MUDDY WARRIORS™ XPERIENCE is a trail run that will test your strength, overall fitness and your will. This is not a traditional race. You will be challenged over trails, hills and fun obstacles. You may register as an individual or register with a team. The MW XPERIENCE is about not quitting, helping people around you that need it and pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone. There are three course options for the Muddy Warriors Xperience at Corriganville Park, 7001 Smith Road, Simi Valley on Sunday, November 24, 2019. 10K Trail & Obstacle Run open to participants over 13 yrs of age. 5K Trail & Obstacle Run open to participants over 10 yrs of age. 1 mile Family Walk/Run open to anyone over 6 yrs of age who wants to complete the obstacle course. To learn more and to register, visit www.muddywarriorsx.com.
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The Mary Jane 5K, 10K and 1 Mile runs are planned for Saturday, October 6, 2019 at the Ventura Pier. 10K starts at 8am. Out and back course along the Ventura boardwalk. Learn more and register at maryjane5k.com.
The Holly Jolly Half Marathon, 5K and 10K is planned for Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the Pleasant Valley Fields, 152 Westpark Ct., Camarillo. The 5K/10K course is over gentle rolling hills along the fully paved Camarillo bike path and surrounding neighborhoods.
To learn more and to sign up, visit www.HollyJollyHalf.com.
The October Classic 5K and 10K Walk/Run will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Ojai Valley Community Hospital, 1306 Maricopa Hwy. Proceeds benefit the Hospital.
Pre-register for the event by visiting www.octoberclassic.org. Or register the morning of the event beginning at 7 a.m. 5K/10K races start at 8 am; wheelchair races and walk at 9 am. Wear your Halloween costume!
Event also features the Paws for a Cause canine walk. Bring your favorite 4 legged friend out to Walk N' Wag along with our annual October Classic Event. There will be a prize for the best dressed Pooch, so if they enjoy dressing up, please encourage them to! The first 50 pre-registered doggies will receive Event Bandanas!
The City of Moorpark and the Rotary Club of Moorpark Noontime present the 6th Annual Moorpark Mammoth Run 5K/10K on Sunday, October 6, 2019
Run the ancient trails of the Southern Mammoths through the beautiful rolling hills of Moorpark. There's also a 1 mile fun run/walk planned. Event will also include music, dancing, warm-up stretches, yoga and giveaways. Proceeds from the Moorpark Mammoth Run will go to local charities and the Rotary Foundation.
Due to the overwhelming success of the 5k/10k Mammoth Run, event venue has been changed to Arroyo Vista Community Park in 2019 starting at 8:30am. Learn more at www.moorparkmammothrun.com.
The Conejo Valley YMCA is hosting its 15th Annual Turkey Day Dash on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 28, 2019. The 5K run/walk and 1K family fun run/walk is held at California Lutheran University (60 West Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks).
All ages and abilities are welcome. Professional timing is provided for 5K runners. The 1K family fun run/walk is at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K run/walk starts at 8:00 a.m.
Costume Contest will be at 7:15 AM before the start of the 1K Kids Race! Come dressed in your favorite Thanksgiving Day costume to participate! Top 3 winners will receive prizes! Dress as a group, or individually.
Proceeds from the Turkey Day Dash benefit Conejo Valley YMCA youth and senior programs. Participants receive a Turkey Day Dash YMCA t-shirt while supplies last.
For more information, to pre-register and for other registration options, visit www.turkeydaydash.org.
The 6th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K takes place at Rancho Simi Community Park, 1765 Royal Avenue, Simi Valley on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Run along the Arroyo bike path, lined with beautiful trees for shade through the center of Simi Valley and along the Arroyo Creek. Aid stations every 1.5 miles.
Visit www.ThanksgivingDay5k.com to learn more and sign up.
Before you gobble, gobble, get out and run Ventura County’s fastest 5K on Thanksgiving morning!
Head to the Ventura Auto Center, 6451 Auto Center Drive, Ventura, on Thursday, November 28, 2019 for the 13th Annual Ventura Turkey Trot.
This fast and fun 5K starts at 8 a.m. For the 12 and under crowd, there’s the free Kids’ 1K which starts at 9:15 a.m. Registration includes finisher’s shirt, electronic chip timing and post-race food.
For more information or to sign up, please visit www.venturaturkeytrot.com.
Participants are also asked to bring non-perishable food items to donate which will be donated to the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging Food Drive.