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update 02/16/13

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# = Valley Runner of the Year Series Event

March, 2013

  Sat 2

16th Annual Blossom Trail Run# - Chip Timing by Sole 2 Soul

at Downtown, Sanger - Start & Finish on 7th Street between West & ‘O’ Streets, near City Hall

View 2012 Event Results!

Print Entry Form & Map of Event Courses:  BTR13.pdf

Online Registration:  www.signmeup.com/sangerblossomtrailrun

Entry Fees:

Kids Events

until March 1 - $5.00

Race Day - $10.00

2 Mile & 10K Events

until February 19 - $20.00

February 20 to March 1 - $25.00

Race Day - $35.00

Packet Pickup & Walk-in Registration:

Thursday, Feb 28 (1 to 8 pm) – Sole 2 Sole, 5052 North Palm Ave., Fig Garden Village, Fresno

Friday, March 1 (1 to 7 pm) – Sanger City Annex, 1789 Jensen Ave., Sanger

Race Day (arrive early!):

6:45 am  Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration, Bank of America Parking Lot, 1501  7th Street, Sanger

7:30 am  10K WalkNON-Competitive (no awards)

7:40 am   Kids 1/2 Mile – Boys & Girls, Ages 10-12

7:50 am   Kids 1/4 Mile – Boys, Ages 8-9

7:55 am   Kids 1/4 Mile – Girls, Ages 8-9

8:00 am   Kids 1/4 Mile – Boys & Girls, Ages 6-7

8:05 am   Kids 1/8 Mile – Boys & Girls, Ages 5 & under

8:15 am   10K/6.21 Mile Run# – 30 Point Event, Valley Runner of Year Series

8:20 am   2 Mile Run or Walk

Awards Ceremony after all events are completed

Overall female and male & 1-3 finishers in each age division for 2 Mile Run, 2 Mile Walk & 10K Run

First place finisher of each gender in each Kids Race

Website:  www.ci.sanger.ca.us/parksrec15btr.asp

Email:  recinfo@ci.sanger.ca.us

Benefits:  City of Sanger Recreation Department – Parks Make Life Better!

Information:  559.876.6300 ext. 4; Monday – Friday (8 am to 5 pm)

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sat 9

Fresno Sunrise Rotary Run

Entry Fees:

Kids - Age 9 & under

until March 8 - $7.00

Race Day - $10.00

Adults – Age 10 & over

until March 1 - $25.00

Race Day - $25.00

Packet Pickup & Walk-in Registration:

Friday, March 8 (12 pm to 6 pm) – Sierra Running Co., 9447 North Fort Washington, Fresno

Race Day :

7:00 am  Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration

7:40 am   Kids Race

7:55 am   5 Mile Run

8:00 am   2 Mile Run or Walk

Awards Ceremony after all events are completed

Ribbons awarded to all Kids Race participants

Overall female and male & 1-3 finishers in each age division for 2 Mile Run, 2 Mile Walk & 5-Mile Run

First place finisher of each gender in each Kids Race

Benefits:  Local, national and international Rotary Projects

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sat 16

34th Annual Brian Sturgeon St. Patrick’s DAY Run & WALK#- Chip Timing by Sole 2 Soul

Entry Fees:

Kids Events

Ages 9 & under - $10.00

5 Mile Walk, 2 Mile & 4 Mile Events

until March 15 at 7 pm - $25.00

Race Day - $30.00

Packet Pickup & Walk-in Registration:

Sole 2 Sole, 5052 North Palm Ave., Fig Garden Village, Fresno

Tuesday, March 12  & Wednesday, March 12 - noon to close, both days

Sierra Running Co,, 9447 North Fort Washington, Fresno

Friday, March 14 (noon to close)

Race Day:

6:15 am   Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration

7:00 am   5 Mile WALK

7:30 am   Kids 1/2 Mile – Ages 7-9

7:35 am   Kids 1/4 Mile – Ages 4-6

7:40 am   Kids 1/8 Mile – Ages 3 & under

7:55 am   4 Mile Run# – 30 Point Event, Valley Runner of Year Series

8:00 am   2 Mile Run or Walk

Awards Ceremony after all events are completed

Benefits:  United Cerebral Palsy of Central California

Website:  www.briansturgeonrun.com

Information:  559.221.8272 – weekedays only

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sat 23

Visalia Runners’ End of the Trail Half Marathon#

at Mooney Grove Park, Visalia 

Benefits:  Visalia’s Youth Scholarships

Website:  www.visaliarunners.org

Information:  559.737-0036

Race Director:  David Humerickhouse

Email:  dsh.eott@gmail.com

April, 2013

Sat 6

30th Annual Run for Relief#

Start & Finish at Fresno Pacific University (FPU)Track (Willow Ave., just south of Butler Ave.)

Due to the cross country nature of the course, it is not wheelchair accessible.

