Trail Race at Vasquez Rocks

SPACEROCK: the final trail running frontier.
These are the voyages of trail runners around the world.
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 an new spectacular experience running the trails at the SPACEROCK Trail Race!

Alien Lands

Alien Lands

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

Full Moonset

Full Moonset

Arrive early to watch a spectacular full moonset over Vasquez Rocks just before sunrise. 

Exotic Trails

Exotic Trails

The trail race features a variety of exotic trails through and around the iconic Vasquez Rocks.

Black Hole

Black Hole

Experience the darkness of running into the black hole tunnel taking runners under the 14 freeway.

Run Long and Thrive

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Race Details

Race Date

The race will be on Sunday October 16th, 2016 and start shortly after sunrise.

Start Line

The start and finish line is located inside Vasquez Rocks National Park in the open space area in the park. 


Participant Perks

  • Official race shirt
  • Special prize for first place
  • Collectible finisher medal
  • Official finisher certificate
  • Runner's handbook
  • Space "goodie" bag
  • Volunteer support
  • Course aid-stations
  • Finish line water & food
  • Special surprise
  • Bus transportation to/from parking
  • Event insurance
  • An awesome race experience

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.


Course Map

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

Running For A Good Cause

By running in the SPACEROCK Trail Race you will be supporting the following charities. We believe that it is important to give back to the world, be it a local cause that supports our community or a bigger one that supports people on the other side of the world. We have a soft spot for animals and kids in need. Learn more about how to help make a difference.

Race 85% Full. Register Today!

The spectacular SPACEROCK Trail Race is filling up quickly, we are now 85% full. This race has a limited capacity and it will SELL OUT, register now to secure your spot for an out-of-this-world trail race at Vasquez Rocks!


Until race day on October 16th, 2016

Official Sponsors & Partners

The SPACEROCK Trail Race would like to thank our sponsors, partners and vendors for their support to create an awesome trail race experience for you! Please visit each and support them. Learn more about becoming a sponsor.

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