SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL

OF FORT BRAGG

WHALE RUN & WALK

 
 
31st
ANNUAL

WHALE RUN & WALK


March 21, 2015 •  Saturday, 8:00 am

10K Run • 5K Run • 5K Competitive Walk • 5K Fun Walk

  • 1/2 mile Kiddie Race  7:30 am




Capital Road Race Management does the Whale Run’s timing

Northern California’s Premier Race Management & Timing Company


Due to insurance restrictions and in consideration of the other participants:

No dogs allowed on the course.




ENTER the 2015  Whale Run Raffle!

$5/1 ticket, $10/3 tickets, $20/7 tickets

Mail ticket stub & payment to: SIFB, P O 131, Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Click here for raffle ticket               Info: whalerun@mcn.org

Tickets available at registration & race site 3/14 & 3/15

WIN:


Dinner & one night stay at the Little River Inn:

 

Romantic night for two

in a beautiful room with

an ocean view and

a gourmet dinner with wine.

(over $300 value)


More prizes to come....



Directions to Fort Bragg, CA

Directions to Fort Bragg, CA (larger scope)

Where to PARK in Fort Bragg during Whale Run

Fort Bragg Lodging Information See special motel deals below!

Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce

Voice: 707-961-6300  •  Fax: 707-964-2056  •  Email: chamber@mcn.org


Fort Bragg Restaurant Guide




For All Ages: View MODEL TRAINS next to Skunk Train Depot!

Model Railway Ramblings  •  Open 10am—4pm 3/21 Race Day



  

Climb aboard the Skunk Train

   and ride through the redwoods.

To ensure your seat on the train

advance reservations are suggested:

Call the Skunk Train at 707-964-6371



Partners for Motel Package: SIFB has partnered with

Emerald Dolphin Inn, 1211 S. Main Street, Fort Bragg

  1. 15% off room of choice for two night stay (3/20 - 3/22).

  2. Rates range from $74 - $149 per night + tax.

  3. Includes free continental breakfast and free round of mini golf
    (or take 20% off a three night stay.) Pet Fee $10.

Emerald Dolphin is conveniently located on Hwy 1 (1211 S Main Street)

near the Hwy 20 intersection, only one mile from the start of the Whale Run.

Call for reservations: Local 707-964-6699     Toll Free 866-964-6699

When making reservations, mention "Whale Run" for your discount.



Surf Motel and Gardens, 1220 S. Main Street, Fort Bragg

Discount rates for two night stay Whale Festival Weekend (3/20 - 3/22):

  1. Room with 1 Queen bed - $64 per night

  2. Room with 1 King bed - $74 per night

  3. Room with 2 Queen beds - $84 per night

707-964-5361 - 800-339-5361   •   Contact email: surfmotel@mcn.org

When making reservation, mention "Whale Run" for your discount.  



Beach House Inn, 100 Pudding Creek Road, Fort Bragg

  1. 15% off room of choice for two night stay (3/20 - 3/22).

  2. Rates range from $75 - $130 per night + tax.

  3. Peaceful estuary view in private balconies! Pet friendly!!

Beach House Inn is located on Hwy 1 overlooking Pudding Creek, providing the ideal location to view the race.

Call for reservations: Front Desk: 707-961-1700     

Mention "Whale Run" for your special deal!

 

The 31st Annual Whale Run and Walk starts and finishes in the heart of Fort Bragg in the Skunk Train parking lot. It is an out and back race. Race participants start in the Skunk Train parking lot heading north. 

~ Participants will run north to Pine Street turning left on Pine Street. 

~ Pine Street to Stewart Street, turning right on Stewart Street.  

~ Stewart Street to Elm Street, turning left on Elm Street. 

~ Elm Street to Glass Beach Drive, turning right. 


Runners/Walkers will proceed the length of Glass Beach Drive and cross the Pudding Creek Trestle onto the Haul Road.  5K Runners/Walkers will proceed to the 5K turn-around and return via the same route back to the Skunk Train parking lot.  10K Runners will proceed to the 10K turn-around and return to the Skunk Train parking lot via the same route.

EARLY REGISTRATION GUARANTEES YOU

A T-SHIRT

Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Fort Bragg. All proceeds benefit

local worthy causes.

Click here for

Race Fees & Info





2015 SPONSORS

  1. Be a Whale Run Sponsor! whalerun@mcn.org


Corporate Sponsors:

  1. Could be you!


$300 Donors:

  1. Carol Milsap State Farm Insurance


Supporting Donors:

  1. Coast Hardware & Radio Shack Dealer

  2. Lynne’s Computer 1-on-1

  3. Tip Top Lounge

In-Kind Donors:

  1. Could be you!


Fort Bragg

Whale Festival

Regional microbreweries come to town, offering their best pilsners, stouts and ales for tasting at historic Eagle's Hall. Other events include arts & crafts fair, chowder tasting, art exhibits and guided whale walks at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens and MacKerricher State Park. While in Fort Bragg, don't forget to plan a whale watching boat tour on the sea with Whale Watching Charter Boats out of Noyo Harbor. Also that weekend, the Point Cabrillo Lighthouse offers great activities for the whole family, including information on the migration of our gentle giants of the Pacific.

For more details of Whale Festival events go to mendowhale.com


2015 WHALE RUN

COMMITTEE

Linda Dutcher

Kay Leaman

Carol Steele

Lynne Weinerman Calder

Mary Kay Hoffmann

Sharon Valenti

Edith Gobel

Cynthia Frank

Paige Rankin

Cheryl Pogue

Jennifer Crotzer

Liz Petersen


Thanks to the Skunk Train

for all their support!




Whale Run PHOTOS

Photos can be downloaded from:                                                                          


2014 >> RACE Photos

2013 >> RACE Photos

2012 >> RACE Photos

Older Races >> Photos

WR RESULTS from past yrs

 

Race Information  &  Course Map

Race FEES, locations, deadlines, etc.


REGISTER ON-LINE via ChronoTrack

                                                    link active soon


                                        OR by mail

SIFB, P O Box 131, Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Please make checks payable to: SIFB Whale Run

Click here for Paper Registration Form

CHECK BOX ON REGISTRATION FORM AFTER READING

THE CITY OF FORT BRAGG WAIVER  < click on link to read


                                            OR the night before

Friday 3/20/15 • 4-7pm at Town Hall

W Laurel & Main, Fort Bragg

                                                            OR the morning of the event

Race Day • 6:30-7:45am at Town Hall

W Laurel & Main, Fort Bragg

*Please do not use cellular devices in Town Hall during registration*


For more info email whalerun@mcn.org


** REGISTER BY MARCH 7th to ensure a T-Shirt **

T-shirts picked up at race only, NO SHIRTS MAILED


2014 Race Results via ChronoTrack

2015 active after Race is complete       Click on link