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The Solvang Mile

October 06, 2012 · 7:00AM
Copenhagen Dr, Solvang, CA 93463, USA

​Come join us on Saturday, October 6th, 2012 for the Inaugural Running of The Solvang Mile. This world class event will start and finish on Copenhagen Drive in the beautiful Danish village of Solvang, California. The city of Solvang, nestled in California wine country, draws its character from a community rich in Danish heritage, traditions, and Danish heroes like literary legend Hans Christian Andersen. This destination city is located in Santa Barbara county, and is less than two hours north of Los Angeles.

The mile road race event will be run in 12 heats, beginning at 7:00 am. There are 10 age group heats, a Fun Mile, and Men’s and Women’s elite heats. $5,000 in cash for the elite heats, and age group and open heats prizes and awards are on the line, so come give us your best mile effort! Throughout the event there will be a family friendly festival & expo area located in Solvang Park for the enjoyment of the spectators and competitors, as well as a beer tasting garden, featuring local brews, for our interested adult participants. Come join us for a celebration of fitness, athleticism, and the city of Solvang, as well as the opportunity to share a competitive course with your neighbors and international professionals! Additionally, the course length has been certified, and the event sanctioned by USA Track & Field, so when your mile PR (Personal Record) dreams come true, you’ll know they’re legit! Race packet pickup begins at 6:00 am and the first heat starts at 7:00 am.

Event schedule and times

7:00AM - Age Group 60+

7:15AM - Age Group 15 - 18

7:30AM - Age Group 19 - 24

7:45AM - Age Group 25 - 29

8:00AM - Age Group 30 - 34

8:15AM - Age Group 35 - 39

8:30AM - Age Group 40 - 44

8:45AM - Age Group 45 - 49

9:00AM - Age Group 50 - 59

9:15AM - Youth Run (14 and under)

9:35AM - Fun Mile

9:55AM - Men and Women’s Open

10:10 - Women’s Invitational Mile

10:25 - Men’s Invitational Mile

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