Race Information

Event Information

The 3rd Annual River Run will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at Raley Field, West Sacramento, California.  The event includes a timed 5K Run/Walk and a FREE ¼ Mile Kids Race.

Race Beneficiaries

The River Run benefits the Collings Teen Center, part of a non-profit organization investing in the lives of young people in the West Sacramento Community. Also, race participants may choose a Sacramento school or youth organization they want to benefit! (fundraising opportunities available!)

For every $30 adult registration, $20 goes to the Sacramento area school/youth organization of your choice and for every $20 youth registration, $10 goes to the Sacramento school/youth organization of your choice!

Race Features

Cotton t-shirt; Scenic river course finishing inside Raley Field; Timing by Capital Road Race Management; Ideal weather; Delicious post-race food and access to the Raley Field Kids’ Corner.

Please pick up awards at the Awards tent. They will not be mailed.

After the main event, there will be the opportunity for all children to run the bases!

All participants in the Kids’ Race will receive a finisher’s medal. Race shirts are not included with the Free Kids’ Race, though they can be purchased after the 5K (first come, first served).

Start Times

¼ mile Kids race (10 & under): 8:00 am

5k Run/Walk: 8:30 am

Please arrive early to allow plenty of time before your race starts.

Walkers and strollers will start at the back of the timed participants.

Sorry, No Refunds.


There are two ways to register:

  1. Download the registration form to register by mail, or
  2. Register online by clicking the button below
Register Online Now!5k River Run for Youth

Race Day Registration

You will be able to register on Race Day at Raley Field starting at 7:00 am.

On Site Registration & Packet Pickup

You can register and/or pick up your race packet on Friday (10/14/16) from 12pm to 6pm at the Collings Teen Center and on Race Day morning starting at 7am.

NOTE: Pre-registered participants may also pick up their race packets on Race Day.

Typical Weather Conditions

Sunny and 58 – 88 degrees

Race Timing

Timing will be provided by Capital Road Race Management.


All participants in the ¼ mile Kids Race will receive completion medals.

Awards will be given to the overall mens and womens 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers of the 5k. Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age division of the time 5k for men and women.

Age Divisions

12 and under, 13-18, 19-29, 30–39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Awards will not be mailed, so please pick up awards at the awards tent, located by the exit of Raley Field, approximately 30 minutes after the start of the 5K race. If you do not pick up your award on race day, you can pick it up at the Collings Teen Center. Please call the Teen Center to coordinate a time to pick up your award.

Time Limits

¼ mile Kids Race: 20 minutes

5k runners/walkers will have a ONE – hour time limit to complete the course.

Water Station

There will be one water station at the halfway point (appx.) of the 5K. The water station will be supported by local volunteers and will include water.

Driving Directions

Raley Field is located at 400 Ballpark Drive, just west of Old Sacramento and the Sacramento River.

Folsom, Fair Oaks, Rancho Cordova, etc.)
Business 80 West to Jefferson Blvd/Fifth St. Exit
Keep Right to exit at Fifth St.


Interstate 80 Eastbound to Capital City Freeway (Bus. 80/US – 50) to South Lake Tahoe.
Exit Jefferson Blvd./Downtown Sacramento.
Keep to the Left and take the Downtown Sacramento exit.
Turn Right on Fifth St.


Interstate 5 Northbound to Business 80/US – 50 Westbound toward San Francisco
Exit at Jefferson Blvd./Fifth St.
Keep Right to exit Fifth St.


Interstate 5 Southbound to Hwy 50/I-80 Westbound
Exit at Jefferson Blvd./Fifth St.
Keep Right to exit Fifth.


Please click on the link below to view the parking map at Raley Field.