FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
You can register online at Ultra Signup.com, please see Registration page for full details. No mail in applications, sorry.
Please see the Course Description page for the course maps for the 50 Mile and Marathon distance. Or you can just wing it and see how many additional miles you can find on the trails the day of the race, your call!
Crew members and drop bags will be allowed at limited aid stations. Please see the Race Information page for more details.
To ensure the safety of all runners, pets are not allowed on the race course or at the start/finish area.
Winners must be present at the awards announcement to claim their prize.
Packet Pick Up
There are pre-race packet pickup options, please see the Race Information page for full details. You MUST show your photo ID to pick up your packet.
General Race Information
Yes, there will be water stops along the course. Please see the Race Information page for exact locations of the water stops.
- 50 Mile Early Start – 5:30AM
- 50 Mile – 6:30AM
- Marathon – 7:30 AM
Participants opting for the early start will not be eligible for overall or age group prizes and will have their results posted separately.
Be sure to check the Aid Station Opening Times and be prepared to carry enough nutrition and hydration in the event you pass the first few aid stations before they open.
Participants wishing to use the SD50 as a qualifier for a future 100 mile event MUST start at the 6:30am time and finish under the 13 hour cutoff.
Sunset is scheduled for 5:04PM. If you will be running after 5PM, you MUST have a headlamp or flashlight to be allowed to continue. Aid Station volunteers will not allow you to continue running without a light source after 5PM. If you do not carry a headlamp from the start, be sure to have one in your drop bag at the Bing Crosby Aid Station.
All runners must be off the course by 7:30PM. This equates to a 13 hour time limit for 50 Mile runners starting in the standard time. Please see the Race Information page for all cutoff times.