Start date: 08/12/2023
$95 entry fee until June 30th, 2023.
HELP PCTR GET TO 125 FINISHERS AT THE HEADLANDS 100K. Meeting this goal will allow for us to qualify for consideration to become a Western States 100M Endurance Run qualifier.
Pacific Coast Trail Runs, established in 2000, presents the 16th annual Headlands Endurance Runs, featuring the 100K distance - a new era for Headlands ultrarunning. After 15 years of the Headlands Hundred Mile Endurance Runs (Marathon to 150 Mile distances) operating with superior safety protocol and no issues, one of our runners was aggressively taken down by a coyote around 3am during the event. Since the incident last summer, and numerous meetings with the National Park Service, they (NPS) have decided to not allow any "over night racing" again in the Marin Headlands, Muir Beach, Stinson Beach and the surrounding area that makes up the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. We are now proud to produce the Headlands 100K in its place.
We will be offering the Rodeo Beach 50K and 30K Trail Runs on the same day. Rodeo Beach Trail Run will no longer happen in December as it had for years. You can register for the Rodeo Beach Trail Run here: https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/Sausalito/RodeoBeachTrailRun
All entrants to receive:
- Headlands 100K Endurance Run - Hoodie
- Pacific Coast Trail Runs - Trucker Hat
- All finisher receive a unique wooden finisher medal by Trailblazer Awards (Made in the USA)
- All finishers may receive an "Age Group Announcement and Award" if qualified.
- Podium Award (Top Three Males & Top Three Females) if qualified.
- Chef Yaku Post Race Meal and Beverages.
- Free downloadable on-course professional photos of your Race.
- Free Parking
- From time to time we get some other free items from sponsors or partners.
- Epic beachside start/finish line area at Rodeo Beach to relax after your run and hang your trail running buddies.
Start / Finish Location & Address is the same for all events on 8/12/23:
Rodeo Beach - Fort Cronkhite
1049 Mitchell Rd
Sausalito, CA 94965
Keys names to input in to your map app: Rodeo Beach /Fort Cronkhite / Rodeo Beach Picnic Area / Coastal Trailhead / Marine Mammal Center
The Headlands 100K will start and finish at the Rodeo Beach Picnic Area as both the Headlands Endurance Runs and Rodeo Beach Trail Run have started and finished for more than 20 years. The course will consist of two different 50K loops - the first loop will be clockwise and the 2nd loop will be the same loop in the counterclockwise direction.
***** ALL INLCUSIVE Maps (Parking / Elevation Charts / Turn-by-turn) to follow soon.
Distance*****: 100K or 62.4 miles.
Elevation Gain*****: 12,824 feet of elevation gain.
Start time: 4am
Time Limit: 17 hours (16:24 min/mile pace)
End time: 9pm
Cut-off #1 @ Rodeo Beach: Noon (8 hours to complete the first 50K Loop or 15:24 min/mile pace)
Cut-off #2 @ Tennessee Valley: 4:30pm (12.5 hours to complete 46.7 miles or 16:06 min/mile pace)
STRAVA MAP LINKS:
Strava 50K Clockwise direction: https://www.strava.com/routes/3062516830633304448
Aid Stations Clockwise: Muir Beach, HWY 1, Tennessee Valley, Smith Trail, Golden Gate Bridge North.
Strava 50K Counter-Clockwise direction: https://www.strava.com/routes/3081033211332944006
Aid Stations Counter-Clockwise: Golden Gate Bridge North, Smith Trail, Tennessee Valley, HWY 1, Muir Beach.
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