Team up with coworkers, classmates or gym rivals and run the marathon relay. ALL 3 FINISHER MEDALS AWARDED AT SUNDIAL BRIDGE FINISH LINE.
LEG 1- 9.7 MILES
LEG 2 - 10.3
LEG 3 - 6.2
BUSES WILL BE AVAILABLE TO LEG 2 AND 3 HAND OFF POINTS.. PARKING IS AVAILABLE AT LEG 3 HAND-OFF, BUT IS CLOSELY MONITORED AND DISCOURAGED AT LEG 2 TRANSITION.
BUS TRANSPORTATION WILL BE AVAILABLE TO THE START FROM THE SUNDIAL BRIDGE IF YOU SIGNED UP FOR IT DURING REGISTRATION.
COME RUN/WALK THE SUNDIAL 5K THAT TAKES PLACE AT THE FINISH LINE VENUE ON RACE DAY, JANUARY 19, 2020.
A CERTIFIED COURSE VIEWS OF THE SACRAMENTO RIVER AND THE SUNDIAL BRIDGE. ONCE FINISHED , AWARD MUGS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE TOP 3 IN EACH AGE CATEGORY.
START TIME 9 AM
RACE DAY REG FROM 8 TO 8:45 AM AT THE RACE START ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE SUNDIAL BRIDGE.
The start line is at the famous Shasta Dam located north of Redding in the town of Shasta Lake City. You will run across the dam and descend down to the paved trail that parallels the Sacramento River. Stunning views await you as you will run the 1st 9.7 miles to the Keswick transistion ( leg 1-2 of the relay)
Miles 10 to 18 will take you into the town of Old Shasta and quickly onto a descending paved trail back to the River Trail. This section of the course was severely burned during the CARR fire of 2018. As the area rebounds, you will see green growth as the plants and trees reappear. While the climb into Old Shasta is steep you will find that you will make up time on the descent.
Here you will rejoin the Sacramento River Trail and run a route across the historic Diestlhorst Bridge
( leg 2-3 transition) running out and back on the north side of the river trail and finishing on the iconic glass Sundial Bridge!
The original course was utilized up through January 2018 but has one bridge completely gone making the river trail inaccessible at the original mile 15 which led to the Ribbon Bridge.
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Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay, 844 Sundial Bridge Dr, Redding, California 96003, United States