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    The San Francisco Marathon

    182 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USAView event
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    Set an early alarm for this bucket list event around SF. Get an all-access pass to the SF sights, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf, and take up the challenge (expect hills - it's SF after all). Come for the finisher's medal and atmosphere of the on-course cheer stations.

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    Sunflower Run
    Sun 9th Jun
    Pleasanton, CA, United States
    $10 - $40
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    Sunflower Run

    652 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    This event benefits Sunflower Hill, a non profit organization creating a sustainable and intentional residential community for individuals with special needs similar to senior living. The community not only supports life-long living opportunities, but social, vocational, educational and recreational programs to ensure a full and productive life.

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    RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley
    Sat 22nd Jun
    East Palo Alto, CA, United States
    $50 - $775
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    RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley

    The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley, 2050 University Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Forget what you know about Gran Fondos. For RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley, weve re-written the cycling experience to put you at the very heart from start to finish.

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    $40
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    Calero Park Run

    195 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112, USAView event
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    Beginning at Calero County Park, this trail run has everything! Experience awesome single track, great hills, and dirt paths. The 50K is a challenging, fantastic trainer for Western States that includes oak trees, exposure, good heat training, and panoramic vistas.

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    Leigh Longhorn Stampede
    Sun 2nd Jun
    $20 - $40
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    Leigh Longhorn Stampede

    195 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112, USAView event
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    Join us for our 5th Annual Longhorn Stampede Run/Walk - a 5K, USATF Certified event through the Cambrian neighborhood. Whether you are a walker, casual jogger or a distance runner, come join your community!

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    TIKIM Filipino Food Fun Run
    Sat 8th Jun
    San Mateo, CA, United States
    $20 - $50
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    TIKIM Filipino Food Fun Run

    1701 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    TIKIM (a Filipino word that means to taste) is a one-of-a-kind 5K fun run or walk that celebrates Filipino culture and the value of giving back through loads of happiness and Filipino food. Imagine a 5K fun run course with a Filipino food tasting station at each kilometer of the way. Each station provides a sampling of favorite Filipino street food, starting with the mild and ending with the hella wild. After crossing the finish line, stay on for the TIKIM Post-Race Picnic, enjoying Filipino food and local entertainment.

    Open to all ages, gender and races, TFC (The Filipino Channel) wants to bring to the San Francisco Bay Area the excitement that Filipino cuisine is generating all over the world. TIKIM Filipino Food Fun Run is a celebration of family, fitness, fun and Filipino food flavors! It is sure to satisfy any curious foodie.

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    Terrain Race – San Jose
    Sat 8th Jun
    $35 - $60
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    Terrain Race – San Jose

    Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd, San Jose, CA 95111, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Crawl over obstacles and through mud pits at Santa Clara County Fairgrounds. Conquer over 20 obstacles with friends for the race of your life!

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    City Beer Runs 5K/10K
    Sun 23rd Jun
    San Mateo, CA, United States
    $47
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    City Beer Runs 5K/10K

    2 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    The City Beer Runs 5K/10K BrewFest is a chip timed 5K/10K race complete with a post race BeerFest featuring some of the best Bay Area breweries. Come for the running, stay for the beer, music, lawn games and food trucks. With an 11AM race start, the City Beer Runs 5K/10K BrewFest promises to be a Sunday-Funday to remember!

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    Bad Bass Half Marathon
    Sat 27th Jul
    Castro Valley, CA, United States
    $58 - $83
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    Bad Bass Half Marathon

    17600 Lake Chabot Rd, Castro Valley, CA 94546, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Rising up from the depths of Lake Chabot, the Bad Bass (a strangely kilt-wearing, bagpipe-playing Scottish bass with teeth) shows itself once again! Why is he Scottish? What is he doing in Castro Valley? How can he play bagpipes with his fin? We have no idea how to answer those questions. Why is he so bad-to-the-fishbone? Maybe he just knows how awesome the trails of Lake Chabot really are! Whatever the Bad Bass is doing here, we hope you'll join us at the beautiful Lake Chabot Marina in Castro Valley for the scenic Bad Bass 5K, 10K or Half Marathon!

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    Alameda 4th of July R.A.C.E.
    Thu 4th Jul
    Alameda, CA, United States
    $15 - $25
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    Alameda 4th of July R.A.C.E.

