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Running of the Elk
May 15 @ 7:30 am–11:00 am$37.
START & FINISH
8230 Civic Center Dr, Elk Grove, CA 95757
Packet Pick Up
May 14th, 2022 – 10:00am to 6:00pm
Fleet Feet Elk Grove
8238 Laguna Blvd #200,
Elk Grove, CA 95758
Race Start Times
7:30 AM PDT – Half Marathon, runners have 3 hours & 30 minutes.
7:30 AM PDT – 10K Start, runners have 2 hours & 20 minutes.
7:45 AM PDT – 5K Start, runners have 1 hour & 20 minutes.
10:00 AM PDT – Kids’ Fun Runs
Health and Safety Measures
The event will be held in accordance with current State and County health and safety guidance for outdoor events. California Department of Public Health guidelines recommend that attendees be fully vaccinated. If not vaccinated, guidelines recommend that attendees obtain a negative COVID-19 test within 3 days before the event. Guidelines also recommend that attendees wear a mask.
We have taken additional measures to meet health and safety requirements, including removing some high-touch activities like bounce houses and reducing the number of vendor and activity booths to allow for more open space and pedestrian flow. Handwashing and hand sanitizing stations will be placed throughout the event site.
Attendees should follow CDC guidelines to protect themselves and others from COVID-19, including getting vaccinated, wearing a mask, washing hands often, covering nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing, keeping distance from others whenever possible, and staying home when sick.
First, second and third place overall male and female in the Half Marathon receive special prizes.
Age-group winners earn unique elk-related awards. Second and third place age-group finishers also win unique elk-related awards.
Overall male and female winners in the 5k earn special prizes while top three age group finishers will be awarded custom awards.
- Half Marathon – 15 & Under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, …, 65-69, 70+
- 5K/10K – 9 and Under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
- Kids Fun Runs – Ages 12 and Younger. Non Competitive (Untimed). Heats based on age and distance. Includes a Short Sleeve cotton t-shirt and (small) medal for all finishers
Proceeds from the Running of the Elk benefit the Elk Grove Youth Sports Foundation, a non-profit created to ensure that all Elk Grove children have an equal opportunity to be involved in sports. Fed. Tax ID#26-3779055. Thank you for your commitment to helping the youth of Elk Grove. See you on the trail!