Skyline to the Sea
This is the original Skyline to the Sea Trail Run! The trail begins at Saratoga Gap and descends from the santa Cruz Mountains to the deep blue Pacific Ocean. Along the way you will encounter amazing views of the Monterey Bay, coastal and redwood forests, lush ferns, chaparral, exquisite sandstone formations, crystal clear waterfalls and the beauty of California wildflowers. This gorgeous venue is not to be missed.
7 AM from Hwy 1 near Finish to Saratoga Gap (Start)
Runners' warm clothing will be transported to the finish area. Please note that parking at Saratoga Gap is prohibited.
Marathon 9 AM
50 km 9 AM
Start: Saratoga Gap, Skyline Boulevard (CA-35) at Hwy 9, Los Gatos, CA
Event check-In/Bibs: 8 AM - 8:45 AM at Saratoga Gap, Skyline Blvd. Runners should either be dropped off at Saratoga Gap or take the shuttle service from Hwy 1.
Time Limits: There is an 8 hour time limit.
We will provide a variety of fresh fruit, salty snacks, salted potatoes, PB&J sandwiches, salt tabs, sugary snacks, Clif Shop Sports drink, cola and water. It is highly recommended that runners carry at least 20 oz. of water between aid stations.
Cotton shirts: Unisex 100% "Cotton Soft" that is short sleeved preshrunk with a tag-less label.
Sport-Tek: These Ultra Performance shirts for ladies or men are 95/5 poly/spandex that keeps you cooler and drier while running. Raglan short sleeve add comfort and makes for easy movement. Ladies has a V-neck while the male shirt is crew.
Patagonia Shirts: Stay dry and cool and get some protection from the sun and salt in silky, lightweight Capilene. It's quick to wick, ultra breathable and fast to dry. Made from 100% all-recycled polyester with UPF sun protections and Gladiodor natural odor control. When ordering the size, they tend to run small.
Awards are given to the 1st place female and male finishers overall in each distance. Ribbons are awarded to the female and male 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each ten-year age group for each distance. Ultra marathon (50 km) finishers will receive a custom event coaster.
Local time: 6:32 AM