All races due to take place in the state of California, United States of America, are placed into this category.
CA Races on a Map
Napa-to-Sonoma is the flagship event in the Wine Country Half Marathon Series. This popular race features a fast and scenic course starting at Cuvaison Carneros winery and finishing in historic Sonoma Plaza in front of City Hall. The world-renowned Napa and Sonoma Valleys serve as the host of this event, offering the finest in wine [...]
Discover the wild natural wonders of Oakland! In teams of 1 to 5, find your way to hidden creeks and redwood groves. Find up to 40 checkpoints on foot or bike in 2 hours or 4 hours. Your custom-made map will reveal the connecting paths and staircases to help you do it smartly. Upon finishing, [...]
This wine harvest and Halloween themed race runs through the renowned Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys in late October when the weather is ideal for running and the autumn-colored vineyards glow in the warm sunshine. A visually stunning course takes cleverly and colorfully-attired runners along a course dotted with vineyards and wineries along the way.
Trick or treating for adults (and families) in teams of 1 to 5! Adventure through the Oakland hills and Piedmont, finding up to 25 wickedly decorated Halloween displays, and answering simple multiple choice questions about each… Go on your way, and your feet will carry you somewhere between 5 and 10 km. The start occurs [...]
Enjoy the rugged desert wilds of Red Rock Canyon near Mojave, CA. Spectacular rock formations and beautiful desert vistas await. In teams of 1 to 5, find up to 26 checkpoints with enhanced USGS topographic maps in 3 or 6 hours. Trails and features are added to the maps, and there will be three refreshment [...]
Temecula Valley, the newest destination in the Wine Country Half Marathon Series, is centrally located in the heart of Southern California. In fact, Temecula has earned its reputation as Southern California’s wine country. It’s the perfect wine country escape, nestled quietly among rolling hills and vineyards. With ideal fall temperatures and miles of open space, [...]
In 2014, Men’s Health is returning with our 9th annual URBANATHLON series, celebrating the Men’s Health work hard, play hard mentality. The URBANATHLON challenges competitors-or more accurately, flat-out dares them-to set new personal standards for what it means to be fit.
Whether you are taking on the classic distance or the sprint distance course, the [...]
The Cause Leg-Bail through the park is a charitable run to benefit the Fresno Police Chaplain’s and the Fresno Police Officer’s Association (FPOA) athletic program. Fresno Police Department Chaplain Staff along with the FPOA Staff have organized this fun event.
Santa Claus is comin’ and running to your town! Jingle all the way through the course with candy and cookies, festive music, creative Christmas images, and so much more all designed to get you in the perfect holiday mood. New to Santa Hustle this year includes a men or women’s dri-fit sweatshirt along with a [...]
Enjoy a dazzling tour of the island of Alameda searching for awesome holiday decorations. Bring your flashlight, you’ll be out in the dark! Go with your team of 1 to 5 on foot or bike. Checkpoints will be scattered on the custom made map for each course – what’s the best way to find them [...]
All race distances start and finish at the San Leandro Marina Park! Whether you are a frequent race winner or a first-time runner/walker, you’ve got a lot to look forward to. All participants will enjoy a mostly-flat, easy bayside trail that rarely strays more than a few feet from water. The absence of hills makes [...]
Poking its head out just in time for the beginning of spring is the Brazen Badger! Come join us for a race at the picturesque Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore! From waterfront views under oak groves to panoramic vistas, these courses have a lot to offer. Each course includes a short section of paved [...]
With a mostly flat course (only slight ups and downs) hugging Cottonwood Lake and then Coyote Creek, this race was made for first-timers and those looking to break through with a new personal record! Come join us on this late spring day and enjoy this picturesque, family friendly park and trail! All distances are on [...]
Unleash your briefs and shine the spotlight on colon cancer! Run in your underwear while raising awareness of colon cancer. Instead of race day T-shirts, all registered participants receive a commemorative pair of Undy Run/Walk boxers. It is a family-friendly event open to all ages. There is also a one-mile fun run. More info: 202-628-0123 [...]
For over 40 years, Save Mount Diablo has worked tirelessly to preserve and increase the open space on and around Mount Diablo. In that time, their efforts have taken us from 6,788 acres of open space to over 100,000 acres of open space on and around the mountain With distances suitable for everyone from those [...]
Bursting into spring, Brazen is heading to a park which encompasses a lagoon we’re not entirely sure is uninhabited. All runners will be treated to some sweet single track in the surrounding park while half marathoners make their way up to the top of the mountain for a possible sighting of the lagoon critter. Each [...]
Used in the 1800s to transport gravel for the construction of the western section of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Western Pacific Trail now forms a part of this mostly-flat course where you can haul in a personal best! In addition to the marathon distance, half marathon, 10K and 5K races will also take place. All [...]
Santa Barbara and the adjoining Santa Ynez Valley offer the ideal destination running experience. Held in early May on Mother’s Day weekend, it’s the perfect time to visit this haven for outdoor recreation. The area has plenty to offer including beach and ocean activities, hiking, biking and running trails, historic towns and missions, plenty of [...]
