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Northern California and Nevada


4/1 Santa Teresa County Park - King Richard Annual run: Santa Teresa County Park. 5K, 10K, 13.1 mi. All courses are dirt road & some singletrack.

4/1 Spartan San Jose Super & Sprint: Diablo Grande, Patterson. Super: 8-10mi. Sprint: 24-29 obstacles. Longer distance than the Sprint and more obstacles, the Super will test your endurance, perseverance and grit. The 8-10 Mile Super packs more than 25 Signature Spartan Obstacles through tougher and more rugged terrain.

4/8 Mt. Tam Wild Boar Half Marathon: & 10K. Rock Springs. Experience rolling singletrack on Mt. Tam with views of the Pacific Ocean. Run along paved roadways and dirt singletrack trails.

4/9 Dionysus Dash: Livermore. 5k run/walk through the beautiful vineyards of Concannon Vineyards. This is a trail run. Please be prepared to run/walk through dirt, rocks, grass etc...

4/15 Big Bunny 5K: Cupertino Civic Center. Whether you’re a competitive runner, active walker, or just looking for a fun activity to do with your friends and family, anyone can participate in the 5K.

4/29 Sierra Azul Trail Challenge: Los Gatos. 5K, 10K, 13.1 mi. 18 mi. 50K distances on trails or fireroad. The 50K is one of the toughest routes in the area.

4/29-30 SLO Marathon & Half: Downtown San Luis Obispo. 5K run/walk, 1 mi. children’s fun run, kids’ 1/4 mi. Get Off The Couch Sports Productions,


5/6 Folsom Lake Falcon Crest Trail Run: El Dorado Hills. 5K, 10K, 8 mi. 13.1 mi. distances. The trails are fastwith some technical sections.

5/13 Muir Woods Marathon: Stinson Beach. Half marathon & 7 mi. Follow the legendary Dipsea trail to Steep Ravine, up to the trails of Muir Woods.

5/13 Trail Run at Sly Park: Pollock Pines. 50K, 20 mi., 13.1 mi. 10 mi., 5K. Course is primarily single track run in beautiful Pollock Pines. Great running, some technical sections roots, rocks, very challenging course, no big climbs or long downhills.

5/20 Terrain Racing: Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, San Jose. 5K, 10K, Mini-Monkey. Crawl over obstacles and through mud pits at Santa Clara Country Fairground. Conquer over 25 obstacles on a 5k or 10k course with friends for the race of your life!

5/20 Hacienda Hills Run: Almaden Quicksilver County Park, San Jose. 1.5 mi., 5K, 10K, 13 mi. trail running, all with some elevation gain. 4 fully stocked aid stations.

5/21 Surfer's Path Marathon: Santa Cruz. Marathon/Half, 5K/10K, Hang 10/5. scenic courses, featuring breathtaking views of the Monterey Bay coastline and a series of world renowned surf breaks. An ideal destination event, participants can experience a quintessential California vacation.

5/31 Miracle Miles for Kids: Morro Rock City Beach, Morro Bay. 10K walk/run. a benefit for children, youth, and families impacted by trauma on the central coast. With over 2,500 runners and walkers participating, MM4K helps raise funds to support the critical needs of those served by FCNI. Reg. includes post race celebration, awards, and breakfast for participants.

Southern California & Nevada


4/1 Run for Ike 5K & Jr. Ike Dash: Palm Springs. A fast and flat out and back course in beautiful Palm Springs. It is runner, walker, stroller and doggie friendly, beginning and ending at the Palm Springs Police Department. The Run for Ike is commemorates K-9 Officer Ike who was killed in the line of duty in 2011.

4/9 Black Mountain XTERRA Run: Black Mountain Reg'l Park, San Diego. This course is great for beginners and advanced athletes with plenty of wide fire road trails and some singletrack, a couple of twists, turns and a small creek crossing.


5/20 Malibu Creek Trail Run: Malibu Creek State Park. 6K, 12K, 22K on singletrack & fire road. Fee includes raffle entry, t-shirt, hot coffee, post-race beer (if over 21).

5/21 LA Life Run: Downtown Los Angeles. 5K, 10K run/walk & Tinsel Town Tot Trot. Chip timing, LA-themed finisher medal, live music & entertainment, t-shirt.

5/29 Laguna Hills Memorial Day Half Marathon: Saddleback Memorial Med. Ctr. 5K, 10K, Kid’s run.

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