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Northern California and Nevada

July

7/1 Lovers Leap of Faith—Strawberry: Strawberry, off of Hwy. 50. 5K, 10K, 9 mi., 13.1 mi., 18 mi. 50K, 50 mi., 100K. www.tctruns.com

7/1 Triple Voodoo Run: San Francisco. 5K, 10K distances. Run to an awesome Bay Area brewery! This one ends at Triple Voodoo Brewing. Sweattracker.com or www.citybeerruns.com

7/1 Reservoir Dogs: San Pablo Reservoir, Orinda. 5K, 10K, half marathon, 35K. The first trail-running event allowed to completely circumnavigate the Briones Reservoir on the serene–and usually “permit-only”–East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) trails. Insidetrail.com

7/4 Morgan Hill Freedom Fest: Morgan Hill City Hall. 1 mi., 5K. Just one event in the all-day July 4th celebration. www.morganhillfreedomfest.com/

7/4 38th Chester Classic: Chester. 3.25 mi.: 2.25 mi. paved, 1 mi. dirt. Chip timed. Water station. Overall male/female winner awards. Age group awards, special costume winner prize. www.chesterfunrun.org

7/4 46th Kenwood Footraces: Kenwood Plaza Park. 3K, 10K. Run in the heart of the Sonoma wine country. Chip timed. www.kenwoodfootrace.com

7/13 Marlette 50K & 10 Miler: Spooner Lake, NV. RRCA Nevada State Championship. The 50K features 30 mi. of trails & epic views. The 10 mi. heads north on the North Canyon Trail. Ultrasignup.com

7/15 Brian Waterbury Memorial Rock to Pier Run: Morro Bay. Run the 6 mi. from Morro Rock to Cayucos Pier. www.leaguelineup.com

7/15 Escalon Park Fete Run: Escalon. 2mi., 10K, family-friendly out-and-back courses. Runsignup.com

7/15-16 Salt Point Trail Run: Jenner. Sat. events: 50K, 26K, 15K, 9K; Sun: 15K, 9K. Run the ancient trails of the Pomo people. Go back in time as you witness the wonder of rugged coastline, sandstone cliffs, kelp-dotted coves, tide pools, pygmy forests and panoramic views. www.pctrailruns.com

7/22 Lighting the Way 2017: Oak Meadow Park, Los Gatos. A fundraiser for AiducateNow, the proceeds from which goes towards lighting up lives of children in the developing countries by giving them access to education and nutrition. www.aiducatenow.org/events/lighting-the-way-2017/

7/22 Bad Bass Half Marathon: Lake Chabot. Castro Valley. 5K, 10K, 1/2 marathon. 5K entirely on paved trails; 10K &half marathon 50% paved trail & 50% fireroad. All the couses have rolling hills. brazenracing.com/badbass/

7/29 Huntington Lake Tri: Lakeshore boat ramp. Sprint (400 yd. swim; 13 mi. bike ride; 3.2 mi. run) & Olympic (1,600 yd. swim; 22.5 mi. bike ride; 6.5 mi. run), also run/walk. Lake swim, a challenging road bike course, and a high altitude run finishes the race. Each athlete registered for the Huntington Lake Triathlon will receive a custom t-shirt, athlete goody bag, swim cap, post-race meal, raffle prizes and race awards three-deep in each division. Limited to 200 participants. Sierracascades.com

August

8/5 Echo Summit Trail Challenge: Adventure Mtn. Snow Park, near Twin Bridges. 5K, 10K, 10 mi., 13.1 mi., 20 mi., 26.2 mi. 50K, 50n mi. Primarily single track trail, some dirt roads, a little pavement,very runnable sections, technical sections, climbs, downhills, great scenery, views, creeks, and lakes. A new marathon for 2017! www.tctruns.com

8/5 Salinas Valley Half Marathon: Soledad Mission. Experience the Salinas Valley while experiencing the influence of cool coastal air from the Monterey Bay along this rolling 13.1 mile course. www.salinasvalleyhalfmarathon.org

8/12 Run to Rogue Public House: San Francisco. 5K, 10K. An event in the City Beer Runs series. Sweattracker.com or www.citybeerruns.com

8/12 Run the Ridge: 3 different starts in Marin County to Crissy Field in San Francisco. Point to point. All participants will have the option to take the shuttle. 16K, 35K, 62K. www.pctrailruns.com

8/13 Humboldt Bay Marathon: Eureka. Half marathon, 5K, Marina Mile. Trying for a Boston qualifying time or striving for another personal record, or just looking for a uniquely beautiful place to run, these aces are exactly what you're looking for! Humboldtbaymarathon.com

