Keep your fitness goals through the busy holiday season, and get in the holiday spirit with a 5K or Half Marathon at beautiful Caspers Wilderness Park. We also have an unscored 12K for those looking for a middle distance.
NOTE: Race may be rescheduled due to rain or excessively muddy conditions, per OC Parks, and up to the discretion of OC Parks leadership and Caspers Wilderness Park Rangers. If this happens, we will notify participants prior to race day. Our backup rain date is Sunday 12/9/18.
Check in for registered runners begins at 7:00 AM.
No race day registration: race is at capacity.
Half Marathon (and unscored 12K) begins at 8:00 AM (subject to change). Course time limit is 3.5 hours. Participants not at the 12K point in 1 hour and 50 minutes will be directed to the finish and will be given a 12K time and medal.
5K begins at 8:30 AM (subject to change)
Registration Fee: $55 for 5K (SOLD OUT), and $85 for half marathon
Inclusions: Awesome custom race medal for all participants, tech shirt, race photos, post-race snacks. Note: Registrations after 11/30/18 cannot be guaranteed an Elves medal or shirt. Rock it Racing logo medals and shirts will be available instead.
Prizes: Top 3 overall men and women finishers in the 5K and Half Marathon events receive awards and prizes
Age division awards, three deep, in both races in the following categories: 9 and under, 10-19 20-29. 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over
Parking: OC Parks entry is $5 payable upon entry. Race takes place near the Old Corral area of the park.
We are a paper-cupless race. Every participant is required to carry his/her own water or container for water. There will be 4 refill stations on the half marathon course and one on the 5K course. All will have water and sports drink. We DO NOT USE PAPER CUPS in our races..
This race is a wilderness trail race with several hills and uneven terrain. The half marathon has approximately 1200 feet of elevation gain, and is not for the first time trail runner or first time half marathoner.