Sat March 18, 2023 Madera, CA 93636 US Directions
Events

Half Marathon

$100 $90 8:00AM PDT Price increases after February 10, 2023 at 11:59pm PST

10k Run

$80 $70 8:00AM PDT Price increases after February 10, 2023 at 11:59pm PST

5k Run/Walk

$55 $45 8:00AM PDT Price increases after February 10, 2023 at 11:59pm PST

Virtual Run

$55 Registration ends March 18, 2023 at 11:59pm PDT

25 Mile Mountain Bike Advanced Ride

$100 $85 11:00AM PDT Price increases after February 10, 2023 at 11:59pm PST

15 Mile Mountain Bike Intermediate Ride

$80 $65 11:00AM PDT Price increases after February 10, 2023 at 11:59pm PST

5 Mile Social Ride

$60 $45 11:00AM PDT Price increases after February 10, 2023 at 11:59pm PST

E-Bike Division

$45 11:00AM PDT Price increases after February 10, 2023 at 11:59pm PST
Description

Are you ready for the Central Valley's newest SPRING Half Marathon events and our newly added bike events!  Run or bike through picturesque trees and meadows on rolling groomed trails as you view beautiful vistas just minutes north of Fresno's River Park Shopping Center at Highway 41 just past Avenue 14.  The Tesoro Viejo Classic Half Marathon will take you away from busy city streets to tranquil paths through some of the most beautiful SPRING scenery which rivals any run or bike ride in the State.  Run start time is 8am and bike start time is 11am. Run, Bike or Both!

This event supports the Tesoro Viejo Conservancy. The mission of the Tesoro Viejo Conservancy is to preserve land, protect wildlife, improve access to the San Joaquin River, and educate the public about the region’s natural resources.
 

2 Classic Runner Series in 2023

Double Header Series!
Run any of the Tesoro Viejo Spring Classic Events, Half Marathon, 10k or 5k and also the California Classic Half Marathon, 10k. or 5k and receive a very special Double Header Series Finisher Medal.

California Classic Runner of the Year Series!  
Who will be named the California Classic Runner of the Year for 2023?  The Tesoro Viejo Half Marathon is a 30 point race in the series. Click HERE to find out more.

Live Entertainment

Each year we will feature a tribute band for your enjoyment inside our Michelob Ultra Celebration Beer Garden!  Kick back after your journey through Tesoro Viejo and enjoy the music! Stay tuned!   We've got a new Rock & Roll band for you for 2023!  We will welcome Christy Bourbon and Straight Up.

Unprecedented Run Amenities

Picturesque Courses
Gender Specific Tech Shirt
Custom Finisher Medallion
Hot Cinnamon Roll
Wine tasting
Beer Garden With Live Rock Band 
Festival
Valley Grown Fruits & Nuts
Supports Tesoro Viejo Conservancy               

LETS RUN THIS!

Participants will run from the main community Hub at Tesoro Viejo around the circumference of the Valley's newest community, over bridges, through tree lined lanes, to the kissing gate and around the lip of a majestic gulch which highlights the beautiful wetland preserves in spring.  The course is mostly unpaved trails with rolling hills showcasing some of the most picturesque scenery around, just minutes from North Fresno! You'll have views of not only of beautiful green pastures but of beautiful new homes located in the community. Our half marathon has some mild hills where the 10k is rolling hills.  Our 5k is 90 percent on paved trails and stroller friendly.

Trail Bike Ride

Ride options include
5 miles= A casual/social ride that winds around some paved trails on Hillside Village. Family friendly.
15 mile= Intermediate level ride with a few challenging hills
25 mile= Expert level ride. All of the Tesoro trails and down to the river bottom and the climb back up. Includes Ledger Island and the Ball Ranch properties.

Amenities Include
Timing
Unisex Event Shirt
Lunch
Beer Garden
Wine Tasting
SAG Support on routes
Course maps

WHAT TO EXPECT!

You will notice the difference in Tesoro Viejo Spring Classic event as each participant will receive a custom welcome package including treats from around the Valley accompanied by a gender specific high performance short-sleeve event shirt.  This Spring Classic event will continue to exceed your expectations at our Start/Finish Pavilion, in the middle of one of the Valley's newest communities, Tesoro Viejo, which covers 400 acres of groomed running paths among sprawling meadows and breath-taking vistas!  After completing your run and receiving your custom finisher's medallion, you will be treated to a hot cinnamon roll and valley grown fruits.

We invite the whole family to come and enjoy as we are offering 10k and 5k routes as well. We also invite our out-of-town visitors to book a hotel at one of our host hotels just minutes from the start line.

Packet Pickup & Race Schedule

Packet Pick Up Information
Friday March 17th
2pm to 6pm
Fleet Feet Fresno - 9447 N Fort Washington Rd (Corner of Fort Washington and Friant)
If you can't pick up your packet on Friday you may pick up Saturday near the start area starting at 7am.

VIP and Guest passes are still available for purchase.

Saturday schedule
7:00am Late packet pick up begins
7:55am National Anthem
8:00am Race Starts
8:30am Festival Opens
9:00am Band Begins
11:00am Bike Event Starts

New parking lot behind the Hub & parking is available on Town Center Drive and Tesoro Viejo Blvd.

Event takes place rain or shine.  PLEASE NO DOGS ALLOWED! 

 

Place
4150 Town Center Boulevard
Hwy 41 and Ave 14 1/2
Madera, CA US 93636
Race Contact Info

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