Carmel Valley Trail 5K/10K/15K

Carmel Valley Trail 5K/10K/15K
Date Oct 2023 (TBD)
Distance 5k, 10k, 15k
Course Type Trail

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Race Information

Welcome to San Diego's only trail race through beautiful Gonzales Canyon Open Space and Torrey Highlands Community Park.

Participants at the 5th annual Carmel Valley trail race, regardless of distance, will experience one of the hillier courses you will find without heading to the mountains. Elevation gains are only between 300'-700" depending on the course, and some of the hills you may encounter are short, but steep. 

Training For a Race? Try This Challenge

Training for a race? Take on the West Coast Trail Challenge and use the power of team accountability to help you stay motivated!

During the West Coast Trail virtual team challenge your team of 1 – 4 people will work together and take a 75 km (47 mi) journey along one of the most popular/scenic hikes in the world!

Each time anyone on your team runs, walks, or hikes your team advances along an interactive map towards the finish.

Your team members can be located anywhere in the world!

Unlock special badges and earn an embroidered finisher’s patch as you make your way along the trail.

The West Coast Trail virtual challenge is built for everyone. Start the challenge anytime, your team time doesn’t begin until you start your team clock.

Use the leaderboard to compare your time to teams that have completed the challenge in the past. Or, set your own goal and complete the challenge at your own pace!

Sign up and earn your finisher's patch today! Get Challenge Info

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