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Urban Cow Half Marathon & 5k

EVENTS
  • Urban Cow Half Marathon:- also 2 person Relay each running 6.55 miles
  • 5K Run:- Run 3.1 Miles
RACE DATE
Sunday, October 2, 2016
Start Time
7:30am
Entry Fee
$65
Location
William Land Park
Address
3835 Freeport Blvd
CITY
Sacramento
STATE/TERR
California
Zip
95822
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
916-492-8966
Description

 - 12th Annual Urban Cow Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, and 5k Run/Walk. A celebration of active living and the sport we love, the Urban Cow Half Marathon supports local, non-profit youth running programs and high school cross-country teams who receive much needed funding.

Course Info

Essentially a loop course, our USDA Prime certified route starts in historic William Land Park – home to the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town and the city’s oldest golf course – and runs through green grassy meadows and tree canopies for the first 1.5 miles. The course then winds through one of Sacramento’s most picturesque neighborhoods to 3.25 miles before taking you to Front Street heading toward downtown Sacramento. The route enters downtown at Mile 5 near the corner of 3rd and “R” Streets. After a left turn on 5th Street, you’ll continue north to Capitol Mall. A quick glance to your right will reveal the California State Capitol Building. At 5.8 miles, the “K” Street Mall Pedestrian Walkway takes you under the I-5 Freeway to the 6-mile mark in Old Sacramento – the unique 28-acre National Historic Landmark District and State Historic Park located along the beautiful Sacramento River. After skirting Old Sacramento, you’ll now head south on the Sacramento River Promenade passing the Tower Bridge on the right and the newly renovated Crocker Art Museum on the left. With the Sacramento River on your right, you’ll enjoy running along the Sacramento River Bicycle Trail passing the relay exchange point before hitting Miller Park where live music will greet you at mile 7.25. You can check out your competition over the next out-and-and back section through the Sacramento Marina. Back on the bike trail, you’ll migrate south for a couple miles, including a watering hole, exiting the trail right through Sacramento’s newest luxury hotel, The Westin Sacramento Hotel near mile 10.75. A sharp left turn at The Westin lands you on Riverside Boulevard. Riverside Boulevard will “steer” you back to William Land Park for 1 mile before taking a right turn into the park for a final 1.3 miles to the place where all the cows come home and hang their shoes – the finish line.
Directions

Use 3835 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95822 for mapquesting purposes.
Other Info

Race features include:

Fast, scenic course

6 fluid stations

Custom technical race shirt

Cowbell finisher medal

Great post-race food, beer garden, awards and entertainment

Course music
PREVIOUS RESULTS


2015 Results at: chronotrack.com


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