Changes to Trail Race Registration Procedures Benefit Madreans That Want to Run

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Press Release posted 2/17/14 – Registration for the Mount Wilson Trail Race is fast approaching and the sign up process has changed slightly this year. For 2014 the first 100 spaces for the race will be made available to Sierra Madre residents only, leaving 200 spaces available for open registration. For more information about the change please visit

The Mount Wilson Trail Race is Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 7:30am and begins in Kersting Court. The cost is $66.00 for adults and $35.00 for youth. All participants receive a tech shirt and goodie bag with entry. For more information about the event please visit

Sierra Madre resident only registration will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 9:00am-3:00pm at the Community Recreation Center in Sierra Vista Park, 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Registration will occur on a first come, first served basis and only 100 spaces are available. Proof of residency is required in the form of a current CA Driver’s License indicating Sierra Madre address, no PO Box numbers accepted. A physical copy of the CA Driver’s license must be present, no copies accepted. Participants may only sign up for themselves; signing up for a family member or friend is not allowed.

General registration will begin Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11:00am. Registration can be done online at, or in person at the Community Recreation Center, 611 East Sierra Madre Blvd.

For both registrations an account with the City of Sierra Madre must be set up prior to registration. If you do not already have one, please visit to create one. If you already have an account please double check that the information is current. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, if in person, check—made payable to the City of Sierra Madre, and credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover).

Runners are strongly encouraged to sign up as soon as registration is available on Monday, March 3rd as the race is expected to sell out within two hours. Any questions regarding registration can be directed to the Community Services Department at 626-355-5278.