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April 4, 2015—Run for the Reef 2-mile walk or 5K, River Park, Fresno
This is a non-competitive event. For more information or to register online, visit www.active.com.

April 4, 2015—Got Color? 5K Run/Walk, Jacob Meyers Park, Riverbank
This is one of those themed races where you wear a white shirt and go through color stations that dust you with corn-starch-based colored powder. When you finish, you have a rainbow of color on the shirt. A white shirt is part of the registration. Race-day registration or packet pickup, 7 a.m. Race starts at 8 a.m. For more information, call 209-863-7150.

April 4, 2015—Visalia Triathlon, Visalia
This involves a 400-yard swim, 11-mile ride and 3-mile run. For more information, visit http://vi-tri.com.

April 4, 2015—Color Vibe 5K, Visalia
This is one in a series of national themed races. Runners go through stations where they're dowsed with a corn starch-based dye. Race directors recommend that if you have respiratory problems to wear a mask or scarf over your face. Events also are planned or Fresno and Stockton later this year, although the website doesn't give a specific date. For more information, visit www.thecolorvibe.com.

April 4, 2015—Sutter Creek Bypass Run 5K & 10K, Sutter Creek
Sounds like there are some hills on the courses. For more information, visit www.active.com.

April 4, 2015—FARA Rabbit Run 5K & 10K and kids' bunny run, Yokuts Park, Bakersfield
For more information and a downloadable registration form, visit Kern County FARA (Friederich's Ataxia Research Alliance. Register online at UltraSignUp.com.

April 4, 2015—Easter Run and Fun 5K and 10K, Lodi Lake, Lodi
In the past, the Easter Bunny has paid this event a visit. There's a good chance that he will do so once again. Family or team of 4 receive a registration discount. Events benefit the benefit Lodi Salvation Army's Hope Harbor Family Service Center. Download the informational flier at Bear Creek Church or register online at www.active.com.

April 5, 2015—Color Fun Fest 5K, San Joaquin Fairgrounds, Stockton
This event had originally been scheduled for Feb. 7 but has been changed to April 5. It is one of a series of national events put on by a Richardson, Texas, company. There are day waves, beginning at 5 p.m., and night waves, beginning at 9 p.m. Runners go through stations and are dowsed with corn-starch-based colored powders. At night, the powder glows under black lights. The event website is soliciting for charities, and it doesn't say what percentage of race proceeds will go toward whatever charities are chosen. For more information, visit http://colorfunfest5k.com.

April 11, 2015—28th Annual Run for Health 1-mile, 5K and 10K walk/runs, East LaLoma Park, Modesto
This is a fun, low-key local event and is great for all members of the family. Download a registration form by clicking here, or register online at www.active.com.

April 11, 2015—Sixth Annual Turlock Chaplaincy 5K & 10K walk/runs, Turlock
This is a flat, fast loop in the Turlock High School neighborhood. For more information or to register, visit www.active.com or view it on Facebook. You don't have to be a Facebook member to view this event.

April 11, 2015—Run for the Children 5K walk/run, Fresno
The event is designed to raise awareness about child abuse. For more information or to register, visit RunSignUp.com.

April 11, 2015—Millerton Lake (Crows Nest) Triathlon, Millerton Lake
There is a sprint and an Olympic distance for individuals and teams. For more information, visit www.scmultisport.com or www.racemine.com.

April 11, 2015—“That They May Live” 5K Run & 2-Mile Fun Walk, Woodward Park, Fresno
Early bird pre-registration discount through March 14. Events benefit Right to Life Central California. Register online beginning Jan. 15 at www.RightToLifeCA.org. The 5K will be professionally chip timed by Soul2Sole and Go For It Events.

April 11, 2015—CAP Run Across the Spectrum 8K and 1-mile walk/run, Veva Blunt Elementary, Visalia
For more information or to register online, visit www.active.com.

April 11, 2015—CASA Super Hero 5K & 10K runs and 2K walk, Bakersfield
For more information, including online registration, visit www.active.com.

April 11, 2015—20th Annual LifeWALK and 5K Run, Park Plaza, Visalia
This year’s event will be larger with the addition of a 5K run along with two bands and a bounce house. Events benefit the Tulare-Kings Right to Life. For more information, visit www.tkrl.org.

