Welcome to the 7 th annual
Arroyo Creek Half Marathon 5k 10k
August 13, 2017
Rancho Simi Park - 1765 Royal Ave, Simi Valley CA 93065
Answers to frequently asked questions:
If I want to call you how do I reach you?
Bill Escobar: Race Director- 805-258-3779
if I am not running can I participate by being a volunteer?
YES...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.
Will there be port-o-potties along the course?
Yes: At every aid station
Can I walk the course?
Yes: you have 4 hours to finish theHalf marathon, that’s about 15minutes plus per mile. Sooo... 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 our courses are designed with EVERYONE in mind!
Is the course accurately measured and marked?
Yes: We have measured the course using a GPS watch and checked it three different times with three different runners. That is the best we can do, as you know GPS will vary slightly from time to time but it’s the best we can offer for you. 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.
When, where and what is Package pickup? – See front page for location and time
This is where you pick up your race timing chip, race bib #, and race day t-shirt, ask your pre- race questions, check out the course map.
This will be your last chance to register for this race,
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
Saturday August 12, 2017 - 10:am to 2:pm
Fleet Feet Westlake
Can I register for the race at the packet pick-up location?
YES...You can register for the race at the package pick-up there are NO Discounts Package pickup and we only accept cash or credit cards, NO CHECKS. You can also register on line or by sending in the registration form. Online registration closes August 12 at 10:00 am.
What kind of t-shirts will we be getting?
Tech shirts that are men’s specific and women’s specific sizes. Tech shirts are more fitted moisture wicking types of shirts
Starting Line Location?
Rancho Simi Community park, 1765 Royal Ave, Simi Valley CA 93065
Corner of Royal / Thompson rd. ( the duck pond park )
Parking? ... Where do we park?
We have two large parking lots that should hold everyone. Come early and be patient. There will be hundreds of people trying to get into the same place all at once. Over flow parking at Royal High school a couple of blocks from the starting line.
Can I pick up my race packet on race day??
YES...you can pick up your race packet on race day, but we advise you to come early!! There may be hundreds of people doing the same and it may take some time. We advise you to go to the packet pick-up Saturday before race day instead. Last minute check in on race day begins at 6:00 a.m. and ends at 6:45 a.m. There is NO race day registration.
Can I pick up someone else's race items if they cannot make it out on Saturday?
YES...you can pick up a friend or relative’s items bring a note from them signed by them that you are picking up their number.
Top 3 M/F overall each race - special award
Top 3 each age group M/F each race distance - age groups below
Race results will be posted as follows:
5k preliminary results will be posted at approx. 8:00 a.m.
10k preliminary results will be posted at approx. 9:00 a.m.
Half Marathon - approx. 9:30 a.m.
Is there a refund policy for this race?
Sorry but no...There are no refunds! But you can defer your entry to another one of our races in the future. Checkout our link to Our Other Events page to see what is available throughout the year. If you choose a race with a higher entry fee, you will be required to pay the difference. When you choose another race you would like to do just email us and we will get you set for that race.
How do I attach my timing chip?
Click here for a video tutorial
Water stations and Port a potty locations along the 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
I don’t know the course should I just follow someone?
NO: All athletes are required to know the entire course prior to stepping onto the starting line. Please study the race course map on this site, and maybe drive the course if you have time prior to race day.