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Merced Running Club
P.O. Box 3710
Merced, CA 95344

Supporting running and racing in Central California's San Joaquin Valley since 1968

The Merced Running Club is a nonprofit organization and a member of The Road Runners Club of America.


Merced Area Events for 2018

1/13/18 Fog Jog Fun Run
3/25/18 Indian Gulch-Hornitos
4/21 & 22/18 Relay for Life
5/5/18 5K Stroke Awareness Run/Walk
6/2/18 Run with Heroes
7/4/18 Run for Independence
9/2/18 Amigo de Oro
9/6/18 thru
Fall Fun Runs
10/xx/18 Merced Gateway Triathlon
10/xx/18 Merco Half Marathon/5K
11/17/18 Turkey Trot Fun Run
11/22/18 Thanksgiving Day Fun Run
12/xx/18 Jingle Bell Run
12/18/18 Christmas Lights Fun Run
12/24/18 Christmas Eve Fun Run


Fog Jog Fun Run, 2013

Fog Jog, 2013

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vMonthly Club Meeting:

We meet on the third Tuesday of every month at Me-n-Ed's Pizzeria, 3524 G St., Merced, CA at 6:30 pm., after our Tuesday night run at the Merced College track.  Come join us and meet our club members!

Weekly Running Schedule

vTuesday Night Runs:

Track workouts: From 5:30-7:00 p.m., jog, do sprints or stairs, or walk in a safe and lighted (in the winter) environment at the Merced College stadium.

vThursday Night Runs:

Fall Fun Runs are every Thursday night in September and October.  For 2018, that will be 9/6/17 through 10/25/17.  Distances are 1-mile, 2-mile and 3-mile.  Start time is 6:00 p.m. sharp every Thursday, at Rahilly Park.

For the rest of the year: Meet at the corner of Tuscany Ave. and Reggio Ct. in Merced at 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays for a 1-2 mile warm-up, a 3-mile fast run, and a cool-down. Whatever your pace, this is the place to be!  During hot weather we run along Bear Creek in the shade.


Revised: 04/27/18