lorenzo River Trail Run- 50km, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k 
June 26th- Tick Trailblaze- Half, 10k, 5k- Huddart Park, Woodside- Read my review from 2014

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July
July 2nd- Zoom Quarry Lakes- Half, 10k, 5k
July 9th- Dirty Dozen & Half Dozen- -12 HOURS/6 HOURS
July 9th- Golden Gate Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
July 10th- Across the bay 12k & 15k- NOT A TRAIL RACE
?---July 11th- Bobcat Blitz- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- Huddart Park, Woodside
?---July 12th- Pacifica- 50k, 30k, 21k, 10k
July 16th- Rancho Canada del Oro- 50k, 24 mi, 14 mi, 9 mi, 4.2 mi
?---July 18th- Table Rock- 27k, 10k
July 17th SPASM Chabot Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
July 23rd- 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

August
?---August 2nd- Santa Cruz- 30k, Half Marathon, 10k
?---August 2nd- Presidio Cross Country 5k- Julius Kahn Playground, San Francisco
August 6th- Summer Breeze- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- San Leandro Marina
August 6th- Echo Summit Trail Challenge- 50 miles, 50k, 20 miles, Half Marathon, 10 miles, 5k
August 7th- Skyline 50k Endurance Run- Lake Chabot, Castro Valley
August 7th- Crystal Springs- 50k, Marathon, 22mi, Half Marathon, 10k- Huddart Park, Woodside Read my review from 2013
August 13th- Bear Creek- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Briones Regional Park, Martinez
August 13th- Cinderella Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k- Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland
August 20th- Zombie Runner San Francisco- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- GGNRA, San Francisco
?---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 27th- Diablo Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10mi, 4mi- Mt Diablo
August 27th- Tamalpa Headlands 50k- Muir Beach
August 27th- Toro- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, 30k- Toro County Park, Salinas
August 27th- 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 3rd- Zoom Point Pinole- Half, 10k, 5k
?---September 5th- Palo Alto Weekly's Moonlight Run- 10k, 5k
September 3rd- 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- 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 16th- Marin Moonlight Run- 5k, 10k - Hamilton Marshes, Novato
September 17th- DRAG-N-FLY -Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014
?---September 19th- Race4Life- 5k- Pleasanton
September 18th- Coastal Marathon & 50k- Marin Headlands, GGNRA
September 24th- Bay Area Trail Running Festival- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Garin Park, Hayward
?---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 24th- Big Sur Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 5mi- Andrew Molera State Park, Big Sur
?---September 27th- Lindley Meadow Cross Country- 5K- San Francisco

October
October ???- Let's Go 510- 10k
October 1st- Pacifica Summit Run- 10k, Half Marathon, 30k, 50k- San Redro Valley State Park, Pacifica
?---October 4th- Montclaire 5k
October 1st- Rocky Ridge- Ultra Half Series Championship, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Read my review from 2014 - Read my review from 2012
October 9th- Honey Badger- 5k, 10k, Half Marathon- China Camp State Park, San Rafael
?---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 15th- Tarantula Run- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, Kids Scramble- Los Vaqueros
October 16th- Sonoma Trail Marathon- Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k fun run
?---October 16th- Oakland Hills Run- 35k, Half Marathon, 10k
?---October 16th- REI Run Series: Marin Headlands- 10k, 5k
October 16th- 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 29th- Zombie Runner Halloween Run- Marathon, Half Marathon, 5mi
?---October 31st- Stinson Beach Marathon, Half Marathon & 7 mi

November
November 5th- Lake Chabot Trail Run- 50k, Marathon, 30k, Half Marathon, 5mi
November 5th- Mt Diablo Trail Adventure- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
November 13th- Napa Valley Harvest Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
?---November 14th- Mt Tam- 50k, 30k, Half Marathon, 10k- Read my review from 2012
November 13th- Briones Ridge- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
November 19th- Salomon CITYTRAIL- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- GGNRA, San Francisco
?---November 21st- Peacock Gap Trail Run- 30k, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- China Camp State Park
?---November 22nd- Holiday Hustle- 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon
November 24th- Nitro Turkey- 10k, 5k, Little Turkey's Race
November 24th- Zoom Turkey Trot- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Hellyer Park
November 24th- Healdsburg Turkey Trot- 5k run/walk- Healdsburg
November 24th- The Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble- 10k, 5k- El Sobrante
November 24th- Marin Turkey Trot- 10k, 5k, 1 mile
November 26th- Quarry Turkey- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
November 27th- Quad Dipsea- 28.8mi- Mill Valley

December
December 3rd- 4th- 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 10th- 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
?---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
December 31st- New Years Eve- Half Marathon, 10k, 5k