March 23, 2024 • Santa Clarita, CA
With the choice of three distances, the Valencia Trail Race 50k Ultra, Half Marathon, and 10k is a challenging but breathtaking event worthwhile for the most adventurous of the crowd.
Trail Runners, Challenging Course. Featuring diverse terrain and natural landscapes, Southern California provides runners with a rich experience of variable trails and spectacular scenery comprising mountainous views and more.
Located just north of LA, Santa Clarita, and particularly, Valencia, sits against the boundaries of California State Park, bringing runners a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run through the canyons and enjoy panoramic views.
Known to be one of the best trail runs in the world, renowned for more reasons than one, the Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon starts at the trail head off San Francisquito Road in Valencia.
With 20 hills and endless twists and turns, the half marathon course is hard to describe and can only be experienced in real-time. However, in short, it’s comprised of several intertwined loops.
From the start, runners will climb 500 feet in elevation before embarking along the ORANGE and BLUE looping trails.
An official race shirt, collectible finisher’s medal, free raceday photos, and much more will be provided to those lucky enough to register and participate. After the race experience, all runners are encouraged to stick around for a post-race celebration comprising beer and friendships.
Race Weather & Climate
Santa Clarita, California, is a suburban city in Los Angeles County, located about 35 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to the Angeles National Forest, Santa Clarita offers residents a tranquil suburban lifestyle with easy access to the cultural amenities of Los Angeles.
On March 23rd in Santa Clarita, CA, you can expect average high temperatures of 67-71°F and average low temperatures of 45-49°F. This date marks the transition from winter to spring, offering mild and pleasant weather. Rainfall during this time is typically minimal, contributing to a dry and comfortable early spring atmosphere.
Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon Race Results
- 2023 Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon Race Results
- 2022 Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon Race Results
- 2019 Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon Race Results
- 2018 Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon Race Results
- 2017 Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon Race Results
- 2016 Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon Race Results
Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:00 AM.
The time limit for the half marathon is 6 hours.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 Valencia Trail Race Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $135.00 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $105.00 fee for the 10k.
- There is a $175.00 fee for the 50k Ultra.