Knights Ferry, CA…On Your Mark Events presents its 20th Annual Salmon Duathlon and 5K Run on Saturday, November 5, 8:45 a.m., in the historic hamlet (and it’s surroundings) of Knights Ferry, California. The Salmon Duathlon (run, bike, run) and 5K Run (two separate competitions) will benefit the preservation of the salmon natural spawning habitat in the Stanislaus River.
This fall classic has become a very popular event for serious and weekend athletes throughout California. The Salmon Duathlon course distances consist, in the order of, a 5K Run (two loops), 30K Bike, and 2.5K Run (one loop). The Duathlon and the 5K run courses are on paved surfaces that run through rolling hills and features running along the Stanislaus River, through the Knights Ferry covered bridge (the longest covered bridge west of the Mississippi), and into and around Knights Ferry – all of this, plus the beautiful fall foliage in full season!
Participants will receive a commemorative T-shirt, snacks, refreshments (including beer), and entry into an exciting raffle. The traditional On Your Mark Events’ beautiful trophies will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers. In addition, medals will be awarded to men and women, three deep (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place), in ten-year age groups through 70+ in each race.
The entry fee to the duathlon is $55.00 per person, pre-registered and $65.00 race-day registration. For duathlon relay teams (1 runner and 1 biker) are $100.00 pre-registered and $120.00 for day-of registration. The 5K Run fee is $35.00 pre-registered and $40.00 race-day registration.
Both, the Salmon Duathlon and 5K Run will start at 8:45 a.m., with check-in and registration beginning at 7:30 a.m., in the parking lot of the Knights Ferry State Park, locate right off Sonora Road, Knights Ferry, Calif.
For more Salmon Duathlon and 5K Run information and/or an application, contact On Your Mark Events at 209-795-7832 or visit their website. Online registration is available on IT’S YOUR RACE.