"Racers & Chasers"  
Riding Because We Love It !

Riding because we love it!
Freedom 50 Saturday, August 31st 2013

Thanks to all of the parks involved to make this beautiful course happen!


This race has quickly become a premier event on the west coast due in large part to the beautiful course and fully stocked aid stations.  This event are not just catered to the Professional riders but those that looking to complete their first 50 miles in the dirt. 

Join us for a great time on the trails and be greeted to the finish line by fresh food cooked on site just for you and all included in your entry fee!

Video from 2010 50 miler

Why race with Racers and Chasers?
  • No Parking Fees
  • No licensing fees or memberships required
  • Fun for the whole family with kids race and bounce house
  • Neutral mechanical support by Zumwalts
  • Post race snacks, including water, cookies, and fresh fruit, and a full catered meal by Super Q Food Truck
The Freedom 50 (Limited to 150 participants) course will have 4 aid stations on the course that will be fully stock with fresh fruit, cookies and drink mixes. 

All participants receive with their entry fee:
    • KENDA goodie bags with PowerBar nutrition
    • Fully stocked aid stations every 10 miles
    • FREE participant T-shirts (first 150 registered)
    • Finishers custom belt Buckles
    • Winners receive different custom belt buckles
    • FREE post race meal (pulled pork or chicken and potato salad or coleslaw)
    • FREE Kona Ice snow cones
    • LIVE TIMING and Results
    • Great time competing in a fast and fun 50 mile course
Aid Stations:
There will be aid stations every 10 miles for the Freedom 50 and we can take the bottles you drop off before the race to 2nd and 3rd aid station for you.

Neutral Mechanic support provided by:
Mile - 10 - Fully stocked (fresh fruit, water, soda's, cookies)
Mile - 20Fully stocked (fresh fruit, water, soda's, cookies) and a mechanic in case of minor problems
Mile - 30 - Fully stocked (fresh fruit, water, soda's, cookies and a mechanic in case of minor problems
Mile - 40 -
Fully stocked (fresh fruit, water, soda's, cookies)

Post Race Meal:
Included with your entry fee is a full post race meal catered by Super Q Food Truck.  You will get your choice of BBQ sandwich (Pulled Pork, Texas Beef Brisket, or pulled Chicken) AND a side of potato salad or cole slaw.

Cut Off Times:
Cutoff time # 1 Noon at mile 45 (bottom of Raptor Ridge)

2013 Course Map:
Link to view and download map: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/204788965

Course Markings:
The courses will be double marked meaning that we will be using both orange construction ribbon on the bushes and arrows on stakes.

From the 15 freeway, Exit Via Rancho, turn East onto Via Rancho, turn right onto San Pasqual Rd, then turn right onto San Pasqual Valley Rd (HWY 78 and toward Safari Park), turn right onto Bandy Canyon Rd then immediate right into San Dieguito River Park parking area.

Entry Fee information:
Freedom 50:
$105 thru 6/30
$115 7/1 - 7/31
$125 8/1 - 8/30 @ noon
$135 Day of registration

Entry Fees include all fully supported Aid stations, personal drop bags are allowed. We will take them from the start line to Aid Stations 2 & 3

No Refunds

Transfer to another person $20

No Transfers after August 15th

We do not carryover entries to another year

We are not responsible for missing drop bags

Host Hotel:

The SpringHill Suites is providing a limited number of rooms at a discounted rates for all who are participating, be sure to mention Racers and Chasers when reserving your room.
12032 Scripps Highlands Dr San Diego, 92131


Friday, August 30

Noon - Online Registration CLOSES
6pm Pre Race riders meeting STRONGLY SUGGESTED located at San Pasquel Staging area, site of the Start and Finish,
  • Packet Pick up, and on site registration
  • Overview of the course

Saturday, August 31
5:30am -6:30am Packet Pick up and on site registration  located at San Pasquel staging area .
7:00am Freedom 50
race start (all classes)
10:30am - 1pm Post race meals cooked on site by Super Q Food Truck

Awards Beginning immediately after all riders who have made the cutoffs have finished.  Hang out enjoy the great food and live entertainment.

Various videos of the trails used for both courses!