Race Series


Need an excuse to celebrate St. Patty's weekend? The Biggest Loser RunWalk is coming to Sacramento on March 16, 2013. Do something good for your body and join former contestants on "The Biggest Loser" in a 5K RunWalk and Kids Fit Half Mile Fun Run. Enjoy live music along the course and get your own pot o' gold at the finish line (aka Finisher's Medal). You don't need the luck of the Irish to attend this event, just register and get your green gear ready. Hurry! This event will sell out quickly!
Event Basics
The Biggest Loser RunWalk Sacramento 5K
March 16, 2013

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

• Non-intimidating Environment for New Runners and Walkers
• Chip-timed race for runners and those tracking personal goals
• The Biggest Loser Inaugural Finisher's Medal
• Celebrity Appearances
• Commemorative Technical T-Shirt
• Race Number and Timing Tag
• Water Stations along the course
• Live Music along the course
• Live Entertainment at the Finish Live Festival
• Free Downloadable Race Photos
• Last but not Least, a Truly Unforgettable Experience
Registration
5K Registration*
    $40.00   through 02/28/13
    $45.00   through 03/09/13
    $45.00   @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)
The Biggest Loser Sacramento, CA


Kids Fit Half Mile Fun Run: (Ages 4-12)*

Hosted by Kids Fit Foundation! Kids Fit programs and events are designed to be a day for kids to reach their goals and to celebrate their healthy lifestyle achievements with their families and friends. Details below.

$15.00

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Sacramento, CA

*Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Fees listed above do not include the Active.com processing fee.


There is no wheelchair division available for this event. Click here to submit a question regarding wheelchairs.

Online Registration Closes: Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 11:59pm PST or until sell-out.
Kids Fit Half Mile Fun Run

Don’t forget to bring the kids for their very own Kids Fit Half Mile Fun Run (ages 4-12) hosted by Kids Fit Foundation! We encourage all families to get their children active at a young age. All children receive a T-shirt and finisher’s medal. Bring the camera and we’ll bring the smiles!

Start time:
    9:45 am

The Kids Fit Foundation is a national non-profit organization created to serve communities with the charitable mission to fund and provide fitness programs for at risk youth and their families.

*Please register your child prior to the race.
Packet Pick-up
Date:
March 13 (Wednesday)
March 14 (Thursday)
March 15 (Friday)
 

Time:

10:00 am - 7:00 pm packet pick-up begins each day

fleet feet sacramento Location:
Fleet Feet Sports
2311 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

* There will be late packet pick-up race day morning
   beginning at 6:30 am at Raley Field.
Race Day Information
Date:
Saturday, March 16, 2013

Start Time:
6:30 am - Registration opens at Raley Field
8:00 am – 5K start time for all participants
9:45 am – Kids Fit Half Mile Fun Run start time


Start/Finish Line:
Raley Field
400 Ballpark Drive
West Sacramento, CA 95691
 

Course Maps*:
    


Rain or Shine:
This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.
 

Course:
For the safety of all participants, the following are prohibited: unauthorized bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards, strollers, leg or foot casts, all motor-driven vehicles and dogs.
 
Portable toilets, fluid replacement and first aid will be available on the course. Certified medical personnel will be available at the start and finish areas of the race. A visor, sunscreen, lip balm and good shoes will get you safely across the finish line.
 

Timing System
All participants will be timed using a disposable D-tag. Instructions will be provided with each bib number. Volunteers are available if assistance is needed.


Gear Check
Gear check will be available for all participants on race day.


Finish Line:
All participants will have water and food at the finish line.
Parking and Spectators
Expect extremely heavy traffic on race morning. Please allow extra time to park and walk to Raley Field. We strongly encourage carpooling. Feel free to use our Facebook wall to set that up! Plan to be at Raley Field by 6:15 am. The race will start on time.
 
Main Routes to Raley Field

US 50 Westbound (From Folsom, Rancho Cordova, etc.)
Bus. 80 west to the Jefferson Blvd./South River Road Exit.
Keep right to South River Road.
Turn left at the light at the bottom of the ramp to Stadium; look for parking.

