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Super Bowl / Valentines

February Runs, Marathons & Other Sports 

BAKERSFIELD: 2023 Superbowl Open (Golf) $7000 Purse February 12, 2023, 8 a.m. Shotgun $450 per Team Includes Greenfee, Cart, Tee Prize, Range & Lunch!   Address: Rudal Rd., Bakersfield, CA 93306 Phone: (661) 872-5128 Email: jacque@kernrivergolf.com

BAKERSFIELD: CSUB Kinesiology Club Valentine's Run 10K, 5K  February 11, 2023, 8 a.m.
CSUB Icardo Center
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311
$25, facebook.com/valentinesrun5k10k
Flat, fast course on CSUB campus. Compete for hand-made, heart-shaped awards for top 3 in age group categories.

BELMONT SHORE (LONG BEACH): Super Bowl Stadium 5K/1 Mile/10K Run/Walk February 12, 2023, 8 a.m.
Marine Stadium Park
5255 Paoli Way
Long Beach, CA 90803
$20-40, runsignup.com or lbwilsonalumni.com
Show your spirit by wearing your favorite team jersey. Benefiting the Wilson High School Alumni Foundation

CARLSBAD: 5K Warrior Spirit Run/Walk and Family Festival February 4, 2023, 8:30 a.m.
Poinsettia Community Park
6600 Hidden Valley Rd. 
Carlsbad, CA
$Free for some kids categories-$55, mitchellthorp.org
Support a Child Fighting for Their Tomorrow.  Course: Flat with gradual hill, Rain or Shine Event, Chipped Time Race for Runners, Bibs, T-shirts and finishing medals

CHINESE CAMP: Orient Express 1 Mile or 4 Mile Run February 4, 2023
Chinese Camp School
Chinese Camp, CA
$10-30, sonorasunriserotary.com
37th annual Orient Express Run is a benefit for  special athletes in Tuolumne County

CHINO: Run for Russ 5K February 4, 2023, 8-10 a.m.
Chino Civic Center
13220 Central Avenue
Chino, CA
$30, racewire.com
In tribute to Fallen Chino Police Officer Russ Miller, over 1,000 attend & participate in this fundraiser for Chino Police Officers Foundation, assisting those in need in Chino.

CLOVIS: SuperbOwl 5K Run February 5, 2023, 8:30 a.m.
Clovis Trail
205 W Alluvial Ave.
South of Railroad Park next to Evergreen Garden Center
Clovis, CA 93611
$30, sierracascades.com
Celebrate Super Bowl and football season with runners, football fans, and owl aficionados! 

CORONADO: Valentine's Day 10K, 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run February 5, 2023
Tidelands Park
2000 Mullinex Dr.
Coronado, CA
$28-159, valentinesday10k.com
Peace, Joy, and Love - start at Tidelands Park, run under the Coronado Bay Bridge and along Glorietta Boulevard. Hand-carved Tiki Masks awarded to the top winners in multiple categories.

DEATH VALLEY: Envirosports Death Valley Road Marathon and 10K February 4, 2023, 8 a.m.
Highway 190
Death Valley, CA
$fee + $15 National Parks pass, envirosports.com
Due to its popularity, this event typically sells out and doesn't accept race day sign-up. Races start and finish at the Furnace Creek Ranch through the heart of Death Valley.

ENCINITAS: The Kook Run 5K, 10K & Costume Contest February 12, 2023, 7 a.m.
Moonlight Plaza
345 S. Coast Highway
Encinitas, CA 92024
$12-55, thekookrun.com
Starts under the world famous Encinitas sign on Highway 101, passing by the famous Cardiff Kook statue (The Magic Carpet Ride, rises above popular surf breaks and heads down to Cardiff State Beach. Post-race finish line festival at Moonlight Plaza features live music, beer garden, breakfast tacos, local vendors, games and activities.

FRESNO: Pirate's Booty 5K/2 Mile Run January 28, 2023, 8:45 a.m.
Woodward Park
Mountain View Shelter
7775 N Friant Rd.
Fresno, CA
$25-45, californiaclassicevents.com
Scallywags and Pirate music entertain along the course along. Dress in your best pirate garb. Run helps promote awareness of diabetes illnesses.

FRESNO: Chocolicious 2 Mile, 5K, 15K Run February 4, 2023, 8 a.m.
Woodward Park
Mountain View Shelter
7775 N Friant Rd.
Fresno, CA
$25-50, californiaclassicevents.com
Chocolate themed run celebrates its 5th year in 2023 with lots of chocolate goodies and music.

FRESNO: Scout Strong 5K Run February 11, 2023, 9 a.m.
Woodward Park
Mountain View Shelter
7775 N Friant Rd.
Fresno, CA
$25-40, californiaclassicevents.com
After the run participants can eat BBQ Hot Dogs and S'more bars.  Sponsor Sequoia Council, Boy Scouts of America, wants to motivate all ages of participants and young Scouts, offering a special challenge course for ages 6-11 years.

