Race along the Arroyo bike path in this flat, fast event. Great for runners of all stripes, the route kicks-off from Rancho Simi Park and makes its way along scenic the tree-lined bike path. Come along for the epic race day atmosphere or for the unique finisher's medal.
How to enter the Sombrero Half Marathon, 5K & 10K
Sombrero Half Marathon, 5K & 10K routes
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.
All Runners will receive: Finisher medal Race day athlete t-shirt Race day Sombrero Post race munchies
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.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I walk the course?
Yes, there is a 4 hour cut-off to finish theHalf marathon, which equates to about 15minutes plus per mile. So, 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 these course are designed to be inclusive.
Is the course accurately measured and marked?
The course has been measured using a GPS watch and checked it three different times with three different runners. 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.
Are there port a potties/water stations on 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
We provide a fun way for people to stay focused on healthy living while having fun at the same time. We hope our events will ignite the spark of friendly competition that lives deep inside all of us. We will see you on the starting line!
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