Join Armstrong Redwoods
Our event begins and ends in Armstrong Redwoods State Park among ancient 1,200+ year old redwoods, more than 300 feet high! These trails are the most beautiful coastal redwood trails found in California.
The Armstrong Redwoods Ultra is apart of the Pacific Coast Trail Runs, which provide the opportunity for runners to push further and find amazement in themselves by offering long distance running events on California’s beautiful trails. Everything we do celebrates community, the environment and strength of the human spirit.
Our event begins and ends in Armstrong Redwoods State Park among ancient 1,200+ year old redwoods, more than 300 feet high! These trails are the most beautiful coastal redwood trails found in California. The 5 km will be a loop that passes the Redwoods Forest Theater through the redwoods and cutting across to the magnificent East Ridge Trail ending at the Visitor Center. The 9 km distance will run almost entirely through the redwood trails.
The 17 km distance will continue to Austin Creek SRA. The trail runs through old growth trees along Gilliam Creek. It is magical. It returns to Armstrong Redwoods on a fire trail.
The 30 km and 50 km continue along Gilliam Creek and will enjoy some technical challenges, including 10 creek crossings. Yes, you might get wet feet. You might also see and abundance of wildlife on one of the most pristine trails you may ever experience. Fire trails bring you back to Armstrong Redwoods. The 50 km distance will enjoy another loop through the redwoods.
directions_runStart Address: Guerneville,us
flagFinish Address: Guerneville,us
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 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.
9 hour time limit.
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