In-Person Road Racing Returns to Northern California

 

This Fall, racing returns to Northern California. Below we’ve outlined a few of the amazing events taking place. See you soon!


RUNNING OF THE ELK:
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RAISING FUNDS FOR YOUTH SPORTS
The 10th Annual Running of the Elk will include a 5K and 10K, plus a Kids Run. Entry includes a short sleeve technical shirt (cotton for kids run), custom printed race bag, custom gaiter, timing and eligibility for awards (5k/10k only) and finisher medal. Funds raised from the event are used to provide scholarships to kids who cannot afford the cost to play sports.

  • More info: Visit event website¬†
  • Distances: 5K, 10K, Kids 1/4 and 1/2 Mile
  • Virtual Division Available
  • Entry Includes: Short sleeve gender specific race t-shirts, finisher medals, custom gaiter, and drawstring race bag included in 5K/10K entry fee
  • Held at: District56 in Elk Grove

 


PLEASANTON HALLOWEEN SPIRIT RUN:
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Note: Prices increase on October 1, 2021.

✔️ Costumes encouraged
✔️ Stroller friendly
✔️ Dog friendly
✔️ Walker friendly
✔️ Post-race raffle
✔️ Free entry to Alameda County Fair for each entrant
✔️ Proceeds are used by the Pleasanton Rotary for youth scholarships

  • More info: Visit event website
  • Distances: 5K, 10K, Kids dashes for ages 2-8
  • Entry Includes: Long sleeve technical race t-shirts for first 750 5K/10K entrants and free entry to the Alameda County Fair following the run
  • Held at: Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton

 


CLARKSBURG COUNTRY RUN REGISTRATION:
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🍷 Run or walk along Clarksburg’s vineyard-lined streets. Choose from the historic 30K (18.6 miles), Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, or Kids Race. All entries include a long sleeve technical t-shirt (cotton shirt for kids run), finisher medal, timing and eligibility for awards (kids run is not timed), and post-race meal.

  • More Info: Visit event website
  • Distances: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, 30K (18.6 miles), and Kids 1/4 and 1/2 Mile
  • Entry Includes: Long sleeve performance race t-shirts, finisher medals, and post-race meal
  • Held at: Delta High School in Clarksburg

 


DAVIS TURKEY TROT:
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The turkeys return from isolation: The Davis Turkey Trot is back for its 33rd year of racing on the streets of Davis. 2021 events will include a 10K, 5K, 2 Mile Dog Jog, Unofficial 15K, and four kids races. 2M/5K/10K entries include a long sleeve technical t-shirt, finisher medal, timing, and eligibility for awards.  Dogs welcome in the 2 Mile race if well-behaved and on nonretractable leash. Virtual division available.

  • More Info: Visit event page
  • Distances: 5K, 10K, 2 Mile Dog Jog, and four Kids Fun Runs
  • Virtual Division available
  • Entry Includes: Long sleeve performance race t-shirts and finisher medals
  • Held at: Civic Center Field in Downtown Davis

 


For more events, visit the complete running/walking calendars on our website:

 

       

Upcoming Events

 
  1. Pleasanton Halloween Spirit Run

    October 31 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  2. Clarksburg Country Run

    November 14 @ 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. Davis Turkey Trot

    November 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Davis Stampede

    February 20, 2022
  5. PPIE Run for Education

    April 24, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am

Coming Soon:

 

The 38th Annual Davis Stampede

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Upcoming ACOP Events

 
  1. Pleasanton Halloween Spirit Run

    October 31 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  2. Clarksburg Country Run

    November 14 @ 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. Davis Turkey Trot

    November 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Davis Stampede

    February 20, 2022
  5. PPIE Run for Education

    April 24, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am

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