Event Description

Race start 7:am half marathon / 7:15-10k / 7:30 -5k
National hat day is in january each year and  this event is our way of celebrating national hat day and to honor the proud rich history of the Sombrero.  Here are some fun facts about the Sombrero 

  • The word “sombrero” comes from Spanish “sombra” which means “shade” or “ shadow” 
  • Its origins can be found in  Spain as far back as 17th century 
  • The Sombrero is one of the largest and best hats for sun protection
  • Jarabe tapatío, often referred to as the Mexican hat dance, is the national dance of Mexico 

 Long proud history of the Sombrero: click here

Weekend Warriors / Beginners / walkers: 

Yes, this is a very walker friendly course! It is mostly flat, with a few gentle rollers to keep you on your game. There are plenty of water stations and  loads of fun!  Generous 4:00 hour time limit for the half marathon, so take your time and enjoy the scenery! 

Middle of the pack runners:
Looking for a PR (Personal Record)??   This is the race for you!  Mostly flat course, with some gentle rollers and plenty of room to make your move towards your new PR

Elite and Advanced runners: 
This mostly flat course with some mild rollers.   There are some long flat stretches to allow you to really open up your speed along the last few miles of the course.   

 

All Runners will receive:
Finisher medal
Race day athlete t-shirt
Race day Sombrero
Post race munchies

 

Can you say Street tacos for everyone? !! 
That's right we are proud to announce that all runners will receive a plate of free street tacos at post race!  And yes you can buy more $4 per plate.   Special note:  Friends and family can buy food tickets for $4 each.

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