Welcome to the official Noble Canyon 50k website! The Noble Canyon 50k is run each year in the beautiful mountains in east San Diego county and was established by the San Diego Bad Rats, these experienced ultrarunners man each aid station.  Scott Mills was the founding race director and today Brian Gonzales is the race director. 
The race is operated by Cliffs and Meadows LLC and is a USATF sanctioned event which is run on National Forest land and is operating under permit on the Cleveland National Forest. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Latest News

  •  ANNOUNCEMENT: The Noble Canyon 50k Ultramarathon is officially CANCELED for 2020 due to COVID-19. We look forward to seeing everyone again on September 18th 2021!
    CA State regulations will not allow large gatherings to take place until we are in Stage 4 of the state COVID-19 roadmap (requiring a verified safe vaccine or general population immunity). It is unclear when large events will again be permitted. Even if large gatherings are permitted, safety restrictions would likely modify the event beyond our preference, so we have decided to cancel.

    Preparation for an ultramarathon takes significant time and planning; for the participant, volunteers, and also race organizers. Providing a well-organized safe race is the top priority of Cliffs and Meadows and with only three months until the scheduled race day we see it prudent to cancel the 2020 race now; rather than continue to shorten the window of preparation for both runners and organizers.
    Next year early registration will open May 1 and general registration will open June 1, 2021.
  • Our thoughts go out to those impacted bu the COVID-19 global event, both directly and indirectly.
  • Race day is scheduled for Saturday September 18, 2021
  •  If you have race reports or photos to share let me know so I can post them on the website  briang@cliffsandmeadows.com.

Photos credit Todd Hockensmith

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