Several of us are going to meet Kath Baker at Red Tail Roost Parking at 7 am on Saturday, Aug 16 to run and map out a revised course for her Nov 2, 2014 Mt Laguna Trail Marathon. This event was cancelled in 2013 due to the Chariot Fire and the permit is currently pending US Forest Service approval for this year' run.
ROUTE: We'll start from Red Tail Roost, head down Thing Valley Rd to the PCT, then head north to Todd's Cabin, Penny Pines, Pioneer Mail, back to Noble Canyon Trail via Champagne Pass, then up to Penny Pines to connect back with the Big Laguna Trail to return to Red Tail Roost. Total distance is about 26.5 miles. Water at Penny Pines pump on both passes (10 and 20 miles) of Penny Pines.
PACE and DISTANCE OPTIONS: We plan to run a moderate pace with the goal of finishing in 5.5 hours. Everyone is welcome but must be self sufficient and knowledgeable of the route options in the event you want to turn back early.
CARPOOLING: Anyone who would like to carpool can meet at the Los Coches Park n Ride lot at 6:00am on Saturday. This exit is off the I-8 (after El Cajon) on the south side of the freeway next to the McDonalds.
RSVP is not necessary. Hope to see some of you out in the mountains!