Event Info

Part of the Buzz Oates RunSac Race Series

The 11th Annual Fab 40’s 5k Run/Walk and ¼ mile and ½ mile kids’ fun runs start and finish at the highest elevation point in our City  – in beautiful East Lawn Memorial Park in East Sacramento.

Saturday, July 28, 2018

East Lawn Memorial Park, 4300 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95819

Race Day Registration: 7-8:30 am
Kids’ ¼ Mile (ages 5 & under): 8:05 am
Kids’ ½ Mile (ages 6-10): 8:10 am
5k Run/Walk City of Sacramento 5K Championship: 8:30 am sharp!

One of the fastest and most scenic 5k courses you will ever run. Starting at East Lawn Memorial Park, our route traipses through the fabulous forties neighborhood on 43rd and M Street before returning to the East Lawn Park for one gorgeous, final-mile loop to the finish at the highest elevation point in the city of Sacramento.

Custom T-shirt, refreshments, music, awards, random prizes, digital race timing.
If registering after July 24th, you will not be guaranteed a race t-shirt in your size.

Age Divisions
12 & under, 13-15, 16-18, 19-24, 5yr. increments to 80+
This is a pet and stroller-friendly event. Leashed pets are allowed. Pets and strollers will need to start at the back of the pack.

Awards ceremony to follow the event at 9:45am. Prizes for overall winners and top three finishers in each age division. All kids in the Kids’ Fun Runs receive medals. First place boy and girl in each race receive plaques.
We are proud to be one of the events on the Buzz Oates RunSac Race 5k Series.

Buzz Oates Award
In honor of Buzz Oates, who is buried at East Lawn, each year there is a special trophy and $100 Amazon gift card that goes to the person who finishes exactly in the middle of the pack.

Stick around during the awards because there will be great random prizes drawn from your bib number ONE trip for 2 to Las Vegas. You must be 21 years of age and present to win!

Online Registration
Click Here

Virtual Runners
If you cannot make the event, register as a virtual runner and your t-shirt will be mailed to you.

Race Hotline
(916) 492-8966

Entry Fees
$32 for adults registered by July 10, 2018.
$37 if registered by July 24, 2018.
$40 on Race Day.
Ages 17 and Under 5k will cost $25 at all times.
($16 for all Kid’s Fun Run Participants at all times).
If registered after July 24, you will not be guaranteed a t-shirt in your size.

Packet Pickup
You may pick up your race packet, 10am-7pm  at Fleet Feet Sports (2311 J Street, Sacramento)  on Friday, July 27, 2018. You can also pickup your race packet on race morning starting at 7am.

Parking inside East Lawn Memorial Park is reserved for vehicles with handicap placards and vendors only.
Parking is available on all side streets outside East Lawn park except 43rd Street, Folsom Blvd. and “M” Street which are part of the course.

Bicycles Recommended
For those wishing to bicycle to the event, special valet bicycle parking is available free of charge.

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