Montaña de Oro
Saturday, 1 April 2017
8Km, 13Km, Half-Marathon, 36Km & 50km

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Start Times
50km - 8:00am
36km - 8:10am
Half-Marathon - 8:20am
13km - 8:30am
8km - 8:30am
Registration Open! Montaña de Oro State Park
Montaña de Oro, "Mountain of Gold", features seven miles of shoreline, rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, coastal plains, streams, canyons, and hills, including 1,347-foot Valencia Peak.

Bib Number Pick-Up:

7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. at Montaña de Oro State Park.

Time Limit:

There is a 9 hour time limit for the 50 Km distance.


Los Osos

Shirt Options:

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

Sport-Tek: This Montana de Oro Trail Run Competitor Sport-Tek running shirt is a comfort tee which has a roomy, athletic cut and controls sweat in both men's 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.


Montaña de Oro State Park, Los Osos, CA. The park is six miles southwest of Morro Bay and seven miles south of Los Osos on Pecho Road. Directions


Map  |  Elevations  |  Turn-by-turn

Aid Stations:

We will provide a variety of fresh fruit, salty snacks, salted potatoes, PB&J sandwiches, salt tabs, sugary snacks, Clif Shot Bloks, sports drink, cola and water. Runners in the 50 km may leave a drop bag at the 25 km mark at the starting point with personal needs. 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.)
  • 8km - $50.00
  • 13km - $55.00
  • Half-Marathon - $60.00
  • 36km - $70.00
  • 50km - $80.00
  • (Registration closes Sun, March 26 @ 11:59PM PST)

    Course Records:

    8 Km David Fryauf, 26, Santa Cruz, CA ('15) 32:07
    Julie Jakoboski, 24, La Crescenta, CA ('09)43:39
    13 Km Robert Mead. 28, Templeton, CA (’16) 57:44
    Hailey Chiasson, 26, Morro Bay, CA ('16) 1:16:14
    Half-Marathon Jared Filippone, 30, Goleta, CA (’16) 1:54:47
    Juli Furtado, 49, Santa Cruz, CA ('16) 1:56:32
    36 Km Jadd Martinez, 34, San Luis Obispo, CA (’16) 3:13:39
    Kasia Gondek, 29, Sherman Oaks, CA ('16) 3:48:19
    50 Km Van McCarty, 39, San Luis Obispo, CA ('10) 4:16:24
    Katie Haldeman, 28, San Francisco, CA ('09)5:04:09
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