A Change of Pace Event Calendar (2016)

2016 Events

Date

Event

Location

February 21

34th Annual Davis Stampede

Davis, CA

March 19

Lucky Run

Davis, CA

March 20

Stanford Health Care Racing Hearts Run

Stanford, CA

April 3

Running of the Elk Half Marathon/10K/5K

Elk Grove, CA

April 17

PPIE Pleasanton Run for Education

Pleasanton, CA

April 23

Cannery 5K

Davis, CA

April 24

Aggie Pride 5K

Davis, CA

May 1

Pony Express Marathon

Sacramento, CA

May 1

M-A Big Bear Run

Atherton, CA

May 15

Capital City Classic

Sacramento, CA

June 11

Granite Bay Courage Run

Granite Bay, CA

June 26

Positive Energy Kids Triathlon

Davis, CA

July 4

Folsom Firecracker

Folsom, CA

July 9

Davis Moonlight Race

Davis, CA

August 7

California Kids Triathlon

Davis, CA

August 28

Santa Rosa Marathon

Santa Rosa, CA

Sept. 10

Rock the 80’s

Folsom, CA

Sept. 24

Break Free Run

Folsom, CA

Sept. 25

Bay Area Race for the Cure

San Francisco, CA

October 8

Oktobrewfest

Davis, CA

October 23

Golden Arches Run presented by McDonald’s

Sacramento, CA

November 5

Break Free Run

Oakland, CA

November 6

Clarksburg Country Run

Clarksburg, CA

November 19

29th Anniversary Davis Turkey Trot

Davis, CA

November 20

MandaRUN

Loomis, CA

November 24

Forma Gym Turkey Trot in Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek, CA

November 24

Elk Grove Turkey Trot

Elk Grove, CA

November 24

Running of the Turkeys

Woodland, CA

2015 Events

Date

Event

Location

February 8

33rd Annual Davis Stampede

The Davis Stampede takes place at Central Park and includes five events: Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and two kids fun runs. Stage 1 of the NorCal Tour de FIT Series.
A Change of Pace Foundation-owned event

Davis, CA

February 22

Mardi Gras Madness

Mardi Gras Madness is a 5K event with a Mardi Gras theme. Held at Terrell Park in San Jose, it features a loop course, technical t-shirts and post-race booths and refreshments.
Timing event

San Jose, CA

March 7

Lucky Run

The Lucky Run starts and finishes at Davis High School / Community Park and includes the Lucky 13 Half Marathon, and the Lucky 7 runs: 7K and 7 Mile. Children’s Fun Runs are also offered. Stage 2 of the NorCal Tour de FIT Series.
A Change of Pace Foundation-owned event

Davis, CA

March 14

Get Lucky 5K &10K Run/Walk

Held at Sonoma Mountain Village in Rohnert Park. Come on out and Get Lucky!
Timing event

Rohnert Park, CA

March 21

The Spirit of Benny 5K/10K

The Spirit of Benny™ lives on through a non-profit organization by that name and a run/walk, which was created in memory of Benny who passed in 2010 at the young age of 5 from Battens Disease.
Timing event

Placerville, CA

March 29

Running of the Elk Half Marathon/5K

The Third Annual Running of the Elk Half Marathon and Thrive 5K takes place at the Elk Grove Auto Mall and follows country roads for most of the 13.1 mile route. Don your elk ears and prepare for a morning filled with exercise and fun as you help raise funds for the Elk Grove Youth Sports Foundation. Stage 3 of the NorCal Tour de FIT Series.
Management/Timing event

Elk Grove, CA

March 29

Girls on the Go 5K/10K/Half Marathon

Held at Crocker Park in Downtown Sacramento, this event is an all-girls party from start to finish. With “girlicious” medals and sweet treats at the finish line, this event is planned for women by women.
Timing event