8/26 San Jose Ultimate Wine Run: Arena Green East Park, San Jose. 5K. an amazing 5k run through a vineyard with lots of wine & fun festivities for you & your entire family. www.raceplace.com

8/27 10K on the Bay: Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Ctr. 5K 10K run/walk. Run or walk along the Bay Trail and enjoy breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay-Estuary. Proceeds go to the Interpretive Center. www.10konthebay.org/

8/27 Good Dog - Dirty Dog 5K Walk/Run: Granite Bay, Folsom Lake SRA. For walkers, runners, and their dogs! All athletes and dogs MUST Walk the entire 5K course. The course will have one aid station at the half way point for both walkers and their dogs. All good dog walkers and their dogs will receive a finisher medal and dog tag at the finish line. There is a ‘Runner only – No Dog’ category with individual awards to the top male and female runners in the category. Totalbodyfitness.com

8/27 Run for Immigrants: Cesar Chavez Park, San Jose. Half marathon. The run winds through the heart of Silicone Valley home to the tech industries that employ immigrants from around the world. After the race particpants will be greeted with a beer, food, refreshments, and live music. www.runforimmigrants.com


Southern California & Nevada

July

7/4 Run in the Parks: Crown Valley Community Park, Laguna Niguel. 5K run/walk; 10K. A benefit for YMCA scholarship program. Reg. includes a t-shirt, runner or dog goodie bag, pancake breakfast ticket, children’s medals and awards for 1st-3rd place finishers in each division. www.ymcaoc.org/run-in-the-parks/

7/5 Nite Moves Summer Sunset Series: Leadbetter Beach, Santa Barbara. Wednesday night series. 5K run. Post-run, enjoy the live music, drinks, & door prizes. www.runsantabarbara.com

7/9 Shoreline Half Marathon: Promenade Park Beachfront, Ventura. Half marathon, 5K, 10K. A run on the bike path toward Ventura State Beach and back. www.shorelinehalf.com

7/9 Griffith Park Trail Relay Marathon & 8K: Los Angeles. The start is at the abandoned zoo with ruins & hiking trails. Teams may bring friends and family as long as they are within the 10 x 10 space allotted for the team. www.griffithparkmarathonrelay.com

7/15 9th Sarah DeMille 5K Memorial Run: Rancho Santa Margarita. A 5K trail run or walk. After, enjoy the music and vendor expo. www.smhs.org

7/15 Los Angeles Hot & Dirty Mud Run Series: 5K mud run with 50 obstacles for ages 13 & up. www.hotanddirtymudrun.com

7/16 We Run Tech 5K: Do you like tech? Do you love startups? and like wearing costumes? Of course you do! Join us for our inaugural 5K race that will bring together runners from the hottest startups and tech companies in LA such as Snapchat, Scopely, Honest, Ziprecruiter, Homehero and others. weruntech.org

7/19 Nite Moves Summer Sunset Series: Leadbetter Beach, Santa Barbara. Wednesday night series. 5K run. Post-run, enjoy the live music, drinks, & door prizes. www.runsantabarbara.com

7/26 Nite Moves Summer Sunset Series: Leadbetter Beach, Santa Barbara. Wednesday night series. 5K run. Post-run, enjoy the live music, drinks, & door prizes. www.runsantabarbara.com

August

8/5 Meals on Wheels of Long Beach 5K: Long Beach City College. Scenic tour from the Veterans Stadium parking lot through the beautiful LBCC campus and is designed by the LBCC Track & Field Department staff. Participants will receive an event t-shirt and medal. For info, email mowsas@gmail.com

8/13 Cruise the Shoreline Marathon: Beach Path Parking Lot, Long Beach. Half, 15K, 10K, 5K. This course follows part of the Long Beach Marathon course along the scenic beach path with ocean breezes and beautiful views. Charliealewineracing.jimdo.com

8/16 Nite Moves Summer Sunset Series: Leadbetter Beach, Santa Barbara. Wednesday night series. 5K run. Post-run, enjoy the live music, drinks, & door prizes. www.runsantabarbara.com

8/20 Blitz the Bay Marathon: Half, 10K, 5K. Marina Vista Park, Long Beach. The course is run along the scenic city streets around a lake and a beautiful oceanfront view. Charliealewineracing.jimdo.com

8/30 Nite Moves Summer Sunset Series: Leadbetter Beach, Santa Barbara. Wednesday night series. 5K run. Post-run, enjoy the live music, drinks, & door prizes. www.runsantabarbara.com


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