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California Classic Half Marathon

April 13, 2024

Fresno, CA

Get ready to run wild and embrace the "grape" escape at the California Classic Half Marathon! On April 13, 2024, Fresno CA will transform into a playground for all you running enthusiasts. This fruity event will have you vine-ding through scenic routes, leaving you "raisin" the bar for half marathon adventures!
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About The California Classic Half Marathon

The California Classic Half Marathon, held on April 13, 2024, in Fresno, CA, is an event that promises a remarkable and exhilarating experience for all participants. Celebrating its 13th year, this renowned race has made a monumental change by moving to Saturdays. This allows more runners to partake in the festivities and ensures a vibrant atmosphere filled with motivation and camaraderie.

With a multitude of options available, the California Classic Half Marathon offers something for everyone. Whether you choose to conquer the Half Marathon, the 10k, or the 5k Run, you will be treated to an extraordinary course that meanders through the captivating Sea Lion Cove and African Adventure at Fresno Chaffee Zoo. The race concludes triumphantly at the legendary Chukchansi Stadium, providing an extraordinary finale to this unforgettable journey.

One exceptional highlight of this event is the Rock and Run 5k, which may not go through the Zoo but still offers all the other perks of the Half Marathon. As an added bonus, participants in the Rock and Run 5k will receive a complimentary ticket to visit the Zoo, valued at $15, as well as a free Chukchansi baseball ticket, valued at $16.

Fresno, known as the gateway to Yosemite National Park, offers breathtaking scenery and a vibrant community. The weather in April is perfect for running, with mild temperatures and clear skies. Participants can expect a pleasant and enjoyable race day experience, surrounded by the stunning beauty of Fresno and the excitement of the race.

So get ready to lace up your running shoes and join us for the California Classic Half Marathon on April 13, 2024. Whether you are an experienced runner or a novice, this race promises an unforgettable adventure amidst the remarkable backdrop of Fresno. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to challenge yourself, create lasting memories, and embrace the thrill of crossing the finish line. Run, feel the spirit, and let the California Classic Half Marathon set your soul on fire!

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