April 11, 2015—Cali 10 5K and 10K walk/runs, StocktonCali 10 logo
The Asparagus Run is no longer. In its place is this event, inspired by surfers and hang ten. All registered runners receive a beach towel. The first 350 to pick up packets also receive a tech shirtI'm there dude. After the event, receive $5 in food truck credits and check out the inaugural Food Truck Face-Off and Expo. Packet pick-up is noon-6 p.m., April 10, at Fleet Feet Stockton. Register online at It's Your Race or download a registration form at Fleet Feet Stockton.

April 11, 2015—Healthy Kids Day 5K family fun run/walk and community fair, University Park, Stockton
For more information and a downloadable registration form, click here. Register online by visiting the YMCA of San Joaquin County.

April 12, 2015—Santa Cruz Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K, Santa Cruz
Course goes along the ocean bluffs for great scenery. There are some parts that aren't paved, and races finish on the beach. For more information, http://firstwave-events.racemine.com.

April 12, 2015—Cross the River Run 2-mile walk/run and 10K run, Madera
For more information or to register online, visit https://runsignup.com.

April 12, 2015—Dionysus Dash 5K, Concannon Vineyards, Livermore
This is part of a series of pricey runs through vineyards. Awards for top three male and female finishers. Wine tasting afterwards. The event website said it benefits a community charity but doesn't state what that charity is. For more information, visit www.dionysusdash.com.

April 12, 2015—Dragoon Gulch 5K, Sonora
This event is partially on dirt trails and has some hills. No baby strollers or dogs. For more information, visit www.active.com.

April 18, 2015—Diablo Trails Challenge, 50K, half-marathon, 10K & 5K, Castle Rock Recreation Area, Walnut Creek
These events benefit Save Mount Diablo. You can be sure there are hills since this is a Brazen Racing event. Finisher's medals to all, choice of cotton or tech shirts. Great post-race spread. For more information, visit Brazen Racing.

April 18, 2015—Paws for a Cause 2-mile walk/run and 5-mile run, Applegate Park, Merced
You don't need to bring your dog to participate. Events benefit the Center of Vision Enhancement, or COVE. Download the registration form by visiting www.mymerced.com.

April 18, 2015—Mokelumne River Trail Runs 50-miles, 50K and 13.1 miles, Valley Springs
For more information, visit Elemental Running.

April 18, 2015—Sixth Annual SOS 1-mile and 5K Run, Oakdale
Event benefits the Oakdale Educational Foundation. For more information, visit www.sosfunrun.com. Download a registration form on http://media.wix.com or register online at www.active.com.

April 18, 2015—Second Annual Revolutionary 5K Walk/Run, Modesto
Event benefits Beyer High School Athletics programs and athletic scholarships. For more information, visit Beyer High School or register online at www.active.com.

April 18, 2015—Stomp It Out 5K, Clovis
Event is designed to bring awareness to abuse of prescription drugs. Adults also can drop off prescription drugs that aren't being used or are expired at the event too. Those dropping off drugs will be entered in a raffle. For more information, visit Stop It Out.

April 18, 2015—Tri-Valley's Pace for Peace 5K & 10K walk/runs, Livermore
Event is designed to raise awareness for sexual assault since April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. For more information, visit Tri-Valley Haven or register online at www.active.com.

April 18, 2015—Mountain Area Bloom Run 5K & 10K runs, 2-mile walk, Coursegold
Events benefit Rivergold Physical Education and Athletics Programs. For more information, visit www.mountainareabloomrun.com.

April 18, 2015—Valley Oak SPCA Furry 5K and Walk-A-Dog-A-Thon, Plaza Park, Visalia
Dogs on leashes are welcome. For more information or to register online, visit www.active.com.

April 19, 2015—Cat Trails 5K, UC Merced
Registration includes t-shirt. Prizes three deep in 10-year age groups. For more information, visit UC Merced.

April 19, 2015—19th Annual Armenian Relief Society Show Me the Finish Line 2-mile walk/run and kids' fun run
Register online at https://runsignup.com. Early packet pick-up and walk-in registration, noon-5 p.m., April 18, at Fleet Feet Fresno, formerly Sierra Running Co.

April 19, 2015—Second Annual Dairy Dash 5K and kids' fun run, Ag Center, Tulare
Proceeds benefit AgVentures. All runners receive two free tickets to the California Antique Farm Equipment Show. For more information, visit www.antiquefarmshow.org or register online at https://signmeup.com.

April 25, 2015—Color Me Rad 5K, Fresno
This is one of those national theme events that involves wearing a white shirt and running through color stations, where runners are doused with colored corn starch-based powder. This is a non-competitive event. For more information, visit Color Me Rad.

