Runners and Walkers!
Are you ready for Saturday?! I know we
are and below we've provided some pertinent pre-race information.
Please read through as many of the questions you might have are
probably answered below.
Week Information (April 21-25, 2014)
Online Registration Closes
April 21/In-person at Fleet Feet
At 12:00 midnight,
online registration closes. After that, we will have a
limited number of entries available for in-person registration at Fleet Feet Downtown Sacramento during packet pickup on
April 24 and 25.
There will be no in-person registration at Fleet Feet prior to the packet pickup dates.
First-Time Half Marathon
help us keep you safe by bringing a water bottle to carry with you
during the race. To help you out, one of your goodie bag
a water bottle.
Hint: Make a conscious effort and commitment to hydrate throughout each day (5-7 glasses of water) for the entire week leading up to the race. Not only will that help you arrive at the
hydrated, but studies have shown that sufficient hydration during the
week prior to a race can improve
You also need to hydrate during the race - about 20oz.
The Half Marathon Courses
To view the runners' course, CLICK
To view the walkers' course, CLICK
Important Bib Pickup, Parking, and Race
Please read all information
below. Interspersed are details pertaining to the following
commonly asked questions:
- Where you pick up your
race-bib for April 24 & 25, and on race day?
- What and where are the parking
- Where to park if
you did not get a parking assignment email?
- Where to park if you are picking up
your race-bib or are registering
- Where can you get dropped off
for the race, if not driving yourself?
- How and where family and
friends may park?
- What time the various races
- How the race start will unfold?
Race-Bib Pick Up
Where do I pick up my race-bib?
Race-bib pick-up is located at Fleet Feet Sacramento. The
pick-up date and times are: April
24 and 25 from 10AM
7PM. Fleet Feet is located at 2311 J Street, Sacramento,
Can I pick up my
race-bib on race day?
Yes. Pick up your race-bib on
race day at the race
venue, not at Fleet Feet!. For those in the Sacramento
we would really appreciate
you picking up your race-bib and stuff at Fleet Feet so our out-of-town
guests have shorter lines on race morning.
the Parking Zone Information below for additional race-day bib
Parking Zone/Arrival Time
Assignments By Bib Number
you did not receive a parking assignment email, but have obtained your
bib number at packet pickup - or you would like to
reconfirm your parking zone and/or time arrival assignment, below is a
listing of the bib number ranges and associated
- To assist in sorting out how the
parking zones and shuttles will work, view this video and it'll all
make sense! Click Here.
To determine what time you should arrive and which parking zone you go
to, simply find the range that your bib number falls into and that
corresponding parking zone and time arrival is your assignment! A map
is provided for each zone as
- Bib Numbers
1-600: Parking Zone 1; Arrival Time: 5:45am to 6:20am
Numbers 601-2000: Parking Zone 3; Arrival Time: 6:00am to
Parking Zone 4A; Arrival
Time 6:15am to 7:00am
Numbers 3401 - 3800: Parking Zone 5; Arrival Time 7am to 7:30am
Where do I park if I'm
arriving on race day or registering on race day?
those who may register on race day, or will be picking up their bib on
race day, there are three designated areas. Review the parking video to
orient yourself and then, depending on the course you're doing, use the
are planning to be dropped off, you must still go to your
parking zone and take the shuttle bus in. The entrance and feeder
streets to the park entrance will be closed to all traffic.
Family and Friends
If you have family and friends who are planning to cheer you on, they
are advised to park at Rio Americano High
School or the surrounding neighborhood and take the shuttle
Here for Map to Rio Americano High School
For family and friends shuttling in prior to race start, please let
racers have first priority for shuttle seating. Shuttles will be
operational for the duration of the race event.
Parking Overview Video
For a quick video tour of the
parking logistics, Click Here.
Other Parking Logistical FAQs
Some additional questions we're
anticipating you might have.
What if a bunch of us are traveling in one car and our bib numbers call
for different zones and times?
Easy! Just pick the best zone and time among your group and use that
bib number as you default bib. And by the way, we do encourage
What if I have family not doing the race? Can they board the bus with
are asking that those not participating in the race to let those that
are have boarding priority. After approximately 7:30AM, we will have
buses available to transport family and friends to and from the park.
When I finish the race, how do I get back to my car?
We will have shuttle buses running constantly until approximately 1PM.
Start Time for the Races
Half Marathon - 7:15AM
Half Marathon - 7:45AM
and Finish at William Pond
here for Map and Directions
- 8:00AM (A new course as well!)