Mt. Baldy Run-to-the-Top Annual Labor Day Trail Race


Event Date

Mon, Sep 7, 2015


Mount Baldy, CA


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7 mi. - Individual Registration

$70 $70 Closed

5K - Individual Age group/open

$45 $45 Closed

About This Activity

Mt. Baldy (Mt. San Antonio) is a rugged run, and the Run-to-the-Top is reportedly one of the most difficult trail races in Calif. This race is also unique in that the finish is 4,000 feet above the start line. The course is 7+ miles, beginning at 6,000', finishing at 10,064'. First 1/5 mi. is paved roadway, next 4.5 miles uphill on a dirt fire road, then 2 miles on a trail that includes a narrow catwalk along mountainside, short stretches of drop offs on both sides, and finally 500+ feet in 1/2 mile just before the summit. (A 5K is also offered, starting at the RTTT startline and ending at the Ski Lifts Notch.) Aid/water stations are approx. every 2 mi, including the finish line. Race/timing ends 11 am for the RTTT and 10:30 am for the 5K. This is a timed and USATF sanctioned event

While ER services and other assistance are available at every aid station and along the course, PARTICIPANTS BEAR THE ULTIMATE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY AND RISK.

Parking is included in the fee, as well as a chair lift ride down from the Ski Lift Notch back to the parking lot. (The view from the chair lift is beautiful.) A finishers medal is also included FOR FINISHERS. A celebration with live music for the 50th Annual is being planned, to take place at the Notch at the conclusion of the awards ceremony.

For information, visit the Registration/Info page. The Contact link is included on every page on the Website (at the bottom). Please see the "Course Fly Over" and nearby lodging information.

The awards ceremony take place in the Notch restaurant. No purchase is necessary but the food and drinks are very good. There is also a complete bar.

Event details and schedule

Race start: 8:00AM   Race & Timing end:  11:00am

Race Day registration opens 6:15am & closes 7:45am

RACE DAY and Early Packet Pick-up REGISTRATION for an increased cost. $90 for RTTT and $65 for 5K.

SHIRTS are available through 8/21/15 ONLY: $10 for cotton shirt and $15 for tech shirt

Early packet pick-up Sunday, September 6, from 3:00-6:00pm at Mt. Baldy School (east side of street as you enter the village) Avoid long race day lines, come pick up your bib, shirt, and goodies early.

You may register for the race at the Early Packet Pick-up or on race day at a cost of $90 for the RTTT and $55 for the 5K. (If you're running late and don't want to take it back to your car, we will hold your bag for you and you can pick it up at the Notch during the award ceremony.)

Free parking passes provided by San Antonio Canyon Town Hall.  INFORMATION ABOUT THE COST OF CHAIR LIFT RIDE from the Notch back to parking lot available at Registration closes at 650 entries.


Must be present to receive awards, give-away's, and shirts. Shirts will not be mailed, and there will be no refunds.

Please remember that big mountains create their own weather. Be prepared for any weather. You can always leave it in the car.

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