Dusty Bottoms Trail RunnersApril 25, 2015—Second Annual Red Hills Ramble 10K, 15K and 30K trail runs, Red Hills
The courses combine wide fire trails with technical single-track trails. This is a great opportunity if you've always wanted to try a trail run. Definitely a low-key, fun event brought to you by Dusty Bottoms Trail Runners. Barbecue included in price of registration. Unique awards for overall winners. What will Red create this year? Come and find out. Red Hills is about 35 minutes east of Oakdale (past Knights Ferry). Race benefits in part Center for Human Services. Car pool as parking is limited. To register online, visit RunSignUp.com. Google Red Hills Recreation Management Area for map and more info.

April 25, 2015—Sutter Creek Duck Dash 5K, Sutter Creek
This event benefits the Amador High Cross Country Team. For more information or to register online, visit www.active.com.

April 25, 2015—Foothill Farm 5K run/walk, relay and kids' fun run, Exeter
Events benefit Exeter FFA. A carnival and agricultural showcase will be part of the event. For more information, visit www.exeterffa.weebly.com or register online, visit www.active.com.

April 25, 2015—Shinzen Run and Walk 2-mile walk/run, 5-mile and 10-mile runs, Woodward Park, Fresno
This event benefits Woodward Park's Shinzen Friendship Garden, Central CA Nikkei Foundation & Fresno Chapter of JACL, all non-profit organizations. Download a registration form at ProRace Group or register online at RunSignUp.com.

April 25, 2015—Run for Autism 5K, Fresno
The event is organized by the Autism Center @ Fresno State and will go through the campus. For more information or to register online, visit www.active.com.

April 26, 2015—SOLD OUT—Big Sur International Marathon, 21-miler, 10.6 miler,  9 miler and 5K, Carmel
Forget about trying to get into these events. All of them are SOLD OUT. For more information, visit www.bsim.org.

April 26, 2015—Auburn Endurance Capital 5K and 10K Series, Auburn
This is the third in a three-race series held on the streets of Auburn. There is a slight roll to the course. Age-group awards in each race as well as awards for overall series winners. For more information, visit Northlander Events.

May   

May 2, 2015—Third annual 5K Stroke Awareness Run/Walk, Merced
There's also a family festival and health fair, which are open to the community. For more information, visit Support Mercy Merced.

May 2, 2015—Choose Life 5K Walk/Run & 10K Run, Modesto
These events benefit the Modesto Pregnancy Center. For more information, visit www.modestopc.org.

May 2, 2015—Challenge Failure 5K & 10K Run, Lodi
Download a registration form at OnYourMarkEvents.com or register online at www.active.com.

May 3, 2015—Dionysus Dash 5K, Clos La Chance Winery, San Martin
This is part of a series of pricey runs through vineyards. Awards for top three male and female finishers. Wine tasting afterwards. The event website said it benefits a community charity but doesn't state what that charity is. For more information, visit www.dionysusdash.com.

May 3, 2015—Devil Mountain 10K, 5K and free kids' fun run, Danville
The 5K is billed as family friendly, the 10K flat and fast. Race shirts only for the first 1,000 to enter. No shirts for free kids' fun run. For more information, visit http://devilmtnrun.com/ or http://www.svetiming.com.

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May 9, 2015 5, 2015—Olé 5-Qué 5K and 5 Miles, Woodward Park, Fresno
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this evening event. Adult participants receive 2 tacos, 1 Mexican beer or aqua fresco, 1 churro, 1 shirt, and a unique finisher's medal (right). Kids receive 1 taco, 1 aqua fresco, 1 churro, 1 shirt, 1 finisher's sombrero. DJ and Mariachi band, too. Costumes encouraged. For more information, visit www.cincodemayorace.com.

May 9, 2015—Rina's Run Half-Marathon and 5K, Ripon
Events start and finish on the new all-weather track at Ripon High School. proceeds will help bring ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accessible  bathrooms and bleachers to the Ripon stadium. Prize money to overall and masters male and female winners. Download a paper registration form by clicking here. Register online at www.active.com.

May 9, 2015—CPOA Run to Remember 5K & 10K, Pleasanton
Check back later for more information or visit the California Peace Officer Association's Facebook page. You don't have to have a Facebook account to view the page. Download a registration form at OnYourMarkEvents.com

May 9, 2015—Mother's Day Run 2-mile walk, 2-mile run and 10K run, Woodward Park, Fresno
Walkers welcome in the 2-mile walk. Please only runners in the 2-mile and 10K runs. There also are mother-daughter teams and mother-son teams. Download a registration form at the Madera Greater Kiwanis or register online at Chonotrack.com.

