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With four distances on offer, this is an event for everyone. The breathtaking views of Overlook Park will have you taking mental snapshots the entire way. This outdoor event is just what you need to spice up your flat road runs. You'll leave with cherished moments and a bespoke finisher's medal.
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 1 more
Sat, Mar 26, 2022
Auburn, United States
The event experience
Based on location
Where and when
Overlook Park, 855 Pacific Ave, Auburn, CA 95603, USA
Sat, Mar 26, 2022
Half Marathon:8:30am |
All courses will be marked with colored surveyor ribbon, placed approximately every 200 meters along the course. Turns are marked heavily on the inside of the turn, with 3 ribbons placed just before and just after the intersection.
The most important course marking is the blue ribbon. Blue ribbons indicate “wrong way” trails. You will see blue ribbons, but do not run past a blue ribbon or you will be heading off course.
Organizer route images
- Bespoke Finisher's Medal
- District Perfect-Tri tri-blend fabric shirt
- Fully stocked aid stations
- Chip-timed results
- Prizes for age & gender categories
How to get there
Overlook Park, 855 Pacific Ave, Auburn, CA 95603, USAGet full directions
Parking is free and available within the American River Overlook park, and adjacent streets. Carpooling is strongly encouraged by the event organiser so there are enough spaces for everyone.
Event day logistics
07:30 - 09:05 Check in & Bib Pick-up
08:30 35k and Half Marathon races start
09:00 5k and 10k races start
15:00 Event cut-off
*Please arrive with plenty of time to register, attach your race number and warm up.
There is an 6.5 hour cut-off time for the Half Marathon & 35k race. All runners must be off of the course by 22:30pm.
This a cupless event, meaning aid stations will not have paper cups available for runner use. Each runner will be responsible for carrying their own water bottle or reusable cup. Reusable cups are made of silicone, are collapsible, and easy to carry with you while you run.
There will be several aid stations stocked with a variety of glycogen-replenishing, electrolyte-replacing products. The stations will be situated at the following locations:
There will be a variety of sweet and salty snacks, as well as fresh fruit and a diverse line up of pre-packaged food options (chips, cakes, jerkey, etc.).
Dogs are allowed both within American River Canyon Overlook park and the Auburn State Recreation Area. Pups must be on leash at all times in both parks. You may run with your dog, but must start at the back of the pack and allow all other runners to proceed before starting.
All registered runners will receive a District Perfect-Tri tri-blend fabric shirt. Features of this shirt include:
- 4.5-ounce, 50/25/25 poly/combed ring spun cotton/rayon, 32 singles
- 1X1 rib knit neck
- Shoulder to shoulder taping
- UPF 30
To be guaranteed your shirt size, you must register by March 12, 2022.
Will there be an area to leave my bag while I run the Knickerbocker Canyon?
No, unfortunately there will not be a bag drop service at this event. It is recommended by the event organiser to leave your belongings in your locked car, keeping valuables out of sight. If you are not travelling by car, it is recommended to travel as light as possible.
Is there a cut-off time for the Knickerbocker Canyon?
Yes, there is an 6.5 hour cut-off time for the Half Marathon & 35k race. All runners must be off of the course by 22:30pm.
Will the Knickerbocker Canyon races be chip-timed?
Yes, all races are professionally chip timed, utilizing MyLaps and Race Director, ensuring your time is captured as accurately as possible. Disposable chips are attached to back of each bib number.
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