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

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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 2015

See Race Calendar for details and more events!
1/24/15 Fog Jog Fun Run
3/15/15 Indian Gulch-Hornitos
3/28/15 Race to the Kiddieland Train
4/18/15 COVE Paws for a Cause
4/25/15 Cat Trails 5K
4/25&26/15 Relay for Life
5/2/15 5K Stroke Awareness Run/Walk
6/7/15 Merco Half Marathon/5K
7/4/15 Run for Independence
9/6/15 Amigo de Oro
9/8/15 thru
Fall Fun Runs
10/4/15 Merced Gateway Triathlon
11/21/15 Turkey Trot Fun Run
11/26/15 Thanksgiving Day Fun Run
12/15/15 Christmas Lights Fun Run
12/24/15 Christmas Eve Fun Run

Fog Jog, 2013

Fog Jog Fun Run, 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 2015, that will be 9/8/15 through 10/22/15.  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. Whether you run sub-7:00 or sub-11:00, this is the place to be!  During hot weather we run along Bear Creek in the shade.


Updated 09/21/15