Race & Course Information

The 25th annual Leona Divide 50 mile and 50km trail races will take place at the Green Valley Charitable Hall on Saturday April 14th, 2018.

Green Valley Community Club
39118 Calle Bonita,
Green Valley, CA 91390
(661) 270-1477

See below for each races map and elevation profiles for terrain details. Some of the highlights include:

  • 46 miles of PCT
  • 8 aid stations, some with crew access
  • 14 hour finish-line cutoff
  • Eeach runner will receive a Patagonia Capilene tech shirt

NOTE: Runners must carpool, and its vital the noise level is very quiet on race morning as we will be parking on the town streets of the community, and residents will be asleep.

Race Day Check In, Packet Pick Up: OPTIONAL bib pick up on Friday April 21st from 4-7pm at the Green Valley Charitable Hall. This is also where the new start/finish location is.

Drop Bags: 50 Milers will see drop bags at Aqua Dolce and San Fran Road. 50K runners will see drop bags at San Fran Road only (see below).

Crew access: Crews are allowed for 50Mile runners, and 50k runners at San Francisquito Canyon Road.

Cut Offs: See cut off times below by aid station. No exceptions

Aid Stations: Sports drink, cola, sprite, fruit, cookies, candy, chips, boiled potatoes (at later aid stations), pretzels, sandwiches, and maybe something homemade by our fabulous volunteers. Aid stations will have basic first aid kits with band aids, vaseline, etc. Please bring your own aspirin, ibuprofen, etc. Please show your appreciation to our wonderful volunteers as you pass through the aid stations!

50 Miler
  • Aid Station #1: Spunky Edison Fire Road- Mile 2.6
  • Aid Station #2: Bouquet Canyon Road- Mile 8.6
  • Aid Station #3: Aqua Dolce: Mile 17.6 (Cut off is 11:30AM. NO EXCEPTIONS) (Drop bags)
  • Aid Station #4: Bouquet Canyon Road- Mile 26.6
  • Aid Station #5: Spunky Edison Fire Road- Mile 32.6 (Cut off is 2:30pm. NO exceptions. You will be sent to the finish if you arrive after the cut off and get a 50k finishing time)
  • Aid Station #6: San Fran Road- 39.6 (Drop bags and cut off is 4:30pm. NO exceptions. You will be pulled after 4:30pm).
  • Aid Station #7: Spunky Edison Fire Road- Mile 47.0
50k
  • Aid Station #1: Spunky Edison Fire Road- Mile 2.6
  • Aid Station #2: Bouquet Canyon Road- Mile 8.6
  • Aid Station #3: Spunky Edison- 14.6
  • Aid Station #4: San Fran Road: 21.6 (Drop bags)
  • Aid Station #5: Spunky Edison- 29

Finish Line Food: Turkey or veggie sandwiches, home made veggie chili, and tons of yummy snacks.

Weather: Plan for very cold in the morning(40’s), and possibly in the 60’s-70’s during mid day. Please put a dry long sleeve in your drop bag at mile 42 if you plan on finishing after 10 hours. It tends to get very chilly come late afternoon, and you might need it. Watch our weather widget.

PLEASE DO NOT LITTER ON THE COURSE! Trash bags will be available at each Aid Station to dispose of your trash. Please help keep the course litter free so we can continue to get our permit from the USFS.

Maps, elevations, profiles, detailed course data:

50 Miler & 50k

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The fine print details:

  • Race Date: Saturday April 14th, 2018
  • 50k starts at 6am. 50Mile starts at 6am
  • Entry Costs: 125$ for 50 mile and 105$ for 50k
  • You must be 18 to enter. We reserve the right to require proof of age
  • No pacers allowed
  • Bibs must always be visible from the front
  • No stashing of supplies along the course - this is cheating!
  • Race director reserves the right to alter price, course & race details if necessary.
  • Sorry, no refunds or bib transfers allowed.
  • Runners may not change races after the start, No rollovers!
  • No race day entries
  • The race director has the final say on race day for all issues, concerns, questions. Period.

Saturday April 14th, 2018Race Date

Entry FeesEntry Fees

$125 for 50 Miler Register 50 miler

$105 for 50k Register 50k

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Race Hotels & LodgingLodging

There is no overnight parking or camping at the start/finish! Hotels are available 30-40 min. drive away.

Palmdale (East)

The Rock Inn: across the street from the race, (661) 724-1855

Palmdale Hotel (661) 273-1200

E-Z 8 Motel (661) 273-6400

Super8 Motel (661) 273-8000

Best Western (661) 573-9322

Holiday Inn (661) 947-8055

Days Inn (661) 273-1400

Castaic (South)

Rodeway Inn (661) 295-1100

Days Inn (661) 295-1070

Camping

Cottonwood Campground

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