GVH Lagoon Valley XC Challenge - 3 miles
October 15, 2023 -- Sunday
***NEW FOR 2023***
The Lagoon Valley XC Challenge has been moved to October! We hope that this will provide cooler temperatures on race day then we previously had in September.
This 3 mile XC race is open to all runners, members and non-members. This course in the hills just outside of Vacaville is well known on the prep circuit for smooth footing, a challenging hill climb, and central location between the Bay Area and Sacramento.
Start times have changed:
0945 Master's Men (40+)
1030 Open Men
THREE REGISTRATION OPTIONS
On line: Ultra Sign-up. Online registration closes 10/12/2023 of race week.
Mail: Fill this FORM, a check for $25 made out to GVH, and mail to GVH, PO Box 454, Davis, CA 95617. Must be received by Tuesday, 10/10/2023, of race week.
Race Day: Will accept cash, check, or credit card. Race day entry fee is $30.
If you are comp entry, notify the race director at firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the classic 3 mile high school varsity XC course with aptly name Big Mama hill in the first mile
Enjoy this video of the course
Additional Attractions / Activities:
Bring your dog to the dog park next to the lagoon.
Park has biking and hiking trails, and disc golf.
The outlet malls are only a couple of exits away.
Plan your trip at www.visitvacaville.com/
We also suggest:
Journey Coffee https://www.journeycoffeeco.com/, (the donut shop next door often has lines out the door)
Heretic Brewing in Fairfield
There are multiple food options at the Nut Tree shopping and Outlet Mall areas.
From the Bay Area on east bound I-80, take the Pena Adobe exit.
From Sacramento on west bound I-80, take exit 51B and follow the signs to Lagoon Valley Park
The start is near the restrooms.
Note: Parking fee is $5. You can pay online in advance or at two pay stations. For info, go to: www.ci.vacaville.ca.us/government/parks-and-recreation/lagoon-valley-parking
Thanks to all of you who raced Lagoon Valley in 2022. Air quality and weather was good. Kudos to the City of Vacaville for prepping the course to make sure the footing was good and the hazards were well marked over this course with 2 big hills. Please notify me, Craighton, at email@example.com if you have any questions or concerns.
PAUSATF comped runners: contact firstname.lastname@example.org