RACE DAY: DECEMBER 9, 2017
Start Time & Staging
The start of the 5K will be at 7:00am Runners are encouraged to start making their way to the start line no later than 6:20am.
The start line is located at the Civic Park entrance on the road in front of the driveway facing North.
This course is a loop.
The Walnut Creek Half Marathon, 13.1 Relay, 10K & 5K Race will be using the “B-Tag” timing device that is embedded in the bib number. For more information and a tutorial video on how to use this, please see below. On the morning of the event, make sure that you have your bib number on and you are set to run! Athletes will run over timing mats located at throughout the race, recording their time as they pass several check points.
Hydration stations will be located as follows:
Mile 2: Water & Gatorade Endurance Formula
The start of the 5K is located in front of Civic Park and will take runners from Civic Park on the road North across Ygnacio onto Civic Rd. North which becomes Oak Rd. Runners will turn and run behind Club Sport at Jones road, and will immediately find the Iron Horse Trail which will bring them straight back down and into the Park. This is a fast course and about as flat as they come. A great quick run for all levels of runners.
Awards to the top three male and female finishers in the half marathon will be handed out on the day of the race as well as age groups in the following categories:
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Each 5K finisher will receive a very cool custom die cast finishers medal for their achievement.