The Chimera is a figure out of Greek mythology. She is a fire breathing animal comprised of a lion, a goat, and a serpent... and those who have participated in her race refer to it simply as "THE BEAST"

The Chimera 100 Mile race takes place on a figure eight course that starts and finishes at Blue Jay Campground, located in the Trabuco region of the Cleveland National Forest. All races in the Forest are by permit of the USDA Forest Service. Blue Jay Campground is located 22 miles east of San Juan Capistrano, CA and 5 miles North of the Ortega Highway (RTE74). The 100M race has over 22,000' of elevation gain and is rated one of the toughest trail 100 Mile Races in the Country.

There are 18 well stocked Aid Stations, each captained by a veteran ultra runner, many of them RD's.

Upcoming Races

Nov 16 2019
100 KM
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts
Nov 16 2019
100 Miles
22,000 22,000 ft.
Mixture Course
4 Elevation Rating
Very hilly, ~7500-12,500 feet in 50 miles
4 Surface Rating
Substantial rocks, roots and/or ruts

Results

40 Miles View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
11/17/18 32 7:40:10 8:17:46

100 Miles 2018 + 100M Fire Course View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
11/17/18 7 25:15:38 31:03:38

100 KM 2018 + 100k Fire Course View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
11/17/18 10 17:14:22 17:14:21

100 Miles View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
11/18/17 40 19:09:31 29:07:23
11/12/16 30 24:10:00 23:23:20
11/14/15 47 18:59:53 23:19:28
11/15/14 77 18:29:52 23:47:14
11/16/13 88 19:02:02 23:24:00
11/17/12 76 16:52:08 21:44:54
11/19/11 31 18:04:00 24:45:10
09/18/10 12 21:48:00 29:39:00
12/12/09 Race Cancelled

100 KM View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
11/18/17 19 15:49:51 13:04:42
11/12/16 7 14:30:23 14:57:31
11/14/15 6 12:04:28 15:28:45
11/17/12 16 13:19:39 16:32:45
11/19/11 43 12:09:43 14:40:12
09/18/10 26 14:20:00 15:22:00
12/12/09 Race Cancelled
We try to keep the most accurate information about this race, but changes do happen. Always visit the official race website for the most up to date information.

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