Saturday, October 5, 2024 • Agua Dulce, California
The Spacerock Trail Race Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k is a challenging and technical trail race comprising several key distances for all fitness levels to participate in.
Destination Race, Challenging Course, Trail Runners. Taking place in the world-famous Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park in Southern California, runners will journey through exotic trails featuring unique rock formations and canyons that’ll make you feel like you’re running on another planet.
Among the most popular features of the Spacerock Trail Race course is the infamous black hole tunnel under the 14 freeway, however, that’s only one of many spectacular features runners can expect to experience.
Considered one of the most challenging half marathon courses in the state with over 3200 feet of elevation gain, this course involves two separate loops that combine for a total of nearly 14 miles.
During loop #1, runners will reach the first aid station before forking left onto the larger, more challenging loop throughout the canyon. It’s then onto the aforementioned black hole tunnel where, following, runners will embark on the mountain section of the course.
After passing three more aid stations, runners will return to the PCT trail system that heads back toward the start line to finish the race.
All runners will receive a gender-specific race shirt, a runners handbook, and a goodie bag comprising several cool surprises. For the finishers of the group, you can expect a collectible finisher’s medal, and depending on your standing, special awards for top finishers.
Race Weather & Climate
Agua Dulce is a charming community located in the southern region of California, nestled within the Santa Clarita Valley. Situated approximately 44 miles to the north of downtown Los Angeles, it enjoys a close proximity to the bustling metropolis while offering a more serene and rural atmosphere. Additionally, it lies about 20 miles east of the California-Arizona border, making it a picturesque escape not too far from the neighboring state.
In October, Agua Dulce, California typically experiences average high temperatures around 70-80°F and average low temperatures between 45-55°F. Rainfall in this period is relatively low, averaging around 0.2-0.5 inches. Keep in mind that specific weather conditions may vary from year to year.
Spacerock Trail Race Half Marathon Race Results
Spacerock Trail Race Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Spacerock Trail Race Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM.
The cut-off time for the half marathon is 12:30 PM.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 Spacerock Trail Race Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $165.00 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $135.00 fee for the 15k.
- There is a $105.00 fee for the 10k.
- There is a $80.00 fee for the 5k.