Vista Verde Skyline Run

Date: Sunday, December 3
Start Time:  8:00 AM
Events: 10K | Half | Marathon | 50K
Location: Skyline Ridge Open Space
Pricing: 10K: $50 · Half: $55 · Marathon: $65 · 50K: $75

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Welcome to the BayTrailrunners Vista Verde Skyline Run. Racers will enjoy stunning vistas of the Pacific Coast and of the spectacular Lambert Creek Watershed, Butano Ridge, Portola State Park and the newly opened Mindego Hill! Revel in tree-covered singletrack and wide open trails that roll through pristine grassy meadows, along serene ponds and over smooth flowing creeks. There is no doubt that the views and trails out here are sure to impress all who participate. 


Race Day Information

Sign-In & Bib Pick-Up: 7:00AM - 7:45AM at the starting line. 

Briefing: 7:50AM at the starting line

Start: 8:00AM


  • All participants will receive a BayTrailrunners Vista Verde Skyline Run T-Shirt.

  • First place finishers in both distances will each be awarded gift certificates to use at our sponsor, A Runner's Mind.

  • And it doesn't end there! As a special bonus, we'll have a professional photographer out on the course taking photos of you on this special day of running!

  • More!

Time Limit: There is a 9 hour time limit for all distances. 

Timing: We will be using the timing software that Utrasignup has generously supplied to us. 

Marking: The course will be marked with striking colored ribbon along with clear and easy to read signage. Details will be explained at the pre-race briefing. 

Course measurements: Our data has been collected using Google Earth and cutting edge GPS devices. The detailed information gathered and displayed is provided by 3rd-parties and BayTrailrunners LLC cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information. Provided for reference only. 

Rules: No dogs, bikes or strollers. Stay on marked trails. Yield to park personnel and other visitors. Do not litter. Thank the volunteers! 

Aid Stations:

  • All distances will have aid at the start and finish.

  • Marathon runners will see their first aid station at the 8 mile mark.

  • Half Marathon will see aid at the 6 mile mark.

  • All distances will have a water stop at Alpine Pond.

  • More aid for marathon and 50k runners as they pass through the starting area to complete the rest of the course.

  • At the 21 mile mark, marathon and 50k runners will find more aid.

Restrooms: There is one restroom located in the main lot and another in the handicap parking area. We will also have some port-a-potties shipped in.

Refunds: Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable to future BayTrailrunners events. BayTrailrunners however, will be happy to send you a 75% or 50% entry coupon if you let us know at least 2 weeks or 48 hours before the event, respectively.