May 9, 2015—Kern County Sheriff's Benefit Association Honor Run 5K, 10K and kids' fun run, Bakersfield
For more information, visit Bakersfield Track Club.

May 10, 2015—Tiger Fun Run 5K & 10K, Los Banos
For more information, visit www.active.com.

May 16, 2015—Chocolate Festival 1-mile and 5K walk/runs, Oakdale
Race registration includes free admission to the festival afterwards. These are both flat courses through Oakdale. Download a registration form by clicking here or register online at www.active.com.

May 16, 2015—Dala Horse Trot 2-mile walk/run and 10K run, Kingsburg
Races start in front of the fire department, 1460 Marion St. Enjoy Swedish pancakes and the town's Swedish Festival after the run. For more information, visit www.dalahorsetrot.com.

May 16-17, 2015—Li'l Mud Runner, Eagal Lakes, Tracy
This is a little kids' version of the mud runs that adults like to do. Registration includes a customized bib, t-shirt and swag bag. Free parking for mom and dad, and no online registration processing fee. Just like the big mud runs, this 1-mile event will feature waves of runners, so there's not a crush and stampede at the start. Mud, mud and lots of mud as well as obstacles to crawl under, over or through. Event also includes an all-day carnival. For more information or to register, visit Li'l Mudder.

May 17, 2015—Avenue of the Vines Half-Marathon and 5K, Lodi
Events start and finish at Woodbridge by Mondavi Winery. Flat courses through vineyards. Post-race picnic on the grassy grokunds of the winery. Plan to arrive early because parking can be at a premium shortly before the race. For more information, visit Fleet Feet Stockton. Register online at Chronotrack.com. This is the first of three races in the Valley 13.1 Half Marathon Series sponsored by Fleet Feet Stockton. The other two are the Tiny Half (held in late January) and St. Joseph's Half in early November.

May 23, 2015—Modesto Memorial Classic 1-mile & 5K walk/runs and kids' free fun run, Tuolumne River Park, Modesto
The 1-mile is an out-and-back course; the 5K, a flat, fast certified course. Both are on paved shady paths. Awards 3 deep in 10-year age spans in the 1-mile. Awards 3 deep in 5-year age groups in the 5K. Prize money for top three 5K male and female finishers as well as top master (over 40). Additional prize money for breaking the 5K course record. Pancake breakfast included with each paid registration. There's also a free kids' run. Medal to all finishers in the kids' run. (Kids' run does not include a t-shirt or breakfast. Additional breakfasts are available for $5 each). Register online at www.active.com or download a registration form by clicking here.

May 23, 2015—Clovis Memorial 2-mile & 5K walk/runs, Senior Activity Center, Clovis
For more information, visit www.clovismemorialrun.com.

May 23, 2015—Rugged Maniac 5K obstacle race, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
This event is part of a national series  The race includes 25 obstacles, including a 50-foot water slide. The start will go off in waves of runners beginning at 10 a.m. and running through 3 p.m. Registration, which seems a bit pricey for a 5K, includes a cotton t-shirt, finishers' medal, free photos and one free beer. It does not include $8 for parking. The price starts at $59 through Jan. 23 and runs up to $100 on race day. You can choose a chip-timing option, but it doesn't appear they give out age-group awards—just recognition for the top three overall male and female finishers. Last year, the NorCal event attracted about 140 participants. For more information, visit www.ruggedmaniac.com.

May 24, 2015—Christopher Braley Wounded Warrior 5K run/walk, Manteca
This is part of the Not Forgotten Memorial Day Weekend celebration. For more information or to download a registration form, visit http://thememorialweekend.org. You also can download a registration form from On Your Mark Events.

May 30, 2015—Mud on the Farm 5K obstacle course, Dell'Osso Farm, Lathrop
This is one of the few local mud runs. Dell'Osso Farms is a family run operation just off of I-5 in Lathrop. This event is sure to have lots of obstacles, mud and fun. Register online at www.mudonthefarm.com.

May 30, 2015—Bass Lake Run for the Kids 5K, Bass Lake
For more information, visit www.basslaketri.com.

May 30, 2015—Randy's Run and Ride, Patterson
The run is a half marathon, 13.1 miles. The ride is 50 miles. For more information, visit Randy's Run and Ride. Events benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

June   

June 6, 2015—MH Kite Run 5K & 10K and kids' fun run, Mountain House
For more information, visit www.mhkiterun.com or register online at www.active.com.

