Presented by SoCalTrail
New 5:00pm start time!!
A true race against the setting sun. Challenge yourself to an adventure over Castro Peak on the epic 14-mile Bulldog loop in reverse or take on the fast, action-packed 4-mile course past Crags Peak and around Malibu Creek.
The sun sets at 6:40pm, so bring your headlamps for the back end of your journey through a Santa Monica Mountain sunset. We’ll host the post-race beer garden celebrations, a delicious dinner meal with plant-friendly options, and certified sports massage and bodywork by the Vision For Enrichment team.
3:00pm - Event Parking Opens
3:30pm - Packet Pick-Up
5:00pm - 22k Start
6:15pm - 7k Start
7:00pm - Beer Garden Open and Food Served
7:45pm - Awards Ceremony
9:00pm - Course Closed
The Fun Stuff
All Runners Get:
Soft male- or female-cut shirts designed to wear again
Matching Finisher Medals,
FREE Course Photos
Delicious Dinner Options
21+ Beer Garden
Post-Race Sports Massage by Vision For Enrichment
Coffee and/or Hot Cocoa
Finish Line DJ Announcer and Music
Overall Awards and Age Group awards for both the 7k and 22k:
U20 / 20-29 / 30-39 / 40-49 / 50-59 / 60-69 / 70+
Winners of the 7k and 22k are invited to compete in the SoCalTrail Championships on December 16th at the Crystal Cove Trail Run.
Follow @SoCalTrail on Instagram and @SoCalTrailRuns on Facebook for official announcements.
22k - 14.24 miles with 2,851' of vert
7k - 4.17 miles with 618' of vert
The 22k has 3 aid stations with water and Skratch Hydration:
Mile 4.6 - Top of Puerco
Mile 8.2 - Castro Peak
Mile 12. 6 - Cage Creek
The 7k has 1 aid station with water and Skratch Hydration.
Mile 2.5 - Cage Creek
All SoCalTrail events are cupless!!
Directions & Parking
The event is located in Malibu Creek State Park
1925 Las Virgenes Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
If arriving from the 101 Ventura Freeway:
• Exit Las Virgenes Road - South.
• Continue approximately 3 miles, past Mulholland Drive.
• Turn right into Malibu Creek State Park.
• If you hit Piuma Road, you went too far...turn around and go back!
If arriving from the Pacific Coast Highway:
• Go North on Malibu Canyon Road (directly south of Pepperdine University).
• Continue approximately 5 miles, past Piuma Road.
• Turn left into Malibu Creek State Park.
• If you hit Mulholland Drive, you went too far...turn around and go back!
Parking within Malibu Creek State Park is $20.00. Pre-purchase your parking pass through UltraSignUp.
FREE, off-street parking is available on Las Virgenes & Mulholland. Obey traffic laws and parking signs, keep all wheels off the road, don't leave valuables in vehicles, and watch for cars and bikes.
Discounts & Volunteers
Volunteers from other SoCalTrail events can earn Race Credits for the Malibu Sunset Run!!
To Volunteer at the Malibu Sunset Run, or other SoCalTrail races, please visit https://socaltrail.ivolunteer.com/malibucreek or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. We'd love to have you on the team!!
All volunteers get awesome race swag, meals, coffee/cocoa and massage.
Race credits to future SoCalTrail races are $15/hour and are transferrable to friends and family!
Sign Up Here
Please email email@example.com with any questions.
If you're an active Firefighter, Race Director or running group organizer please email firstname.lastname@example.org for your SoCalTrail discount code.
Vision For Enrichment - Post-Race Sports Massage
Event's current local time: 10:29 AM PT
Skratch Labs - Official Hydration
TrailFolx - removing barriers of entry to mountain sports