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Sat June 10, 2023 Merced, CA 95348 US Directions


10K (Individual)

8:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT

5K (Individual)

8:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT

1K (Individual)

7:45AM PDT - 8:00AM PDT


3600 M Street
Merced, CA US 95348


Online Registration is now CLOSED.  Race day registration will open Saturday morning from 6:30am to 7:30am.


Buhach Colony HS Cross Country is teaming up with Brown Butter Baker of Merced, Wooten Fitness + Wellness, and our local chapter of the California Teachers Association, to invite you and all your friends to this new and exciting event:  "Outrun the Sun".  This is a family friendly 10K for runners of all levels, a 5K for runners & walkers, and a 1K Kids Race for those 10 and under.  It all takes place at Merced College on Saturday, June 10, 2023 in front of the new flags.  Early online registration opens from March 20th to June 1st.  Late online registration is from June 2nd until race day at 7:30am.  

It all starts at Merced College with Packet Pick up and Race Day Registration from 6:30-7:30am.  A finisher's medal will be given to all of our 1K participants.  Age-group medals to all 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in the following Male and Female categories:  10 and under, 11-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.  Tech t-shirts are available (at $10 each) to all Early Registrations in the 10K/5K.  Late Registration t-shirts will be limited and sold on a first-come-first-serve basis on race day. 

Events begin with the 1K Kids Race at 7:45am, followed by the start of the 10K and 5K at 8:00am.  Register today as an individual or a team member.  Teams of 5 or more save $5 per participant!  Special awards for the following teams:  Most Spirited, Best Costumes, and Fastest Five (Cross Country style) in the 10K and 5K.  Music, snacks, and drinks at the finish line for all participants.  

See you at the race!



Race Contact Info

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10K/5K Course Map

RED - Mile 1 (5K/10K) and Mile 4 (10K)

WHITE - Mile 2 (5K/10K) and Mile 5 (10K)

BLUE - Mile 3 (5K/10K) and Mile 6 (10K)

1K Kids Race


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