Saturday, February 24, 2024 • Pacifica, CA
Embrace the stunning coastal beauty of Pacifica, California, just a few miles south of San Francisco, as you embark on a trail running adventure like no other. This trail running buffet offers a diverse array of race distances to cater to runners of all levels and appetites, ensuring that there’s a perfect race for everyone.
The Montara Mountain trail, our running playground, is a unique and pristine Coastal Mountain Habitat that stretches over 100 miles of coastline. The race course will take you through groves of Huckleberry, Honeysuckle, Lilac, Chinquapin, and Manzanita. As you climb, breathtaking views of the Pacific Coast will unfold before your eyes, making each stride a feast for the senses.
One of the standout features of this race is the dedication to providing a memorable and safe experience for all participants. Fully-stocked aid stations will be spaced every 6 to 7 miles along the course, ensuring that runners are well-equipped for their journey. These stations will offer a tantalizing spread of refreshments, including fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, water, and Clif Shot Electrolyte sports drink. Hydration is key, and runners are encouraged to carry at least 20 ounces of water between aid stations.
As a token of appreciation for your participation, all pre-registered runners will receive a commemorative T-shirt to mark their involvement in this incredible event. Additionally, the race proudly acknowledges and rewards the outstanding achievements of its participants. Award medals will be presented to the first female and male finishers overall, as well as to the top three finishers in each age group. It’s a wonderful way to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of runners who have put their best efforts into this race.
The Pacifica Trail Running event is more than just a race; it’s an opportunity to connect with nature, challenge yourself, and explore the remarkable beauty of the Montara Mountain trail. Whether you’re a seasoned trail runner or new to the scene, the diverse range of race distances allows you to choose the perfect challenge for your skill level and preferences.
So, if you’re ready to embark on a trail running adventure along the stunning Pacific Coast, don’t miss the Pacifica Trail Running event. It’s a unique opportunity to savor nature’s wonders while testing your limits on the trails. Come join us for this exceptional race day, and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Race Weather & Climate
Pacifica, California, is a coastal city in San Mateo County, located approximately 15 miles south of San Francisco. Known for its stunning Pacific Ocean vistas and scenic landscapes, Pacifica offers residents a serene seaside lifestyle with convenient access to the cultural offerings of San Francisco.
February 24th features cool and crisp conditions in Pacifica, CA, with average high temperatures of 55-60°F and average low temperatures of 45-50°F. It’s late winter, creating a serene coastal atmosphere with minimal rainfall.
Montara Mountain Trail Run Half Marathon Race Results
- 2023 Montara Mountain Trail Run Half Marathon Race Results
- 2022 Montara Mountain Trail Run Half Marathon Race Results
Montara Mountain Trail Run Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Montara Mountain Trail Run Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM PST.
The time limit for the half marathon is 9 hours.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 Montara Mountain Trail Run Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $60.00 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $70.00 fee for the marathon.
- There is a $50.00 fee for the 10k.
- There is a $65.00 fee for the 20 mi.
- There is a $80.00 fee for the 50k.
- The Kid’s Run (6yo & younger, 50yd dash) is FREE.