• Harding Hustle

    Next race is scheduled for July 30th, 2016!

    Register now!

    NOTE: Friday packet pickup will be hosted at the 2XU store at Fashion Island from 11AM-6PM on July 29th.

    The 2XU store is located between Nordstrom and Macy's on the ocean side of the mall. Directions to the mall are here.
    (You can also pick up your packet at the race start on Saturday morning).

    2015 15k Winners:
    Sergio Flores (1:06:28)
    Dolores Castro (1:29:16)
    2015 30k Winners:
    Adam Roeder (2:24:36)
    Julie Bryan (2:35:53)*
    2015 50k Winners:
    Jacob Singleton (3:57:49)*
    Ana Guijarro (5:42:45)
    * Course Record
    First to the Top (50K):
    Jacob Singleton (2:12:55)
    Emily Taylor (3:10:55)
    First to the Top (30K):
    Adam Roeder (1:21:47)
    Julie Bryan (1:28:47)
    Results with splits here


    You can find some 50k pics from the course here. 11013508_10152914526057382_8947378699876032376_n
    Congrats to all 2015 Harding Hustle Runners!!

    You can view results at LiveRunCast


    video from Harding Hustle runner Glenn Jones

  • Race Details

    A portion of Harding Hustle proceeds will go to: The Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary

    Date: July 30th, 2016
    Time: 6AM (50K), 730AM (30K), 9AM (15K)
    (early start at 530AM available by request for 50k only - must be dropped off at starting line)

    Elevation Gain 15K: Approx 2,400'
    Elevation Gain 30K: Approx 4,100'
    Elevation Gain 50K: Approx 7,000'

    Cutoff times (50K):
    11:30AM @ Santiago Peak (mile 15.5)
    1:30PM @ Maple Springs 2 (mile 22)
    3:00PM @ Finish (mile 31)

    Sunrise: 5:58am
    Average Temps: 79/65

    It will be Hot & Dry! (it hit 100+ around 1PM in 2013)
    Runners MUST carry 1 water bottle

    Registration rates are as follows (15K/30k/50K):
    Jan 1 - Feb 14: $40/$60/$80 Early Bird
    FEb 15 - Jun 24: $50/$70/$95
    Jun 25 - Race Day: $60/$80/$105 Late Reg

    (no online Registration after July 27th, 2016)
    (this race will sell out!)

    2016 50k Prizes:
    1st Male & Female overall: $150 cash + free race in 2017
    1st Male & Female to Santiago Peak: $75 cash
    1st Male & Female (20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69: Custom Mugs
    Course Record Bonus: $100

    2016 30k Prizes:
    1st Male & Female overall: $100 cash + free race in 2017
    1st Male & Female to the top of Harding: $50 cash
    1st Male & Female (20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69): Custom Mugs
    Course Record Bonus: $75

    2016 15k Prizes:
    1st Male & Female overall: $50 cash + free race in 2017
    Course Record Bonus: $50

    Refunds:
    Refunds for personal reasons must be requested AT LEAST by June 15th. Refunds for personal reasons are ONLY made via PayPal minus a 10% processing fee. In the event the race is cancelled by an act of God/Nature or per the race directors discretion, the following guidelines apply depending on the date of cancellation:

    Jul 5 - Race Day, 2016 = 0$ refund
    Jun 1st - Jul 4th, 2016 = 50% refund
    May 2nd - May 31st 2016 = 75% refund
    Now - May 1st, 2016 = 100% refund

    General Awards:
    All entrants will receive a short sleeve tech shirt. Finishers will receive a finishers award. Prizes will be given to the top male and top female finishers in each race.

    Race Rules:

    1. Have fun!
    2. Be Safe. There are many hazards along the course including (but not limited to), mountain lions, rough terrain, rattle snakes, sharp cliffs and drop offs, etc. It is your responsibly to run safe and stay alert.
    3. Except in case of medical emergency, runners may accept no aid nor assistance in any form from anyone between aid stations.
    4. Each runner must carry all of his own food, fluids, clothing, and other supplies needed for use between aid stations and must carry one water bottle.
    5. Littering of any kind is strictly prohibited. Littering will result in the immediate disqualification of the runner in this year's race, and for all future races.
    6. Participants must follow the marked trail at all times. Any runner departing from the official trail must return to the point of departure on foot before continuing.
    7. Each runner must be checked IN at EVERY aid station. Runners not checked at each aid station may not be credited with officially finishing the Run.
    8. Any entrant who is unable to finish the Race must personally inform personal at the nearest aid station of his or her decision to withdraw. You MUST turn in your race bib at this time. Runners who leave the course without turning in their bibs will be classified as "lost," and may be billed for charges incurred in any search and rescue operation.
    9. Headphones are not recommended or encouraged. Use at your own risk.

  • Course Info

    The Harding Hustle course is on 100% trail (fireroad w/some singletrack in the 50K).

    There will be one 15K Aid Station located at mile 4.5

    30K Aid stations will be located at mile 4.5 & 9.3 & 14.0. All aid stations will have water & electrolytes. Mile 9.3 will also have snacks/food. Food and beverages will be provided at the finish line!

    50K Aid stations will be located at mile 4.5 & 9.3 & 13.5 & 15.5 & 17.,5 & 22 & 26.5. All aid stations will have water & electrolytes. Mile 9.3, 15.5 & 22 will also have snacks/food. Food and beverages will be provided at the finish line!




    (Approximately 2,400' of elevation gain & loss)


    (Approximately 4,100' of elevation gain & loss)


    (Approximately 7,000' of elevation gain & loss)

  • Aid Station Master List

    Distance
    50k 30k 15k Elevation Radio Aid Open Cutoff
    Start 0 0 0 1400' yes Full 5:00 AM
    Laurel Springs 4.5 4.5 4.5 3450' no Water 6:00 AM
    Maple Springs 9.1 9.1 4500' yes Full 6:45 AM
    Modjeska Base 11.7 5384' no no
    Santiago 15.6 5687' yes Full 8:00 AM 11:30 AM
    Modjeska Base 19.5 5384' no no
    Maple Springs 22 4500' yes Full 1:30 PM
    Laurel Springs 26.5 13.7 3450' no Water 2:15 PM
    Finish 31 18.3 9.1 1400' yes Full 3:00 PM