Guana 50K and 12K Trail Races

The Guana Research Reserve in South Ponte Vedra
Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082, United States

Sunday, December 2, 2018

50K and 50K Teams at 8:00 AM and 12K at 1:00 PM

Race Results

This race has ended. Check back soon for race results. 2018

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Entry Fees

50K50K Team (2x 25K)12K
Through October 1st$35$70/team$25
October 2nd - November 29th$45$90/team$35
Day of Race$60$120/team$45

Cash or check only for race day registrations.

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» Click here to register online

You can also register at any of the 1st Place Sports stores on their in-store computers. Or you can mail in a completed entry form to the address on the form.

» Click here for the paper form

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup will be on race day only at the start/finish area.


50k: Finishers receive medals. Plaques awarded two deep in each age group. Altra trail shoes awarded to first male and female overall winners and masters winners.

2x25k Team: Medals awarded to both members of finishing teams. Plaques awarded to top three teams and Altra trail shoes to members of winning team.

12k: All 12k finishers receive medals.  Plaques awarded two deep in each age group.

All registrants receive a long sleeve technical race shirt. Finishers also receive a race beer glass if they attend the awards ceremony at The Reef restaurant from 3 to 5pm on race day.  The Reef is about 5 miles south of the race site on A1A.


The 50k course consists of a winding 7.75 mile clockwise loop that begins and ends at the trail head. Mostly hard pack with several oak tree roots to navigate; course is 90% shaded. The 12k start line is moved ahead into the trail to make it 12k.

Time limits for each race:
  • 9 hours for the 50k
  • 3 hours for the 12k

Guana Course


Available in the Guana lots for $3 per vehicle or for free at the lot just north of the Exxon Station (formerly the Gate Station) by the Guana entrance.


Race pictures available from The Laughing Freckle.