Runners travel from downtown to the historic, tree-lined college neighborhoods. After passing the Modesto Junior College west campus, they head into the countryside viewing the beautiful Diablo Mountain Range and passing the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge.
Runners then make their way back toward town, finishing near the start line.
The flat, fast course will be open 7 hours, allowing adequate time for first-time marathoners.
MARATHON AID STATIONS
Runners will travel through tree-lined historic college neighborhoods, past Modesto Junior College’s west campus, and into the countryside surrounded by scenic orchards.
The half marathon course is flat and fast. It will remain open for 7 hours. Walkers and first-timers are especially encouraged to participate in this event.
HALF MARATHON AID STATIONS
LEARN HANDS-ONLY CPR
Save a life. “Bridge the Gap” from the time a fellow runner goes down to when our medical team arrives.
The 6.2-mile race begins with the 5K runners at 7:25 a.m., 25 minutes after the marathon runners.
Centered around the city’s College neighborhood, the distance is twice the fun of our 5K. The course is being finalized. More details and a course map coming soon.
10K AID STATIONS
The 3.1-mile race begins with the 10K runners at 7:25 a.m., 25 minutes after the marathon runners.
The course travels from downtown Modesto to beautiful tree-lined streets. Runners will pass by Graceada Park and the celebrated “house in the middle of the road.” before turning down the Virginia Corridor to the downtown finish.
5K AID STATIONS
- Medical is available at EVERY aid station.
- Basic first aid and running specific supplies such as salt and Vaseline.
- Medical volunteers will have a bright red shirt on. Anyone at an station can locate medical for you.
- There will be medical roving the course and at the finish line.
- A medical recovery tent will be located at the finish line for basic injuries and recovery.