    Lauren's Closet, 1420 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501, USAView event
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    The Ralph Appezzato Charity Event (R.A.C.E.) is a 5K (3.1 Mile) run and walk benefiting the Midway Shelter for Women and Children in Alameda, California. It starts at 9 AM; an hour before the Mayor's 4th of July Parade in front of the Lauren's Closet, 1420 Park Street, between Santa Clara and Central Avenues.

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    $35
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    10K on the Bay

    4901 Breakwater Ave, Hayward, CA 94545, USAView event
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    Run or walk along the Bay Trail and enjoy breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay-Estuary. Participate in a 5K or 10K. Proceeds from this event help to maintain and enhance the educational programs, exhibits, and facilities of the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center.

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    Free
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    [email protected]

    Unnamed Road, San Francisco, CA 94102, USAView event
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    Join us in San Francisco for the [email protected]! The [email protected] brings together citizens of San Francisco and ADA attendees to emphasize the need for increased physical activity to help prevent diabetes and diabetes complications. This disease awareness activity provides participants with the opportunity to raise public awareness about the importance of a healthy lifestyle in preventing and controlling diabetes.

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    Radical 80s 5K & 10K
    Sat 10th Aug
    $40 - $55
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    Radical 80s 5K & 10K

    195 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Rock on with us as we host our annual Radical 80s 5K & 10K, family & pet friendly, running event. Let's rock out to our favorite 80s jams while we get fit and celebrate one of the most tubular eras of our time. We encourage all participants to dress up in their favorite 80s wear. Selfie ready! Ladies, rock those iconic side ponies & neon spandex! Fellas! How about those cutoff tees, jean shorts and sweatbands? The possibilities are endless! Let's travel back in time and make some totally radical memories together.

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    Across the Bay 12K/5K
    Sun 14th Jul
    $39 - $49
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    Across the Bay 12K/5K

    Unnamed Road, San Francisco, CA 94102, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Across the Bay is the second event in Represent Running's Run the Bay Challenge Series. Across the Bay is an ode to simpler times when people came out to run on a whim, give their best and high five the finisher next to them dudes and gals that have been around running and racing Across the Bay since it started in the 80s.

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    Oaktown Half Marathon, 5K and Stomper's Stomp
    Sun 11th Aug
    $20 - $80
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    Oaktown Half Marathon, 5K and Stomper's Stomp

    Oscar Grant Plaza, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612, USAView event
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    Run around Lake Merritt and through the heart of Oakland in this popular race. This event is for runners looking for the community feel of a local race. Come for the bespoke finisher's medal, Oaktown running top and a festival with food, craft beer and wine.

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    Courage Over Cancer 5K/10K
    Sun 11th Aug
    $30
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    Courage Over Cancer 5K/10K

    Unnamed Road, San Francisco, CA 94102, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    We are taking a moment to celebrate the courage and dedication of our patients, doctors, nurses, researchers, caretakers, friends, and families by participating in the Courage Over Cancer 5K & 10K Run/Walk in beautiful Crissy Field!

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    ZombieRunner Quarry Lakes Run
    Sun 15th Dec
    $20 - $45
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    ZombieRunner Quarry Lakes Run

    4025 Mowry Ave, Fremont, CA 94538, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    For those looking to begin trail racing, the ZombieRunner Quarry Lakes in Fremont, California is a great start. The courses appease both trail and run runners alike! The course does feature a number of loops and turns, but the elevation change is very minimal. Runners should expect a very fast trail race.

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    Alameda Running Festival
    Sun 15th Sep
    Alameda, CA, United States
    $55 - $80
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    Alameda Running Festival

    Essencial Acabamentos, Av Cel Ernesto Bertaso, 464 Ed Alameda Jardins Sala 13 Subsolo 01, Centro Quilombo - SC, Alameda, CA 94501, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    The Alameda Running Festival incorporates a Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, and Family Fun Run. The event will start and finish in the Alameda Point and highlight several beautiful areas around the island. The event will benefit Alameda Meals on Wheels and the Alameda Education Foundation.

    Come get your 4" medal, cool ARF shirt, free beer, and great food!

    Discounts available - just click on the tickets!

