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Born To Run Ultra Marathons

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This gorgeous Four Day running festival is set in the hills of East Creek Ranch, Los Olivos California. Whether you're an experienced ultra runner or looking to test your legs out on your first ultra, the relatively flat course will give you a shot to crack your PB or lay down your first.

How to enter the Born To Run Ultra Marathons

  1. Four Day Run

    Run 100mi
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  2. 100 Mile

    Run 100mi
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  3. 60 Mile

    Run 60mi
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  4. 30 Mile

    Run 30mi
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  5. 10 Mile

    Run 10mi
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  6. 0KM (Non-particpant)

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Born To Run Ultra Marathons routes


All race routes follow an undulating 20 mile loop. Under foot will be a dirt single/double track and rolling hills. Over the full 20 mile lap there is approx. 2,300 ft of vertical gain.

First Aid & Feed Stations: Every ~5 Miles

Support Access & Vehicle Access: ~10 Miles

You are able to self-crew on all race routes, but pacers are only allowed for the Four Day event & 100 Mile race. Participants will get buckles for completing 100 Miles and 200 Miles, respectively. Special awards will be given to those who completed the most miles (Female & Male).

Please note that the Four Day Run starts on Wednesday, May 13th and ends on Sunday 17th May.


Four Day Run - As many laps as possible

100M - 5 laps

60M - 3 Laps

30M - 1.5 Laps

10M - 0.5 Laps

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Traditional Born to Run shotgun start
  • Commemorative 'Rebel Runners' trucker hat
  • Custom bib number
  • Participant ribbon
  • Entry into the raffle
  • Live music

    Please note that camping fees ($10/day) are not included in the price of your ticket. These should be paid on your arrival.
Raceday Logistics


Four Day Run - starts at 12:00PM on Wednesday, May 13 2020 and is expected to finish at 12:00PM on Sunday, May 17th

100 Mile - 6:00PM Friday, May 15th (Cut-off: 42 hours)

60 Mile - 6:00AM Saturday, May 16th (Cut-off: 30 hours)

30 Mile - 6:00AM Saturday, May 16th (Cut-off: 30 hours)

10 Mile - 6:00AM Saturday, May 16th (Cut-off: 30 hours)

Kit List

This race is set on a private ranch where the entire course is dirt tracks, in the event there is rain these tracks will turn very muddy so please prepare for both dry and wet conditions.

For all events it is highly recommended that runners bring appropriate nutrition and hydration packs.


Spectators are welcome to come out for the event, but will require a 0.0KM race entry ticket to enter the ranch.


Born To Run is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help manage these awesome events, please follow this link to find out more information and to register to help.

Frequently Asked Questions

What days does the Born to Run Ultra Marathon start?
Four Day Run starts on Wednesday 13th, 100M on Friday 6PM and all other events start on Saturday 6AM.
Will the Born to Run Ultra Marathon sell out? Should I buy tickets now?
Yes, Born to Run is very likely going to sell out so please purchase tickets as soon as possible.
If I do not want to run, do I still need a ticket to the Born to Run Ultra?
Yes, anyone who comes into the ranch must be registered to an event. Please sign up for the 0KM race if you are friends, family, pacers or children of participants.
Does the ticket include camping fees?
No, please note that the ticket prices do not include a mandatory $10/day camping fee that should be paid on the day you arrive.
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Meet the organizer

Since 1990, creating running events for Runners by Runners. Our trail running and camping events are simple, low-key and fun.

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