Bidwell Classic

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Bidwell Classic

March 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

START TIMES

  • 5K run and fun walk: 8:00 a.m.
  • Half marathon run, relay: 8:10 a.m.

BENEFITS STUDENT ATHLETES

A substantial portion of the race entry fees go to the local high school cross country running programs. When you participate in the Bidwell Classic, you are supporting local student athletes.

PACKET PICKUP

Avoid race day crowds by stopping by Fleet Feet on Friday, March 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fleet Feet is at 241 Main St in downtown Chico. You can pick up your timing chip, race number, and shirt or hat. See the HATS AND T-SHIRTS section below for more details.

March 1 packet pickup is also the last opportunity to register for the race.

You may also pick up your packet on race day, March 2, at Bidwell Park. Packets will be available prior to the race between 6:30 a.m. and 7:45 a.m.

You must be registered to pick up your packet as there is no race-day registration.

HATS AND T-SHIRTS – YOUR CHOICE!

Every pre-registered participant has their choice of a technical shirt or hat. The hats are one-size-fits-all. The shirts are unisex. You may purchase an additional shirt and/or hat for $15 each with your registration, through February 17. Entrants registering after February 17 receive hats while supply lasts. Shirts will not be available to order after February 17, but both shirts and hats will be available for sale at packet pickup and on race morning while supplies last.

 

Dozens of runners set off on the 5K trail at the Bidwell Classic in Bidwell Park.
(Photo by Mark Rojas)

Details

Date:
March 7, 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.chicorunningclub.org/bidwell-classic.html

Venue

Bidwell Park One-Mile, Big Chico Creek
Chico, CA 95928 United States + Google Map

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Maya Miramontes

Volunteer and Site Coordinator

Maya participated in her first A Change of Pace event at the age of 3 months. From there she followed her siblings in participating in a multitude of events from runs to kids’ triathlons. While growing up with parents who ran a sports marketing firm, she had no choice but to attend most events her entire youth life. Now as an adult, she has returned (by her own choice) and now serves as the volunteer and site coordinator. In addition, she has also been instrumental in the 2024 design and transitioning of our new website. We are fortunate to have her tackle one of the more critical areas that are considered the backbone of any event, volunteers. Maya resides in Davis and In her spare time she spends time as a dog trainer while simultaneously assisting other local nonprofit organizations such as the Yolo County SPCA and Cancer Champions.

Alec Miramontes

Event Oversight and Volunteer Management

Alec, a graduate of the University of Oregon, oversees course and volunteer management on event day. He also helps coordinate infrastructure set up and tear down, equipment management and assists with race timing.

Dave Miramontes

Executive Director

Dave brings an impressive 36 years of event production, marketing, advertising, and graphic design experience to the team. Dave has not only been a decorated athlete, but he also understands how good teamwork can lead to a successful outcome. Having 4 active kids has allowed him to stay involved in youth sports as well as being active within the community. As the Executive Director of A Change of Pace, he still enjoys his role as the logistics coordinator for all Foundation and outside client events. In addition, he oversees course design & safety, city & police relations, graphic design, advertising, marketing, and creative concepts. Dave resides in Davis with his wife Jen and has 4 very cool kids, all of which has worked at A Change of Pace at one point or another.

Jeannine Henderson

Treasurer, Assistant Race Director & Head Timer

Jeannine not only oversees the day-to-day operations; she handles one of the most critical elements within the organization; the registration and timing department. Aside from overseeing the computerized timing department and client/participant relations, she handles our social media and website changes and medal/award design. Her guidance and organizational skills have become a huge value to the organization as she provides much of the input on special projects such as the Tour De Fit.

Jennifer Miramontes

Board Member

Jennifer has over twenty years of experience in the marketing field, including positions as the Marketing Director for Chevys Fresh Mex restaurants and Real Mex restaurants. Jennifer also has extensive experience developing community programs geared towards children, having served on the Board of Directors for the Davis Schools Foundation as well as the Patwin PTA. Jennifer has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Pepperdine University, and is also a certified personal trainer. A runner herself, Jennifer has completed numerous triathlons and over 50 marathons, including top age-group finishes in high profile events such as the Boston Marathon and the Rock N Roll Marathon. Jennifer owns FIT House in Davis and enjoys inspiring her clients to reach their fitness goals.