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Citrus Heritage Run
January 6, 2024
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About The Citrus Heritage Run
The Citrus Heritage Run, held on January 6, 2024, is a highly anticipated race that promises to be a unique and unforgettable experience for every participant. Nestled within the historic orange groves of the California Citrus State Historic Park in Riverside, CA, this race takes you on a scenic journey through breathtaking landscapes and offers a literal breath of fresh air with the sweet scent of citrus and orange blossoms wafting through the air.
Whether you choose the Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, or the 1-mile kids race, this event guarantees a spectacular course with stunning views of surrounding mountain ranges and the city’s beautiful skyline. It’s an opportunity for runners to feel connected to nature while indulging their senses in the delightful aromas of blooming citrus trees.
Aside from the incredible route, the Citrus Heritage Run provides a well-rounded experience for all participants. Along the course, live bands will keep you entertained and motivated, while hydration stops will be strategically placed to ensure you stay refreshed throughout the race. As you cross the finish line, a live band welcomes you with energizing music, and you’ll be treated to post-race refreshments including freshly squeezed orange juice straight from a local orange grove.
Riverside, CA, the host city of this race, is known for its rich history and vibrant culture. From its charming downtown area to its beautiful parks and museums, Riverside offers a wealth of attractions for visitors to explore. Additionally, January in Riverside brings mild and pleasant weather, perfect for running, with temperatures typically ranging from the mid-40s to low 60s Fahrenheit.
Join us at the Citrus Heritage Run and embark on an adventure filled with scenic beauty, refreshing scents, and a celebration of community and athleticism. Lace up your running shoes, breathe in the exhilarating fragrance of orange blossoms, and get ready for a half marathon experience that will leave you with cherished memories and a zest for more running adventures. So, why wait? Let’s juice up your race calendar and be a part of something truly extraordinary at the Citrus Heritage Run!