Runners and walkers have a tremendous event to take part in, while supporting a wonderful cause: the Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center’s Fifth Annual Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk will take place on Sunday morning, Nov. 1. The event’s start and finish lines will be located on the campus of the University of The Pacific (UOP), DeRosa Center, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton. This event will benefit the Emergency Food Bank of San Joaquin County.
See the best Stockton has to offer on this flat and fast course. The Half Marathon loop will take you from the campus of UOP, follow along The Calaveras bike path, and through the Brookside Neighborhood, finishing back at UOP. The 5K course is an out-and-back. There will be five aid stations and three restroom stations along the course. Walkers and running strollers are encouraged to participate.
Half Marathon-Overall Male/Female winners receive a custom etched soapstone trophy. Master male/female winners (ages 50 and over) receive a custom etched glass trophy. Medals to the top three male/female finishers in each age division, 13 & under, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-plus.
5K Run - Overall male/female finishers receive a custom etched glass trophy (no masters). Medals to the top three male/female winners in each age division, 13 & under, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-plus.
Entry fee includes: Custom tech shirt, Mizuno VIP lounge, finishers medal for half marathon participants, goodie bag, post-race food and entertainment. Captivating Sports Photo will provide race-day photography. All your event photos, from course-action shots to post-event activities will be printed on the spot and are free to participants. In addition, there will be plenty of on-site free parking at several UOP campus parking lots.
Fees are $70 for the half-marathon, $45 for the 5k.