Los Gatos Creek Trail Run
Saturday, 25 February 2017
5km, 10km & Half-Marathon

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Start Times
Half-Marathon - 8:00AM
10km - 8:10AM
5km - 8:20AM
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Vasona Park - Los Gatos, CA
All three distances will start and finish in Vasona Park in Los Gatos, CA. This a beautiful park that has all sorts of activities for your entertainment pleasure, including a train ride on the Billy Jones Rail Road. The races will be run or walked on the Los Gatos Creek Trail heading east towards Campbell. Each distance will have a turn around point. You choose the bike pathway asphalt or the dirt shoulder (part of the trail system) if that is what you prefer.

Get Fit Go Fast!

Welcome to the first of four events in our "Get Fit Go Fast!" race series. These events are intended to encourage individuals and families of all ages to come out for some easy running or walking.

Traditionally, Pacific Coast Trail Runs has been producing trail runs on dirt in mountains. Hopefully, if you haven't already, will try one of our fantastic events on dirt trails.

The other events in the race series are all in Silicon Valley / Santa Clara County:

March 25th, 2017
Almaden Trail Run
10K, 5K

April 22, 2017
Campbell Trail Run
Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

May 27, 2017
Coyote Creek Trail Run
Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K

Special Medal earned for completing all four events.
Also, earn points for each event to win series ending prizes.

Mardi Gras Theme
Come get your Mardi Gras on! All participants will receive a race shirt, as well as Mardi Gras themed masks and beads. We will also be handing out special prizes for those who come in a costume. Earn more beads shall you decide to take part in our post race fitness challenges. Our roots run deep in the youth and adult fitness community, and those with special needs or disabilities are encouraged to run, walk, or ride


Bib Number Pick-Up:

Packet Pick-up (Optional):
- Friday February 24th 5-7pm.
- Located at Sports Basement, Campbell.
- Here you will get your bib #, shirt, and Mardi Gras mask & beads.

Race Day Check-in:
7:00-7:45am All runners are required to check-in.
7:45am Race Director Briefing


Weather:

Los Gatos

Start:

Vasona Park is located at:
333 Blossom Hill Rd, Los Gatos, CA 95032. Directions.

Course:


Map  |  Elevations

All distances will start in Vasona Lake County Park and run an "out and back" race. This means you will run on the same park of the trail for each direction equal in length. The staging for the Start-Finish area is at the Blossom Valley and Gateway Pavilion Group Areas to the right just as you enter the park you will see the Pacific Coast Trail Runs Finish Arch. Runners will run/walk along the Los Gatos Creek Trail heading east following the neon green/yellow ribbons. At 2.5K into the event, the 5ker's will turn around and head back to the finish. At 5K in to the event, the 10Ker's will turn around. At the 6.55 mile mark, the half marathoners will turn around and head back to the finish.

Aid Stations:

5K Aid Station:
Mile 1.55 - Lark A/S

10K Aid Stations:
Mile 1.55 - Lark A/S
Mile 3.1 - Los Gatos Creek Park A/S
Mile 4.65 - Lark A/S

Half Marathon Aid Stations:
Mile 1.55 - Lark A/S
Mile 3.1 - Los Gatos Creek Park A/S
Mile 6.55 - St Elizabeth Ave A/S
Mile 9.65 - Los Gatos Creek Park A/S
Mile 11.20 - Lark A/S

Awards:

Top 3 Male & Female Overall Winners in each distance will win dollar value race credit for future Pacific Coast Trail Runs events.

1st Place - $75 race credit
2nd Place - $50 race credit
3rd Place - $25 race credit

Age Group Award Winners for Top 3 Male & Female in each of the following age group categories:
< 13
14 - 19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
60+

All Finishers will receive a cool bottle topper medal as seen in the following photo:
Los Gatos Creek Trail Run Medals

Entry Fees:

Add $10 if registering after January 31, 2017
Add $20 if registering after February 14, 2017
  • 5km - $50.00
  • 10km - $55.00
  • Half-Marathon - $65.00
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