"I loved everything about this race," says Dana Gonzales. "Kudos to the double team for organizing such a well-run fun and unique event which is a breath of fresh air to the running community," says Bertrand Newson.
5th annual Christmas Double Dec 17, 2016
Christmas Double Road Race (moved from Pleasanton)
Where: San Juan Bautista, California (30 minutes south of San Jose)
Start/Finish: San Juan Mission (block off Main Street)
Four Super FUN Double Running Events:
Double 8K (Race 5k + Rest + Race 3k)
Double Road Race (Race 10k + Rest + Race 5k)
Sprint Double (1 Mile + Rest + 1/2 Mile)
Bob Anderson's Kids Cup Double (Race 1mile + Rest + Race 1/2m)
"Double Racing, Double for short, is a sport consisting of two-stage running events. Participants first run the longer stage, take a halftime break and then run the second stage. Times are combined for scoring. Participants must complete both stages to get a time. The second stage starts 1 hour 45 minutes (restart) after the start of first leg.
SANTA COSTUME CONTEST
Christmas Double 8k Runner
Show your Christmas spirit. Come dressed in costume and run, walk or hike in a Santa outfit. Prizes to the top three individual or groups. We will give each participant a Santa Hat. The fastest male and female (must wear more than just a Santa hat) in the Ujena Double 8k will win a $100 Ujena gift certificate.
Bob Anderson's KIDS CUP DOUBLE 1.5 Mile
One of the hightlights of the Pleasanton Double Racing Festrival is the Kids Cup Double. For kids 13 and under. Each kid gets a shirt and all finishers get a two-sided double medal. Age winners (4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13) get an additional performance medal. The fastest boy and girl will be presented with a special trophy.
"It all starts with the kids,": says Bob Anderson. "Running is one of the best forms of exercise. Our Kids Cup Double is a good challenge for all kids."
Christmas Double Road Race benefits youth running and the American Red Cross! Your entry and donation is much appreciated.
MOST FIT DOUBLE TEAM The team with the most finishers between all of the Doubles in the competition will be awarded a plaque. When you sign up, be sure to enter your team name. Teams with 20 or more runners will be loaned a tent, table and two chairs.
Event details and schedule
Friday December 16, 2016
Christmas Party and Annual Double Road Race Awards presentation.
Saturday December 17, 2016
Where: San Juan Mission, San Juan Bautista, California
7:00am Same day registration and packet pickup for all races
9:00am Double Road Race 15K (First 10k Leg)
9:00am Double 8K (First 5K leg)
10:15am Judging for the Costume Contest
10:45am Double Road Race 15K (Second 5k Leg)
10:45am Double 8K (Second 3k leg)
11:15am Kids Cup Double (First 1 Mile Leg)
11:45am Kids Cup Double (Second 1/2 Mile leg)
12:00pm Awards Ceremony