Registration Opens May 1, 2020 for Saddleback 2020

The Saddleback Marathon is Back! Mark Your Calendars 12/5/20

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Same Mountains, Same Start/Finish

The Saddleback Marathon 2019 was re-routed due to the #HolyFire. Last year the marathon was an out-and-back on technical single-track for nearly the entire race. 

Race Day Line Up

Dec. 6, 2019

Pre-Race Bib Pickup & Camp set up (Optional)

4:00 pm

Event Details

Dec. 6, 2019

Pre-Race Bib Pickup & Camp set up (Optional)

Pre-Race Bib Pickup is available the Friday before the race from 4:00 to 10pm. Camping is available (see details)

4:00 pm

Dec. 7, 2019

Check-in

6:00 am

Dec. 7, 2019

Check-in

6:00 am

Marathon Early Start Option

6:30 am

Event Details

Marathon Early Start Option

Runners who find it difficult to make the cut-off at the turnaround point may opt for a 6:30 am start.

6:30 am

Marathon Official Start

7:30 am

Marathon Official Start

7:30 am

Half Marathon Start

8:00 am

Half Marathon Start

8:00 am

History

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Southern California's premiere trail marathon was first run in the Saddleback Mountains of the Cleveland National Forest in 1988. An annual event for nearly three decades, it was cancelled due to #HolyFire on its 30th anniversary in 2018. Saddleback Mountain trails are where so many of us in Southern California fell in love with trail running. 

Travel

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