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Gold Country Half

3 races scheduled · Sun 19th May 2019 · El Dorado Hills
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About this event

The Gold Country Half Marathon and 5k is the first major half marathon in beautiful El Dorado County. The race will be a premier running event managed by the Sacramento Running Association’s world-class race operations team, and it will feature “the flattest and fastest course in the foothills.” Enjoy beautiful scenery, great participant services, and an exciting finisher’s party in El Dorado Hills Town Center featuring beer, wine, food, music and fun for the whole family.

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The Sacramento Running Association (SRA) is a community-based non-profit that promotes the sport of running

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How to enter

Tickets available until Sun May 19 2019

What's included:

  • Top finisher and age-group medals
  • T-shirt
  • Entrance to the finish festival, with a free post-race meal and a complimentary beer
Half Marathon
7:00am Sun 19th May 2019

Run 21.1km

7:10am Sun 19th May 2019

Run 5km

Kids 1K
7:20am Sun 19th May 2019

Run 1km

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Route description
Route description

The Half Marathon course is a tour of the beautiful El Dorado Hills community that was named "one of America's best places to live" by CNN. Course features rolling hills with a fast, net downhill final three miles. All races start and finish in the pristine El Dorado Hills Town Center.

Logistics and schedule

**Saturday, May 18 - Packet Pickup
**10:00 - 18:00

**Sunday, May 19 - RACE DAY
**06:00 - until race starts - packet pick up
07:00 - Half Marathon
07:10 - 5K Start
07:20 - Kids' Run

To avoid long lines we STRONGLY suggest, if at all possible, that you pick up your packet before race day. However, we will have race day pickup from 6:00 am until race start at race headquarters.

Finish Festival:
A Finish Festival featuring food, beer, and fun will take place in the El Dorado Hills Town Center Amphitheater from 8:00am-11:00am. (Please Note: Please bring your ID so we can serve you your free beer in the beer garden.)


Spectators are welcome!


Please visit the event website for volunteering opportunities.

How to get there

4370 Town Center Blvd, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762, USA

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Race Headquarters
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites- El Dorado Hills, just a 5-minute walk from packet pick-up and the Start and Finish Lines, will serve as the Headquarter Hotel for the Gold Country Run Half Marathon & 5k.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites El Dorado Hills
4360 Town Center Blvd
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Mention the Gold Country Half Marathon room block to receive a discounted rate

Parking information is available onsite at the El Dorado Town Center on race day. Please visit race website for detailed parking info

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