Races

In addition to Empire Runners Club events, we list races taking place in Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Napa, and Marin counties. To have your event listed, please contact onlineservices@empirerunners.org

Upcoming events

    • October 09, 2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 630 Summerfield Rd, Santa Rosa, CA US 95404

    Register at 

    https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/SantaRosa/cindysracefit4momsantarosa


    1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. 
    Cindy is a mother, a wife, a friend who  received this diagnosis.
    So, we race. 
    We race for awareness. 
    We race for the 1 in 8. 
    We race for the survivors. 
    We race for Cindy.
    We race for breast cancer.

    • October 14, 2022
    • 2:00 PM
    • Spring Lake Regional Park, 5585 Newanga Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

    Santa Rosa Junior College 

    Pat Ryan Invitational 

    At Spring Lake Regional Park  
    Friday October 14th 2022  

    Women’s 5k Mile: 2:00 Men’s 4 mile: 2:45 

    Course: Asphalt/Gravel bike path, mostly flat, two medium hills and fast. This is a great pre-conference tune up race in beautiful Sonoma County.  Maps.

    Awards: T-Shirts will be given to top 7 finishers per gender  

    Entries: Must be made through DirectAthletics.com
    Entries Deadline: Wednesday, October 12th @ 6:00pm NO LATE ENTRIES 

    Entry Fees: $100 per team per gender, $20 per athletes if less than five.  

    Payable to :  

    SRJC Cross Country 

    1501 Mendocino Ave 

    Santa Rosa, CA 95401 

    Directions: Spring Lake Regional Park 

    5585 Newanga Avenue 

    Santa Rosa, CA 95404 

    (707) 539-8092 

    *Take 101 North to HWY 12 East (Exit 488B) towards Sonoma. HWY 12 will become Hoen. Stay on Hoen for 1.2 Miles. Turn left on  Newanga Ave. Continue on Newanga ave until you reach the entrance to  the park. Once you enter the park, turn right and drive up the hill. Oak  Knoll Parking lot will be on your right. 

    Trainers: There will be trainers on site, and one following the race.

    Results: Will be available on Directathletics.com

    Any questions please call or email coach David Wellman:  

    (707) 228-5739 

    dwellman@santarosa.edu



    • October 27, 2022
    • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Round Table Pizza, 550 Montecito Center, Santa Rosa 95409

    Club Member Meeting 
    Thursday, October 27
    7:30 pm

    NO REGISTRATION OR RSVP NECESSARY

    • October 30, 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • A Place to Play, 2375 W 3rd St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
    Register

    Free Run in the Park 5k

    Saturday, October 30

    All levels, all ages welcome


    Registration required 

    Registration is now open! 

    • November 17, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Round Table Pizza, 550 Montecito Center, Santa Rosa 95409

    Club Member Meeting 
    Thursday, November 17
    6:30 pm

    NO REGISTRATION OR RSVP NECESSARY

    • November 27, 2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • Hidden Valley Elementary School, 3435 Bonita Vista, Santa Rosa, CA
    Register

    44th annual

    McGuire's Breakfast Runs

    3K & 8K Races

    Two events - run for fun or as competitive as you like.  The races are run consecutively - the 3K is first and the 8K will begin as soon as the 3K is complete.  You are welcome to run one or both events.

    No divisional awards at these events (but sometimes we have a small treat for finishers).

    Breakfast potluck on the school property is TBD this year.  If we do not have access to indoor seating, there is a park adjacent to the school for runners would like to picnic after the race, weather permitting!

    3k RUN COURSE | COURSE MAP

    • Start in front of Hidden Valley Elementary School.
    • Run South on Bonita Vista Lane.
    • Take a right on Chanate Road.
    • Right on Parker Hill Road.
    • Right on Leete Avenue.
    • Turn right on Aaron Drive.
    • Turn left on Sleepy Hollow Drive.
    • Turn right on Bonita Vista Lane.
    • Finish in front of Hidden Valley Elementary School.

