Noyo Headlands Race

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Noyo Headlands Race

October 23, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, October 23rd, for the 5th Annual 2021 Noyo Headlands Race. We are now certified for a full marathon and a half marathon. We are also offering a 5k and 10K, along the stunning Northern California Coast. Enjoy some of the most remarkable scenery Northern California has to offer and have a great time running with your friends! The trail consists of asphalt and soft track. It is fairly flat, well maintained, and commonly used by runners year-round. In ensure participant safety, there will be a staggered masked start times with 6 feet distance between runners.

This race will benefit the Mendocino Coast Healthcare Foundation (MCHFoundation) in its mission to support health and wellness organizations, along our beautiful Mendocino Coast. MCHFoundation provides critical and timely support through grants and volunteerism that directly aid the mission and needs of our clinics, hospital, volunteer fire departments, and health and wellness agencies.

• State-of-the-art chipped timing
• Top 3 Medals for Each Category – Male, Female, Non Binary
• Live Streamed Finish Line
• 2021 Noyo Headlands Race T-Shirt and SWAG Bag

Entry Fee
All distances are guaranteed a Sport Tek-PosiCharge Tee, if registered before Oct 10th. After Oct 10th, Sizes and/or T-shirts may not be available. Place Medals will be awarded for Top 3 Finishers for each distance (except 5K Fun Walk and Virtual Races) , in each age group, within each category; male, female and non binary. 5K Fun Walk will include T-Shirt and Swag Bag only. Virtual will receive a Sport Tek-PosiCharge Tee and participation medal.

$40 5K Fun Walk
$40 5K Run
$40 10K Run
$60 1/2 Marathon
$90 Marathon


October 23, 2021
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Noyo Headlands / Fort Bragg
CA 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.