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Whoo's in Winter Trail Series 12K/18K/21K/30K/26.2M

  • Blue Jay Campground Long Canyon Road Lake Elsinore, CA, 92530 United States (map)

12K - January 6, 2018

7:30 am Start

Please see course map for route details. 

There will be no on course Aid Stations. Snacks and beverages will be provided at the Start/Finish. Cutoff time is 11:30 am (4 hours).

18K - January 20, 2018

7:30 am Start

Please see course map for route details.

A Water Only Aid Station will be at Cocktail Rock (mile 6). Snacks and beverages will be provided at the Start/Finish. Cutoff time is 12:30 pm (5 hours).

21K Course - January 27, 2018

7:30 am Start

Start at Blue Jay Campground and follow the paved road, stay to the left. Start climbing up to the Main Divide gate and take a left. Go up 2 miles of fire road to Trubucco Aid Station. Go down 3 miles and cross the river right before you make a sharp right turn up Horse Thief 1.4 miles. At the top of Horse Thief make a right on Main Divide 2.8 miles back to Trubucco Aid Station. Hang a left back down Main Divide 2 miles. Turn right at the paved road at the gate and continue onto Falcon Trail for .5 miles heading back to Blue Jay Campground.

Trubucco Aid Station - Mile 3 & 10

Water Drop at the top of Horse Thief Trail - Mile 7

Cutoff time is 1:30 pm (6 hours).

30K Course - February 10, 2018

7:30 am Start

Starts from Blue Jay Campground down San Juan Trail to Chiquita. Turn left all the way to the Candystore. Along the 9ish miles down you will cross over 4/5 small water crossings. There will be water jugs for you to help yourself at mile 4 if you need to replenish your bottles or pack and a full aid station at the candy store at mile 9. Where you will loop around to get back onto the San Juan Trail to go up 5 miles back to help your self water again (Chaquita water fall) and then continue on about 1 miles to Viejo Tie Trail where you will turn left up 2 miles back to San Juan Trail turn right and head back to the finish about 2.5 miles. This is all single track course except for the first 200 yards of start and finish.

Chiquita Falls Water Stop - Mile 5 & 13

Candy Store Aid Station - Mile 9

Cutoff time is 2:00 pm (6:30 hours)

26.2M Course - February 24, 2018

7:30 am Start

Start at Blue Jay Campground run to San Juan Trail. Take San Juan Trail 5 miles to Cocktail Rock Aid Station. Turn left and continue down San Juan Trail to Lazy-W Aid Station. Turnaround is at Lazy-W Aid Station.

Cocktail Rock Aid Station - Mile 6 & 18

Lazy-W Aid Station - Mile 12

Cutoff time is 2:00 pm (6:30 hours)

Drop Bags / Pacers

Drop Bags are permitted for the 30K and 26.2M RACES ONLY. 30K runners can have a drop bag at the Candy Store Aid Station and 26.2M runners can have a drop bag at the Lazy-W Aid Station. Make sure your name and bib number are clearly visible and please do not put anything breakable or valuable in your drop bag. 

NO Crew or Pacers are allowed for Whoo's in Winter Trail Series.

Aid Stations

Aid Stations will supply water, CarboPro drink, Metasalt, VO2 Max, Coke & Ginger Ale, along with lots of sweet and salty snacks.


Parking at Blue Jay Campground is limited. We highly recommend participants and spectators to carpool on race day. You can use an adventure pass or pay $5.00 (cash only) per car at the campground entrance. A Facebook announcement will be made so that runners who are interested in ride sharing can connect with each other. If you have further questions please contact Race Director Molly Kassouf or leave a message on the Contact Us page.

Packet Pick-up

Packet Pick-up will be available at Road Runner Sports in Laguna Hills on the Friday before each race and will also be available morning of at the Blue Jay Campground on race morning starting at 6:30 am.