Blue Jay Campgrounds, approximately 3 miles off of Ortega Highway Rte 74 in the Cleveland National Forest, California.
Race day entry includes race day shirt, finish line meal/refreshments, finishers' medals and special awards for top three finishers.
Re-routed due to #HolyFire. This year the marathon is an out-and-back on technical single-track with approximately 3,800 feet of elevation gain (mostly on the way back!).
Mile 2.75 First Aid
Mile 5.5 First Aid, Water
Mile 13 First Aid, Water Food
Mile 19 First Aid, Water
Mile 24.5 First Aid
Adventure Pass Required. A limited number will be sold on race day ($5). Passes are also
No Refunds. This race does not allow refunds of any kind. Race entries will be applied to the following year's race should the Saddleback Marathon race get cancelled due to circumstances beyond the race director's control (fire, government, shutdown, etc).
Shared campsites are available for rent in lower Blue Jay. These campsites are the closest to the Start/Finish line. $10 per runner, daily. Families welcome. 1 tent only please.
There is no parking at the shared campsites. Campers drive into the circle to unload gear, then park in the reserved spots closest to the circle. Pay for shared sites during registration. Space is limited.
Full campsites are available for rent in upper Blue Jay from the Forest Service. Available on first-come- first-serve basis for $20, daily. Pay at kiosk at campground entrance.
Parking is available at the campsite for full campsite rentals. Space is Limited.