The Don Diablo Trail Run - November 17, 2019

The 3rd Annual Don Diablo Trail Run is a highly demanding 35K or 54K trail run. The races takes place on November 17, 2019 and registration ends September 30, 2019. The course is 100% single dirt track, which crosses the Sierra Cacachilas mountain range in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Starting from the outskirts of La Paz (El Cajoncito) and finishing in El Sargento on La Ventana Bay, the course traverses many deep canyons and climbs three mountain passes. The trail scenery is stunningly beautiful, with large white granite boulders and hidden oases with water holes and tall native palm trees called palmillas. Contestants cross the finish line at the Agua Caliente Beach on the Sea of Cortez on the northern side of El Sargento. Runners can look forward to refreshing themselves in the sea that is just meters away from the finish line. This will become a legendary annual race for its beauty and its difficulty. The Don Diablo Trail Run was voted one of the Best Trail Running Races in Mexico in 2018 by the followers of Trail Running in Mexico!

NEW FOR 2019 - The Don Diablo Pre-Race Tour Package & The Rancho Cacachilas Saturday Trail Run Series! Read more about these new offerings surrounding the Don Diablo Trail Race below.

The Don Diablo Pre-Race Tour Package

Join us during the week leading up to the Don Diablo Trail Run for a 3 Day/ 2 Night Stay at Rancho Cacachilas. This is an exclusive package only available for registered participants and family/traveling companions of the Don Diablo Trail Run. This is the perfect opportunity to get to know the course and to acclimate yourself to the conditions before the actual race, while enjoying daily runs with a guide who is also a runner. Learn the trails early and get your pre-race practice in!

Race participants also get a discount at Hotel City Express Palmira before the race or ChiloChill in La Ventana after the race for 15% off. Contact the hotels for more information and show them your proof of registration.

+ Lodging

Los Pisos Wilderness Camp - During your stay you will be located at Los Pisos Remote Wilderness Camp. Solar powered, off the grid and no wifi—you’ll love this! 360 degree views of Baja California Sur’s mountains and the Sea of Cortez. The dark night star-filled skies alone make this camp a favorite with guests. Direct access to the trail system at Los Pisos. Remote glamping at its finest!

+ Length

3 Days / 2 Nights

+ Price

$350 USD per person all inclusive

+ What's Included

  • Lodging
  • All meals
  • Complimentary wine and beer
  • Guided runs
  • Transportation within the ranch and to La Paz leading up to the race

+ What's Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transportation
  • Extra Alcohol

THe Rancho Cacachilas Saturday Run Series

Brand new for the 2019-2020 season is the Rancho Cacachilas Saturday Trail Run Series! On these run you will take in views of the surrounding Sierra Cacachilas mountains as they sweep dramatically down to the dazzling Sea of Cortez, while surrounded by the emerald Cardon cactus forests that are hundreds of years old. Meet at the Rancho Cacachilas Mountain & Bike Hub in El Sargento for registration and Trail Run introduction with your guide. Then shuttle to the ranch trailhead for your trail run, followed by lunch. Then shuttle back to the Hub.

Saturday Trail Running Series

October 26 - Get to Know The Don Diablo Path!

December 14 - 25KM Sky Trail Run

January 25 - 10KM Santa Rosa Trail Run

February 22 - 20KM Cieneguitas Summit Loop

March 21 - 10KM Bandolero Trail Run

The price of $45 for each trail run includes transportation, a trail running guide, and lunch. Skill level required varies by run.

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