Come join us on Saturday, October 6th, 2012 for the Inaugural Running of The Solvang Mile. This world class event will start and finish on Copenhagen Drive in the beautiful Danish village of Solvang, California. The city of Solvang, nestled in California wine country, draws its character from a community rich in Danish heritage, traditions, and Danish heroes like literary legend Hans Christian Andersen. This destination city is located in Santa Barbara county, and is less than two hours north of Los Angeles.
The mile road race event will be run in 12 heats, beginning at 7:20 am. There is a Fun Mile, Open/Age Group Mile and Men';s Elite heats. $2600, in cash for the elite heat, and age group and open heats prizes and awards are on the line, so come give us your best mile effort! Throughout the event there will be a family friendly festival & expo area located in Solvang Park for the enjoyment of the spectators and competitors.
Come join us for a celebration of fitness, athleticism, and the city of Solvang, as well as the opportunity to share a competitive course with your neighbors and international professionals! Additionally, the course length has been certified, and the event sanctioned by USA Track & Field, so when your mile PR (Personal Record) dreams come true, you';ll know they';re legit!