The 2nd Annual Double Peak Challenge was once again a success, bringing participants of all ages together – from under 10 to over 70. The challenge included a 10K run along the ridgeline trail, a 5K run, and a trail trot for kids, along with a community gathering. The scenic course gave runners a breathtaking view of San Marcos’s natural beauty, from the lake to the fog breaking around the mountains.

Proceeds from the event benefit the San Marcos Community Services Department and its scholarship program, as well as San Marcos Unified School District and The San Marcos Promise.
“It’s such a worthy cause for extended education for kids graduating out of San Marcos Unified District schools,” said Community Services Director Buck Martin. “And it’s an opportunity for scholarships for educational programs.”

The overall winner was Leonardo Maciel, a 36-year-old oil and gas engineer from Brazil. He was visiting San Diego for business. The fastest woman was 42-year-old Carlsbad resident Michele Wallace.