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Your mission: to explore strange new trails, to seek out new life and new experiences, to boldly run where no one has run before.

Experience the exotic trails and sights of the world-famous Vasquez Rocks Natural Park in Southern California. Known as the backdrop from popular TV shows and movies including Star Trek, The Flintstones, Battlestar Galactica, Planet of the Apes, and many of our favorite classic westerns films. Now get a spectacular experience running the trails at the SPACEROCK Trail Race!

Vasquez Rocks


Run the trails at the world-famous Vasquez Rocks, a iconic location unlike any other in California.

Alien Lands

Alien Lands

Vasquez Rocks features unique rock formations and canyons that feel like your running on an alien planet.

Black Hole

Black Hole

Experience the darkness of running into the black hole tunnel taking runners to a new world to discover.

Challenging Trails


The Half Marathon trail race features a very challenging course with over 3200 feet of elevation gain & descent.


Trail Race Video Preview

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Race Details

Race Date

The race will be on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 with last-minute check-in starting at 5:30 AM and the first race at 7:30 AM after sunrise.

Early Check-In

Early check-in on Friday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, location at race staging area by the start/finish line inside Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park. Drive into the park and take a left at the stop sign and follow to the end.

Start Line

The start and finish line is located inside Vasquez Rocks National Park at 10700 Escondido Canyon Rd, Agua Dulce, CA 91350, park outside fo the park and walk or bus in to the race start line.


Participant Perks

  • Run Half Marathon, 10K or 5K race
  • Collectible finisher medal
  • Special prize for first place
  • Official race shirt
  • Official finisher certificate
  • Space "goodie" bag
  • FREE race photos
  • Space Crew support
  • Course aid-stations
  • Finish line water & food
  • Special surprise
  • Event insurance
  • An awesome race experience

Race Day Schedule


Last minute check-in

7:30 AM

Half Marathon start

7:45 AM

10K start

8:00 AM

5K start

Race Distances

The SPACEROCK Trail Race trail race offers distances for all types of runners, whether you're new to running, casual runner, a walker, or a seasoned runner looking for a challenging and technical trail, choose the distance that fits you best for a spectacular trail race experience.


*Half Marathon distance closer to 13.7 miles due to the course trails.

Course Map

Race through the spectacular trails of Vasquez Rocks, PCT, and Agua Dulce on a challenging Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K course.

What Runners Are Saying...

Catherine C.

Catherine Christ

Incredible race experience with an amazing group of volunteers. Very well run race and can't wait to sign up for next year!

Avg. Rating | Distance Half Marathon | BIB 251
Alex B.

Alex Blecksmith

The scenery, landscape and elevation made this a challenging and memorable race.

Avg. Rating | Distance Half Marathon | BIB 193
Janet D.

Janet Dempsey

I ran the inaugural Spacerock trail half and the course tough and beautiful! Everything from packet pick up to course markings was perfect. A must do every year!!!!! Great job and thank you!

Avg. Rating | Distance Half Marathon | BIB 101

Race Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022

Register today to secure your spot, then start training for an out-of-this-world trail race!



We are currently accepting sponsors for the 2022 race, grow your business as a sponsor at the 6th annual SPACEROCK Trail Race!

Thank you to our 2021 race sponsors, their support helps make a spectacular race experience for you. Please take a moment to visit each one.

Run Long and Thrive