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Vasona Lake Date: Monday, September 2, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Events: Half Marathon
5 mi
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Location
Vasona Lake County Park,
333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Driving Directions
Course
Run along the Los Gatos Creek Trail to the Lexington Reservoir and the Los Gatos Creek County Park.
Weather
Lodging
Bib Number & Shirt Pick-Up
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. at the Circle Picnic Area, Vasona Lake County Park.
Park entrance is $6/vehicle.
Time Limit
There is a 3.5-hour time limit for all distances.
Aid Stations
Fully-stocked aid stations every 2 - 3 miles. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, water, and Clif Shot Electrolyte sports drink.
Awards
Hi-tech shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners. Award medals are given to the 1st female and male finishers overall and top three finishers in each age group. All finishers will receive a custom medal.
Online RegistrationMail Registration
(Pre-registration through 5 p.m. Saturday, August 31st.)
Entry Fees
(Add $10 after 8/19/13. Add $15 at check-in if not sold out.)
Hi-Tech shirt included!
  • 5 mi - $40
  • Half Marathon - $45
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    Directions
    The Vasona Lake Run will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, Sep 2nd at Circle Picnic Area, Vasona Lake County Park. Entrance into the park is $6/vehicle, payable upon entry.
    Click on the blue icon for driving directions:

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    Weather: Los Gatos
    Bib Number & Shirt Pick-Up
    Course
    The course will be marked with pink flagging approximately every 200 meters.
    Please be courteous on the trail. If you're passing another runner or hiker, announce "on your left" as you approach.
    Headphones are allowed on dirt road sections only. Please do not wear headphones on single-track trail, while crossing paved roads, when getting aid at aid stations, or while crossing the finish line.
    Your bib number indicates the distance that you're running. If you want to change your distance, please send us an e-mail or let us know by check-in, at the latest.
    No dogs allowed on the course. Please don't leave pets in your vehicle.
    Time Limit
    There is a 3.5-hour time limit for the all distances.
    Aid Stations
    Fully-stocked aid stations every 2 - 3 miles. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, water, and Clif Shot Electrolyte sports drink. If you would like to be sure that you have any other specific item at the event, you should carry it with you.
      Distance (mile) Next Aid (mile)
    5 mile    
    1. Los Gatos Creek
    2.3
    2.5
    2. Vasona Lake (Finish)
    4.8
     
    Half Marathon
    1. Los Gatos Creek
    2.3
    2.4
    2. Vasona Lake
    4.7
    1.8
    3. Miles Avenue
    6.5
    2.4
    4. Lexington Reservoir
    8.9
    2.4
    5. Miles Avenue
    11.3
    1.8
    6. Vasona Lake (Finish)
    13.1
    Post-Run Activities
    There will be post-run snacks at the finish line.
    Hi-tech shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners. Award medals are given to the 1st female and male finishers overall and top three finishers in each age group. All finishers will receive a custom medal.
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    Check In
    Please arrive 30 min before your event to receive your bib number.
     
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    Course Surface
    Course Map
    Elevation Profiles
    Course Description
    Course Surface (Elevation changes determined using an Avocet altimeter.) Top of Page
    Distance Elevation Gain Single Track Dirt Road Asphalt
    5 mi 100' 0% 0% 100%
    Half Marathon 945' 12% 20% 68%
    Course Map (click on image for a bigger map.) Top of Page
    Elevation Profiles Top of Page
    5 mi
    Elevation Gain: 100'
    (Per Avocet Altimeter)
    Half Marathon
    Elevation Gain: 945'
    (Per Avocet Altimeter)
    Course Description Top of Page
    Direction Course Color Distance (mile) Aid Station (mile)
    Segment Cummulative Location Next
                 
    5 Mile
      Start: Circle Picnic Area @ Los Gatos Creek Trail      
    2.3
    Go STRAIGHT (North) Los Gatos Creek Trail
    2.3
    2.3
    Los Gatos Creek Park
    2.5
    TURNAROUND Los Gatos Creek Trail
    2.4
    4.8
    Turn LEFT Connector to Circle Picnic Area
    0.0
    4.8
       
       
    Miles
    4.8
       
    Half Marathon
      Start: Circle Picnic Area @ Los Gatos Creek Trail
    2.3
    Go STRAIGHT (North) Los Gatos Creek Trail
    2.3
    2.3
    Los Gatos Creek Park
    2.4
    TURNAROUND Los Gatos Creek Trail
    2.4
    4.7
    Vasona Lake
    1.8
    Go STRAIGHT (South) Los Gatos Creek Trail
    1.8
    6.5
    Miles Avenue
    2.4
    Go STRAIGHT Los Gatos Creek Trail
    0.6
    7.1
    Veer LEFT Connector to Flume Trail
    0.5
    7.6
    Turn LEFT Flume Trail
    0.1
    8.1
    Turn RIGHT Jones Trail
    1.2
    8.9
    Lexington Reservoir
    2.4
    TURNAROUND Jones Trail
    1.2
    9.7
    Turn LEFT Flume Trail
    0.1
    10.2
    Turn RIGHT Connector to Los Gatos Creek Trail
    0.5
    10.7
    Veer RIGHT Los Gatos Creek Trail
    0.6
    11.3
    Miles Avenue
    1.8
    Go STRAIGHT Los Gatos Creek Trail
    1.8
    13.1
    Turn RIGHT Connector
    0.1
    13.1
       
       
    Miles
    13.1
    13.1
             
    Results '10, '11, '12, '13
    Course Records
    5 mi Sam Yount, 31, Portola Valley, CA ('13) 26:38
      Lisa Penzel, 47, Oakland, CA ('12) 32:48
    Half Marathon Matt Allie, 38, San Jose, CA ('12) 1:23:26
      Sara Gigliotti, 36, San Francisco, CA ('10) 1:30:34
    2013 ZombieRunner Vasona Lake Run
     
    2012 ZombieRunner Vasona Lake Run
    Allen's Report & Photos
    Foggy Bay's Photos
    2011 ZombieRunner Vasona Lake Run
    Allen's Report

    2010 lululemon Vasona Lake Run
    Los Gatos Creek Trail
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