Mount Wilson Trail Race (MWTR) 2017

Mount Wilson Trail Race (MWTR) 2017

Saturday, May 27, 2017 celebrates the 109th anniversary and 51st running of the Mount Wilson Trail Race (MWTR). The 8.6 mile running race is a unique, historic event, revered by the Sierra Madre community and by the 350 competitors who measure themselves against the mountain. As the second oldest run trail race in California, the Mount Wilson Trail Race is rich in history and has over the years developed strong ties to community members and organizations alike, making this event one to look forward to year after year.


This Memorial Day weekend tradition brings together over 1,000 runners, volunteers, and spectators. Activities include training runs for adults and kids, Kids’ T-shirt Design Contest, Pre-Race Pasta Dinner and Raffle and much more. Runners enjoy the small town charm of Sierra Madre prior to and after their grueling, yet scenic climb of the Mount Wilson Trail. From novice to elite runners, this event has something for everyone!


Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9 to 11am at the Hart Park House in Memorial Park is Sierra Madre Resident Registration.  Residents must present a valid California Driver’s license and are welcome to be one of the first 100 participants to register for the 2017 MWTR.


Monday, March 6, 2017 starting at 8am is open registration.  Participants can register in person at Sierra Madre City Hall or on line at Be sure to register early, as the race usually sells out in the first few days.


Sponsorships packages are still available and information can be requested by contacting Clarissa Lowe or Tim Shepard at (626) 355-7135, or


Adult Race Entry- $70

Youth Entry-$38

Entry fee includes official 2017 MWTR Tech Shirt and goodie bag


Additional information regarding the race is available at

Published on 02/13/2017