_ The 2018 Fontana Days Run:
The Fontana Days Run Half Marathon began back in 1955 with a reported 200 participants. Race founders were unaware that the Annual Half Marathon would grow to include over 2,000 participants. The Fontana Days Run provides participants with a safe, festive and well organized event. The Annual Fontana Days Run features a Half Marathon, 5K Run, 5K Race Walk, 5K Family Fitness Walk and a Children’s Half Mile Dash. Finish Line festivities include local vendors, exhibitors, entertainment and food.
Fontana’s Half Marathon Run is known as the fastest Half Marathon due to the gradual downward slope of the course as well as being one of the oldest Half Marathons in the United States. There is an elevation drop of 2,125 feet from start to finish; because of this, most participants are able to record their personal record time (PR) in Fontana.
Please note: Participants must maintain a 13 minute mile, pass the 15fwy by 9:15am and cross the Finish Line no later than 11:00am.
Event details and schedule
Friday, June 1, 2018
Fontana City Hall, 8353 Sierra Ave. Fontana 92335
*Picking up bibs for participants other than yourself is allowed; however, you must be able to verify all race information (ie. spelling of name, age, date of birth, race category)
Saturday, June 2, 2018 RACE DAY
*No bibs will be distributed after 6:00am for any race category
Parking for the event is available at Fontana City Hall, the Lewis Library parking structure as well as surrounding streets. All event parking is free.
It is required that all Half Marathon and 5K participants be bussed to the starting lines from City Hall. This mandatory policy is in place for the safety and security of all participants, volunteers, attendees and staff.
Half Marathon bus loading:
5K bus loading:
Please plan accordingly and arrive early as the bus ride to the starting lines range from 30-45 minutes.
Race Start Times
Half Marathon Run 7:30am
5K Events 7:45am
Children’s Dash 7:40am
*For more detailed information regarding the Fontana Days Run please visit fontanadaysrun.org or visit us on Facebook.com/fontanadaysrun
-) 2018 race registration is open • Registration Information
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