General Information

June 5th (New Race #2) – 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
3066 Santiago Cyn Rd
Orange, CA 92869

Wednesday, June 5th, 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: 8:00pm 
Must be present for awards.

Registration Prices: 100 racers max
$35.00 until 5pm on 6/4/24
NO Race Day Registration

Registration is easy:

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