Trail Running events in Southern California & beyond
When is the Race? The Inaugural Hiawatha Trail Races will be held on Saturday, October 6th, 2018.
What Distances will be Offered? You can choose from 6.5M, 13.1M (actually closer to 14 Miles) or 26.2 Miles
When do the Races start? Races Start at 6:30 AM with the Marathon Distance, 7:00 AM for the Half Marathon and 7:30 AM for the 6.5 Mile Distance.
Where the heck is Rancho Potrero Open Space? Rancho Potrero Open Space is located in Newbury Park, California ~ 4790 Lynn Road. It is managed by Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency.
Is there parking at the Race Start? No ~ All Racers will park adjacent to the Race start location (Ranch Potrero Open Space trailhead) at Rocking K Horse stables. Rocking K is located at 4790 Lynn Road ~ Newbury Park, Ca 91320. A volunteer will be on site to direct you. The start is a short walk from your car ~ only 0.2 miles away ~ we promise :)
Where can I pickup my Bib? Pre-race Bib pickup will be held at Future Track Running Center on Friday, October 5th from 4-7 PM. Future Track Running Center is located at: 30125 Agoura Road, Suite A ~ Agoura Hills, Ca 818.991.4786 Please bring a Photo ID. If you would like someone else to pickup your Bib, please email us directly.
When can I pickup my Bib on Race Day? Race day Bib pickup will open at 5:30 AM at the Race start location. Rancho Potrero Open Space is located at 4790 Lynn Road ~ Newbury Park, California 91320
Will all Finishers receive a Medal? YES ~ All Finishers will receive a custom designed medal from Thuiller Designs. These are awesome!!! You will want one :)
Is a Race shirt included in my registration fee? No ~ We have lowered our registration fees, because all runners like to save money. Not all runners want a shirt. Shirts will be available for purchase at Bib pickup or Race morning!
Will there be Awards? We will be recognizing the Top 3 Male and Female of each Race. Yep ~ that's right! 18 Awards in all. Eat your Wheaties :)
What if I cannot Finish? If you cannot finish the race for any reason, please let one of our Aid Station volunteers know and we'll get you out of the canyon as quick as possible. If you can walk out on your own, please let us know as well...so we don't send out Search & Rescue looking for you!!!
Is there a time cut off for any of the Races? YES ~ the Full Marathon distance (26.2 Miles) MUST be completed in 8 hours. That means you must be done and back at the Finish line by 2:30 PM. Within those 8 hours, you must complete the first 10.5 Miles in 3.5 Hours. If you reach the Aid Station past the 3.5 Hour cut-off, you will be sent back to the Finish for a 13.1 mile finishing time. Win-Win!!! 6.5M and 13.1M runners do NOT have a cut off. Course closes at 2:30 PM.
What if I cannot Race? We do not offer Refunds. BUT, we don't want you to get nothing for your money. So ~ just let us know ahead of time and we'll roll your registration over to next year's race or any of our other races.
What is the weather like in Newbury Park in October? Average temperatures are in the high 70's - mid 80's.