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Clarksburg Country Run

Sunday January 13th, 2019
Clarksburg, California
Distance: Half Marathon · 10K · 5K · 20 Mile

The 53rd annual Clarksburg Country Run wasrescheduled to Sunday, January 13, 2019 because of the fires and will include 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and 20 Mile courses. As always, the event will take place four weeks prior to the California International Marathon so that the 20 Mile race is placed optimally in athlete training schedules. We look forward to seeing you then!

USATF Pacific Association Half Marathon Championships

  • An iconic and historic Sacramento area run.
  • Only 10 minutes from Downtown Sacramento
  • Traditional long distance warm-up for the California International Marathon
  • Host site of the PA USA Track and Field 1/2 Marathon Championship
  • Scenic and peaceful run through the Clarksburg wine country
  • Ample on-site parking
  • Small town Hospitality with a post race lunch for all racers
  • Offering 5 great races for all ages and abilities.
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Bob Anderson
This is a real gem. The course is fast with plenty of aid stations.
Race Date: 11/12/2017 Distance: Half Marathon
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 1:05:32 Sergio Reyes 36 Palmdale, CA
2nd Male 1:08:30 Jameson Mora 33 Paso Robles, CA
3rd Male 1:08:47 Grayson Hough 25 Davis, CA
4th Male 1:09:16 Michael HIscott 34 Mill Valley, CA
Female 1:19:27 LindsayTollefson 32 Mammoth LAkes, CA
2nd Female 1:20:59 Kathleen Oneil 31 San Francisco, CA
3rd Female 1:22:00 Jennifer Bayliss 46 United States
4th Female 1:22:18 Caitlin Smith 36 Oakland, CA
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 1:15:48 Chris Knorzer 48 Rocklin, CA
M 50-59 1:19:00 Iain Mickle 56 Sacramento, CA
M 60-69 1:20:16 Jacob Nur 62 Elk Grove, CA
M 70+ 1:43:37 Gene French 71 San Bruno, CA
F 40-49 1:22:00 Jennifer Bayliss 46 United States
F 50-59 1:33:02 Lorna Thomson 52 San Francisco, CA
F 60-69 1:34:02 Karen Kunz 62 Rancho Cordova, CA
F 70+ 2:01:49 Joann Hall 76 Redding, CA
Clarksburg Country Run

Event History

Paul Reese organized the first Clarksburg Country Run on November 26, 1966. Originally titled the Pepsi 20-Mile Run, Paul was a true innovator within the racing community as his race was one of the Sacramento area’s first organized runs and the largest for many years to follow. As Paul personally supported the Clarksburg Country Run during its formative years, he became a pioneer in the ultra-running community and thrilled as the Clarksburg Country Run became the first long distance road race in Northern California preceding all the current marathons.

Paul Reese passed away in November 2004 at the age of 87 but not before he was able to enjoy the growth of the Clarksburg Country Run as it served the 30 km Pacific Assocication USATF Championship for many years. Paul also founded the Lake Tahoe 72 Miler (an ultra-marathon around the lake) and the Sunkist (2-day, 100 km event). His mark on the running community is undeniable. In 2005 we were honored to carry on his memory by renaming the Clarksburg Country Run to the Paul Reese Memorial Clarksburg Country Run until 2015.

Paul Reese and our other founders desired a race that focused on two and only two elements: the needs of the runners and the benefit to the community. To this day, these two elements remain our organizers only concern. The Clarksburg Country Run will provide 4 individual races for both men and women, as well as Kids Fun Runs. In addition, our race benefits more than over a dozen local community groups

For over 51years, our races have proven to be true challenges for runners of all skill levels, while benefiting the wonderful community of Clarksburg.

Come on out and enjoy a truly memorable Fall experience.

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