Christmas Mountain 5 Mile Run

Christmas Mountain 5 Mile Run
Date Nov 25, 2022
Friday
Distance 8k/5mi
Course Type Road

Race Information

Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend and the lighting of Christmas Mountain in Salida with a 5 mile race! Race course is very scenic and flat (around 160 feet of elevation gain) and takes place on city and county roads and gravel or concrete pedestrian paths. This event is designed for all runners, and all ages and abilities are encouraged to come out! Race start and finish, packet pickup, post race drinks and snacks, and awards will all take place in or by Riverside Park in downtown Salida.

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