Club Races

All Empire Runners Club running events, except the Kenwood Footrace, are free to club members who register online for each event by the published deadline.  All club races, except McGuire's Breakfast Run, are open to the general public.  Online registration generally opens 3 to 4 months before each event and closes 2 to 3 days before each event.  Club members who do not register for club races online must pay race day entry fees.

Downloadable PDF: 2019 Empire Runners Club Race Schedule

Questions?  Contact onlineservices@empirerunners.org

Upcoming events

    • December 15, 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Howarth Park, Santa Rosa
    Registration is closed


    The 41st Annual
    LAST 10K and FINAL 2-MILE

    Saturday, December 15, 2018, 9 am

    Paved paths in 3 parks: Howarth, Spring Lake, and Annadel
          
    Both races start and end in Howarth Park.

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest New for 2018

    Race in your Ugly Christmas sweater and be entered in a contest for a special prize!  Ugly Christmas Sweater prizes will be awarded to one female and one male.


    Last 10K Course Map
    Past Results

    Questions?  Contact
    events@empirerunners.org

    • January 01, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • A Place to Play Park, 2375 West Third St., Santa Rosa
    Register

    37th annual
    Phaby-Gray
    Resolution Run 5K
    Tuesday, January 1, 2019, 10 AM
    A Place to Play Park
    2375 West Third St.
    Santa Rosa

    Online registration - ends Saturday, Dec. 29.

    Awards
    1st, 2nd and 3rd place for overall Men and Women
    Random drawing for all other awards
    To join the Empire Runners Club or renew club membership: click here!

    Head phones, audio devices, strollers, and dogs on leash pose significant risks to yourself and others on the course and are not permitted.

    Unless event is canceled, entry fees are not refundable.

    Confirmation email is your proof of registration.
     


    • February 17, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Dinucci's Restaurant, Valley Ford, Hwy 1
    • 50
    Register



    29th annual
    Valley Ford Relay
    4-person x 2.75 miles
    Team Registration


    Need  teammates?  Go to Valley Ford Relay - Assign me to a team! (deadline February 9)

    Entry fees are not refundable unless event is cancelled.

    Questions?
    Contact
    events@empirerunners.org


    Past Results & Records
    Valley Ford Course Map


    Rules
    • Each team must have 4 runners.
    • No one may run more than 1 leg on the same team.
    • A participant may run twice by running on two different teams.
    • If on 2 teams, a runner will be issued 2 bib numbers, one for each team, and must wear the correct bib number for each leg or risk disqualification of both teams.

    Teams are categorized as either All Female, Male (all males or 3 males + 1 female), or Mixed (1 male + 3 females or 2 males + 2 females).  Each category is divided into age groups based on the average age of the entire team:

    9 & under, 10-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Up
    • February 17, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Dinucci's Restaurant, Valley Ford, Hwy 1
    Register


    29th annual
    Valley Ford Relay
    4-person x 2.75 miles
    Assign me to a team!
    To be assigned to a team, you must register by February 9. 

    If you need to register a 4-person team, go to

    Past Results & Records
    Valley Ford Course Map

    Rules

    Each team must have 4 runners.  No one may run more than one leg on the same team.

    A runner may, however, run on a second team.  If on 2 teams, a runner will be issued 2 bib numbers, one for each team, and must wear the correct bib number for each leg or risk disqualification of both teams.

    Teams are categorized as either All Female, Male (all males or 3 males + 1 female), or Mixed (1 male + 3 females or 2 males + 2 females).  Each category is divided into age groups based on the average age of the entire team:

    9 & under, 10-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Up

    Registration fees are not refundable unless we fail to place you on a team or the event is cancelled.

    • March 03, 2019
    • 8:45 AM
    • Howarth Park, Santa Rosa
    Register


    The Empire Runners Club presents
    the 47th annual
    Ilsanjo Classic 10-Miler,
    Neo-Classic 4-Miler,
    & 1K New Scoot
    Sunday, March 3, 2019
    On bike paths and trails of Howarth, Spring Lake, and Annadel parks.

    Start times:
    • Newt Scoot 1K (10 & under) - 8:45 am
    • Ilsanjo Classic 10-Miler - 9:00 am
    • Neo-Classic 4-Miler - 9:10 am

    Questions?  Contact events@empirerunners.org

    • May 12, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Jackrabbit Picnic Area (near boat launch), Spring Lake Regional Park, Santa Rosa
    Register

    28th annual
    Jackrabbit Derby
    Sunday, May 12, 2019
    Spring Lake Regional Park


    Both races start and finish in the field next to the Jackrabbit parking area.


    8:00 am: 1K Bunny Hop for kids 10 & under (paved bike path)
    8:15 am: 3 mile XC race (dirt trails and paved bike paths)


    Online registration deadline: Thursday, May 9.

    Registration fees are not refundable unless event is cancelled.

