Foothill Flyers Race Reviews
Last update May 4, 2017

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Your race event report should be in the format:
Race name, web address, distances, location, start time, app and info phone number, charity or purpose if any, course description, awards and any special goodies, travel and lodging tips, any special training or info you would want to pass on to a good friend who is considering this race for the first time. Attach any photo's that would show the race course or any unique scenery of this event. We also appreciate any additional input from anyones different experiences, updates, corrections, etc., you might have on any of the races already reviewed.


* These races have the basic info but need a review.

January

Boney Mountain Trail Half Marathon & 6K Run, Newberry Park, 2nd Saturday.

Avalon Benefit 50 Mile Trail Race 3rd Saturday, Catalina Island

Tinker Bell Half Marathon and 10K, 3rd weekend, Disneyland, CA

Rock 'N Roll Arizona Marathon, 3rd Sunday, Phoenix AZ

Calico trail 50K/30K 3rd Sunday, Calico Ghost Town, 10 miles NE of Barstow CA

February

Pacific Shoreline Marathon / half/5K Superbowl Sunday, Huntington Beach, CA

*Shar Anderson Memorial 5K Trail Run / Walk. 1st Saturday, Mt. Sac, Walnut CA.

Death Valley Borax Marathon, Half & 10K, 1st Saturday, Death Valley CA

*Sedona Marathon 2nd Saturday, Sedona Arizona

*P.A.M.'s Run 5K/10K, 2nd Saturday, Westlake Village

Firecracker 5K/10K, 2nd Sunday, Chinatown, Los Angeles

Bandit Trail 50K, 30K, 15K, 6K, 3rd Sunday, Simi Valley

Kilimanjaro Marathon, Half and 5K, Last Sunday, Tanzania, Africa

March

Great Race of Agoura Half Marathon / 10K/ 5K 1st Saturday, Agoura

Little Rock Marathon Half Marathon / 10K/ 5K 1st Saturday, Little Rock, Arkansas

*SJT 50K San Juan Trail 50K, 1st Saturday, Cleveland National Forest CA

*Los Angeles Marathon Sunday. early in the month.

*Catalina Conservancy Marathon / 10K /5K 3rd Saturday, Catalina Island

Wine Country Half marathon and 5K, Last Sunday, Paso Robles, CA

Pier To Peak 100K Trail Run, last Friday night, Santa Monica Pier, CA

April

Santa Anita Derby Day 5K 1st Saturday, Arcadia

Carlsbad 5000 First Sunday, Carlsbad 5K

Griffith Park Trail Marathon, 2nd Saturday

Foothill 5K Challenge Trail race, 2nd Sunday, Glendale CA

Leona Divide 50 & 28.4 Mile Trail race, 3rd Saturday, Lake Hughes CA

Jimmy Stewart Relay Marathon, 3rd Sunday, Griffith Park

Big Sur Marathon 4th Sunday, Carmel CA

Descanso Gardens 5K/10K 4th Sunday, La Canada CA

May

Wild Wild West 50K/Marathon/10 Mile/5K, 1st Saturday, Lone Pine CA

*Verdugo Mountains trail 10K, 1st Sunday, Brand Park, Glendale CA

Avenue of the Giants Marathon/Half/10K, 1st Sunday, Humbolt Redwoods State Park CA