Print Entry Form:  RFR13.pdf

Course:  due to the cross country nature of the course, it is not wheelchair accessible

Entry Fees:

until March 30 - $25.00

after March 30 & Race Day - $30.00

Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration (6:00 to 6:45 am):

FPU Track – near start/finish

Race Day:

7:00 am  10K/6.21 Mile Run# – 10 Point Event, Valley Runner of Year Series

7:00 am  2-Mile Fun Run – time prediction, no watches

Awards Ceremony after events are completed

10K Run:  Overall female and male & 1-3 finishers in each age division with hand-crafted mug awarded

2-Mile Fun Run:  based on predicted time – 10 medallion awards

Website:  www.westcoastmccsale.org

Benefits:  To assist the world relief, development and peace projects of Mennonite Central Committee

Information:  Reedley – 559.638.5565, 618.0218  or Fresno 559.456.0535

Sat 6

6th Annual Alzheimer’s Awareness WaLK (non-competitive)

Sponsorship or Volunteer Opportunities:  Renee Rager (559).488.7153 or Marie Espinola (559) 222.2444

Benefits:  The Alzheimer’s Foundation of Central California – 100% of proceeds stay in The Valley!

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi (559) 275-6318

Sun 14

Kiwanis Club of the Ranchos, Madera CA  - CROSS THE RIVER RUN#

View 2012 Event Photos

Benefits:  Kiwanis Education & Youth Projects

Website:  www.ranchoskiwanis.com

Information:  559.275.5937

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi –  559.275.6318

Fri 19

Fresno County special olympics track & field at Ratcliffe

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sat 20

EARTH DAY Run for the ReeF – non-competitive event

at Fresno’s River Park & Sugar Pine Trail

Entry Fees:

Ages 12 & under

until April 19 - $8.00

Race Day - $10.00

Ages 13 & over

until April 19 - $18.00

Race Day - $20.00

Race Day:

6:30 am  Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration, behind Edwards Cinema

7:30 am  5K Run

8:00 am  2-Mile Fun Run

Benefits:  Aquarius Aquarium – Fresno’s Public Acquarium

Website:  www.aquariusaquarium.org

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sun 21

17th Annual Armenian Relief Society’s Show Me the Finish Line Run#

Benefits:  Fresno’s Armenian Relief Society (ARS), Sophia Chapter, P. O. Box 327, Fresno CA  93708

Event Coordinator:  Nazik Arisian (559) 974-3089

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sat 27

28th Annual Shinzen Run & Walk# - Chip Timing by Talley Timing Inc.

Print Entry Form:  2013 Entry

Entry Fees:

Online Registration:  www.runsignup.com Closes Sunday, April 21 at 9:00 pm

Note:  Discounted entry fees with ONE Signup Fee ($2.50) assessed with multiple entries

1/4 Kids Events:  $10.00

2 Mile & 5-Mile Events

until April 21 - $17.00

April 22 to April 26 (includes Walk-in Reg) - $20.00

Race Day - $25.00

10-Mile Events

until April 21 - $30.00

April 22 to April 26 (includes Walk-in Reg) - $35.00

Race Day - $40.00

Packet Pickup & Walk-in Registration:

Kitahara Buick GMC Inc., 5515 North Blackstone Ave. (just north of Barstow Ave.), Fresno 

Thursday, April 25 (3 pm to 7 pm)

Friday, April 26 (11 am to 3 pm)

Race Day (arrive early! – events start promptly at designated times):

5:30 am  Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration, Shinzen Garden Parking Lot

6:00 am  10-Mile WALK

6:45 am  10-Mile Run

7:15 am   Kids 1/4 Mile – Ages 7-9

7:20 am   Kids 1/4 Mile – Ages 6 & under

7:30 am   2-Mile Run

7:30 am   2-Mile WALK

8:00 am   5-Mile Run# – 30 Point Event, Valley Runner of Year Series

8:10 am & 8:45 am  Performances by Fresno Gumyo Taiko (drummers) Group

Refreshments & Awards Ceremony after all run & walk events are completed

Overall female and male & 1-3 finishers in each age division for 2-Mile Run, 5-Mile Run & 10-Mile Run

1-3 finishers in each age division for 1/4 Mile Kids Race, 2-Mile Walk & 10-Mile Walk

Benefits:  Woodward Park’s Shinzen Friendship Garden, Central CA Nikkei Foundation & Fresno Chapter of JACL

Information – Email:  info@proracegroup.com

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

May, 2013

Fri 4

9th Annual HINDS HOSPICE ANGEL BABIES WALK/RUN at CSU Fresno

Benefits:  Hinds Hospice Angel Babies Program 

Website: www.hindshospice.org

Information:  (559) 320.0308

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

 

Sat 11

10th Annual Mother’s Day RuN/walk#

at Madera County Sheriff’s Complex, 14143 Road 28, Madera

urse is flat/level rectangle, paved road thru rural lands!