Sacramento, CA

April 12

PPIE Pleasanton Run for Education

This event offers a Half Marathon, 5K and Kids 1 Mile and 200 yard challenge. As one of the major annual fundraisers for Pleasanton Partners in Education (PPIE), this event raises money for Pleasanton public schools. Funds are used directly to help today’s youth, tomorrow’s leaders with programs such as: class size reduction, technology hardware and support, reading intervention, education specialists, student competitions, student grants and innovative education grants for teachers.
Timing event

Pleasanton, CA

April 26

Capital City Classic

Run the bridges at the 2015 Capital City Classic. Our signature event, the 10 Mile, is the only event to cross all three downtown Sacramento bridges. Also offered are 5K and 10K divisions, plus a free kids 2.62 mile mini marathon. Stage 4 of the NorCal Tour de FIT Series.
A Change of Pace Foundation-owned event

Sacramento, CA

April 26

Stride for Aggie Pride 5K

The Stride for Aggie Pride 5K is a philanthropic 5K run/walk organized by a group of enthusiastic UC Davis students and staff dedicated to bettering student life.
Timing event

Davis, CA

May 3

Cinco de Mile

The Cinco de Mile race is a Half Marathon, 10K and 5K taking place near Cinco de Mayo in San Jose.
Timing event

San Jose, CA

May 3

Big Bear Run

The Big Bear Run is a 5K (3.1 Mile) event taking place at Menlo-Atherton High School and raises funds for school programs.
Timing event

Atherton, CA

May 9

Marin Human Race

The Marin Human Race is the largest collaborative fundraising event in Marin County. Last year, over 4,000 people attended, and raised $285,000 for 78 nonprofits. Individuals support nonprofits, schools and community organizations across Marin County.
Timing event

San Rafael, CA

May 31

Positive Energy Kids Triathlon

The Positive Energy Kids Triathlon is a fun-filled event suitable for children of all athletic abilities, ages 3 to 17 years. The event is a perfect introduction to the sport of triathlon (swim-bike-run) and no experience is necessary. Kids can participate as an individual or on a parent/child team for a unique bonding experience. Every person to cross the finish line receives a sparkly, heavyweight finisher’s medal. Chip timing with splits is provided as well as live athlete tracking, and trophies are awarded to the top three boys/girls per division (although to keep the focus off of “winning”, no awards ceremony is held.
A Change of Pace Foundation-owned event

Davis, CA

June 20

Granite Bay Courage Run

Courage Run is a multi-city 5K/10K annual race series and a benefit for Courage House-homes for children rescued out of sex trafficking. Hundreds of thousands of girls across the U.S. and around the world need a safe place to call home and many of them are runaways because of their life of abuse and exploitation.  That is why we run…so they don’t have to.
Timing Event

Granite Bay, CA

July 4

Folsom Firecracker

Kick off Independence Day with this popular 5K/10K Run/Walk along Folsom’s best running trails.
Timing Event

Folsom, CA

July 11

Davis Moonlight Race

The Davis Moonlight Run is a Half Marathon, 10K and 5K event that will have you aglow for days. The t-shirts are glowmerous, our finisher’s medals are glowterrific and we even throw glow sticks at ya on the course. A Kids Half Mile is also offered. Stage 5 of the NorCal Tour de FIT Series.
A Change of Pace Foundation-owned event

Davis, CA

August 2

California Kids Triathlon

The California Kids Triathlon celebrates 12 years of making kids smile, come August 2014. The event is held the first Sunday of August each year and offers distances tailored to each child’s age.  No experience is necessary. Big heavyweight medals to all finishers.
A Change of Pace Foundation-owned event

Davis, CA

August 16

Golden Arches Run

The excitement is building for the inaugural Golden Arches Run in Downtown Sacramento! The courses will provide scenic views of the State Capitol, Old Sacramento, the Sacramento River, and of course, Sacramento’s very own set of golden arches, the iconic Tower Bridge.
A Change of Pace Foundation-managed event

Sacramento, CA

August 23

Santa Rosa Marathon

Sonoma County’s finest event, the Santa Rosa Marathon features a BQ Marathon course, certified half marathon course and a certified 5K. Runners and walkers in the half and full marathons receive a spinner finisher’s medal, 3/4″ zip jacket and bottle of De Loach wine to commemorate their participation. All participants are also treated to a post-race pancake breakfast and a beer garden.
Timing Event

