Sat October 9, 2021 Exeter, CA 93221 US Directions

2 Mile Run/Walk

8:00AM PDT - 10:00AM PDT
165 E Pine St
Exeter, CA US 93221

Welcome to the city of the Scarecrows and home to the newest Central Valley running/walking event, The Scarecrow 2.0. The course is a fast 2-mile sprint or walk through downtown Exeter.

The race will begin and end at Pine and E Street, ground zero for the 31st Exeter Scarecrow Contest. Along the way keep an eye out for the scarecrows, the ones that move are real! After the race stay and enjoy the opening day of the Fall Festival in the heart of downtown, where vendors will be ready to greet you with all things FALL.


All Participants Receive:

  • Chip Timing

  • FREE Race Photos

  • FREE Breakfast Burrito and Drinks

  • Scarecrow 2.0 T-Shirt

  • Finishers Certificate

  • $7 Voucher to FYE Sports


  • FREE Cookies from Hometown Emporium

  • FREE Exeter Meats Snack Sticks 

  • DJ Cracker Music Experience

  • $100 Cash Prize Overall Male/Female

Age Group Awards

All Male and Female Finishers will receive an award. Ages 0-20, 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Fall Festival

Enjoy the 107th Fall Festival which takes place all day after the run. Bring your friends and family for a great time! More information here

Who we Support?

A portion of Funds from Scarecrow 2.0 will fund Grinch Street in downtown Exeter in December, a full street with over 30,000 lights that all move to the music. The Grinch will be there to greet you and the snow will be falling


Only 200 Spots until we Sell out!!



Your Pace Car


Introducing your 2021 Pace car for the Race, a 2017 Lamborghini Huracan!! We want to thank Gabe from gtzvlogs on YouTube for bringing out on of his exotics for race day...We will definitely be scaring some scarecrows when he pulls onto the race course. Check out his channel here

Scarecrow Contest

Wear your best Scarecrow costume to the race for a chance to win!! We will have judges at the race and we will award the top two Scarecrows with a Gift Basket presented by On Point Pilates.

Age Group Awards

Car Show

Bring your family for the car show following the Race. From the 1920's to Exotics, you won't want to miss it! The event is free

Stay after for Exeter’s 107th Fall Festival. It is scheduled to open at 10 a.m. in downtown Exeter with food trucks, games, live music, car show, the library’s book sale, pet adoptions, and much more!!

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup will take place at FYE Sports on Friday October 8th from 10am-7pm. You can also pickup your swag on race day at FYE Sports


Packet Pickup


October 8, 2021
FYE Sports
165 E Pine Street
Exeter, CA 93221

Race Day
October 9, 2021

FYE Sports
165 E Pine Street
Exeter, CA 93221



The Race Course is a flat and fast 2 Mile looped Route through downtown with only 8 turns. Runners and Walkers will start in downtown Exeter and make their way towards the water tower and south down D Street through the historic neighborhoods before looping back into downtown. Walkers and Strollers will be allowed but will start after the Runners


We as an event will follow guidelines as a small outdoor event. We will guarantee your money back or a deferral if things should worsten as it relates to COVID-19.

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