Oct 28, 2023 at 6:00 AM
Rocky Horror 50K, 25K, 10K, 5K
San Antonio TX, 78257
Entry Fee $85
(Lowest or Early Registration)
Entry Fee 2 $100
(Highest or Late Registration)
Prize Money: no
Participant Limit: 400
Starting Elevation: 1128
High Point: 1548
Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 75%
First Year of the Event: 2022
Men's Record: Milton Miranda 4:52:55
Masters Men Record: Jay Baker 6:13:52
Women's Record: Victoria Allen 8:12:41
Masters Women Record: Christi Myers 9:17:23
It’s astounding. Time is fleeting. Madness takes it toll.
Come all ye ghouls, goblins, ghosts, and crazy running creatures and join us for the inaugural Rocky Horror Trail Run on the challenging natural rocky elevated trails of Eisenhower Park a few eves before Halloween. Don’t be scared, but do choose your adventure wisely, as our “Time Warp” 3.3 mile/400ft. looped course will challenge and channel your inner good and evil.
How many times will YOU do the “Time Warp” — one for 5K, two for 10K; five for 25K, and a maddening ten loops for those who take on the 50K. Join the walking/running dead for a spooktacular trail running experience, and while you may not have your best “time,” you’ll definitely have the “best” time! And Damnit Janet—this race caps at 400 (100 per each race), so sign up soon! Awards for best spooktacular costume!
VIRTUAL RACE: 10/28/23 – 11/11/23 – Can’t join us in-person, then sign up for our virtual option and complete your 50K/15K/5K anywhere you choose between October 28 and November 11, 2023. Pick up your pack in-person or pay shipping to have it mailed to you in the US.
REGISTER EARLY: This race has a cap of 400 runners(100 in each race distance). SARR members save 25% with online registration thru (automatically applied at checkout) through September 24, 2023.
Race Swag/Perks: All registrants will receive a frighteningly cool race t-shirt (unisex sizes while supplies last), and a unique finishers medal to all who cross the finish line! 50K Runners will receive a finishers gift (details to follow). Race results and FREE race photos will be posted within 24-48 hours after the event at www.saroadrunners.com
Friday, October 27, 3-7pm at REI San Antonio, 11745 IH-10 West, Ste 110, San Antonio, TX 78230
Saturday, October 28, 5:15-8:15am, Eisenhower Park – Harris Mass Pavilion (race day morning)
Course Details and Start Times: This is a challenging 3.3 mile course that features 400 feet of elevation amongst lots of rocks and roots run on the natural trails Hillview, Shady Creek, Red Oak and Live Oak trail systems in each loop. There are 3 areas on the course where you will run on paved trails that is just under ¾’s of a mile.
50K = 10 loops (33 miles/4000 feet gain), 6am start (Cutoff time 6pm – must start final loop by 4:45pm)
25K = 5 loops (16.5 miles/2000 feet gain), 7:30am start
10K = 2 loops (6.6 miles/800 feet gain), 8am start
5K = 1 loop (3.3miles/400 feet gain), 8:30am start
Plot-A-Route Interactive Course Map
Aid Stations: THIS IS A CUPLESS RACE—You must carry your own hydration device or a collapsible cup to fill at aid stations. There will be one aid station at Mile 2 on the course that will have water and electrolytes only. Water and electrolytes also available at the start/finish. Please give a hoot and don’t pollute the trails and dispose of your trash responsibly at Aid Stations, trash cans, or carry with you.
50K Bag Drop/Aid Station: We will have a 50K bag drop and aid station located near the finish line for access during your race. 50K Aid station will be loaded with sweet and salty treats and race nutrition (gels, variety of chips, goldfish, crackers, granola bars, cookies and candies, pickles, soda, warm fresh quesadillas, and lots more. We will have an updated list closer to the race.
Awards Ceremony/Costume Contest: Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall M/F and Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) M/F finisher in each distance based on chip time. Sorry no age group awards. We will hold the ceremony for 5K/10K at approximately 10am, 25K at 11:30am, and 50K award winners will be awarded as they cross the finish line. Costume contest rules/awards to be announced soon.
Post Race Celebration: Meet at the Harris Mass Pavilion after your race, celebrate your accomplishments and enjoy some post race refreshments from our sponsors, and get your freak on with the sounds of a live DJ, sure to wake the dead. Hang and cheer on and frighten our runners as they continue their Time Warp loops.
The Fine Print:
—The race is chip-timed. Your timing chip is on the back of your racing bib, please wear your bib # on the front of you and please do not bend the tag.
—We are thrilled to be a green race! No plastic bags at packet pickup, CUPLESS RACE, recycling of cans/plastic/bottles, and trying to reduce our carbon footprint. Please carpool, take public transportation, or ride shares to the race if possible.
—The course will have 400 runners on it please Be Kind to one another, be alert, announce when passing, hug your volunteers, don’t litter, and be a good trail steward.
—No dogs or strollers allowed on the course.
—Headphones are not encouraged, please keep one ear open if you MUST wear them.
—First Aid Tent with EMT’s and Volunteer CPR/AED certified SARR coaches on site near start/finish.
—Parking available on site, but limited please carpool if possible.
—Sorry no refunds.
Past Event Dates
Held on Oct 28, 2023
Held on Oct 29, 2022
View 2022 Results