3rd Annual Skyborne 1/2 Marathon and 5K
Start: Saturday, December 7, 2013 @ 7:30 AM (PST)
Desert Hot Springs , CA 92240
Registration Closing Date
Saturday, December 7, 2013 @ 7:15 AM (PST)
Seniors 55+ and Youth to age 17 5k Run/Walk
Seniors 55+ Half Marathon
Now in it's 3rd year, Skyborne 1/2 Marathon and 5K is just a short distance from Joshua Tree National Park lands. The USATF Certified course takes in the spectacular views of the Coachella Valley, Mt. San Jacinto, Mt. San Gorgonio and the iconic windmills of North Palm Springs. Funds raised from the event benefit Family Services of the Desert/Food Now, a 501c3 organization providing counseling and food assistance to residents of Desert Hot Springs and the Coachella Valley since 1959.
Location & Directions
Skyborne Community is located at Pierson Blvd and Skyborne, just east of Hwy 62 in Desert Hot Springs. Location can be reached via Indian Canyon north from Hwy10 to Pierson Blvd west (left) to Skyborne. Access points at Hwy 62, Dillon Road and Indian Ave. will be closed to vehicular traffic at 5:30am. Late Registration begins at 6:00am and ends promptly at 7:15am. Parking is on the dirt shoulder along Pierson Blvd.
Early Packet Pick-up Information
Early Packet Pick-up will be:Thursday 12/5 and Friday 12/6 from 10:00am to 5:00pm@ Running Wild in Palm Springs at the Sun Center located at: Camino Parocela and South Palm Canyon
Race Start Times
Late Registration begins at 6:00am and ends promptly at 7:15amHalf Marathon starts @ 7:30am5K starts @ 8:30am
Included With Entry Fee
Bib and chip timing by Racewire; multi-color poly, pro-tech logo shirt; goodie bag; awards and medals; souvenir finish line photo of you; post-race recovery refreshments.
Play and Stay
Desert Hot springs is world-renowned for its natural hot mineral water and award winning drinking water. Book a room at one of dozens of unique boutique spa hotels, schedule a post-race massage, and soak in the silky water before heading 9 miles to the Palm Springs Holiday Lights Parade. For more information go to: www.visitdeserthotsprings.com
MORE WATER STATIONS! We listened to your concerns and you will have 8 WATER STOPS, including Gatorade, with an option of two more to be added as necessary. Also, clif will be providing energy gels which will be available on the course as well. Medals and Awards will be given to Men's and Women's top 3 overall and in each division. All registered runners receive a finisher's medal, race jersey, goodie bag, finish line photo, and chip timing. Race directed by Klein and Clark Sports, LLC and timing by Racewire.
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