Event details and schedule
Where and When:
- Rio Americano, 4540 American River Drive, Sacramento, CA
- Sunday, August 28, 2016
- 7:30 AM-10 Mile Buffalo Stampede
- 9:00AM-FREE Kid’s 1/2 Mile Fun Run
- 9:30 AM -Awards
Entry Fees and Deadlines:
$40 until July 10
$45 until August 20
$50 after August 20 and race-day.
Where: Fleet Feet Sacramento, 2311 J Street
When: Saturday, August 27 from 10 a.m . to 6 p.m.
For more information contact the race director: Genevieve Clavier at email@example.com
From US Highway 50: Exit at Watt Ave North.From Watt Avenue, take the American River Drive exit. Turn right (east) and continue about 1.5 miles east on American River Drive. Parking is available at the school at no charge.
From Business 80 and Interstate 80: Exit at Watt Ave South. Proceed south on Watt Avenue and take the American River Drive exit. Turn left (east) and continue about 1.5 miles east on American River Drive. Parking is available at the school at no charge.
The Buffalo Stampede starts and finishes at Rio Americano High School in Sacramento, California. This local tradition kicks off the start of fall’s racing season. The fast and certified course is part of the Buzz Oates Run Sac Race Series. It is one of the four events that the Buffalo Chips Running Club sponsors each year. Along with the Stampede, the morning’s festivities include the popular free kids run that is overseen by Rio Americano’s High School cross country team. There is a $200 bonus prize if you break the course record!
The Buffalo Stampede Course record is:
Men: Dave Taylor, UK, 48:40 (1996)
Women: Terry Puckett, Reno, 55:46 (1988)
- Medallions to all finishers of the children’s 1/2-mile fun run!
- Awards to top three finishers in 10-year age groups for the Buffalo Stampede Race.
- Stampede Race participants must start at 7:30 AM to be eligible for awards.
- Participants need to be present to receive awards.
Buzz Oates Series:
The Buffalo Stampede 10-mile Run is part of the Buzz Oates Run Sac Race Series. The Buzz Oates Run Sac Race Series is a year-long points competition with top area runners of all ages competing for over $6,000 in prize money and bonuses. Points are earned based on age-graded performances in more than a dozen top Sacramento-area road races.
Important Rules and Guidelines
- Event will be held rain or shine.
- Sorry no refunds.