Our 2018 (38th) race date will be posted soon.

San Diego's most beautiful 50 mile running event

Join us as we run 50 miles via the single-track Pacific Crest Trail in the Cleveland National Forest. The run starts at an elevation of 3,000 feet and climbs to 6,000 feet, with changing eco-cultures and beautiful vistas. As always, traditional Cuban feast at the finish! Tech tees and finishers' medals.

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The PCT 50 is part of the San Diego Ultra Slam. If you wish to participate in the SD Ultra Slam go to the the slam registration page after you have registered for the PCT 50.

Check out the photos from the 2017 PCT 50 by the amazing Ulysses Chan.

Registration for the 2018 PCT 50 will open on New Year's Eve at midnight. The 2017 race sold out in a few days. Members of S.U.R.F. (San Diego Ultra Running Friends) will have the opportunity to register early in December, 2017.

If you cannot participate, but would still like to be a part of the event, please help out by volunteering! Contact the Race Director. Thank you!

You might enjoy a video taken by Jay McCabe as he ran the course in 2012: http://vimeo.com/42442060