         8k RUN COURSE  | COURSE MAP

    • Start in front of Hidden Valley Elementary School.

    • Run North on Bonita Vista Lane.

    • Turn Left of Deer Park Drive.

    • Turn Right on Sleepy Hollow Drive.

    • Turn Right on Aaron Drive.

    • Turn Left on Leete Avenue.

    • Turn Right on Parker Hill Road.

    • Right on Fountaingrove Parkkway.

    • Continue up Fountaingrove Parkway and take the Chanate Rd. exit

    • Turn Right on Chanate Road.

    • Turn Right on Bonita Vista Lane.

    • Finish in front of Hidden Valley Elementary School

      • December 15, 2022
      • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
      • Round Table Pizza, 550 Montecito Center, Santa Rosa 95409

      Club Member Meeting 
      Day TBD, December Date TBD
      6:30 pm

      NO REGISTRATION OR RSVP NECESSARY

      • December 17, 2022
      • 9:00 AM
      • Howarth Park, Santa Rosa, CA
      Register

      The 42nd Annual


      LAST 10K and FINAL 2-MILE


      Saturday, Dec. 17
      9am

      Online Registration closes 12/14/2022
      Empire Runners: Free online/$20 race day
      Non-members: $10 online/$20 race day

      Last 10K Course Map
      Past Results

      Questions?  Contact
      events@empirerunners.org

    Past events

    September 22, 2022 Monthly Club Meeting
    September 17, 2022 35th Annual Viking Opener Alumni Cross Country 2-Mile
    September 04, 2022 Annadel Loop & Loop de Loop (ERC event)
    August 27, 2022 Phil Widener Empire Open 3.4 miles XC (ERC event)
    August 25, 2022 Monthly Club Meeting
    August 07, 2022 Salmon Creek Beach Run 5 miles (ERC event)
    July 28, 2022 Monthly Club Meeting
    July 12, 2022 Bob Shor Summer Track Series (Meet 3)
    July 04, 2022 Kenwood Footrace 10K & 3K
    June 28, 2022 Bob Shor Summer Track Series (Meet 2)
    June 26, 2022 Riverfront River Relay-Cancelled
    June 23, 2022 Monthly Club Meeting
    June 14, 2022 Bob Shor Summer Track Series Registration
    June 14, 2022 Bob Shor Summer Track Series (Meet 1)
    June 06, 2022 Empire Express Kids' Running Club-Summer
    May 26, 2022 Monthly Club Meeting
    May 15, 2022 Jackrabbit Derby (3 mile XC run) & 1K Bunny Hop -- ERC events
    April 01, 2022 Empire Runners Second Annual Scavenger Hunt
    March 20, 2022 Beer City Half, 10K and 5K - Scena Performance
    March 06, 2022 Ilsanjo Classic 10-miler, Neo-Classic 4-miler, & 1K Newt Scoot (ERC event)
    February 13, 2022 Valley Ford Relay - Assign me to a team!
    February 13, 2022 Valley Ford Relay 4 x 2.75 miles (ERC event) - Team Sign Up
    January 27, 2022 Monthly Club Meeting
    January 01, 2022 Phaby-Gray Resolution Run 5K (an ERC event)
    December 18, 2021 The Last 10K & Final 2-Mile (ERC event)
    November 28, 2021 McGuire's Breakfast Challenge: 3K & 8K Runs (ERC event)
    October 23, 2021 Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    September 18, 2021 34th Annual Viking Opener Alumni Cross Country 2-Mile
    September 05, 2021 Annadel Loop & Loop de Loop trail races (ERC event)
    August 28, 2021 Phil Widener Empire Open 3.4 miles XC (ERC event)
    August 23, 2021 Empire Express Kids' Running Club
    August 01, 2021 Salmon Creek Beach Run 5 miles (ERC event)
    July 24, 2021 Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    July 04, 2021 Kenwood Footrace 10K & 3K POSTPONED TO 2022
    June 19, 2021 Riverfront River Rat Rambling Relay Rendezvous (an ERC event)
