Welcome to the 7th annual running of the Simi Valley Thanksgiving Day 5k along the arroyo bike path
This is a RAIN or SHINE event
Covid-19 event updates
At this time we are still planning to move forward with this year's live event. Of course we have to follow all current state mandated Covid-19 restrictions. We will make a final announcement on Oct 15th if we are still going live.
If you are registered the following options are available if we cancel the live event:
1. Run the race on your own as a virtual runner and we will mail you your swag
2. Transfer to next year's race date, Nov 25, 2021
3. Transfer to any of our events found at www.EliteSportsCA.com
Let us know what option works best for you and we will make the changes on our side.
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Course Description: Race start - 8:00 am - This is a RAIN or SHINE event.
Start at Rancho Simi Park and run along the Arroyo bike path that is lined with beautiful trees for shade and runs through the center of Simi Valley and along the Arroyo Creek. Still home to ducks and herons, (AKA- not cranes), who are soaking up the sun while playing in the gently flowing water. There will be water stations every 1.5 miles.
Weekend Warriors / Beginners / walkers:
Yes, this is a very walker friendly course! It is mostly flat, with a few gentle rollers to keep you on your game. There are plenty of water stations, and this event is loads of fun!
Middle of the pack runners:
Looking for a PR (Personal Record)?? Then this is the race for you! Mostly flat course, with some gentle rollers and plenty of room to make your move towards your new PR
Elite and Advanced runners:
This mostly flat course along with some mild rollers, which are mid way through your run. There are some long stretches to allow you to really open up your speed along the home stretch of the course.
All Runners will receive: