Ranchita Moon Run

Sat October 8, 2022 Directions


Group Discounts Available

Ranchita Moon Run

7:00PM PDT - 11:00PM PDT
Open to ages 16 - 99.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://oshunsorchard.com.


2 miles South of Montezuma Valley Market, on private road and property adjacent to Anza Borrego Desert State Park.


By Anza Borrego Desert State Park, run or hike approximately 3 miles under the recharging illumination of the Hunter's Moon in the high desert of San Diego County.  Help us raise funds for a teen cancer support organization and get the high desert area buzzing with excitement and fun.  Registration includes access to private course, food, live music, Tshirt, Bib, swag bag (guaranteed for first 50), and support of an amazing organization.  Come join us!

Race check-in will be completed at Montezuma Valley Market.  Then shuttle will take race participants to run site (about 2 miles away)  120 acres of California chaparral and holds the highest peak in the area. Adjacent south western entrance to Anza Borrego Desert State Park .  The trail is approximately 3 mile loop with fun elevation changes. After completion of run/hike, the after party begins.  Live music by Natural Selection and catered food.  Seriously this is going to be fun.  First 50 registered is guaranteed a swag bag.

This will take place in October so please feel free cosplay/costume it up!! Making sure to add your own glow in the dark accents and keep in mind ease of movement.  Group discount also available so make sure to strategize with your friends.

Benefit and Donations

Race to benefit nonprofit Bite Me Cancer.  Teen cancer organization that has provided us and many other families with teens diagnosed with cancer support services.  There is a donate button, but portion of proceeds will also go towards helping Bite Me Cancer continue their work.

What do you Get

>> Unique Race T-shirt

>> Race Bib

>> Swag bag (guaranteed for first 50)

>> Live Music and Food

                - Street tacos, birria, carnitas, and vegan tacos

                - Live Music by Natural Selection 

>> Support a teen cancer organization 

>> Fun time glowing in the dark under the moon

Where Are We

Ranchita is located about 1.5 hour drive north east of San Diego on the S22. Registration will be at the only commercial lot and store in town.  You can't miss us, right by the 11 foot Yeti. Map shown below.



If you want to make a weeknd trip of this or stay overnight..........

Free Camping - We are fortunate to be located right next to Anza Borrego Desert State Park which allows free dispersed camping. The favorite in the area is Culp Valley.

Bed N'no Breakfast/Hostel- Will be Open for Booking Sept, 

Hipcamp Working Artist Property - 25% discount for registered participants.

Hipcamp Unique A Frame and more - 25% discount for registered participants

Ranchita Margharita - Give them a call 

The Borrego House - 15% for registered participants

La Casa Del Zorro - 10% on Deluxe Rooms. Call to make reservations

Virtual Option

For those of you that would love to support but can't make it.  Complete your approximate 3 miles where ever you are comfortable, preferable within sight of the Moon.  And you have until October 8th to complete.  Virtual registration includes Race T-shirt, Bib, Swag (first 50), and us sending you good vibes from a distance.  Use #ranchitamoonrun if posting on social media.


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Race Contact Info

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Registration and Event Location


Glow in the Dark Tshirt 

Snazzy Bib

Will post swag bag details soon......


2 miles South of Montezuma Valley Market, on private road and property adjacent to Anza Borrego Desert State Park.


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