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|DATE / TIME||EVENTS / INDUSTRY||LOCATION|
|Oct 07, 2017-|
Oct 07, 2017
07:30AM - 12:00AM
|Sugarloaf Ridge 50k and Half Marathon |
The Half Marathon boasts nearly 4,000 ft of gain and tough, grinding climbs around the flanks and over the summit of Hood Mountain.
Explore the rugged terrain of Sonoma County. Big climbs, rugged trails and sweeping views. Nessled in the hills above Kenwood, Hood Mountain Regional Park and Sugarloaf Ridge State Park feature amazing scenery and an extensive network of trails to explore. Both the half marathon and 50k are part of the vertical challenge series, giving ample opportunity to rack up elevation gain. If you're planning to run the Sonoma leg of the vertical challenge series, you must choose one of these events.
The half marathon boasts nearly 4,000 feet of gain and tough, grinding climbs around the flanks and over the summit of Hood Mountain. Not to be outdone, the 'granddaddy' of the vertical challenge series, the Sonoma ultra 50k boasts nearly 10,000 feet of elevation gain making it one of the toughest 50k's in California.
These courses are not made for achieving personal best times and will provide to be a challenge for even the most accomplished runners, but what they lack in speed they will make up for in stunning vistas, rugged ground and elevation gains to assure participants the satisfaction that comes from completing a strenuous day on the trails.
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As the sun sets behind Sonoma Mountain, a talented group of professional singers and dancers perform on a stage set within the old winery ruins at Glen Ellen’s Jack London Historic State Park. T...