5K (3.1 miles)
A 5K (3.1-mile) run and walk for women only. Starting and finishing at the State Capitol in Sacramento. Both races are D-tag timed to ensure quick and accurate race results.
The race will start at 9th Street between Capitol Mall and L Street. Runners have a straight shot east on N Street all the way to 27th Street. You'll get a peek of the historic Sutters Fort as you head back through the beautiful midtown neighborhoods on Capitol. Once on L Street you'll have the stunning state capitol in your sights which is where you'll finish just in front of the west steps. USATF course certification: CA11046RS
Half Marathon (13.1 miles)
The Half Marathon starts and finishes in downtown Sacramento, adjacent to the state capitol. The starting line is on 9th Street between L and Capitol, with the finish just one block east on 10th between L and Capitol at the foot of the west lawn of the capitol (where the post-race party starts).
The course traces a route that embraces the many faces of this beautiful and friendly city. It includes the the vibrant downtown N street corridor, the stunning M Street neighborhood in East Sac., various neighborhood streets in River Park, a quick pass through McKinley Park, a panoramic view of midtown along 23rd Street. On your return to downtown you’ll have the state capitol and the finish line in your sites as you approach L Street.
Are you interested in running a specific time or perhaps a personal best for your half marathon? We plan to have pacers for the following time goals: 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:20, and 2:30
Courses are subject to change