Course


Napa Valley, across the Golden Gate Bridge to the ocean in Santa Cruz.

Course Summary Table

Difficulty for groups of legs (1 is most difficult). Walkers begin with Leg 13.

Runner
1st Leg
2nd Leg
3rd Leg
Total
Difficulty
Walker
Leg Miles Rating Leg Miles Rating Leg Miles Rating Miles Run Walk
1
1 3.0 E 13 6.0 M 25 5.5 E 14.5 12 9
2
2 5.3 M 14 5.0 H 26 4.2 E 14.5 9 7
3
3 3.2 M 15 6.5 H 27 5.6 E 15.3 7 5
4
4 3.7 H 16 5.3 E 28 3.6 E 12.6 11 11
5
5 3.3 M 17 4.9 E 29 4.5 VH 12.7 6 4
6
6 7.9 M 18 5.8 H 30 3.1 VH 16.8 3 1
7
7 4.4 M 19 7.0 H 31 6.2 M 17.6 2 2
8
8 6.2 M 20 5.9 H 32 4.9 E 17.0 6 6
9
9 4.4 E 21 6.5 M 33 6.5 E 17.4 10 8
10
10 6.0 H 22 4.2 E 34 5.8 VH 16.0 1 3
11
11 9.0 VH 23 3.7 E 35 3.2 E 15.9 8 12
12
12 4.8 H 24 5.9 M 36 6.2 E 16.9 5 10
Run total
61.2 66.7 59.3 187.2
Walk total
0 66.7 59.3 125

E = Easy, M = Moderate, H = Hard, VH = Very Hard

Course Changes

Course unchanged from last year.

Course Resources

Exchanges have parking, bathrooms (or portables); showers at 6, 32.

  • Friday: Napa Valley Dinner (at Start). Reservations 707.226.1812.
  • Saturday:
    • Breakfast/lunch during Napa Health Expo (Napa Start, Exch. 6).
    • Lunch at Vineburg Deli (Exch. 8).
    • Breakfast/lunch/cheese at Marin French Cheese Co. (Marin Start, Exch. 12).
    • Soup at San Geronimo Valley Presbyterian Church (Exch. 14).
    • Coffee at Corte Madera Peet’s till 8 pm (Exch. 16)
    • Midnight Madness, GG Bridge (Exch. 18): Pacific Foods soup/Peet’s Coffee/snacks.
  • Sunday:
    • Sleep free/eat cheap 1-9 am at Canada College (Exch. 24). No showers (gym construction).
    • Breakfast/lunch/showers at Camp Harmon (Exch. 32).
    • Sandwiches at Coffee 9 (Exch. 33).
    • Victory Party beer/wine/lunch while cheering finishers.

Course Trivia

Legs of 3-9 miles on shoulders of roads or sidewalks include 4 miles on four bicycle paths (Legs 17, 21, 26), 1.7 miles on the Golden Gate Bridge (Leg 18) and 1 mile through a quarry (Leg 35).
Legs 17-22, 31, 36 have ocean views. Legs 13, 22-24, 28, 29 border reservoirs.