Santa Rosa, CA

August 29

NorCal Kids Triathlon

The NorCal Kids Triathlon is a sprint distance triathlon for kids ages 4-14 years old.
Timing/Mgmt. Event

Orinda, CA

Sept. 6

Race to the End of Summer

This 5K, 10K and Half Marathon event takes place in San Jose and features three loop courses that travel along city streets and bike/running paths. All finishers receive a heavyweight finisher medal and technical t-shirt.
Timing Event

San Jose, CA

Sept. 7

Davis Labor Day Races

he Labor Day Races celebrates a true grass-roots community event organized entirely by volunteers. For the past Seven (7) years, the event has raised over $10,000 per year for local schools, Team Davis and other community running programs.  Additionally, the races serve as a featured event for cultural exchange with visiting runners from Davis’ Sister City – Inuyama, Japan.  Each year, Taiko drummers start the races with a bang!
Timing Event

Orinda, CA

September 13

Rock the 80’s

This year’s Rock the 80s will be held in Folsom, CA along the greenways with 5K and 10K courses. Dress up like your favorite 80’s character or simply don some legwarmers and fluorescent clothing and party like it’s 1989!
A Change of Pace Foundation event

Folsom, CA

September 20

BSM Women’s Duathlon & 3 Mile Run/Walk

The event benefits the Barbara Schmidt Millar Memorial fund at the Breast Imaging Center of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH). In addition, a scholarship has been established in her honor which is awarded to female high school graduates in Nevada County pursuing an education in the healthcare profession.
Timing Event

Nevada City, CA

September 26

Break Free Run 5K & 10K

This Folsom event has a mission to spread awareness and raise funds to fight human trafficking.
Timing

Folsom, CA

September 27

Bay Area Race for the Cure 5K

Komen Race for the Cure to raise awareness, find a cure and provide care to breast cancer patients
Timing

San Francisco, CA

October 10

Oktobrewfest

Oktobrewfest is an evening 5K and 10K (plus kids half mile) celebrating the German holiday of Oktoberfest, running, walking, beer and fun. Come join us!
ACOP-owned event

Davis, CA

October 24

OktobeRun

OktobeRun takes place in Redwood City and includes a 5K and Half Marathon. Proceeds benefit Redwood City public schools via the Redwood City Education Foundation.
Timing Event

Redwood City, CA

November 7

Break Free Run

This Oakland 5K/10K event has a mission to spread awareness and raise funds to fight human trafficking. It takes place at Lake Merritt in Central Oakland.
Timing event

Oakland, CA

November 8

Clarksburg Country Run

This event offers distances ranging from a half mile up to 20 miles. Enjoy some small town hospitality with a big-race atmosphere
A Change of Pace Event Management/Timing event

Clarksburg, CA

November 13

Beat the Blerch

This unique event offers 5K, 10K, Half and Full Marathon options along blerchs in fat suits, nutella and cookies. What more is there?
Timing event

Sacramento, CA

November 21

28th Anniversary Davis Turkey Trot

Our original event, the Davis Turkey Trot is now 27 years young and includes a Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, 10K, 5K and four Kids Fun Runs. Final stage of the Fall NorCal Tour de FIT Series.
A Change of Pace Foundation-owned event

Davis, CA

November 22

MandaRUN

This 5K and Half Marathon event is a fundraiser for the Loomis Basin Education Foundation.
Timing event

Loomis, CA

November 26

Forma Gym Turkey Trot in Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek’s largest event takes place on Thanksgiving Day and benefits the Walnut Creek schools and Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Counties.
Timing event

Walnut Creek, CA

November 26

Elk Grove Turkey Trot Courage Run

This 5K and 10K event is a fundraiser for Courage House and is part of a multi-city effort to raise money and awareness to fight against sex trafficking.
Timing event

Elk Grove, CA