    Race day registration: 3-mile race - $20, Bunny Hop - FREE


    Questions?  Contact
    events@empirerunners.org


    • June 11, 2019
    • 5:45 PM
    • Piner High School, 1700 Fulton Rd., Santa Rosa

    34th annual
    Empire Runners Club
    Bob Shor Summer Track Series
    Piner High School, Santa Rosa


    Register once for the whole season! 
     
    Click here to register online.

    Online registration (
    closed the day of each meet)
        ERC members: FREE
        non-members: $10

     
    Register at the meet
        all runners: $20

    ABOUT THE SERIES
    • All ages and levels of ability are welcome.
    • Heats are separated by ability level and/or age group.
    • Times and results will be posted at www.empirerunners.org
    Meet 1: Tuesday, June 12
    • 5:45 pm: free, un-timed 100m & 200m races for runners 6 & under only
    • 6:00 pm: mile, 100m, 800m, 200m, 400m, 3000m, & 4x400m relay
    Schedule of Events for All 2019 STS Meets (printable PDF)
    Past Results

    Records

    Questions? Contact events@empirerunners.org

    • June 15, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Riverfront Regional Park, 7821 Eastside Rd, Healdsburg (closer to Windsor)


    The 12th annual
    Riverfront River Rat Rambling Relay
    Rendezvous & bReakfast Revelry

    2-person x 5K relay

    Saturday, June 15, 8 AM
    Riverfront Regional Park
    7821 Eastside Rd, Healdsburg (closer to Windsor)


    Please join us after the race for a scrumptious breakfast prepared by the Piner High School Cross Country team and their parents. Donations welcome!
     

    Need a teammate?
    Click-> Find me a teammate!
    The deadline to request a teammate is Sunday, June 9.

    Entry fees are not refundable unless event is cancelled.


    • June 15, 2019
    • 8:01 AM
    • Riverfront Regional Park, 7821 Eastside Rd, Healdsburg
    12th annual
    Riverfront River Rat Rambling Relay
    Rendezvous
    & bReakfast Revelry

    2-person x 5K relay

    Teammate Request

    The deadline to request a teammate is Sunday, June 9.

    (If you already have a teammate and haven't registered your team, please click this link: Register Your Team)

    Questions? Contact events@empirerunners.org

    • June 25, 2019
    • 5:45 PM
    • Piner High School, 1700 Fulton Rd., Santa Rosa

    34th annual
    Empire Runners Club
    Bob Shor Summer Track Series
    Piner High School, Santa Rosa


    Register once for the whole season! 
     
    Click here to register online.

    Online registration (
    closed the day of each meet)
        ERC members: FREE
        non-members: $10

     
    Register at the meet
        all runners: $20

    ABOUT THE SERIES
    • All ages and levels of ability are welcome.
    • Heats are separated by ability level and/or age group.
    • Times and results will be posted at www.empirerunners.org
    Meet 2: Tuesday, June 25
    • 5:45 pm: (free, un-timed, for runners 6 & under only) 100m & 200m
    • 6:00 pm: mile, 100m, 800m, 200m, 400m, 2 mile, 4x400m relay
    Schedule of Events for All 2019 STS Meets (printable PDF)
    Past Results

    Records

    Questions? Contact events@empirerunners.org

    • July 04, 2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • Kenwood Plaza Park, Warm Springs Road, Kenwood, CA


    48th annual Kenwood Footrace
    Thursday, July 4, 2019

    To register or for information about the Kenwood Footrace
    go to

    Questions?  Contact
    onlineservices@empirerunners.org


    • July 09, 2019
    • 5:45 PM
    • Piner High School, 1700 Fulton Rd., Santa Rosa

    34th annual
    Empire Runners Club
    Bob Shor Summer Track Series
    Piner High School, Santa Rosa


    Register once for the whole season! 
     
    Click here to register online.

    Online registration (
    closed the day of each meet)
        ERC members: FREE
        non-members: $10

     
    Register at the meet
        all runners: $20

    ABOUT THE SERIES
    • All ages and levels of ability are welcome.
    • Heats are separated by ability level and/or age group.
    • Times and results will be posted at www.empirerunners.org
    Meet 3: Tuesday, July 10
    • 5:45 pm: (free, untimed, for runners 6 & under only) 100m & 200m
    • 6:00 pm: mile, 100m, 800m, 200m, 400m, 5000m, 4x400m relay
    Schedule of Events for All 2019 STS Meets (printable PDF)
    Past Results

    Records

    Questions? Contact events@empirerunners.org

    • July 23, 2019
    • 5:45 PM
    • Piner High School, 1700 Fulton Rd., Santa Rosa

    34th annual
    Empire Runners Club
    Bob Shor Summer Track Series
    Piner High School, Santa Rosa


    Register once for the whole season! 
     
    Click here to register online.