GOLETA: Super Bowl Run 5K February 12, 2023, 8:30 a.m.
Goleta State Beach
5986 Sandspit Road
Goleta, CA 93117
$20-45, active.com
15th annual Super Bowl 5K in 2023 at Goleta Beach Park boasts a fast & flat out-and-back course on the bike path with awesome views.
 

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HUNTINGTON BEACH: Surf City Marathon February 12, 2023
motivrunning.com
Sports expo, marathon

IRVINE: Super Bowl 5K, The Heart Run 5K, The Half Crazy Half Marathon. February 11, 2023
Jeffrey Trail Middle School
155 Visions
Irvine, CA 
$36-70, runsignup.com/ Race/ CA/ Irvine/ supersundayrun
Super Bowl or Valentine's themed attire encouraged

LONG BEACH: Run Like It's Recess 5K February 5, 2023, 9 a.m.
El Dorado Park
7876 E. Tarma St.
Long Beach, CA
$10-35, runlikeitsrecess.com
Promoting health and fitness, this stroller and wheelchair friendly all-ages event is hosted by Newcomb Academy PTSA.

LONG BEACH: Cupid Dash 5k, 10k, 15k, Half Marathon February 11, 2023, 7:30 a.m. 5400 E. Ocean Blvd.
Beach at 54th Place & Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA
$25.99-39.99, abetterworldrunning.com
It's time for the Cupid Dash fun run which is clock timed

LONG BEACH: Super Sunday Stadium Run/Walk 10K, 5K Feb 12, 2023, 8 a.m.
Marine Stadium Park
5255 Paoli Way
Long Beach, CA US 90803
$20-40, lbwilsonalumni.com
Show your spirit by wearing your favorite team jersey for the best dressed! Proceeds directly support student activities and infrastructure at Wilson High School.

LOS ANGELES: Griffith Park Half Marathon & 5K Run February 5, 2023, 7:30 a.m.
Griffith Park
4659 Crystal Springs Dr. (Rangers Station Parking Lot)
Los Angeles, CA 90027
$55-95, rungpr.com
Historic Half Marathon consists of rolling hills with spectacular views of the foothills, Travel Town, LA Zoo, and fast portion of the course consisting of flat, compact trails. Benefits Los Angeles Parks Foundation.

MOORPARK: Groundhog Day 5K, 10K February 4, 2023, 8 a.m.
Moorpark High School
4500 Tierra Rejada Rd.
Moorpark, CA
$30-40, moorparkgroundhogday5k.org - forwards to runsignup.com
Post-race festivities include the awards ceremony, refreshments, vendors, and a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses, all for the benefit of Moorpark High School cross country and track programs.

PALM DESERT: Palm Desert 1/2 Marathon & 5K February 12, 2023, 7 a.m.
Civic Center Park
43900 San Pablo Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260
$20-95, palmdeserthalfmarathon.com
Flat, fast 5K course in Coachella Valley includes post-race food.

PALM SPRINGS: Tour de Palm Springs February 11, 2023, 6:15 a.m. 
Downtown Palm Springs
134 E. Tahquitz (South Palm Canyon Drive between Tahquitz and Baristo)
Palm Springs, CA
$Free-$100, tourdepalmsprings.com
Up to 10,000 cyclists from 46 different states and 4 countries, plus  20+ band concerts in one of the largest charity bike rides in the country in beautiful Palm Springs!

RAYMOND: Hensley Off Road Race 10K Run and Mountain Bike Race February 5, 2023
Hensley Lake Buck Ridge Trail
29863 River Rd.
Raymond, CA
$8-60 + $5 parking, sanjoaquinrunning.com 
Buck Ridge Recreation Area at Hensley Lake in Raymond offers soaring single track, competitive turns and hills to make you cry, then fly!

REDDING: Frosty Fun Run Cupcake Run 4 Mile / 2.5 Mile Run February 4, 2023, 8 a.m.
Fleet Feet Store
1376 Hilltop Dr. (next to Member's 1st Credit Union)
Redding, CA 96003
$5, midniteracing.net
Part of a series of Frosty Fun Run events, the affordable run is held annually

REDONDO BEACH: Redondo Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10k / 5k February 12, 2023, 7:30 a.m.
redondo10k.com
Run, walk, or stroll in the Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk or Baby Buggy 10K. The costume contest is a big hit every year!

SACRAMENTO: Jed Smith Ultra 50K / 50 Mile / 30K and Half Marathon February 4, 2023,  7:30 a.m.
Watt Avenue (access to the American River Parkway)
8731 La Riviera Dr.
Sacramento, CA
$80-120, buffalochips.com/jedsmith
45th Jed Smith Ultra Classic in 2023 features a certified Boston Qualifier course which follows a paved bike path where runners cross the Guy West Bridge at Sacramento State University and at Watt Avenue on the other end. 

SACRAMENTO: Valentine 4M, 1.8M Run/Walk Race for Justice Feb 11, 2023, 8 a.m.
Country Club Plaza Mall
Back Parking Lot
2310 Watt Avenue
Sacramento, CA
$20-50, valentine.run
20 years strong, the kid, stroller and canine-friendly Valentine Run/Walk encourages participants to wear hearts to compete for best dressed awards and to show their love of the Valentine Run/Walk.