    May 22, 2021 Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    May 07, 2021 3 Miles in May Virtual Event
    April 15, 2021 Empire Runners First Ever Scavenger Hunt
    February 27, 2021 2021 Ilsanjo Classic 10-mile Challenge
    February 12, 2021 President’s Weekend Relay Challenge
    December 29, 2020 2021 “Virtual” Resolution Run
    December 17, 2020 Empire Runners Last 10k Virtual Race
    November 28, 2020 EVENT CANCELED - Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    November 27, 2020 McGuire's Breakfast Challenge: 3K Virtual Road Run (ERC event)
    November 01, 2020 EVENT CANCELED: Loop de Loop 14-Mile Trail Race (ERC event)
    October 24, 2020 Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    October 10, 2020 Fountaingrove Loop 7-mile VIRTUAL road race (ERC event)
    September 26, 2020 EVENT CANCELED: Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    September 06, 2020 EVENT CANCELED: Annadel Loop 7-mile trail race (ERC event)
    August 29, 2020 EVENT CANCELED: Phil Widener Empire Open 3.4 miles XC (ERC event)
    August 22, 2020 EVENT CANCELED: Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    August 08, 2020 Empire Runners Summer Challenge
    July 25, 2020 EVENT CANCELED: Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    July 21, 2020 EVENT CANCELED: Bob Shor Summer Track Series - Meet 4 (ERC event)
    July 07, 2020 EVENT CANCELLED: Bob Shor Summer Track Series - Meet 3 (ERC event)
    July 04, 2020 EVENT CANCELLED: Kenwood Footrace 10K & 3K (ERC event)
    July 03, 2020 Independence Day Weekend Challenge - 7, 4, and 20 (or 2.0) miles
    June 23, 2020 EVENT CANCELLED: Bob Shor Summer Track Series - Meet 2 (ERC event)
    June 20, 2020 EVENT CANCELLED: Riverfront River Rat Rambling Relay Rendezvous & bReakfast Revelry (an ERC event)
    June 09, 2020 EVENT CANCELLED: Bob Shor Summer Track Series - Meet 1 (ERC event)
    May 25, 2020 3 Miles in May Virtual Event
    May 03, 2020 EVENT CANCELED: Jackrabbit Derby (3 mile XC run) & 1K Bunny Hop (ERC event)
    April 25, 2020 EVENT CANCELED: Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    March 22, 2020 Running Water - Lag Bon 10K
    March 01, 2020 Ilsanjo Classic 10-miler, Neo-Classic 4-miler, & 1K Newt Scoot (ERC event)
    February 22, 2020 Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    February 16, 2020 Valley Ford Relay - Assign me to a team!
    February 16, 2020 Valley Ford Relay 4 x 2.75 miles (ERC event) - Team Sign Up
    January 25, 2020 Free 5K Run in the Park (ERC event)
    January 01, 2020 Phaby-Gray Resolution Run 5K (ERC event)
    November 24, 2016 Healdsburg Turkey Trot
    November 24, 2016 Turkey Leg Relays
    November 11, 2016 HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals
    November 05, 2016 Gutbuster Fun Run & Walk
    October 29, 2016 Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon
    October 23, 2016 Cloverdale Harvest Marathon, Half & 10K
    October 09, 2016 Healdsburg Half Marathon & 5K
    October 01, 2016 Sonoma Trail Marathon
    September 18, 2016 Clo-Cow Half Marathon & 5K
    August 28, 2016 Santa Rosa Marathon
    August 07, 2016 Water to Wine Half Marathon
    August 06, 2016 Santa Rosa Southeast Greenway Planning Workship
    July 30, 2016 Pacific Association 1-Mile Championship
    June 12, 2016 Dipsea Race
    June 05, 2016 Hit the Road Jack
    May 28, 2016 Super Hero 5K Run & Health Expo