    Online registration (
    closed the day of each meet)
        ERC members: FREE
        non-members: $10

     
    Register at the meet
        all runners: $20

    ABOUT THE SERIES
    • All ages and levels of ability are welcome.
    • Heats are separated by ability level and/or age group.
    • Times and results will be posted at www.empirerunners.org
    Meet 4: Tuesday, July 23
    • 5:45 pm: (free, untimed, for runners 6 & under only) 100m & 200m
    • 6:00 pm: mile, 100m, 800m, 200m, 400m, 3000m, 4x400m relay
    Schedule of Events for All 2019 STS Meets (printable PDF)
    Past Results

    Records

    Questions? Contact events@empirerunners.org

    • August 04, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Salmon Creek State Beach (north parking area along Hwy 1)

    The 43rd annual
    Salmon Creek Beach Runs

    Sunday, August 4, 10 am
    Salmon Creek State Beach
    5-mile & 2-mile races on the sand

    followed by an optional beach blanket potluck picnic

    Potluckers, please bring a cold dish to share and your own plates and utensils.

    No fires, bbq's, or dogs are allowed on the beach.

    This event is hosted by the Bohn Family. For more information contact E. J. Bohn at 537–0513 (before 8:00pm) or by email at ejrun@sbcglobal.net.


    Registration questions?  Contact events@empirerunners.org

    • August 06, 2019
    • 5:45 PM
    • Piner High School, 1700 Fulton Rd., Santa Rosa

    34th annual
    Empire Runners Club
    Bob Shor Summer Track Series
    Piner High School, Santa Rosa

     
     Click here to register online.

    Online registration (
    closed the day of each meet)
        ERC members: FREE
        non-members: $10

     
    Register at the meet
        all runners: $20

    ABOUT THE SERIES
    • All ages and levels of ability are welcome.
    • Heats are separated by ability level and/or age group.
    • Times and results will be posted at www.empirerunners.org
    Meet 5: Tuesday, August 6
    • 5:45 pm: free, untimed 100 and 200 meter races for runners 6 & under
    • 6:00 pm: mile, 100m, 800m, 200m, 400m, distance medley relay (1200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m)
    Schedule of Events for All 2019 STS Meets (printable PDF)
    Past Results

    Records

    Questions? Contact events@empirerunners.org

    • August 24, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Spring Lake Regional Park (near Jackrabbit boat launch), Santa Rosa
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    27th annual
    Phil Widener Empire Open
    PA/USATF Cross Country
    3.4 miles
    rugged dirt trails
    a bit of asphalt bike path
    a few short hills
    and some wicked competition

    Saturday, August 24, 2019
    --online registration deadline: 8/21

    3 races:
    Women's Open: 9:00 am
    Men's Masters (40 and older): 9:45 am
    Men's Open: 10:30 am

    Exclusive "TOP 10" shirts awarded to the first 10 finishers in each race.

    $1500 PRIZE PURSE FOR USATF MEMBERS AND TEAMS

    Team Multiple Entry Form (optional) - Email completed form as an Excel spreadsheet (not PDF) by Saturday, August 17.

    Past Results
    Records
    Course Map


    Questions?  Contact
    events@empirerunners.org


    • September 01, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Annadel State Park, Channel Drive, Cobblestone Trailhead

    35th annual
    Annadel Loop

    7 Mile Trail Race
    a challenging loop in the hills of Annadel State Park

    Sunday, September 1, 2018, 8 am

    Handicap Head Starts

    Runners receive head starts based on age and gender
    .

    Exclusive Shirts
    The first 13 finishers win
    numbered purple shirts.

    Questions?  Contact events@empirerunners.org
    • November 03, 2019
    • 7:45 AM
    • Annadel State Park, Channel Drive, Cobblestone Trailhead

    The 26th annual
    Loop de Loop
    14-Mile Trail Race
    Sunday, November 3, 2019
    7:45 AM (first wave)

    A double loop - up, down, forward, and back - 14 miles of gnarly Annadel trails.

    Fun-lovers special (It doesn't have to be fun to be fun.)

    A gift from Doc n Mojo


    TIME LIMIT WARNING
    This event ends at 11:30 am. Please do not attempt this event if you are not confident you can finish within the time limit.

    Online registration fees are not refundable unless event is cancelled.
    Past Results
    Every Time Ever Recorded
    • December 01, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Hidden Valley Elementary School, 3435 Bonita Vista, Santa Rosa

    39th annual
    McGuire's Breakfast Run

    3K & 10K (Run one or both.)
    & Potluck Breakfast


    Sunday, December 1, 8 AM

    Hidden Valley Elementary School
    Santa Rosa

    Empire Runners Club members only

    Online registration deadline is Nov. 28.

    Questions?  Contact onlineservices@empirerunners.org


    • December 14, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Howarth Park, Santa Rosa

    The 42nd Annual

    LAST 10K and FINAL 2-MILE

    Saturday, December 14, 2019, 9 am

    Paved paths in 3 parks: Howarth, Spring Lake, and Annadel
          
    Both races start and end in Howarth Park.

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

    Race in your Ugly Christmas sweater and be entered in a contest for a special prize! The Ugly Christmas Sweater prize will be awarded to one female and one male.


    This event ends at 10:45am, after which course monitors leave their posts and timing stops.  Anyone finishing after 10:45 will not be listed in the results.

    Last 10K Course Map
    Past Results

    Questions?  Contact
    events@empirerunners.org


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