Sombrero Half Marathon, 5K & 10K

Sun 27th Jan 2019 • by Elite Sports California
Simi Valley, California, US

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Tickets $35–$95

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What you need to know

The race will start at Rancho Simi Park at 1765 Royal Ave, Simi Valley CA 93065 and run along the Arroyo bike path . Which is lined with beautiful trees for shade and makes a wonderful environment. The bike path runs through the center of Simi Valley and along the Arroyo Creek. This is still home to ducks and herons, (not cranes), who are soaking up the sun while playing in the gently flowing spring /summer time water. There will be Aid stations every 1.5 miles.

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 21.1km
    7:00am Sun 27th Jan 2019
    Up to $10 off
    $95
    Tickets available
  2. 10k

    Run 10km
    7:15am Sun 27th Jan 2019
    Up to $10 off
    $70
    Tickets available
  3. 5k

    Run 5km
    7:30am Sun 27th Jan 2019
    Up to $10 off
    $35
    Tickets available
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Overview

Top 5 Reasons to Run with Elite Sports CA
5 – Races always start on time!
4 – Race distances are measured correctly!
3 – Race SWAG including custom finishers medal, event day dry-fit shirt, event day water bottle and MORE!
2 – Race day packet pick up available! Time saver and no hotel to pay for if you are traveling in from out of town! YEAH!!
1 – Have an emergency? Can’t make the event you’ve paid for? No problem we will reschedule you for any Elite Sports CA event within the next 12 months. WHAT?? YES unheard of!!

What’s Included

All Runners will receive:
Finisher medal
Race day athlete t-shirt
Race day Sombrero
Post race munchies

Course Details

The race will start at  Rancho Simi Park at  1765 Royal Ave, Simi Valley CA 93065  and run along the Arroyo bike path   . Which is lined with beautiful trees for shade and makes a wonderful environment.  The bike path runs through the center of Simi Valley and along the Arroyo Creek. This is still home to ducks and herons, (not cranes), who are soaking up the sun while playing in the gently flowing spring /summer time  water.  There will be Aid stations every 1.5 miles.

Raceday Logistics

Packet Pickup
Saturday Jan 26,   10:am to 2:pm
Fleet Feet Westlake
982 South Westlake Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

What is Packet Pickup?
This is where you pickup your race bib #, timing chip, race day tech t-shirt, and goody bag.

Travel

We have two large parking lots that should hold everyone.  Come early and be patient.  There will be hundreds of people trying to get into the same place all at once.   Over flow parking at Royal High school a couple of blocks from the starting line.

Volunteers

Volunteers are needed and greatly appreciated!   Please visit: the Volunteer Info link on this site to get all the information needed on being a volunteer.  Students please bring any volunteer hours verification forms you may have from your school.

FAQs

Can I walk the course?
Yes: you have 4 hours to finish theHalf marathon, that’s about 15minutes plus per mile. Sooo… walkers are welcome, stroller moms, and walking clubs.  Those of you who are new to 5k, 10k events are encouraged to come out and push yourself to new limits of fitness.
All of our courses are designed with EVERYONE in mind!

Is the course accurately measured and marked?
Yes:  We have measured the course using a GPS watch and checked it three different times with three different runners.  That is the best we can do, as you know GPS will vary slightly from time to time but it’s the best we can offer for you.  Feel free to check it out on your own watch if you have time prior to the race.  There will be mile markers on the course.

Water stations and Port a potty locations along the course: 
Port a potties are at race start and the following
Erringer –        1/2 / 8 mile mark
Sycamore –     1.5 /7.5 mile mark
Sequoia-         3/6 mile mark

Will there be port-o-potties along the course?
Yes:  At every water station

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