Monrovia Fountain to the Falls 7 mile trail run 2nd Saturday

Philippes run 6/10 miles, 3rd Saturday, Pasadena

Palos Verdes Marathon and Half, 3rd Saturday

*Bay To Breakers 12K, 3rd Sunday, San Francisco, CA

Pasadena Marathon and Half Marathon, event discontinued after 2013

Rock N' Roll Marathon/Half, last Sunday, San Diego

Great Wall Marathon / half, 4th Sunday, Beijing China

Mt. Wilson Trail Race 8.6 miles, 4th Saturday, Sierra Madre CA

Fiesta Days 10K/5K, Monday, Memorial Day, La Canada CA

June

Fontana Days downhill Half Marathon, 1st Saturday, Fontana, CA

Shadow of the Giants 50K trail run, 1st Saturday, Fish Camp, CA

*Mud Run 10K, 2nd Saturday, Camp Pendleton, CA

*Valley Crest Trail Half Marathon, 2nd Sunday, Marvin Braude Park, Reseda

Holcomb Valley Trail 33 & 15 Mile Run, 2nd Sunday, Big Bear Lake

Western States 100 mile trail run, last Saturday, Squaw Valley to Auburn CA

July

4th of July 5K / 10K, Redondo Beach

Mt. Disappointment 50K / 25K, 2nd Saturday, Mt Wilson Skyline Park, CA

Midnight Sun Marathon & 84K, 1st weekend, Arctic Bay, Nunuvut, Canada (Event cancelled)

*Dodgers All star 5K, 2nd Monday, Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles

Badwater Ultra 135 Miles, 4th Tuesday, Badwater, Death Valley CA

Baldy Peaks 50K trail run, 4th Saturday, Mt. Baldy Villiage, CA

Volcano Marathon / 10 mile / 5 mile, last Saturday, Da Big Island, Hawaii - event cancelled and will be replaced by the Half Marathon / 10K / 5K held in August.

Snow Valley Xterra 10K/21K trail run, last Sunday, Snow Valley, CA

August

ET Marathon, Half, 10K & 51K, 1st full-moon, Rachel, nearArea 51, NV

Angeles Crest 100 Mile Trail Race, 1st Saturday and Sunday, Wrightwood, CA

Where's Waldo 100K trail run and 2 person relay, 3rd Saturday, Willamette Pass Ski Area, Oregon

*America's Finest City Half Marathon, 3rd Sunday, Balboa Park, San Diego

Menudo 10K/5K, 4th Saturday, Legg Lake, Whittier Narrows

*Bulldog Trail 50K/30K, last Saturday Malibu Creek State Park

September

Los Pobladores 8.6 mile historic walk from the San Gabriel Mission to Olvera St in Los Angeles, 1st Sunday (Labor Day weekend)

Mt. Baldy Run to the Top 8 mile, 1st Monday (Labor Day)

Disney Half Marathon, 1st Monday (Labor Day)

Maui Paradise Marathon & Half, 4th Sunday, Maui Hawaii. Also run in January, May and December.

October

*Bizz Johnson Marathon, 1st Saturday & Sunday, Susanville, CA

*Long Beach Marathon, 1st Sunday, Long Beach, CA

Spacerock Half/10K/5K - 3rd Sunday, Vasquez Rocks CA

Moab Half Marathon - The Other Half, 3rd Sunday, Moab Utah

Napa Valley Marathon, half and 10K, last Saturday, Calistoga, CA

Dublin Marathon Last Monday in October, Dublin Ireland

Javelina Jundred 100 Mile Trail Run, McDowell Mountain Park, Arizona, last Saturday.

November

*Verdugo Hills Community Hike, 1st Saturday, Burbank, CA

*Revel Canyon City Marathon/Half, 1st Saturday, Azusa, CA

*Saddleback Trail Marathon, 1st Saturday, Blue Jay Campground, Orange County.
    Toughest marathon in SoCal.

Catalina Eco Marathon / Half / 10K, 2nd Saturday, Avalon, CA

Turkey Trot 10K / 5K, 2nd Saturday, Vincent Lugo Park, San Gabriel, CA

*Griffith Park Trail Half Marathon, 4th Saturday.

*Angkor Wat Cambodia, Marathon,Half & 10K, last Sunday.

December

*South Pasadena Tiger Run, 5K-10K, 1st Saturday, South Pasadena HS

Death Valley Marathon and 30K road trip 1st Saturday, Death Valley, CA

High Desert Ultra 50K & 30K, 1st Sunday, Ridgecrest, CA

California International Marathon, 1st Sunday, Folsom to Sacramento CA

Las Vegas Marathon, 1st Sunday, Las Vegas NV

*Honolulu Marathon, 2nd Sunday, Honolulu, HI

Holiday Half Marathon mid month, Fairplex, Pomona CA



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