Marin County’s most famous trails - Coastal, Miwok, Steep Ravine and the Dipsea - provide the spectacular setting for this classic, single-loop race.

Starting and finishing near Muir Beach, only minutes from downtown San Francisco, the Tamalpa Headlands 50K is a scenic tour of Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, Tennessee Valley, Pirates Cove, and Rodeo Beach.

Founded in 1998, this event has the full backing of Marin’s largest running club - The Tamalpa Runners. The Tamalpa Headlands 50K is a demanding ultra marathon with over 7,300 feet of elevation change. Come run this legendary course and event.

Upcoming Races

Aug 24 2019
50 KM
50K course is incredibly beautiful, running through redwood rain forests, along coastal bluffs, ridges, and wild flowers. The course consists of a mix of single track & fire road.
6,309 6,309 ft.
Single Loop Course
6 Aid Stations
10 :00 Cutoff
4 Elevation Rating
Very hilly, ~7500-12,500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts

Results

50 KM View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
08/25/18 168 4:04:14 4:53:57
08/26/17 178 4:11:15 5:00:11
08/27/16 231 3:43:51 4:20:51
08/29/15 220 3:37:20 4:30:44
08/23/14 187 3:47:35 5:26:50
08/24/13 181 3:41:49 5:11:02
08/25/12 183 4:11:41 5:04:05
08/27/11 164 3:53:03 5:04:32
08/23/08 66 4:21:10 4:57:09
08/25/07 126 3:55:25 4:42:31
08/26/06 166 3:59:53 4:25:15
08/27/05 168 3:49:31 4:32:38
08/21/04 114 4:01:03 5:01:52
08/23/03 175 3:49:54 4:33:10
08/24/02 202 3:50:46 4:30:59
08/25/01 179 3:59:34 4:30:16
08/26/00 120 4:12:12 5:32:59
08/28/99 141 4:05:41 4:29:11
08/29/98 111 4:09:43 5:00:01
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.
Mt. Taylor 50k
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  • Grants, NM
50 KM