XTERRA Mission Gorge
February 5, 2017
Race #5 takes place at Mission Trails Regional Park, on February 5, 2017, just east of La Jolla and just northeast of downtown San Diego. The 15k course features the ‘thousand steps’ and the 5k has some great trails around the old dam. The event field is limited to, so enter early!
NOTE: This event starts and finishes at the EQUESTRIAN LOT, located off the 52 and Mast Blvd, not the Visitor Center. See below for directions!
Please note that the course will close at 11:00 a.m.
Stuff You Get
All participants will receive the following:
- Soft cotton race t-shirt – subject to availability for race day registrations
- Finisher medal
- Coffee and hot breakfast – post race
- Entry into the raffle
Packet Pick Up & Race Day Registration
Packet Pick Up (shirt/chip/bib) and Race Day Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. at the race site.
If you’d like to volunteer or need more information, please contact us at 310.821.7898 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org! Please include which race you’d like to volunteer for in our email.
|15k Start||8:00 a.m.|
|5k Start||8:30 a.m.|
We recommend that you arrive 1.5 hours before the start of the event to allow adequate time for parking, packet pickup and warmup.
Course closes at 11:00 a.m.
|Distance||Starting||Increase on 12/09||Increase on 1/12||Race weekend|
Water at mile 1.2, 3.5, 6.0, 9.4 and finish.
Aid Stations at miles 1.2, 3.5, 6.0, 9.4 and finish.
Restrooms at Start/Finish, mile 1.2 and 6.0.
|Course Cutoffs – 15k|
|Station C (1.3 miles)||8:20 a.m.|
|Station E (3.3 miles)||8:50 a.m.|
|Station F (4.6 miles)||9:10 a.m.|
|Station D (2.3 miles & 6.0 miles)||9:40 a.m.|
|Station H (8.0 miles)||11:30 a.m.|
|15k||Male||2015||Darren Brown||Solana Beach||1:00:57|
|15k||Female||2010||Lesley Patterson||San Diego||1:07:32|
|5k||Male||2015||Connor Dunne||San Clemente||0:14:52|
|5k||Male||2014||Connor Dunne||San Clemente||0:15:46|
|5k||Female||2010||Mary Colburn||Culver City||0:17:28|
Travel & Lodging
There are plenty of local accommodations in Santee, La Mesa and surrounding areas. Check out www.sandiego.com
Directions / Parking
The event is at Mission Trails Regional Park, just 20 minutes from downtown San Diego, just north of the intersection of the 52 and 125. The start and finish are located at the EQUESTRIAN LOT, not the Visitors Center. The Equestrian Lot is located on Mast Blvd and the 52 Fwy.
The main parking lot holds 200 vehicles (DO NOT PARK in the NO PARK areas). There are also additional surface lots and street parking. Click here to see a PDF of parking areas within walking distance to the start.
From 52 Fwy East/South: Exit Mast Road and turn right and follow the signs to the Equestrian Area (starting line).
From 52 Fwy North/West: Exit Mast Road and turn left under the freeway and follow the signs to the Equestrian Area (starting line).
From the 8 (East or West): Take the 125 North which turns into the 52 West and exit Mast Road. Turn left under the freeway and follow the signs to the Equestrian Area (starting line).