Pacific Coast Trail Runs

Rodeo Beach
Saturday, 14 December 2013
8km, 20km, 30km & 50km

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Start Times
30km - 8:30AM
50km - 8:30AM
20km - 8:45AM
8km - 9:00AM
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Rodeo Beach, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Sausalito, CA

Enjoy vistas of the Pacific Coast as you take a scenic tour of the spectacular Marin Headlands with views of San Francisco, Tiburon, the Golden Gate Bridge and California coastline. This PCTR classic-event begins and ends at Rodeo Beach. You’ll see historic abandoned military batteries reclaimed by nature. December is the end of the of the diurnal raptor season, with tens of thousands of raptors drawn to the area.

Event Check In/Bibs:

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. at Rodeo Beach.

Time Limit:

There is a 9 hour time limit for the 50km run. There is a 2pm cutoff time for starting the 20km loop.


Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley


Rodeo Beach/Sausalito

Shirt Options:

Cotton shirts: Unisex 100% “Cotton Soft“ that is short sleeved preshrunk with a tag-less label.

Sport-Tek: These Ultra Performance shirts for ladies or men are 95/5 poly/spandex that keeps you cooler and drier while running. Raglan short sleeves add comfort and makes for easy movement. Ladies has a V-neck while the male shirt is crew.

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.


Rodeo Beach, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA. Directions


Map  |  Elevations  |  Descriptions

Aid Stations:

We will provide a variety of fresh fruit, salty snacks, salted potatoes, PB&J sandwiches, salt tabs, sugary snacks, Clif Shot Sports Drink, Coke, and water. Runners in the 50km may leave a drop bag at the 30km aid station with personal needs.


Awards are given to the 1st place female and male finishers overall in each distance. Ribbons are awarded to the female and male 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finisher in each ten-year age group for each distance. Ultramarathon (50km) finishers will receive a custom event coaster.



    • 8km - $35.00
    • 20km - $40.00
    • 30km - $45.00
    • 50km - $65.00
    (Add $10 if registering after November 30, 2013. Add $15 at check-in, if not sold out.)
    (Pre-registration through Noon on Thursday, December 12th, if not sold out.)

    Course Records:

    8 Km Jack Calhoun, 20, San Francisco, CA ('09) 30:01
    Emily Enstice, 29, San Francisco, ('08) 39:00
    20 Km Graham Dobbin, 30, Lafayette ('09) 1:22:59
    Zoe Sheffield, 29, Bath, UK ('07) 1:27:32
    30 Km John Jameson, 27, Berkeley ('12) 2:07:56
    Taryn Hand, 26, Corvallis, OR ('12) 2:31:41
    50 Km Nathan Yanko, 27, San Francisco, CA ('09) 3:43:41
    Devon Yanko, 27, San Francisco, CA ('09) 4:28:01
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