June 6, 2015—Wicked Wine Run 5K and 1K tasting/walk, Engelmann Cellars, Fresno
This is part of a national series that pairs walking/running with wine-tasting. It also includes a costume contest. It's also an evening event. You can also sign up for both. Minimum age for the 5K is 16, minimum for the 1K wine tasting is 21 years old. For more information, visit www.wickedwinerun.com.

June 6, 2015—Run and Play for Kendall Rae 5K and kids' fun run, Woodward Park, Fresno
For more information or to sign up online, visit https://runsignup.com.

June 7, 2015—Hook and Ladder 5K & 10K walk/runs & kids' fun run, Wente Vineyards, Livermore
These events sell out every year. 5K course is 50% dirt, 50% pavement and mostly flat. 10K is 90% dirt and has one hill. Strollers NOT allowed in the 10K. Events benefit the non-profit Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation, a 501(c)3 foundation. For more information, visit Fleet Feet Pleasanton. Download a registration form from On Your Mark Events or register online at www.active.com.

June 7, 2015—Kaiser Permanente Women's Fitness Festival Half-Marathon and 5K, Sacramento
As the name implies, this is a women-only event. Registration opens Feb. 2. Events start in waves and finish near the state Capitol. If it's like years past, the shirts run small, so consider going up one size. They won't allow shirt exchanges until AFTER the event. For more information, visit www.womensfitnessfestival.com.

June 7, 2015—Second annual Merco Credit Half-Marathon and 5K, UC Merced, Merced
The 5K is new this year. This is a half-marathon in June in the Central Valley, so be prepared for heat and hydrate accordingly. The half starts at 6:30 a.m., and the 5K follows at 6:40 a.m. to try to avoid some of that heat. For more information, visit Merced Athletic Corp. Register online at www.active.com.

June 7, 2015—Dionysus Dash 5K, Mettler Vineyards, Lodi
This is part of a series of pricey runs through vineyards. Awards for top three male and female finishers. Wine tasting afterwards. The event website said it benefits a community charity but doesn't state what that charity is. For more information, visit www.dionysusdash.com.

June 20, 2015—Tri for Fun #1, Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Pleasanton
400-yard swim, 11-mile bike, 3.1-mile run. Download a registration form at OnYourMarkEvents.com.

June 21, 2015—Pleasanton Rotary Father's Day Spirit 10K run, 5K walk/run and kids' fun run, Pleasanton
For more information, visit Fleet Feet Pleasanton or register online at www.active.com.

June 27, 2015—Lathrop Levee Run 5K, Lathrop
For more information or to register online, visit www.active.com..

June 28, 2015—Crazy Eights #1 8K and 8-mile trail runs, Lake Camanche
Check back later for more information.

June 28, 2015—California Sprint Triathlon and California International Triathlon, Shadow Cliffs Recreation Area, Pleasanton
Click here for information on the sprint and here for the international triathlon. The sprint is a 1/2-mile swim, 11-mile bike and 3.1-mile run. The international is a 1.5K swim, 40K bike and 10K run.

July   

July 4, 2015—Run for Independence 2- and 5-miles, Atwater
The 2-mile is for both walkers and runners. Please, only runners in the 5-miler. This is a flat course in and around Atwater. This is what a local running event is all about. A portion of the proceeds go toward the Atwater Fourth fireworks display. Check back later for more information.

July 4, 2015—Run San Ramon 5K & 10K runs, San Ramon
Check back later for more information.

July 5, 2015—Hernia Hill 5K, 10K & Half-Marathon and new 4-person relay, Twisted Oak Winery, Vallecito
There are some hills on these courses. But you also get to run through the wine cellars for a little bit of a cool experience. Barbecue afterwards. Download an application at OnYourMarkEvents.com.

July 11, 2015—SHE 365 5K run, Mondavi Winery, Lodi
This is a women's only event. Talk about swag! Finisher's shirt, champagne flute, mimosas, fresh fruit and chocolate, and custom headband. Hmmm. This sounds like it could be fun! Hope the shirts are as cute as the ones from the KP Women's Running Festival in Sacramento in June (hint, hint, Tony). For more information, visit Fleet Feet Stockton, or register online at www.active.com.

