The Estrella Mountain Trail Fest offers an event for all running levels. You will have the option to run a Half Marathon, 10K or 5K. All the distances are trail runs and run thru the Estrella Mountain Regional Park with beautiful scenic views. Read below to find out more about each event and some of it’s features.
The Half Marathon is a point to point course, it starts at the Estrella Mountain Regional Park competitor track and finishes at the Coldwater Trail head. The course is full trail and it has two great climbs but once you reach the top you will have an amazing view. See map below.
The 10K is a point to point course and shares the start and the first three miles of the course with the half marathon. The start is located at Estrella Mountain Regional Park competitor track and finishes at the Coldwater Trail head. The course has one climb and multiple rolling hills. See map for full course details.
The 5K course is an out and back course, it shares the finish line with the Half Marathon and the 10K run. The course features clean trail as well as some natural rough trails, to finish off with some fun rolling hills. See below for full course details.
You will be taking up on a real challenge. After completing the 10K course you will run the 5K course for a combined total 15K of trail run!
If you are a determined runner and like a challenge, this is the perfect event for you.
Runners who successfully complete the 10K / 5K Challenge will be awarded with a commemorative Estrella Mountain Trail Fest beer glass in addition to all the swag from the 10K and 5K run.
*Check 10K and 5K info for event schedule and locations.
We have great swag on all three events read below and see what you will be showing off once you complete this great course.
Half Marathon will get a hydration pack, finisher medal and a finisher event shirt.
10K will get a hydration belt with two water bottles and race number belt, finisher medal and a finisher event shirt.
5K will have the option to get a hat or a visor plus a finisher medal.
Half Marathon and 10K Finisher t-shirt.
Finisher medal for all events. This is no ordinary medal, the two runners move along mountains.
$85.00 Half Marathon
$75.00 5K/10K Challenge
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6:00 am Registration/Bib pickup opens at Finish line for Half Marathon and 10K
7:00 am Half Marathon starts
7:30 am 10K Race starts
7:30 am 5K Registration/Bib pickup opens at Finish line
8:45 am 5K Starts
9:45 am 5K Awards
10:30 am Routes closes for all events
Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female plus the top three in each of the following age groups.
17 & Under
75 and Over
*You must be present to pickup your award, awards will not be saved or mailed. We will award top 3 runners about 30 minutes after the 3rd place finishes. Age group awards can be picked up as runners finish. No double dipping on top 3 awards and age categories.
We are looking for volunteers. All volunteers will get an event swag item of their choice, you can choose an item from our swag plus you receive a free race entry for any future Race Timers event. For additional information click HERE
At the Finish line
At the finish line we will have water, Gatorade, Muscle Milk, some fruit and snacks along with some fun music, to celebrate your accomplishment and more.
Half Marathon and 10K starts at the Competitor Track in the Estrella Mountain Regional Park and Finishes at the Coldwater trail head in the Estrella Mountain Regional Park. Please visit event website for full details.
Please be aware that the park has a $6.00 entry fee.
Thanks to our sponsor Sole Sports Running Zone all registered participants will have an opportunity to win a pair of shoes and or one of two gift certificates.
The event will be professionally time by Race Timers using a disposable timing chip. Live results will be posted online and onsite.