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    City Beer Runs - Triple Voodoo Brewing
    Sun 25th Aug
    $32 - $37
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    City Beer Runs - Triple Voodoo Brewing

    Unnamed Road, San Francisco, CA 94102, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    A fully supported 5k or 10k fun run complete with course marking, water stops and awesome routes. Forget about PRs and mile split times, throw out the headaches that come with overcrowded and overpriced races and get ready to enjoy running for the pure endorphin generating machine that it is!

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    $68 - $125
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    The San Francisco Giant Race

    San Francisco, CA, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Giant Racers will get experience the AT&T Park area, which will host several special event celebrations during this year's race! We are excited to pay homage to the racers, partners and spectators who have joined us throughout the historic years of the San Francisco Giant Race Presented By Alaska Airlines! We'll be adding more opportunities to celebrate throughout the year. In the meantime, register today for the Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, or Kids Race/Family Relay to secure your spot at the start line of the best races in the league.

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    ZombieRunner Halloween
    Sat 2nd Nov
    Campbell, CA, United States
    $20 - $45
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    ZombieRunner Halloween

    486 E Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA 95008, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    One of the last events of the year in a series of some 30 races staged across the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California throughout the year by the Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Coastal Trail Runs, along a combination of mostly trail and some road races, the ZombieRunner Halloween Run makes its annual running this year.

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    Fall Showdown
    Sat 21st Sep
    El Sobrante, CA, United States
    $35 - $50
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    Fall Showdown

    7301 San Pablo Dam Rd, El Sobrante, CA 94803, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    The 2018 Fall into Fitness Family 5K Fun Run/Walk hosted by NPHC Solano is a family-friendly event for first-time runners/walkers to expert athletes. This year marks our 2nd Annual event and we are excited to continue our mission toward furthing community outreach.

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    Your Next Step is the cure - San Francisco
    Sun 22nd Sep
    $15 - $35
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    Your Next Step is the cure - San Francisco

    Lake Merced, Lake Merced, San Francisco, CA 94132, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Please join us for the 11th Annual Your Next Step is the Cure San Francisco, Lake Merced Loop on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Lake Merced.

    Our Your Next Step is the Cure events raise much-needed funds for the patient services and clinical research projects of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation. Each event provides fun, family-friendly activities, including a young lung dash, music, walk.run event awards and more.

    Whether you want to walk, jog or run, whether you choose to participate as an individual or as part of a team, we believe that Your Next Step is the Cure!

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    Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot
    Thu 28th Nov
    $35
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    Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

    Arena Green West, N Autumn St, San Jose, CA 95113, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Kick off the holiday season by joining your Silicon Valley neighbors at the biggest Thanksgiving Day block-party in the country! Sign up to make the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot 5K/10K walk/run your newest tradition. (ProTip: running makes the turkey taste better.)

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    Kiwanis Resolution Run 5K and 10K
    Wed 1st Jan
    Mountain View, CA, United States
    $35
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    Kiwanis Resolution Run 5K and 10K

    Kite Lot, N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    The Kiwanis New Year's Day Resolution Run is a 5K Run/Walk and a 10K run, and will be held over USA-TF 5K and 10K certified courses at Shoreline Park in Mountain View, CA. The event will be run through scenic shoreline parklands and on paved trails. Prizes and medals will be awarded. All participants will receive a special Finisher Ribbon! Event will also include music and post race refreshments.

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    Diablo Summit Stomp 30K/half marathon/10K/5K
    Sat 2nd Nov
    Walnut Creek, CA, United States
    $48 - $90
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    Diablo Summit Stomp 30K/half marathon/10K/5K

    1700 Castle Rock Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    All courses are on trails. While there are some hills, this event, like all Brazen Racing runs, is very friendly to first-time trail runners and experienced runners alike. Depending on the weather, all distances may include mud and creek crossings!

    Walkers/hikers are welcome in all distances.

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    Night Nation Run - Bay Area
    Sat 12th Oct
    Berkeley, CA, United States
    $29.99 - $49.99
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    Night Nation Run - Bay Area

    1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA 94710, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Night Nation Run is the Worlds 1st Running Music Festival an ultimate blend of a Music Festival and a Fun Run. Experience a music filled course with Live DJs, Light Shows, Bubble Zones, Neon and Black Lights. Cross the finish line into an Epic Main Stage After Party featuring Top Headliner DJs.

