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Skyline to the Sea Marathon & 50km

Quick facts

Distance Ultra marathon

About Skyline to the Sea Marathon & 50km

Welcome to the Skyline to the Sea Marathon, which part of the Pacific Coast Trail Runs series. The Pacific Coast Trail Runs 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 celenbrates community, the environment and the strength of the human spirit.

This is the original Skyline to the Sea trail run! The trail begins at Saratoga Gap and descends from the Santa Cruz Mountains to the deep blue Pacific Ocean. Along the way you will encounter amazing views of the Monterey Bay, coastal and redwood forests, lush ferns, chaparral, exquisite sandstone formation, crystal clear waterfalls and the beauty of California wildflowers. This gorgeous venue is not to be missed.

Distances

Skyline to the Sea 50km

  • 50km

Skyline to the Sea Marathon

  • 42.195km

Practicalities

Aid Stations

Fully-stocked aid stations every 9 - 12 kilometers. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, boiled potatoes & salt, water, and Clif Shot Bloks, electrolytes sports drink and more. It is highly recommended that runners carry at least 20 oz. of water between aid stations.

Award Medals

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.

Maximum Time

8 hour. There is a 1 p.m. cut-off time to reach the Gazo Creek Aid Station.

Skyline to the Sea Marathon & 50km Route Map

Skyline to the Sea Marathon & 50km Route Map

Start:

Saratoga Gap

Saratoga Gap, Los Gatos,us

Finish:

Rancho del Oso

Saratoga Gap, Los Gatos,us

Highlights

Along the way runners will encounter amazing views of the Monterey Bay, coastal and redwood forests, lush ferns, chaparral, exquisite sandstone formation, crystal clear waterfalls and the beauty of California wildflowers. This gorgeous venue is not to be missed.

Overview

Point-to-point course that starts at Saratoga Gap and descends from the Santa Cruz Mountains to the deep blue Pacific Ocean in Rancho del Oso.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.