Stow Lake Stampede

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Stow Lake Stampede

May 22, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

The Stow Lake Stampede is a fun and exciting 5K/Kids’ Mile race* that the Impalas hold in Golden Gate Park every spring. While the race is open to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities, it is also a PAUSATF** circuit event that draws some of the fastest runners in the Bay Area. Post-race festivities take place near the Conservatory of Flowers in Peacock Meadow. With the help of our generous sponsors and the tireless work of the Impala Racing Team, this is a race to look forward to! Please visit the Impala Racing Team Instagram page for updates. The next Stow Lake Stampede will take place on May 22, 2022.  

*USATF certified course (# CA18002TK) and a USATF sanctioned event

**$2,900 total prize money for Pacific Association members

2022 Race Information

Join us in the fourth annual running of the Stow Lake Stampede 5K and Kid’s Mile!

Event details and schedule


  • Sunday, May 22, 2022

  • 5K 8:30 AM start

  • Kid’s Mile 9:15 AM start

WHERE: Start/Finish JFK @ Peacock Meadow Golden Gate Park

WHAT: 5K race, Kid’s Mile, and a whole lotta fun!

5K Registration (includes a commemorative gift)

ADULT EARLY: Feb 1 – March 31 / $33

ADULT REGULAR: April 1 – April 30 / $40

ADULT LATE: May 1 – May 18 (closing at 10 PM) / $48

ADULT ON SITE: At A Runner’s Mind (4-7 PM on May 20 and 11 AM-3PM on May 21) / $55 (cash, check, or credit card)

***Race day registration may be available but is not guaranteed (more information to follow).

5K REGISTRATION FOR AGES 18 AND UNDER: $23 online or $25 on site

KID’S MILE FOR AGES 12 AND UNDER: $12 online or $15 on site

DEFERRED ENTRIES: Participants who deferred their entries from the cancelled 2020 Stow Lake Stampede will receive free entry to the 2022 race. Look out for an email with registration instructions.

Online registration:


May 22, 2022
8:00 am - 11:30 am
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Golden Gate Park – JFK at Peacock Meadow
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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.