Out-and-back course; mostly along the legendary East Bay Skyline National Trail; fireroads and single track with gorgeous views of San Francisco and Mt. Diablo. Three miles of pavement. Be prepared for any condition. Can be hot, perfect, or cold and raining. In previous years race week has included the following: fire, earthquake, flood, and stock market crash.
Golden Hills Trail Marathon
The Golden Hills Trail Marathon is held in conjunction with the Dick Collins Firetrails 50. The point-to-point marathon starts at 9 am the Lone Oak picnic area in Berkeley’s Tilden Park (turn around for fifty mile run) and finishes 26.2 miles to the south at the Cove Picnic area at Lake Chabot.