July 11, 2015—Escalon Park Fete 2-mile and 10K walk/runs, Escalon
These are flat courses. The 2-mile is an out-and-back, the 10K goes out in the country and then back. Both start and finish at El Portal Middle School. A portion of the proceeds go toward Escalon High School's cross-country program. Watch for the thundering purple herd from Escalon High out on the course volunteering as course monitors. Last year, the high school's cheerleaders turned out to run the 2-miler. Now that's school spirit! Downloadable and online registration form coming soon.

July 12, 2015—Lodi 5000 (5K), Lodi
This event is held earlier in the morning before all of the bike races. Unique four-lap event covers the same criterium course as the bike riders do. It's a fun race and different than just about any other one out there. Wine raffles for adults. Check back later for more information.

July 18, 2015—Tri for Fun #2, Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Pleasanton
400-yard swim, 11-mile bike, 3.1-mile run. Download a registration form at OnYourMarkEvents.com.

July 25, 2015—Dirt, Sweat and Beers Mountain Bike Sprint Triathlon, Eagal Lakes, Tracy
Check back later for more information.

July 26, 2015—43rd annual Wharf to Wharf 6-miler, Santa Cruz-Capitola
Registration typically opens in April, so check back then. This race sells out quickly, so when it opens, don't delay. For more information, visit Wharf to Wharf.

July 26, 2015—Crazy Eights #2 8K and 8-mile trail runs, Lake Camanche
Check back later for more information.

August   

Aug. 1, 2015—Modesto Twilight Run Half-Marathon & 5K, Modesto
Intriguing. Wonder if it's like the 2-mile and half-marathon Midnight Marathon held several years ago in Modesto? Maybe with an earlier start time, kind of like the Davis Moo-nlight Half-Marathon? Stay tuned.

Aug. 15, 2015—Crazy Eights #3 8K and 8-mile trail runs, Lake Camanche
Check back later for more information.

Aug. 15, 2015—Tri for Fun #3, Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Pleasanton
400-yard swim, 11-mile bike, 3.1-mile run. Download a registration form at OnYourMarkEvents.com.

Aug. 16, 2015—Hell of a Half Marathon, Exeter
The name says it all. Prepare for hot running conditions, since this is summer in the Central Valley. For more information, visit www.hellofahalf.com.

Aug. 30, 2015—Second Annual Be Your Own Super Hero 5K, Fox Theater, Hanford
Dress up as your favorite super hero. Chip timing and prize money. For more information, visit http://MGMFitness-Hanford.com.

September   

Sept. 5, 2015—Color the Skies 5K & 10K walk/runs, Mistlin Sports Park, Ripon
Check back later for more information.

Sept. 6, 2015—Amigo de Oro 5- and 10-mile runs, Mariposa
Walkers welcome in the 5-miler. Please, only runners in the 10-miler. For more information, visit Merced Running Club.

Sept. 12, 2015—Kingsburg Viking 5K Run, Kingsburg
Events benefit the Kingsburg Track and Cross-Country Boosters. For more information, visit www.viking-run.com.

Sept. 12, 2015—Pincushion Hill Climb 1 mile, Friant
As the name implies, this is a 1-mile hill climb. Form a team and the top three times go toward team time. For more information, visit www.SanJoaquinRunning.com.

Sept. 19, 2015—Wascally Wabbit Half-Marathon and 2-mile walk/run, Fresno
Event benefits Kids Kasa Foster Care's Educational Foundation. For more information, visit http://thewascally.com.

Sept. 20, 2015—Tri for Real, Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Pleasanton
7
00-yard swim, 19-mile bike, 4-mile run. Download a registration form at OnYourMarkEvents.com.

October   

Oct. 4, 2015—Peace Officer Memorial Run Half-Marathon and 5K, Modesto
For more information, visit http://peaceofficermemorialrun.com. Register online at www.active.com. There is a moving ceremony before the start of the race honoring the peace officers who have given their lives in Stanislaus County over the years. There's also a free kids' fun run and safety fair. The 5K goes through the residential areas near Graceda Park. The half-marathon goes through some of those neighborhoods and then heads down to LaLoma Park. Sleep in an hour later with the new 8 a.m. start. Newly redesigned finishers' medal for the half-marathon, too.

November   

Nov. 14, 2015—San Joaquin River 50K and 100K runs, Friant
Start/finish lines are at the South Finegold Pinic Area, located at the end of Sky Harbour Road. Trails go around Millerton Reservoir. About 5,500 feet elevation gain for the 50K and 9,000-plus feet gain for the 100K. For more information, visit www.SanJoaquinRunning.com.



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