33rd Annual Viking Opener Cross Country Invitational Alumni Race

  • September 14, 2019
  • 9:40 AM
  • Spring Lake Boat Ramp Area


         This is a 2-mile race on trails and bike paths at Spring Lake Park in Santa Rosa.  It is held in conjunction with the Viking Opener, a series of high school races that attracts more than 30 teams from Northern California.  The Alumni Race is open to all runners aged 18-and-over.  All entrants will be placed on teams according to the high school they attended with many teams grouped by high school region, e.g. Marin County, Bay Area, Southern California, Midwest U.S., etc.  It is an exciting atmosphere with hundreds of spectators and a chance to watch the best high school runners in Northern California compete.


- When: Saturday, September 14, 9:40 a.m. start (high school races begin at 8:35 a.m.)

- Where:  The race starts and finishes near the boat ramp on the west side of Spring Lake.  There is a $7 fee to enter Spring Lake Park in a car.  Parking will be extremely limited due to the number of high school teams competing.  Parking at Howarth Park (1 mile away by paved path) is free if you want to walk/jog to the start.

- Register: Sign up on-line in advance at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1C9aM3BJbxZRkg3MdpdDpxi7Wu8uXEvYa_40jxoksLUs/edit

Or on race day between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.  

- Entry Fee:  Collected on race day at the Alumni Check-In.  $10 if pre-registered; $15 if registering on race day.  Make checks payable to MHS Cross Country.

- Information:  Larry Meredith, 707-526-4536.

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