    May 22, 2016 5K Dash for Dance
    May 22, 2016 Windsor Green Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
    May 07, 2016 Mendo Human Race
    May 07, 2016 Sonoma County Human Race
    May 01, 2016 Spring has Sprung 5K & 10K
    April 30, 2016 Girls on the Run 5K
    April 24, 2016 Marin County Half Marathon
    April 17, 2016 Petaluma Footrace
    April 16, 2016 Calistoga Trail Ramble
    April 10, 2016 Wine Country Running Event
    April 09, 2016 Scope for Hope 5K/10K
    April 02, 2016 Annadel Half Marathon
    March 19, 2016 32nd Annual Whale Run
    March 13, 2016 St. Patrick's Day 5K
    March 06, 2016 Napa Valley Marathon
    February 14, 2016 Valentine’s Love Run
    January 28, 2016 January Club Meeting
    December 05, 2015 Girls on the Run 5K
    November 26, 2015 Turkey Leg Relays
    November 14, 2015 Big River Salmon 10K & 5K
    October 31, 2015 Healdsburg Wine Country Half
    October 23, 2015 Ragnar Relay
    October 18, 2015 Cloverdale Harvest Marathon/Half/10K
    October 11, 2015 Healdsburg Half Marathon
    October 10, 2015 Gualala River Run
    October 04, 2015 Tiburon Half-Marathon & 5K
    October 03, 2015 Sonoma Trail Marathon
    September 27, 2015 Vintage Festival 12K / 5K
    September 27, 2015 Napa Half Marathon & 5K
    September 19, 2015 Alumni Cross Country 2-Mile
    September 13, 2015 Clo-Cow Half Marathon & 5K
    August 29, 2015 Calistoga Trail Ramble
    August 09, 2015 Water to Wine Half Marathon
    July 18, 2015 5k and 10K Sun Run presented by Festival del Sole
    June 14, 2015 Fitch Mountain Footrace
    June 07, 2015 Hit the Road Jack!
    May 17, 2015 Windsor Green Half Marathon
    May 10, 2015 Spring Has Sprung
    May 09, 2015 Sonoma County Human Race
    May 03, 2015 Next Gen "Run For Your Life" 5K
    April 26, 2015 Girls on the Run 5K
    April 19, 2015 Petaluma Footrace
    April 11, 2015 Annadel Half Marathon & 5K
    April 04, 2015 Scope for Hope 5k fun run/walk
    March 21, 2015 Whale Run
    December 14, 2014 ERC Bus to the Christmas Relays
    December 06, 2014 Girls on the Run 5K
    November 27, 2014 11th Annual Turkey Leg Relays
    November 27, 2014 Napa Valley Turkey Chase
    November 02, 2014 Vines to Wine Run
    October 26, 2014 Angwin to Angwish Trail Run
    October 19, 2014 Underfoot - Spring Lake 5K & 10K
    October 17, 2014 Postponded: NextGen's Run For Your Life Twilight 5K
    October 12, 2014 Healdsburg Half Marathon
    September 28, 2014 Vintage Festival Run 12K & 5K
    September 28, 2014 Napa Half Marathon
    September 14, 2014 Clo-Cow Half Marathon & 5K
    August 10, 2014 Water to Wine Half Marathon
    June 24, 2014 YMCA Beginning Trail Running Group
    June 08, 2014 Fitch Mountain Footrace
    June 01, 2014 Hit the Road Jack
    May 18, 2014 Windsor Green Half Marathon
    May 17, 2014 Sonoma Valley Footrace - CANCELED
    May 13, 2014 YMCA Beginning Trail Running Group
    May 11, 2014 Spring Has Sprung
    April 26, 2014 Girls on the Run 5K
    April 13, 2014 Petaluma Footrace
    April 12, 2014 Undy 5000
    April 12, 2014 Kelseyville Donut Run
    April 05, 2014 Annadel Half Marathon
    March 15, 2014 30th Annual Whale Run
    March 02, 2014 Napa Valley Marathon
    February 23, 2014 Run with Heart 5K
    February 16, 2014 Willits Classic
    January 01, 2014 Napa Valley Resolution Run 5K & 10K

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