Interstate 80 Eastbound (From San Francisco, Davis, etc.)
I-80 Eastbound to Capital City Freeway
(Bus. 80/US-50) toward South Lake Tahoe.
Bus. 80/US-50 East to Downtown/Jefferson Exit.
Turn right on Jefferson, left on 15th, left on South River Road.
Follow Garden Street to Riske Road and Raley Field parking lots.
(This exit is not accessible after 7:15 am).

Interstate 5 North (From Elk Grove, Stockton, etc.)
Exit at Bus-80/US-50 Westbound (San Francisco).
Bus. 80 west to Jefferson Blvd./South River Road Exit.
Keep right to South River Road.
Turn left at the light at the bottom of the ramp to Stadium.

Interstate 80 Westbound (From Roseville, Auburn, etc.)
Stay On I-80 West To I-5 South.

Interstate 5 South (From Woodland, Redding, etc.)
Exit I-5 South at J Street.
Turn right on 3rd Street.
Turn right on Capitol Mall and take Capitol Mall across the Tower Bridge.
Look for entrances to Raley Field parking lots G and H on your right.

Do not attempt to drive to Raley Field by crossing the Tower Bridge from Sacramento after 7:15 am. The Tower Bridge off-ramp to West Capitol Avenue will close at 7:15 am.

Some of these roads will close by 7:15 am for final course set-up. All entrants should plan to arrive at Raley Field by at least 6:15 am. RACE WILL START ON TIME!

Spectators:
We welcome all spectators to cheer on participants and loved ones! There is no fee to be a spectator at this race. Spectators are advised to be in place 1 hour before race start on Race Day.
Rules and Policies
Race Rules:
Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
 
Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your race number to anyone else, and you may not transfer your entry fee to future races.
 
If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future events for three years.
 
Race numbers are required to participate.
 
No coaches, handcycles, unauthorized bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards, baby joggers, strollers, leg or foot casts, or dogs will be allowed on the course.
 

Course Time Limit:
The 5K is both runner and walker-friendly. The 5K participants have 1.5 hours to complete the course (30 min/mile pace).
 

Cancellations:
Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and entries are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. You also may not transfer your application to the following year or another event.
Hotels
Need a place to stay the night or weekend? Why not stay with fellow participants? Below is a list of discounted hotel rates. Book online now.

Days Inn Sacramento Downtown
228 Jibboom St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Continental breakfast included
  • Microwave and mini-fridge
  • No charge for high speed Internet access
  • Free parking
  • 1.7 miles from start line
King + Sofa Bed (occ 4): $74.99 per room per night
Two Queens (occ 4): $74.99 per room per night


Hampton Inn & Suites West Sacramento
800 Stillwater Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95605
  • Hot breakfast included
  • Microwave and mini-fridge for a fee
  • No charge for high speed Internet access
  • Free parking
  • 3.4 miles from start line
Large Studio Suite: $109 per room per night
Two Queens: $99 per room per night


Holiday Inn Express Sacramento Convention Center
728 16th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Hot breakfast included
  • Microwave and mini-fridge
  • No charge for high speed Internet access
  • Free parking
  • 2.1 miles from start line
King (occ 2): $99 per room per night
Two Doubles (occ 4): $99 per room per night


Residence Inn Sacramento Downtown at Capitol Park
1121 15th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Hot breakfast included
  • Full kitchen
  • No charge for high speed Internet access
  • Parking $17/day
  • 1.6 miles from start line
King + Sofa Bed (occ 2): $115 per room per night

Sponsors

The Biggest Loser RunWalk helps thousands of people complete their fitness goals. Support this cause by sponsoring this unique race series. For more information, please email Sponsorship@BiggestLoserRunWalk.com
Volunteers
Want to be a part of the excitement?

We are always looking for volunteers to join us on the big day!
Aside from having a great time, all volunteers will receive a special Biggest Loser RunWalk t-shirt! Snacks and beverages will be also provided.

Please fill out the Volunteer form to help!
Training
Are you in the Sacramento area and need help training for the race, or simply prefer to train with others? Fleet Feet Sacramento at 2311 J Street in Sacramento offers assistance. Stop in or call (916) 442-3338.
 
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