Skyline to the Sea Marathon & 50km
Saturday, 7 October 2017
Marathon & 50km

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Start Times
Marathon - 9:00AM
50km - 9:00AM
Registration now open! Skyline to the Sea Trail Run – Marathon and 50km
Start: Saratoga Gap
Saturday, October 7, 2017

This is the original Skyline to the Sea trail run! The trail begins at Saratoga Gap and descends from the Santa Cruz Mountains to the deep blue Pacific Ocean. Along the way you will encounter amazing views of the Monterey Bay, coastal and redwood forests, lush ferns, chaparral, exquisite sandstone formation, crystal clear waterfalls and the beauty of California wildflowers. This gorgeous venue is not to be missed.

Bib Number Pick-Up:

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. at Saratoga Gap, Skyline Blvd. (No parking at Saratoga Gap. Runners should either be dropped off at Saratoga Gap or take the shuttle service from Hwy 1.)

Shuttle Service:

7:00 a.m. from Hwy 1 (near Finish, Directions ) to Saratoga Gap (Start). Runners' warm clothing (one jacket & pants, ONLY) will be transported to the finish area. Please note that parking at Saratoga Gap is prohibited. Shuttle fee is an additional $7.

Time Limit:

8 hour. There is a 1 p.m. cut-off time to reach the Gazo Creek Aid Station.

Crew Driving:



Boulder Creek

Shirt Options:

Sport-Tek shirt will be included with registration unless a no shirt option is requested.

Sport-Tek: This maximum comfort tee has a roomy, athletic cut and controls sweat. This lightweight soft t-shirt is short sleeve and comes in both men and women's fit.

Patagonia Shirts: Stay dry and cool and get some protection from the sun and salt in silky, lightweight Capilene. It’s quick to wick, ultra breathable and fast to dry. Made from 100% all-recycled polyester with 15 UPF sun protections and Gladiodor natural odor control. When ordering the size, they tend to run small.


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


Map  |  Elevations  |  Turn-by-turn

Aid Stations:

Fully-stocked aid stations every 9 - 12 kilometers. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, boiled potatoes & salt, water, and Clif Shot Bloks, electrolytes sports drink and more. It is highly recommended that runners carry at least 20 oz. of water between aid stations.


Placement Awards are given to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place overall female and male finishers overall in each distance. Age group 2016 medallions are awarded to the female and male 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finisher in each ten-year age group for each distance. All distance runner finishers will receive a race logo and dated finisher medallion. Ultramarathon (50km) finishers will receive a custom event coaster.

Entry Fees:

(Add $15 if registering after January 31, 2017)
  • Marathon - $95.00
  • 50km - $115.00
  • Registration closes at 11:59PM PST on Saturday, September 30th.

    Course Records:

    50 Km Leor Pantilat, 25, San Carlos, CA ('11)3:24:09
    Caitlin Smith, 28, Oakland, CA ('10)4:00:48
    Marathon Chris Jackson, 31, San Francisco, CA ('15)3:27:23
    Linden Bader, 29, San Francisco, CA ('11)3:36:00
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