Race Day is Sunday, May 5, 2019


Races & Start Times

  • 5-mile Run/Walk - 8:30am

  • 2 mile non-competitive Rooster Ramble - 8:30am

  • 1/4-mile Fun Run (kids 5 & under), and 1/2-mile kids race (ages 6-9) and (ages 10-12) - 8:00am


Packet Pickup

You may pick up your race packet or register on Saturday, May 4 from noon - 5:00pm at Fleet Feet Folsom (6610 Folsom-Auburn Road, Folsom, CA 95630).  You can also pick up your bib on race day starting at 7:00am



Community Clubhouse in the Old Fair Oaks Village (7997 California Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA, 95628) at Village Park in Old Fair Oaks.



The route winds through the beautiful Old Fair Oaks residential neighborhood with a keyhole loop to Sailor Bar. The course is half paved roads and half dirt trail. The non-competitive 2-mile Rooster Ramble run/walk stay on paved streets.

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Training Schedule & Group Workouts

Back by popular demand, join Race Director Rich Hanna for 3, but challenging workouts on the Fair Oaks Sun Run course to prepare you for the Chicken Run. March 20th and April 10th are hill repeat workouts and April 24th will be a course preview workout. Our meeting location is at the Scandanavian Designs Parking Lot (at the corner of Sunrise Blvd. and Winding Way – 4301 Sunrise Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA 95628) at 6:15pm. We hope you can join us for one, two or all three of these workouts. No RSVP or race registration required.

To help you with your training, a free 10-week training schedule is available for download below.



All finishers receive a commemorative medal (2018 medal pictured)

Custom race shirt with available tech tee upgrade option, refreshments, music, awards, kids’ entertainment, festival, chip timing, and a commemorative finisher's medal.


Awards & Age Divisions

Awards ceremony to follow event at 10:00 a.m. Prizes for overall male and female winners; masters (age 40 & over) male and female winners; and top three finishers in each age division in the 5-mile race. All kids in the 1/4 and 1/2-mile races receive medals.

Age Groups:
12 & Under, 13-15, 16-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Hill Challenge

Race to the top of the hill!  One hill on the course has been selected for the Sun Run Hill Challenge.  We'll record your chip time from the bottom to the top of the hill and the fastest male and female will win a special award!

Buzz Oates RunSac Race Series

We are proud to be part of the popular Buzz Oates RunSac Race Series.  For more info, schedule and standings, click here

Due to the difficulty of course, adjusted age grading factors are used for competitive division scoring.