August 7, 2016
Arroyo Creek Half Marathon, 5k 10k
Half- 7:00 am ** 5k & 10k - 7:30 am
Can you say Pancakes for everyone? !!
That's right we are proud to announce that all runners will be awarded a free plate of pancakes at post race! And yes you can buy more $3 per plate ( 3 cakes per plate)
Special note: Friends and family can buy food tickets for $3 each.
6th Annual - Arroyo Creek
What is Package Pickup?
This is where you pickup your race bib #, timing chip, race day tech t-shirt, and goody bag. You can also review the Race Course Map and ask any race day related questions that you may have.
We will have available for purchase: Last minute race day goodies like custom logo sweat shirts, bags, etc. This is your last chance to register for this race.... NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION
Can I pickup my bib and chip on race day?
Yes but get there early because there will be hundreds of people trying to get into a small area all at the same time.
Course Description: Race start 7:am half marathon / 7:15-10k / 7:30 -5k
The race will start at Rancho Simi Park 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.
Weekend Warriors / Beginners / walkers:
Yes, this is a very walker friendly course! It is mostly flat, with a few gentle rollers to keep you on your game. There are plenty of aid stations, and this event is loads of fun! There is a: Generous 4:00 hour time limit for the half marathon, so take your time and enjoy the scenery!
Middle of the pack runners:
Looking for a PR (Personal Record)?? Then this is the race for you! Mostly flat course, with some gentle rollers and plenty of room to make your move towards your new PR
Elite and Advanced runners:
This mostly flat course along with some mild rollers, which are mid way through your run. There are some long stretches to allow you to really open up your speed along the last few miles of the course.
All Runners will receive:
Race day athlete t-shirt
Custom Goody bag with race day logo
Calling all Running and Triathlon clubs:
All running and triathlon clubs can secure a spot at the race day expo for a front row seat to all the action. Bring your club canopy, banner, cow bells and team spirit.
(Running and Triathlon Clubs ALL may come FREE of charge)
To ensure a smooth and consistent run, this race has implemented wave starts.
What is a wave start and how does it work?
Wave starts are designed to reduce race start congestion and improve your running experience. In a wave start; runners start in groups with 2 minute intervals between each group. This way you can run with others who are similar in speed. On race day you will line up under / behind the banner that best fits your estimated running pace per mile, see chart Click Here
|Year||5k||10k||Half||Race day pictures|
|2011||age group / overall||age group / overall||age group / overall|
|2012||overall||overall||age group / overall|
|2013||overall||overall||age group / Overall|
|2014||AG / Overall||AG / Overall||AG / Overall|
|2015||AG / Overall||AG / Overall||AG / Overall|
|Half Marathon||Dirian Bonilla||Downey||27||1.11.23||2014|