Walkers and baby joggers welcome in the 5K & 10K races. Courses are through shady residential areas with a bit of a roll. 10K has a bonus hill. Stay for the post-race goodies courtesy of O'Brien's Market and awards afterwards. Race-day registration and packet pick-up begin at 6:30 a.m. and closes at 7:45 a.m. Races start at 8 a.m. You can also register via vipsmodesto.org. Registration and updates also available via www.facebook.com/VIPS5K10K.
The Galaxy Theatres have graciously agreed to open up early so runners can use permanent bathrooms. This is a porta-potty free zone! Maui Jim or adidas non-prescription sunglasses to overall male and female winners in 5K & 10K races. Medals three deep in each age group: 1-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and above. (Overall winners are not eligible for age-group awards.)