Please note change of event date to April 7th
Starting inside of Chukchansi Park, you will be put to the challenge of climbing every step from the bottom to the top of the stadium, followed by a run up a 6-story circular garage and then down an adjacent 6-story circular garage, proceeded by a half-mile run down Fulton Street to the Tuolumne Overpass (Urban Hill), before the final challenge, climbing 220 stairs to the top of a 10-story building, The Grand Tower, where your timing sensor will stop your clock!
Overall length of the Urban Run is approx 3 Miles.
All donations support The Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation!
The Fresno Urban Run is a 30 point race in the California Classic Runner of the Year Series!
Celebration Beer Garden!
Chip Start & Finish Times!
Bobble-head age group awards!
Team awards in each division!
Golden Bib (previous participants only)
Overall Male and Female receive $100 prize purse!
Fastest Male and Female up the Grand Tower $250 each!
Overall Team wins the Team Champion Cup!
Fun team building! Create or join a team with at least three members and vie for the Team Award in one of these divisions; Fire Fighter, Law Enforcement, Military, Gyms/Health Clubs or Open. All members will also be scored as individuals.
10 Story Time Climb Challenge
How fast can you climb a 10-story building AFTER running all of Chukchansi Park steps, up and down a 6 story circular Garage and run up and back over 70' Urban Hill? Well lets find out! We have installed a special timing mat at the bottom of our 10-story Grand to measure how long it will take YOU to make it to the top! Last year it was done in a blazing speed of 1:29:37 for Women and 1:06:91 for Men. BEAT that time and you receive a free entry to our 2025 Urban Run and be crowned King & Queen of the GRAND CLIMB!
We want to honor our prior participants, so any current year participant that has completed any of our prior year Urban Runs will receive a 'Golden' Bib to wear during the event! In addition, their name will appear on the back on the event shirt. Must register by March 22, 2024 for the Golden Bib.
packet pickup and schedule
Saturday April 6th
11am to 2pm
Fleet Feet Sports at Fort Washington and Friant Rd.
Event Day Schedule
Late Packet Pickup 7am
Event starts at 8am
Event takes place rain or shine.
Cal Classic Runner of the Year Series!
Click HERE for information about the Cal Classic Runner of the Year Series.
Up one Spiral and down another
Ready to start the final climb in full Fireman's gear!
Up 10 stories to "The Grand Tower Finish"
1800 Tulare St
Fresno, CA US 93721
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