NEW Location: Lake Yosemite, Rotary Cove 1, Merced, CA
Distance: 2-mile run/walk, 5-mile run, 1K run (ages 10 yr and under only)
Walkers: Walkers are welcome in the 2-mile and 5-mile races only.
Race Registration & Packet Pick-up: 6:45 a.m.
Start times: 1K run for 10 and under, starts at 8:15 a.m.
2-mile run/walk and 5-mile run start at 8:30 a.m.
Annual Shoe Drive: Bring shoes that are no longer needed and help out the needy in our community. Each pair of donated shoes qualifies you for an entry in Lee Andersen's raffle.
Awards: Awards to overall winners and medals three deep in each age group. Entry fees include T-shirt (while they last), post-race refreshments, and entry into the race raffle. All races start and finish at Rotary Cove 1 (Lake Yosemite). Proceeds go to the Merced Running Club where the money is used to award scholarships to local high school runners that are moving on to college. The MRC has donated thousands of dollars to local high school runners for college, the purchase of running shoes, and other team equipment. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Merced Rescue Mission’s annual Thanksgiving dinner. A big THANK YOU to all MRC members for their continued support and endorsement of our sport.
Facilities: Bathrooms at start/finish. Free parking is available.