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41st Annual Indian Gulch-Hornitos Run

2-Mile / 5-Mile / 10-Mile Run

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Hornitos, California

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Hosted by the Merced Running Club



Check in:
Check-in and race day registration start at 7:15 am. to 8:15 a.m.
Start times:
All races start at 8:30 a.m.


Hornitos Park in Hornitos, CA



Entry Fee:

See Race Entry Form

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Make all checks payable to Merced Running Club.

Course Description:

Run the foothills surrounded by wildflowers and finish off with breakfast at the Golden Stag Hall in Hornitos.  Race proceeds benefit the Buhach Colony High School cross country teams.


Bathrooms at start/finish.


Hornitos is approximately 33 miles from Merced, from North HWY 99 take J-17 exit from Turlock to Hornitos through Snelling. From Merced and South, take Hwy 140 exit from HWY 99 and to Cathey’s Valley, turn left on Hornitos Road at the Oasis Store for approximately 11 miles. From Merced, take “G” Street to Snelling and on to Merced Falls Road, turn right at the Merced Falls Bridge, continue to Hornitos.


Sandy Erb, (209)819-1083
John Mason, (209)613-1348
Gordon Wilkinson, (209)617-4042

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or print and mail this PDF race entry form

Revised: 1/29/18