Prairie Creek Redwoods Half Marathon & 5K run/walk

  • Recurrence: Recurring on the 3rd Saturday of September
  • Address: Newton B Drury Parkway
  • Orick, CA
  • Phone: (707) 464-9150
  • Time: 10:00 AM
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5th Annual Prairie Creek Run in the Redwoods 5K

Saturday, September 15, 2018

The parkway will be closed to through vehicle traffic.

Course: Both races will begin and end on Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway at the intersection with the visitor center entrance road.  Parkway's north entrance will be closed.  Begins 10 AM.
  • The Half Marathon course will be on the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway for nine miles with the final four miles on the Prairie Creek Trail and will end at the visitor center.
  • The 5k Run/Walk course will be on the Elk Prairie Trail with the final stretch on the entrance road to Elk Prairie Campground.
  • Features: T-shirt, refreshments, timing, aid stations, healthy eats and awards.
  • Cost: $50 for Half Marathon and $25 for 5k Run/WalkRestrictions:
  • Dogs are not allowed on park trails
  • The field is limited to a combined total of 400 runners or 200 per event on a first come, first served basis.
The parkway is ten miles long and can only be accessed from the south gate on this date only. Visitors should park vehicles south of the closure and park only in designated spaces parallel to the roadway and adjacent to Elk Prairie in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. Please do not block the gate or park in lots reserved for visitor center or back country use.
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