Crystal Springs 50k Marathon 35k Half Marathon & 8k

Sunday, September 1, 2024 Woodside, CA

Crystal Springs 50k Marathon 35k Half Marathon & 8k in Woodside, CA

Get ready for an incredible journey through nature’s finest as you embark on a trail adventure like no other. The experience of towering redwoods, lush ferns, and breathtaking trails awaits you in the pristine landscapes of Huddart Park, King’s Mountain, and Bear Gulch.

On race day, the excitement kicks off with check-in starting at 7:00 a.m. at Huddart Park’s Werder Shelter. Arriving 45 minutes before your event is recommended to ensure you have ample time to receive your bib and shirt, and make any necessary preparations. Event start times are thoughtfully arranged for your convenience.

For parking, a fee of $6 per vehicle applies. To make the entry process smooth and efficient, kindly bring exact change. Your cooperation helps keep everything running seamlessly, leaving more time to savor the trail.

During the race, you can leave a drop bag with non-valuables at the Start/Finish area. It’s a handy service to keep your essentials nearby without weighing you down.

As you embrace the call of the wild, please note that no dogs are allowed in the park. This ensures the safety and harmony of all participants, as well as the local wildlife.

You might wonder about time limits and cut-offs for the different events. The marathon has a 9-hour time limit, with a specific cut-off point at the Bear Gulch Aid Station, marked at 4 hours or 12 noon (at 12 miles). For the 50K, the time limit is also 9 hours, with a 3-hour and 30-minute cut-off at the Bear Gulch Aid Station, set at 11:30 a.m. (at 12 miles). For all events, a 9-hour time frame is provided to ensure an enjoyable and manageable experience.

The course is designed with your convenience in mind, marked with ribbon approximately every 200 yards and color-coded to make navigation straightforward. This thoughtful approach ensures that you can focus on the thrill of the race and the beauty of the natural surroundings, without the need to worry about getting lost.

So, prepare for a day of exploration, challenge, and immersion in the tranquility of nature’s wonders. This event promises an unforgettable experience as you traverse Huddart Park, King’s Mountain, and Bear Gulch, a journey that combines the thrill of a race with the serenity of the great outdoors.

Race Weather & Climate

Nestled in the hills of the San Francisco Peninsula, Woodside, California, is positioned in San Mateo County, attracting residents with its affluent, suburban charm and proximity to the scenic landscapes of the region.

September 1st in Woodside, CA, brings an average high temperature of approximately 75°F and an average low temperature around 52°F. It’s the beginning of fall with comfortably warm weather.

Crystal Springs Half Marathon Race Results

Crystal Springs Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Crystal Springs Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM PDT.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 Crystal Springs Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

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Crystal Springs Half Marathon Race Website

Crystal Springs Half Marathon Website

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