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Kids 1K Breakaway

General Information

  • The event is open to all children 12 years and younger and online entry is free! Online registration is closed but entries are available at Friday, Saturday packet pick up and on race morning near the start line.
  • The event is held in the spirit of fitness and fun.
  • The Kids 1K Breakaway is held on the same morning as, and in conjunction with, the Folsom Blues Breakout Half Marathon and Cash 'n Carter Half-a-Half Relay. 
  • Online registration closes on the Monday before the Sunday race.
  • Race Day registration will be available from 6:15 am to 6:45 am.
  • Start time is 7:00 am
  • There will be a clock at the finish for viewing finish times but no times will be recorded.
  • Awards will be presented to the top 3 overall finishers.
  • All entrants will receive a participant t-shirt.
  • All finishers will receive special ribbons.
  • Refreshments will be served in the finish area. CLICK HERE to view the1K map and finish area details.

Rules and Tips for a Safe 1K Breakaway

  • No pets, strollers or baby joggers.
  • Older, faster kids should start at the front.
  • The younger ones, especially those accompanied by an adult, should line up at the the back.
  • Course Map
  • The 1 K (kilometer) distance = approximately 0.6 mile.
  • Don't go out to fast; an even pace is the best way to run.
  • Be sure to have fun!

Breakway1K Details


CLICK HERE for registration information.

PACKET PICK UP locations, dates & times

RUN WARM UP TIME: 6:30 am - 6:45 am

RUN START TIME: 1K run will start at 7:00 am.

START LOCATION: at the corner of Sutter St. and Reading St. (Historic Folsom)

FINISH LOCATION: It's the same as the "Big Kids' Finish Line" off of Reading St. in Folsom Station Plaza.

1K BREAKAWAY FUN: Cool t-shirts, ribbons, refreshments for all participants.

PARKING:  Parking is available close to the finish line in the FREE Historic Folsom parking garage.  Street parking is also available and free.