Save Some Moo-la! Register by Friday for the Davis Moo-nlight Race

Deal Days Start Today for the Davis Moonlight Race

Don’t Miss It! Discounted Entry Fees Available Through Friday, March 3

To kick-off this year’s registration launch for the DAVIS MOONLIGHT RACE, we’re offering “Deal Days” – your chance to register for the event at a discounted entry fee.

Register for the Davis Moonlight Race during our registration launch special (Today, March 1 through Friday, March 3) and your registration will be automatically discounted to $34 (5K or 10K; $29 for kids) / $25.50 for the 2K ($21.50 for kids) / and $51 for the Ten Mile Run. Virtual entries are included in the Deal Days discount.

The Davis Moonlight Run is our annual summertime evening race that takes place under the stars (and moon). This year’s event will be held on Saturday night, July 15, 2023.

All 2K, 5K, 10K, and Ten Mile entries include a short sleeve race t-shirt, finisher medal, chip timing, and eligibility for overall and age group awards – plus a complimentary post-race beer.

  • DATE: Race day is Saturday, July 15, 2023.
  • LOCATION: All events start and finish at FMC / Schilling Robotics in Davis (201 Cousteau Place)
  • START TIMES: 7:30 PM (10 Mile); 7:45 PM (Kids 1/2 Mile); 8:00 PM (5K/10K); 8:10 PM (2K)
  • BENEFICIARY: Benefits Cancer Champions (local nonprofit organization)
  • AWARDS: Overall and age group awards presented to the top male, female, and nonbinary finishers per distance and age group
  • STROLLERS: Stroller-friendly courses (dogs and strollers MUST start toward the back)
  • WELL BEHAVED FURRY FRIENDS WELCOME: Well-behaved dogs who are comfortable in crowds and around other dogs are welcome to participate with you in the event. Must be on non-retractable leash. New: Dog division available in all timed distances with prizes for the top 5 fastest dogs in each distance (NOTE: dogs must still start toward the back. Results are based on net elapsed time)
  • INCLUSIVE SPECIAL DIVISIONS: Adaptive Divisions offered for all timed distances: Visually Impaired, Duo Team, Wheelchair, Limb Difference/Deficiency, Intellectual/Developmental Disability, and Other Disability
  • SPECIAL DIVISION AWARDS: Adaptive divisions for athletes with disabilities include corresponding special division awards; Support Runner/Walker (Guide) option available

 Be sure to sign up by March 3 (this Friday) to register at the lowest entry fee.

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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.