Diablo Summit Stomp Half Marathon

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Diablo Summit Stomp Half Marathon

02 November 2019


Location:

740 N Fork Rd, Black Mountain, USA
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Organiser:

Stadium Stomp

Overview

An urban oasis surrounded by unspoiled hillsides, Walnut Creek is embraced for its mild Mediterranean climate and picture perfect setting at the foot of Mount Diablo.Walnut Creek offers a distinctive blend of urban flair, suburban grace and peaceful wilderness. With its central Bay Area location and easy access to BART and major roadways, Walnut Creek is your perfect getaway in San Francisco’s East Bay for shopping, dining, the arts and the outdoors.Race organizers say runners need to be ready to “get dirty on Diablo” when they climb the sometimes steep hills and valleys at the Diablo Summit Stomp, which takes runners up the slopes of Mount Diablo, which sits at an elevation of about 3,849 feet above sea level in the middle of California’s Mount Diablo State Park.

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Course details

An urban oasis surrounded by unspoiled hillsides, Walnut Creek is embraced for its mild Mediterranean climate and picture perfect setting at the foot of Mount Diablo.Walnut Creek offers a distinctive blend of urban flair, suburban grace and peaceful wilderness. With its central Bay Area location and easy access to BART and major roadways, Walnut Creek is your perfect getaway in San Francisco’s East Bay for shopping, dining, the arts and the outdoors.Race organizers say runners need to be ready to “get dirty on Diablo” when they climb the sometimes steep hills and valleys at the Diablo Summit Stomp, which takes runners up the slopes of Mount Diablo, which sits at an elevation of about 3,849 feet above sea level in the middle of California’s Mount Diablo State Park.

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What's included

The half marathon course starts at the Castle Rock Park area of the park, just off Castle Rock Road in the northwest corner of the park.From there, the course follows a course that takes runners southward and westward along the fire roads that lead through mountainous terrain, with plenty of water crossings and muddy and rocky areas, all the way up the slopes of Mount Diablo.The course follows an out-and-back loop route, and returns back to the starting line for the finish along Pine Ridge and through Pine Canyon.

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One of the San Francisco Bay area’s most beautiful parks, Mount Diablo is known for its distinctive rock formations and is filled with miles of trails for hiking, walking, horseback riding and camping. The race is billed also as the “Save Mount Diablo” race, to raise funds to help protect the environment here on the mountain and in the surrounding park area.

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As with all of our races, aid stations will be fully stocked with water, sports drink, gels, pretzels, candy, etc. Runners who may need more water, should carry their own water bottle.

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Custom finisher medals will be given to all finishers. Awards will be issued to the overall male/female winners of the Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, courtesy of Forward Motion Sports. Age-group medals (3 deep) will be awarded in the following categories: 8 and under 9-12 13-17 18-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90 and older.

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6.5 hours course limit.

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02 November 2019


Location:

740 N Fork Rd, Black Mountain, USA
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Organiser:

Stadium Stomp

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Black Mountain, USA - 740 N Fork Rd
02 November 2019
Black Mountain, USA - 740 N Fork Rd