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    Coyote Hills Half Marathon
    Sat 25th Jan
    $46 - $69
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    Coyote Hills Half Marathon

    Bayview Trail, Fremont, CA 94555, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    From fire trails to single track, pavement to wooden boardwalks, these courses have it all. And don't be too scared of the hills. Coyote Hills is the name of the park, but the hills are pretty small!

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    Santa Run Silicon Valley
    Sun 15th Dec
    $35
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    Santa Run Silicon Valley

    Wells Fargo Private Bank, 225 W Santa Clara St Suite 1400, San Jose, CA 95113, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This 5K Run/Walk is fun for the whole family and we encourage you to dress up as your favorite holiday character or tradition. The race course winds through downtown San Jose and concludes at Christmas in the Park, where you can enjoy the festivities with Santa's milk and cookies!

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    LMJS Fourth Sunday Race – November
    Sun 24th Nov
    $10
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    LMJS Fourth Sunday Race – November

    Oakland, CA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Fourth Sunday Runs are held every month (except March and June) on the fourth Sunday of the month. The distances offered are a 5K (once around the Lake), a 10K (two times around), and 15K (three times around).

    Participation ribbons are given to all runners and place ribbons are awarded to the top runners, both male and female in ten year age groups. All those interested in running, whether beginner, walker, jogger, or competitive racer are welcome to join our monthly runs. Water is available to the runners and volunteers are present to assist runners at the start and finish lines.

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    Oakland Turkey Trot
    Thu 28th Nov
    $25 - $95
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    Oakland Turkey Trot

    Macarthur Blvd & Lakeshore Av, Oakland, CA 94610, USAView event
    About the event

    What better way to celebrate turkey day than with a 5k fun run? This flat, lakeside 5k is perfect for all ages and abilities. Come along to celebrate Thanksgiving and for the finisher’s medal and t-shirt.

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    Summit Rock 5K / 10K / Half Marathon
    Sat 14th Dec
    Saratoga, CA, United States
    $46 - $53
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    Summit Rock 5K / 10K / Half Marathon

    10661 Douglass Ln, Saratoga, CA 95070, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Come join us in the beautiful redwood groves of the Santa Cruz Mountains! Tucked away just outside Silicon Valley, Sanborn County Park features miles of single-track trails dappled with filtered light through lush canopy.

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    $35
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    Golden Gate Half Marathon

    The Embarcadero & Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Golden Gate Half is more than just a 13.1-mile run through San Francisco. Rather, it is a spectacular journey through this stunning City by the Bay. The chance to run across the Golden Gate Bridge is an experience unlike any other, but it is far from the only breathtaking moment youll enjoy along the way.

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    Concord 5000 – Presented by Diablo Valley Federal Credit Union
    Sun 10th Nov
    Concord, CA, United States
    $30
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    Concord 5000 – Presented by Diablo Valley Federal Credit Union

    Cal Ridng & Hiking Trail, Concord, CA 94521, USAView event
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    Diablo Valley Federal Credit Union (DVFCU) is pleased to present the 1st Annual Concord 5000, benefitting the Blue Star Moms of Contra Costa County. Chartered in 1961, Diablo Valley Federal Credit Union is a financial cooperative which is owned and operated by its members. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in central Contra Costa County is eligible to open an account. Your funds are insured up to $250,000 through National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government agency.

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    Berkeley Half Marathon
    Sun 17th Nov
    Berkeley, CA, United States
    $15 - $25
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    Berkeley Half Marathon

    Pacific Tech, 2710 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94703, USAView event
    About the event
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    Experience a running tour of our exceptional city starting with iconic Telegraph Avenue and Shattuck Avenue, winding through the serene residential streets of North Berkeley, cruising along the waterfront near the Berkeley Marina and much more. Choose your distance: The Half Marathon (13.1 miles), the 10K (6.2 miles) and the 5K (3.1 miles). All offer rewarding and fun experiences for runners of all types.

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    Concord 5000
    Sun 10th Nov
    Concord, CA, United States
    $30
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    Concord 5000

    2349 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA 94520, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Diablo Valley Federal Credit Union (DVFCU) is pleased to present the Annual Concord 5000, benefiting the Blue Star Moms of Contra Costa County. Chartered in 1961, Diablo Valley Federal Credit Union is a financial cooperative which is owned and operated by its members. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in central Contra Costa County is eligible to open an account. Your funds are insured up to $250,000 through National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government agency.

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