Spreckels 4th of July Run

Spreckels Memorial Park
Spreckels, CA 93962

Running > 10k, 5k

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Event Description

The Spreckels Memorial District is proud to present the 49th Annual Spreckels 4th of July Celebration - 10K, 5K and 1Mile Run/Walk (children).

Start in the historic town of Spreckels, and take a journey through the Salinas Valley agraculture land.


Event details and schedule

• BIB PICK UP: At the Spreckels Memorial Hall on July 3rd from 3pm-7pm. If you missed online registration come to the Hall on July 3rd to register. Price: $60 10K and $50 for the 5K. No refunds. Event is rain or shine.

Top 3 runners in each age category will be awarded for both the 5K & 10K races.

Electronic timing provided by SVE Timing. 


• 10K Registration Fee:  $50 - before June 27th; $60 - June 27th to July 3rd

• 5K Registration Fee: $45 - before June 27th; $50 - June 27th to July 3rd

• Special Olympic Registration Fee: $10 - 5K & 10K (no price increase for this category)

• 1Mile Run/Walk (children): registration not required & free of charge


• Age categories: 13 & under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

• Divisions include: Women's 5K & 10K; Men's 5K & 10K


All pre-registered runners before June 27th are guaranteed a race shirt. Same day registration runners are not guaranteed a race shirt. 

Event details and schedule

Pre Race: Make sure to arrive early to ensure time for parking, registration, bib pick up, warm up, etc.

5K Run: Features a flat, easy course around town and senic farmland.

10K Run: Features a flat, easy course around town with scenic farmland. Including a one-mile loop in town at start and near the end of race.

Although we make every effort to make the course as flat as possible, farmland is likely to be uneven and therefore cannot allow strollers on the course. Please run the farm portion of the course with caution.

1Mile Run/Walk (Children): fun run for children ages 12 and under. Participant ribbons will be provided. This run is not timed and is free of charge.

Post Race: Our award ceremony starts at 10:45am and will need to have all runners finish the course by 11am. We welcome athletes of all levels but do keep in mind there is a time cap. Local vendors have been kind enough to provide post race snacks, beverages, and some take home goodies!


Tuesday, July 4th 2017

7:30am - 8:30am - 5K/10K Race Registration & Bib pick-up (located near 3rd street & Spreckels Memorial Park)

8:30am - 1Mile Run/Walk (children) (start/finish line on 3rd St)

9am - 5K & 10K (start/finish line on 3rd St)

10:30am - Parade Registration (located near 3rd St & Spreckels Memorial Park)

10:45am - Awards Ceremony (near registration tent)

12:00pm - 4th of July Parade (starts at Memorial Building parking lot)

12:30pm - Car Show on Llano & Live Entertainment in middle of the park

4pm - Crafts & Food Booths close - activities end

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