Rodeo Valley Trail Run

WHEN: Saturday – June 13, 2015
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WHERE: Marin Headlands, GGNRA
Smith Road Staging Area
Bunker Road and Smith Road
Sausalito, CA 94965
COST: 8K: $40 / Half: $50 / 30K: $60 / 50K: $70
CONTACT: Inside Trail Racing
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Add $10 if registering on or after May 23, 2015 Add $15 at check-in, if not sold out.
Pre-registration ONLY through 5:00 PM on June 13, or until sold out.

Race Info

Starting just steps away from historic Fort Cronkhite, a preserved WWII mobilization post, and the dark sands of Rodeo Beach, this trail race is comprised of steep pitches and lofty downhill sections as it undulates the beautiful Marin Headlands hills and coastline. Coastal trail and Pirates cove provide astonishing views of the Pacific ocean, while glimpses of San Francisco and the Golden Gate bridge appear as you traverse the SCA Trail single-track. As part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the Marin Headlands is rich with wildlife, including foxes, coyotes, and bobcats, along with the more rare mountain lion sighting. With distances of 8K, Half Marathon, 30K, and 50K there is a race to challenge and appreciate all running abilities and a scenery that will make even the most curse-worthy climb more benign.

Park information: Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Location: Rodeo Beach, Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015

Events: 8K, Half Marathon, 30K & 50K

Check-In & Bib Pickup: 7:30 AM – 8:15 AM

Start Times:
     ● 30K & 50K – 8:30 AM
     ● Half Marathon – 8:45 AM
     ● 8K – 9:15 AM

Time Limit: There is an 8.5 hour time limit for the 50K race.

Parking: Parking is available in the general vicinity of the Start/Finish area in the Marin Headlands. Carpooling is always strongly encouraged.

Race Capacity: The Rodeo Valley Trail Run will have a capacity of 400 runners, across all distances.

Weather Forecast for Rodeo Beach:

Saturday 03/28/2015 0%
Clear. Lows overnight in the low 50s.
Sunday 03/29/2015 0%
Mainly sunny. High 76F. SSE winds shifting to W at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 03/30/2015 0%
Sunshine and some clouds. High 73F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.

ITR Refund Policy:
Entry fees to our trail runs are non-refundable. With advanced notice, we are happy to transfer part of your entry fee (75% up to two weeks of the event, 50% from 2 weeks up to 48 hours of the event) to a future ITR event. Only registered runners can participate, and you cannot exchange your entry with another runner.

Awards & Shirts


Overall winners of each race distance will receive a medal, a custom glass Stein and an item from the Inside Trail Racing schwag bag.

All ultra-marathon distance finishers will receive a custom printed Pint Glass with the race logo.

All other finishers will receive a custom medal with the race logo.

The Dead Last Finisher (DLF) in each even will receive a custom award.

Age-group medals (3 deep) will be awarded in the following categories, for both males and females:
     ● 19 and under
     ● 20 – 29
     ● 30 – 39
     ● 40 – 49
     ● 50 – 59
     ● 60 – 69
     ● 70 and over



All registered runners will receive a Greenlayer Sports Evolution technical fabric shirt. Your favorite training tee has been updated for the new season. Made from super soft moisture-wicking fabric, the Evolution Short Sleeve Tee offers the perfect blend of performance, fit and design at an exceptional price point. The Greenlayer logo is featured in a color popping contrast color on the left sleeve.

Fabric: 150g 50% recycled polyester 50% polyester

To be guaranteed your shirt size, you must register by May 30, 2015.

Course Information

Course Map

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All courses are subject to change if the weather or park service demands it.

Elevation Charts

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Turn by Turn Directions

Aid Station Distances and Cutoffs

Aid Stations
At Inside Trail Racing aid stations it’s like an all you can eat buffet, but this is a race, so don’t linger too long. Expect to find variety at all of our aid stations, including a plethora of Clif Bar Products (Clif Shot Gels, Clif Bloks, Clif Bars), as well as sweet and salty offerings like trail mix, pretzels, potato chips, Oreo cookies, Pop Tarts, boiled potatoes with salt, PB&J finger sandwiches, regular soda (Coke or Pepsi), Mountain Dew, water, Tailwind Endurance Fuel, PB&J finger sandwiches, M&M’s, Mike & Ike’s, salt tablets… you get the idea. There will also be general first aid items but no anti-inflammatory medicine. We strongly encourage all runners to carry at least one 20oz bottle during their run.



Distance Name Age Year Time
8K – Male Jon Urbizu 21 2012 41:58
8K – Female Natsuki Namba 23 2013 43:00
Half Marathon – Male Alan Enos 37 2014 1:35:25
Half Marathon – Female Nicole Hadler 18 2014 1:46:32
30K – Male Alex Varner 27 2012 2:07:19
30K – Female Tori Tyler 27 2014 2:33:38
50K – Male Dave Mackey 43 2013 3:40:54
50K – Female Kimberley O’Donnell 23 2013 4:22:58