SALINAS: Ordnance 100K | Fort Ord Trail Run January 28, 2023
Laguna Seca Recreation Area
1025 Monterey Salinas Highway
Salinas, CA
insidetrail.com

SAN DIEGO: Hungry Dog Dash 5K Run February 12, 2023, 8 a.m.
Liberty Station NTC Park
2455 Cushing Rd.
San Diego, CA
$35-40, hungrydogdash.com
Flat, fast waterfront course is fun for runners and walkers of all ages, and even (leashed) four-legged friends. Benefiting Point Loma High School Cross Country program

SAN FRANCISCO: Skyline Marathon February 4, 2023, 10 a.m.
San Francisco Bay Trail
San Francisco, CA 
$39-45, thebestraces.com
Small, scenic run with groups of 15 per wave for maximum enjoyment and encouragement.

SAN FRANCISCO: Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon 10K & 5K in Golden Gate Park Sunday, February 5, 2023, 7:55 a.m.
Golden Gate Park
John F. Kennedy Drive east of Stow Lake Drive (start line)
San Francisco, CA
$35-120, sanfranciscohalfmarathon.org
Scenic course in Golden Gate Park and along the Pacific Ocean with  5K Finish on Martin Luther King Drive; and 10K & Half Marathon finishing on Bernice Rodgers Way near Martin Luther King Drive. Post-race festival includes vendor and sponsor activations, water, and snacks. Race proceeds support local charities.

SAN JOSE: Mt. Umunhum Trail Conquest 50K, 26.2M, 30K, 13.1M, 7M, 5K  February 4, 2023, 7:30 a.m.
Almaden Quicksilver County Park
Hacienda Entrance
21785 Almaden Rd
San Jose, CA 95120
$20-135, ultrasignup.com
Starts at park's Hacienda entrance. The 30K, Trail Marathon and 50K all travel into the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve. The 30K   summits Bald Mountain, and both the Trail Marathon and 50K ascend  Mt. Umunhum.

SANTA CRUZ: Santa Cruz Superbowl Run 3K/6K & Kids' 1K February 12, 2023,
2300 Delaware Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA
Wilder Ranch State Park
1401 Coast Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
$5-45, santacruztrackclub.com
Begin & end on Delaware Street by the back entrance to Natural Bridge with spectacular ocean views!

SANTA CRUZ: 8 t0 20 Miles-Long Wilder Ranch Run  February 12, 2023, 8:30 a.m.
Wilder Ranch State Park
1401 Coast Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
$, santacruztrackclub.com
Meet in the dirt parking area off Highway 1 at 8:15 a.m.
With more than 35 miles of trails, the Santa Cruz coastline makes for a scenic run at Wilder Ranch State Park. From the crest of Ben Lomond Mountain, the landscape rolls down ancient wave-cut terraces through the marsh lands of a nature preserve to the seashore. 

SANTA MARIA: Elevate 12 Hour Race February 17-18, 2023, 8:45 a.m.
First Baptist Church
2970 Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria, CA 93455
$22-45, elevaterace.com
The person that completes the most 1-mile loops is the winner.  Very few people can run the entire time in a race of this distance, going through the night. Race support summer missions programs

SANTA MONICA: Run This Town 5K, 10K & 13.1 February 4, 2023,
Palisades Park
Ocean Ave. between Colorado Ave. & Adelaide Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90001
$39-65, thebestraces.com

SANTA MONICA: Cupid Dash Fun 5k, 10k, 15k, Half Marathon February 12, 2023, 7:30 a.m.
2000 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica beach path
Santa Monica, CA
$30-45, abetterworldrunning.com
Off of beach path off of Bay St. & Ocean Ave. near Crescent Bay Park, this is a fun run that emphasizes personal satisfaction or running.

SILVERADO: Muddy Dash February 4, 2023, 8 a.m.
Oak Canyon Park
5305 Santiago Canyon Rd
Silverado, CA 92676
$0-60, muddydash.com
Register for a slotted "wave" time to get down and dirty in the mud. This larger-than-life event includes food and beer vendors, live music, giveaways, photo-ops, and more.

THOUSAND OAKS: Sisters of Notre Dame Nun Run 5K / 1 Mile February 4, 2023, 8 a.m.
La Reina High School
106 West Janss Road
Thousand Oaks, CA
$30-45, nun.run
Sisters of Notre Dame were missioned to Los Angeles from Cleveland in 1924. Today they minister to 4.3 million Catholics in 300 parishes.  in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

VISALIA: Super Bowl Sprint 2- and 5K walk/runs February 12, 2023, 8-10 a.m.
Mooney Grove Park
27000 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA
$30, thecreativecenterfoundation.org | runsignup.com
Benefiting Creative Center,  a safe and accessible facility for adults with developmental disabilities to foster self-expression, self-worth, and personal growth through the arts.

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