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China Camp Trail Run

Sat June 18, 2022 San Rafael, CA 94901 US Directions


Half Marathon

8:30AM PDT


8:45AM PDT


9:00AM PDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


800 North San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA US 94901


Once a thriving Chinese settlement subsisting off of shrimp fishing, China Camp is now a popular state park for boaters, runners/hikers, and mountain bikers. An extensive trail network will greet you with views of Mt. Tam, San Pablo Bay, and San Francisco Bay as you traverse twisting single-track trails, climbing up and over the peak. The courses wind along thick forests and descend out into open trails on the San Pablo Bay side of the park. Each race is relatively fast, with a nice punch of a climb beginning 1.5 miles into the course, leaving plenty of room to push it or just hike and enjoy the wild turkeys and sounds of the woods around you. China camp is a rare locale for a running race, so be sure not to miss this special event.

Park Information: China Camp State Park

Start Times:
Half Marathon – 8:30 AM
10K – 8:45 AM
5K – 9:00 AM

Check-In & Bib Pickup:
Race Morning: 7:30 AM – 9:15 AM

Time Limit: There is an 4.5 hour time limit for the Half Marathon race. All runners must be off the course by 1:00 PM.

Capacity: The China Camp Trail Run has a capacity of 200 runners, across all distances.

Parking:  There is no charge for parking. Please park along N. San Pedro Rd. at the entrance to Miwok Meadows.  Then walk up the dirt access road to the start/finish area. Carpooling is always strongly encouraged.

Miwok Meadows Picnic Area
China Camp State Park
800 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael, CA
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Timing:  All races are professionally chip timed, utilizing MyLaps and Race Director, ensuring your time is captured as accurately as possible. Disposable chips are attached to back of each bib number.

Post Race:  We offer a broad selection of sweet and salty snacks, as well as fresh fruit and a diverse line up of pre-packaged food options (chips, cakes, jerkey, etc.). We also offer items off of the grill, which typically varies throughout the day and can include: quesadillas, chicken-apple turkey sausage, chicken noodle soup, and a vegan soup option.

Dog Policy:  Dogs are allowed at the Start/Finish are at Miwok Meadows, but are not permitted on any trails within China Camp State Park. Unfortunately, you will not be able to run with your pup at this event.

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