This is the "Fastest 5K in the West"... perhaps in the nation, even the world! It is also beginning runner and walker friendly. It starts on the Folsom Crossing (aka Johnny Cash) Bridge and stays on well-paved roads, crosses the famous Rainbow Bridge, and finishes in Folsom's eclectic Historic District. Participants receive the same amenities as the Half Marathon and Relay runners, including a Johnny-themed technical fabric t-shirt and unique finisher's medallion. Scroll down to check out much more information (getting to the start, race rules, the course profile and course map.
The course for 5K runners starts on the Folsom Crossing Bridge and the finish in Historic Folsom), with the finish area in Folsom Station Plaza between Leidesdorff St. and Sutter St.
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RACE DATE AND TIME: SUNDAY, October 17, 2021, 7:30 am
START LOCATION: on the Johnny Cash Bridge (also known as Folsom Lake Crossing Bridge).
GETTING TO THE START: The event is run on a point-to-point course. The starting line is 2 miles away from the finish line via a trail from near the finish in Historic Folsom.
RACE DAY ROAD CLOSURES:
Race Results will be posted on line after 6 pm on race day.
Folsom Blues Breakout 5K Course Elevation Profile