Mt. Wilson Trail Race
SierraMadreNews.Net’s coverage of The Mt. Wilson Trail Race – Scroll down for links to coverage of prior years’ races
Image Copyright ¬© 2013, Mt. Wilson Trail Race Committee,¬† click image to visit official Mt. Wilson Trail Race website
The 2014 Mt. Wilson Trail Race will be held on May 24, 2014.
8.6 mile course, begins and ends on pavement, in between it’s a dirt path no more than 3 feet wide.¬† Elevation gain of more than 2,100 feet.¬† Turnaround point is at Orchard Camp, 4.3 miles from race start.¬† Much of the race is on the Mt. Wilson Trail, with occasional vertical drop-offs of several hundred feet.¬† Emergency support is stationed along the course to provide aid, if needed.¬† Boy Scout and Cub Scout troops provide water at two locations, the 2.3 and the 4.3 (turnaround) mile marks.
The 105th¬†anniversary of the first running of the Mount Wilson Trail Race will be held at 7:30A on Saturday, May 25, 2013.¬† This annual event attracts runners from Sierra Madre, the surrounding communities, and even some from out of state!¬† The 2013 MWTR will feature many activities and events on both Friday, May 24 and Saturday May 25, 2013. Activities include a kids run and art show, beer garden, community and sponsor booths, souvenirs, music, and much more.¬† Family, friends, and fans are encouraged to stop by and cheer on the runners, enjoy the MWTR activities, and be surrounded by the festive atmosphere!
To register to be in this year’s Trail Race (field limited to 300 runners), click here.¬†¬†¬† Sorry, this year’s race is sold out.
History of The Trail Race
2012 Mt. Wilson Trail Race, photos, videos, and results
2011 Mt. Wilson Trail Race, photos, videos and results
2010 – participated, no coverage
2009 43rd Mt. Wilson Trail Race, photos and results
2008 42nd Mt. Wilson Trail Race, 100-year Anniversary Race, photos and results
2007 41st Mt. Wilson Trail Race, photos and results
2006 40th Mt. Wilson Trail Race, photos and results
2005 39th Mt. Wilson Trail Race, photos and results
2004 38th Mount Wilson Trail Race, photos and results
2003 37th Mt. Wilson Trail Race, photos and results
2002 36th Mt. Wilson Trail Race, photos and results
2001 35th Mt. Wilson Trail Race pictures and results
2000 34th Mt. Wilson Trail Race, pictures
2000 34th Mt. Wilson Trail Race, results
1999 33rd Mt. Wilson Trail Race, pictures
1999 33rd Mt. Wilson Trail Race, results