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Race Information

Event Schedule

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Race Day Registration   
and Packet Pickup         7:00 am - 8:00 am
1/4 Mile Kids Fun Run (0-5 yrs. old)
  8:00 am
1/2 Mile Kids Fun Run (6-10 yrs. old)   8:15 am
5k Main Event   8:30 am


Awards ceremony follows main event.

The Course

The Race for the STARS is a fast flat course that starts and finishes on the Rio Americano High School campus. It winds along American River Drive and on the levee.

NEW IN 2019: The race will begin and end near the entrance to the track. The track area of Rio is being renovated and while the course will be the same as in past years, the start/finish and Festival will be in a slightly different location.

Age Divisions

Male and female age divisions: 8 and under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Chip Timing

The 5K event will be timed using ChronoTrack timing courtesy of Capital Road Race Management.

Raise Money for Your School

San Juan Unified schools can make Race for the STARS a fundraiser for their individual school. Schools will receive $10 for every adult registration and $5 for every student and child registration. School name must be entered for a donation to be given to the school. If a school is not entered, all proceeds will be donated to SJEF for direct-to-teacher grants in SJ schools.


Race Festival

Come for the race and stay for the fun at the family festival featuring music, food, entertainment, kid friendly activities, raffles, educational vendor booths and more.

 

Awards

Kids Race (half mile and quarter mile)

★ Top boy and girl in kids races
★ Finisher medal to all kids race participants

5k

★ Male and female age divisions: 8 and under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
★ Top male and female finisher

SJUSD Specific Categories
★ Top male and female SJUSD student.
★ Top male and female SJUSD teacher or certificated staff.
★ Top male and female SJUSD employee (classified).
★ Top male and female SJUSD administrator.

 

Safety Rules

We love dogs but please leave your dog at home. District rules prohibit dogs on school property. Please leave your roller blades, skateboards, and bicycles at home for the safety of all participants. Strollers begin to the rear of the group.

 

Packet Pickup

Race packets can be picked up on Saturday, April 6, 2019 in front of the Rio Americano Performing Arts Center between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. You may also pick up race materials on race day from 7 - 8 a.m. Packets will not be mailed.