2019 Stairway to Heaven Half Marathon & 15K

This is a VIRTUAL race and can be completed solo or as part of the 2019 Dirt Devil Racing Series. Runners have from August 1st until August 19 to run either the Half Marathon distance or the 15K at Mission Trails Regional Park in San Diego. There will also be two hosted run options available.

Saturday August 10th at 6pm run the 15K OR Saturday August 17th at 6am come run the Half Marathon with the Dirt Devils leading the way. Both courses will ascend the infamous Stairway to Heaven! Whether you run it solo or with the Dirt Devils you must submit your GPS and picture on the top of the Stairway on South Fortuna Mountain before August 20th to RUNCO@SDRI.NET
On “RACE” Day runners will come to Mike Hess Brewing Northpark between 11-2 pm to pick up their shirts, medal and race cup. If you can’t come send someone you know who likes beer to come get it for you. They must have a picture of YOUR valid ID on their phone to pick up for you.

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Date: August 10th 6pm Little Sycamore Canyon Mission Trails Regional Park. This Sundown 15K run will be led by the Dirt Devils. Bring a headlamp or flashlight! Make sure to GPS the course you run and take a photo of yourself at the Top of the Stairway! Submit the GPS link and photo to runco@sdri.net before August 20th to be eligible to receive your race shirt, medal and race cup on August 31st at Mike Hess Brewing North Park.

How do I get there?

Date: August 17th 6am Little Sycamore Canyon Mission Trails Regional Park. This Sunrise Half Marathon run will be led by the Dirt Devils. Make sure to GPS the course you run and take a photo of yourself at the Top of the Stairway! Submit the GPS link and photo to runco@sdri.net before August 20th to be eligible to receive your race shirt, medal and race cup on August 31st at Mike Hess Brewing North Park.

How do I get there?

Date: August 31, 2019 11-2 pm

Shirt & Medal Pick Up Location: Mike Hess Brewing North Park. You must come to pick up your medal, shirt and race cup. If you can’t come send someone you know who likes beer in your place but they must a a picture of your valid photo ID on their phone.

How do I get there?

Beer for Runners


Start/Finish/Parking: Mission Trails Regional Park at Little Sycamore Canyon

  How do I get there?

Packet Pick-up Location: There is no packet pick-up. There are no bibs. You can do one of the Dirt Devil led runs or you can run the course on your own. Just be sure to submit the GPS link and your picture on top of the Stairway to runco@sdri.net prior to August 20th.

Mandatory Race Day Check-in: Race Day is the race party at Mike Hess Brewing North Park from 11-2 pm. You must come to pick up your medal, shirt and race cup. You can send someone in your place but they must a a picture of your valid photo ID on their phone.

Half Marathon Start: August 17th 6 am. If you can’t run with us this day or time you can run it solo between August 1 – 20. Submit your GPS link with your photo at the top of Stairway to Heaven and send it to runco@sdri.net

Half Marathon Course Map

15K Start: August 10th 6 pm. If you can’t run with us this day or time you can run it solo between August 1 – 20. Submit your GPS link with your photo at the top of Stairway to Heaven and send it to runco@sdri.net

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Entry Fees:

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  • 15K: $35

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  • Half Marathon: $35

Refund Policy:  

Refund Policy:  There are no refunds…no exceptions.  Dirt Devil Racing does allow for bib transfers or distance changes 2 weeks or MORE prior to the race, however there is a $5 admin fee to do so.  

Steps to CHANGE the Racer’s Name/Info: 

1.  If transferring your bib to another racer … You must notify the race director of your full name used for sign-up, the full name of the the person taking your bib, and their email address.  The NEW Racer must also notify the race director (Runco@sdri.net) and then go to ultrasignup.com to register their own information and sign the release.   Upon completion, the NEW Racer will be prompted to pay….DO NOT at that point… but instead proceed to checkout where they will see a balance of $5.00 (This is the change fee.)  If it says anything other than “$5” take a picture of the screen, get off the site, then contact Runco@sdri.net.   

If all necessary information is not provided to the race director in the time-frame required, the bib will be “disqualified.”   Again … No bib transfers will be accepted within 2 weeks from Race Day …….no exceptions.

Race Schwag:  All finishers receive a race logo stadium cup, moisture wicking race logo shirt and custom race medal.

Prizes/Awards: There are no prizes for this event. Registrants who have completed the Foxy Half or 5K, the Wildhorse Half or 10K, The Stairway to Heaven Half or 15K and The Raptor Ridge Half will be eligible to receive the coveted Dirt Devil Racing-Mike Hess Stainless Steel Beer Growler

You must run all 4 races to be eligible for the series.  Run all 4 Half’s or the 5K, 10K, 15K and Half.