Benefits:  Kiwanis Club of Greater Madera, Local Youth Programs

Website:  www.greaterkiwanis.com

Information:  Andrea Quintero – (Business Hours) 559.673.1010

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sat 11

MADD Walk

Information:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sat 25

Clovis MEMORIAL RUN – Honoring Our Legacy

at Clovis Senior Center, 850  4th Street, Downtown Clovis

Benefits:  Clovis Senior Center – proceeds to build a laptop computer lab

Website:  www.clovismemorialrun.com

Email:   shonnah@ci.clovis.ca.us

Information:  559.324.2767

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

June, 2013

Sat 8

Kiwanis Division 5’s – 8th Annual MIRACLE MILE OF QUARTERS RUN# - Chip Timing by Sole 2 Soul

at Children’s Hospital of Central CA (Madera); located just minutes north of Fresno and just west of Highway 41

Entry Fees:

Kids Events – Ages 9 & under:

until June 7 - $7.00

Race Day - $10.00

1 Mile, 2 Mile & 4-Mile Events

until June 7 - $15.00

Race Day - $20.00

Race Day:

6:00 am  Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration

7:00 am  1/2-Mile Kids Run – Ages 7-9

7:05 am  1/4 Mile Kids Run – Ages 6 & under

7:20 am   1-Mile Run# – 20 Point Event, Valley Runner of Year Series

7:35 am   4-Mile Run

7:40 am   2-Mile Run or Walk

Awards Ceremony after all run & walk events are completed

Overall female and male & 1-3 finishers in each age division for 1-Mile, 2-Mile & 4-Mile Events

1-3 finishers in each age division

Refreshments & Raffle (tickets $1.00 each)

Benefits:  Children’s Hospital of Central California   

Website: www.oakhurstkiwanis.org

Email:   nanocomm@sti.net

Race Chair - Telephone:  Harvey Left – 559.642.4507 or Herb Schwartz – 559.227.7177

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sun 16

47th Annual Father’s Day Run & Walk#

Start on Van Ness Ave. & Finish on Fulton Mall, Downtown Fresno

View 2012 Event Photos & Results

Inquiries:  regarding sponsorship and race day volunteers are ALWAYS welcomed!

Benefits:  Fresno City College Rams Track Team

Email:  info@proracegroup.com

Information:  559.433.6750

Race Director:  Fresno City College Rams Coach

July, 2013

Sat 13

NORTH fresno ROTARY RUN/WALK

at Fig Garden Village – the Elbow Room, Fresno

Followed by a Pancake Breakfast and Sidewalk Sale 

Website:  www.northfresnorotary.org

Information:  559.433.3060

Benefits:  North Fresno Rotary Charities – 501 (c) (3)

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

August, 2013

Sat 24

fresno realtors assn. run/walk

Information:  559.275.6318

September, 2013

Fri 27

KISS Country’s PINK HEALS WALK at Clovis Farmer’s Market, Old Town Clovis

Benefits:  Guardians of the Ribbon, Fresno County Pink Heals Chapter

Website:  KISS Country's Events

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sat 28

survivors of suicide run/WALK

A non-competitive Run/Walk

Benefits:  SOS – Fresno

Information:  (559) 322-5877

Website:  www.fresnosos.org

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sat 28

26th ANNUAL SMOKEY BEAR RUN#

at Recreation Point (south shore), Bass Lake

Course is entirely on pavement and hilly out and back –  under a canopy of large pine trees. 

Elevation:  3,300 feet – mornings tend to be chilly.

NO dogs/pets allowed due to safety issues

Benefits:  Mountain Area Runners

Information:  (559) 683-1770 

Website:  www.smokeybearrun.com

Email:  info@smokeybearrun.com

October, 2013

Sat 5

Visalia Runners Harvest Run#  

at Cutler Park, Visalia – 5K Cross Country Course

From Highway 99, go east on Highway 198 through Visalia to Lover’s Lane Exit; turn left, head north on Lover’s Lane to Houston Ave.;

turn right, head east on Houston Ave. for about one (1) mile; the entrance to Cutler Park is on the north side.

Benefits:  A needy family for 2012 Christmas

Information Email:  renee.saxman@gmail.com

Website:  www.visaliarunners.org

Sat 12

FIESTA WALK/RUN#

at Downtown Reedley 30-45 miles southeast of Fresno.  Start & finish downtown Reedley on ‘G’ Street and 11th Street

Benefits:  Reedley Parks & Recreation Future Events

Information:  (559) 637.4203, weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Website: www.reedley.com

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

Sat 26

15th Annual Susan G. Komen FRESNO Race for the Cure#

at Maple Mall on the campus of California State University, Fresno

Benefits:  Komen Fresno

Information:  (559) 229-4255

Website:  www.komencentralvalley.org

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

 February, 2014

 

Sierra Challenge Express Running & Racing Club and SJCL Student Bar Assn. presents:

12th Annual RACe Judicata Fun RuN & WALK#

at San Joaquin College of Law (SJCL) at 901 Fifth Street, Downtown Clovis

Benefits:  Sierra Challenge Express Running & Racing Club and SJCL Student Bar Assn. – BOTH 501(c) (3) charitable organizations

Websites:  San Joaquin College of Law: www.sjcl.edu

  Sierra Challenge Express Running & Racing Club:  www.runsierra.org

Information:  559.433.6750

Race Director:  Kenneth Takeuchi – 559.275.6318

 

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