Rancho Hills Trail Run

Rancho Hills Trail Run
Date Jul 2023 (TBD)
Distance 5k, 10k, 15k, Half-marathon, Marathon, 50k, 30k
Course Type Trail

Race Information

This event is tucked away in the incredibly beautiful foothills of the South Bay Area, taking place in the Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve.

If you’re looking for an easy and flat course, then move on. This is one of Troy's hilliest races and provides you with spectacular Bay Area panoramas along the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

The Preserve is loaded with single-track trails, some very enjoyable fire roads, incredible views, lots of beautiful foothills, and creeks beside beautiful old oak trees that provide you with well-deserved shade on a mostly exposed course. Come prepared!

Related Events

Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following Troy's California Trail Runs events.

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