General Information

May 1st (New Race #1) – Into the Wild Saddleback Wilderness 5k (limited to 75 participants) – Saddleback Wilderness, nestled in Orange County, proudly debuts as the newest trail system in the area. It is situated at the site of America's first off-road motorsports park, formally recognized as Saddleback Park. The natural habitat has been restored, providing a sanctuary for a diverse range of protected native flora and fauna. Our invigorating evening mid-week 5k's will allow you to explore new land and enjoy sweeping sunset views of Orange County.

Saddleback Wilderness
3081 Santiago Cyn Rd.
Orange/Silverado, Ca. 92869

Wednesday, May 1st, 2024

Race Day Parking:
Saddleback Wilderness (100 runners max/75 cars max)

Start/Finish Location:
Saddleback Wilderness

Race Distance:
5k+ (3.6 miles)

Course Information:
Trail Description: fire roads & single track
Elevation gain: 446ft
Aid stations: 1 (mile 1.3)
Course map: Use satellite view for map
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Pre-running the course is not allowed unless it occurs on wilderness access days or docent-led activities.  Unauthorized access or pre-running the course may jeopardize our ability to offer these events. 

Event Timeline:
Gates Open: 5:00pm
Check in and Packet Pickup: Race Day from 5:30 - 6:00pm
Race Start Time: 6:15pm

Award Ceremony: 7:30pm 
Must be present for awards.

Registration Prices: 100 racers max
$35.00 until 5pm on 4/30/24
NO Race Day Registration

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