January running event roundup for Northern CA
It may be January in NorCal, and that can mean bare trees, fog and even rain, but there are still plenty of running/walking events to scratch your itch for racing. Below is a compilation of races stretching from the coast to the foothills. For a full calendar of events, visit the main calendar here.  IPA › Read more
Davis Turkey Trot 2019 recap
  The air was crisp and the sky was sunny as 2,500 runners and walkers, dogs, and kids converged upon Civic Center Park for the 32nd Annual Davis Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 23, 2019. Clear skies were a pleasant sight this year – not just because it meant that it was not going to › Read more
Themed October Running Events in Northern California
October. The month that brings us pumpkin spice latte’s (er, PSL’s for you die-hards), much appreciated cooler weather, Halloween, Oktoberfest, apple and pumpkin picking, and of course, the changing leaves that make our photos so pretty and which we will eventually crunch under our shoes.  It’s also one of the best months for outdoor running › Read more
Hydration Tips for Athletes
Summertime… sunshine, watermelon, BBQs and … warmer temps! Proper hydration is not a sprint on race day, but rather a 24 hour event. Be sure to be mindful of staying hydrated whether or not you are exercising so that when you do hit the streets, trails or gym, your body is ready for it. We’ve › Read more
Red, white and run!
Independence Day: one of the most popular days for running and walking events in NorCal is July 4th. With a host of 5k, 10k and fun runs to choose from, there is bound to be one to fit in your schedule.  We’ve rounded up a list of running/walking events happening this year. Check the list › Read more
Summertime Events for Active Kids in Northern California
Another summer is upon us, and we’ve compiled a list of athletic-oriented events in and around Northern California that active families and kids can enjoy, making this summer fly on by.  June Top Pick: 🌟 June 23 – Davis, CA — Positive Energy Kids Triathlon. Open to all kids ages 3 to 15 years. Held › Read more
The Serotonin Surge Charities race benefits safety net clinics
On May 18th, 2019, the Serotonin Surge Charities (est. 1999), will host its second annual Serotonin Surge Run in Natomas Oaks Park in Sacramento. The event, which is sponsored by every major healthcare provider in the region, raises critical funding for safety net medical clinics.  These clinics see over a quarter of a million patients › Read more
2019 Lucky Run: Event Wrap-Up
Saturday, March 23rd was the 9th Annual Lucky Run in Davis. As runners, walkers and volunteers converged upon Davis High School in the morning for the event, the rain let up and provided dry conditions for the event. Intended to celebrate both St. Patrick’s Day as well as the start of Spring (the season officially › Read more
Your guide to 2019 St. Patrick’s Day themed running events in Northern California
With St. Patrick's Day falling on a Sunday in 2019, many Irish-themed events will be taking place on the actual holiday that they celebrate - March 17. This guide outlines the different races across NorCal that are green, festive, and Irish! With everything from green beer to costume contests and little leprechaun fun runs for kids, there is bound to be an event that fills your pot of gold. › Read more
24th Annual Davis Stampede Recap
Thousands of runners, walkers and community members showed up on Sunday, February 24th for the 37th Annual Davis Stampede.  It was a wonderful tribute for the community to honor and remember Officer Natalie Corona in a sport she enjoyed. The participation from organizations near – like Davis Police and Fire, and Yolo County Law Enforcement Services › Read more

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  3. Running of the Elk

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    April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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  3. Running of the Elk

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