Join us for a Half Marathon, 10K and 5K offering spectacular views of the entire Bay Area! 2,430 acres of land extending north from Tilden Park, Wildcat Canyon Regional Park is normally inaccessible to trail runs due to a lack of staging area. Thanks to a generous concession by the East Bay Waldorf School (which [...]
These races are perfect for first-time race participants, first-time trail runners and anybody looking for a relatively fast and beautifully scenic trail run. Home of gunpowder and dynamite manufacturers for almost 100 years, Point Pinole became part of the East Bay Regional Park District in the 1970s. With panoramic views of the bay, wildflowers, over [...]
Put your ear to the ground and can hear the distant rumbling. It’s Brazen Racing’s return to Sanborn Park and the San Andreas Trail! Make your running presence felt on the richter scale with the 5K, 10K or half marathon race. Half marathon and 10K runners will ascend to peaks offering spectacular views and all [...]
First held in 1970, this race is a must do on nearly every trail runner’s list! Walt Stack, founder of Dolphin South End Runners Club (DSE), considered it his favorite race and so it was that it would become named after him, to honor and remember him. This course gives runners a little bit of [...]
Come join us at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline for a different kind of race! From 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, the running party won’t stop! The “Big Races” are the 12 hour and 6 hour events: The Dirty Dozen and Dirty Half Dozen! These can be run by individuals or with teams of two or [...]
Join us at the beautiful Lake Chabot Marina in Castro Valley for the scenic Bad Bass 5K, 10K or Half Marathon. Beginning and ending at the Lake Chabot Marina, all courses include rolling, but mostly runnable hills. The 5K will be almost entirely on paved trails around the lake. The 10K and half marathon are [...]
Whether you are a frequent race winner or a first-time runner/walker, you’ve got a lot to look forward to. All participants will enjoy a mostly-flat, easy bayside trail that rarely strays more than a few feet from water. The absence of hills makes these courses perfect for those looking to set a personal record as [...]
Whether you are an experienced trail runner or a first-timer ready to get your feet dirty, there is a lot to love about the Bear Creek trail runs. If you are looking for a super-fast, flat, easy course to set a personal record, you are probably in the wrong place. These courses have hills. If, [...]
Stampeding through the low grasses comes the newest breed of Santa Clara County Park animals, the Brazen Trail Hog! Come join us in September at Joseph D. Grant Park for an early fall half marathon, 10K and 5K!We’re avoiding the “super steep” climbs, but you will get the opportunity to test out your hill legs [...]
Located on what was once the populated part of Contra Costa County, Black Diamond Mines and Contra Loma Regional Parks offer great trail running, panoramic vistas and a chance to see what much of local area was like in centuries past. Three distances will be available: 5K (3.27 miles), 10K (6.64 miles) and Half Marathon [...]
Whether it’s your first race or your 1000th, you will enjoy these races. Half the fun will be experiencing all the different kinds of trails, including dirt, paved and even wood. Hikers/walkers are always welcome! Age group awards will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in 5-year categories (less for the younger ages). All [...]
Runners of all speeds (and hikers, too) are invited to participate in the 2015 Rocky Ridge Half Marathon/10K/5K! This year, the race will also be the second annual Brazen Racing Half Marathon Championship.
Be it on 8 legs or 2, get ready to traverse the hills of Los Vaqueros Reservoir! All of the courses are mostly run on dirt trails, with some asphalt and gravel. There will be some challenging hills.
Brazen Racing and Represent Running invite you to celebrate the 510 in all its wacky and wonderful glory with the Let’s Go 510! – The East Bay’s 10k and 5K run on October 24th.
For over 39 years Save Mount Diablo has worked tirelessly to preserve and increase the open space on and around Mount Diablo. In that time, their efforts have taken us from 6,788 acres of open space to over 100,000 acres of open space on and around the mountain! A portion of all entry fees will [...]
Join the Nitro Turkey and start your Thanksgiving off right with a run around beautiful Point Pinole. There will be a 5K and 10K, as well as the Little Turkeys Race: a run for the kids (roughly 100 yards) against the Nitro Turkey. Children (10 and under) attending with 5K/10K runners will receive free entry [...]
The rarely seen Quarry Turkey will make his appearance two days after the big feast, fueled-up and ready to take on all the little turkeys! Come start a new Thanksgiving weekend tradition with a fast, mostly flat half marathon, 10K or 5K! Little Turkeys Race (about 100 yards or so) is free to all children [...]
Come join us in the beautiful redwood groves of the Santa Cruz Mountains! Tucked away just outside Silicon Valley, Sanborn County Park features miles of single-track trails dappled with filtered light through lush canopy. Half Marathon and 10K runners will ascend to peaks offering spectacular views and all distances will include breathtaking single-track trails. While [...]
Say goodbye to 2015 with a 5K, 10K or half marathon! Whether it’s your first trail run or you’re looking to log that 1,000th mile before the clock strikes midnight, Lake Chabot is where the party is going to be! Come enjoy the morning of New Year’s Eve at the beautiful Lake Chabot Marina in [...]
Hit 2016 running with a 5K, 10K or half marathon! Time to start your year of running off with the first of many Brazen Racing trail runs for 2016! Come enjoy the morning of New Year’s Day at the beautiful Lake Chabot Marina in Castro Valley for the scenic 5K, 10K or half marathon. And [...]