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Thanksgiving Day 5K

November 26, 2020 · Simi Valley, CA

Distance: 5K

Start at Rancho Simi Park and run along the Arroyo bike path that is lined with beautiful trees for shade and runs through the center of Simi Valley and along the Arroyo Creek. Still home to ducks and herons, (AKA- not cranes), who are soaking up the sun while playing in the gently flowing water.  There will be water stations every 1.5 miles.

Weekend Warriors / Beginners / walkers: 
Yes, this is a very walker friendly course! It is mostly flat, with a few gentle rollers to keep you on your game. There are plenty of water stations, and this event is loads of fun!

Middle of the pack runners:
Looking for a PR (Personal Record)?? Then this is the race for you! Mostly flat course, with some gentle rollers and plenty of room to make your move towards your new PR

Elite and Advanced runners:
This mostly flat course along with some mild rollers, which are mid way through your run. There are some long stretches to allow you to really open up your speed along the home stretch of the course.

All Runners will receive:

  • Finisher medal
  • Tech shirt
  • water bottle
  • goody bag

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pre-race course post-race