Santa Paula Times

Ventura County Fair 5K Run & Walk seeks Participants

July 22, 2011
Santa Paula News

The Ventura County Fair and 7 time NCAA division 1 All American champ Josh Spiker are seeking runners and walkers of all ages to participate in the third annual Ventura County Fair 5K Run & Walk. 

Runners, joggers, and walkers of all abilities are encouraged to participate in this 3.1 mile fundraiser.

Runners are encouraged to dress in Fair themed costumes.  Costumes are highly encouraged and awards will be given to the best-dressed participants. The Fair theme is “Bounty of the County” but participants can dress in any costume. Awards will be given out for fastest times in 5 year age groups.

Stick around to watch the Ventura County Fair Parade and then go to the Ventura County Fair to make a full day of fun.

New this year will be the FREE Ventura Family YMCA kids 1K Run.  A new course in downtown Ventura will feature the best views in Ventura, Widow Maker Hill and a fast finish down Main Street.

How to sign up? Visit to download a registration form to mail-in or to sign up online.

Where? Mission Park - Downtown Ventura

When? Saturday, August 6th, 2011

5K: The race begins at 8:00am. Check-In begins at 7:00am.

FREE Ventura Family YMCA Kids 1K: The race begins at 9:00am. Check-In begins at 8:00am.

Awards: 9:15am

Post race food is provided by Aloha Steakhouse.