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Blue Jay Campground
Nr El Cariso, California
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Baz's famous Winter Trail Run Series starts each year off with four shorter trail runs in the
Cleveland National Forest, close to San Juan Capistrano, CA. Great training for an ultra!
Note..... limited to first 150 entrants.

Event Start Location
All races start at 8:30 AM, following the trail briefing.

Blue Jay Campground, Cleveland National Forest. Take Ortega Highway (SR 74) inland (east) of San Juan Capistrano about 21-22 miles from Interstate 5 and turn left at the wooden sign to Los Pinos Camp. The turn will be marked, as will be the route to Blue Jay.

Course Description
Varying looped courses on single-track trails in the Cleveland National Forest between 3,000 and 4,000 feet elevation. Courses are marked with yellow ribbon and white arrows.

top 3 men/women and special age groups.

Weather is generally clear with temperatures of 50 - 70. Always magic for running, but come prepared for all possible conditions because the races will go on regardless.

North on Ortega Hwy from I5 about 21 miles, follow signs on left up to Blue Jay Campground.

Parking on right side only on blacktop, no double-parking. Trail briefing before the start with any late changes, come early. Bring a chair, food and drink will be available for all entrants at the finish line.

All vehicles must display a day parking permit issued by the U.S. Forest Service $5 - which you can also purchase at local sports stores). You must park in designated areas only in lower Blue Jay. Leave your pets at home.

For more info contact BAZ the RD 949-830-5008 or

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Recent Review: My name is Von i had an awsome time beautiful race loved the scenic trail run it was my first ever 12k trail race 1-9-10. Manny banuelos told me about these races Bazs holds i live in SD not to far easy to get to. I would definetly recomend these to anyone who loves the outdoors even if your just starting out its an experience of a lifetime!
Armando Von borstel
, California
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Year: 2012     Participation      
    Total finishers: 146      
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Jon Clark   12 K Men 0:59:12 7:57  7.54 mph 
 Sara Howard   12 K Women 1:09:37 9:21  6.41 mph 
Complete 2012 Results (All Races)
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