Nevada Day Classic, Est. 1989
This is a classic road course through the streets of west Carson City. Costumes are encouraged!
An annual event since 1989, the Nevada Day Classic - presented by the Tahoe Mountain Milers - is an 8K run, a 2-mile run/walk through the beautiful, historic West Side of Carson City, Nevada. The races precede the Nevada Day Parade celebrating Nevada's entry into the Union. And the course finishes down the main drag of Carson City with spectators lining the way.
The Nevada Day Classic is organized in partnership with Eyes for Tomorrow. All net proceeds will go to Guide Dogs For The Blind. Guide dogs and puppies in training will participate in the Walk portion of the event.
June 8 - October 1
8k Run $40
2M Run/Walk $30
October 2 - 16
8k Run $45
2M Run/Walk $35
After 10/16, including Packet Pick up and Race Day
8k Run $50
2M Run/Walk $40
YOUTH/NO T-SHIRT (12 and under)
$10 for all distances (no price changes)
YOUTH/WITH T-SHIRT (12 and under)
$20 for all distances (no price changes)
IN ORDER TO BE GUARANTEED A T-SHIRT, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE RACE BY OCTOBER 6TH!!!
Packet Pick up/Race Day Registration
Packet Pick up:
Friday, October 26th
4pm - 8pm
Registration is open at both packet pick up and race day. If you register on race day, YOU WILL NOT BE OFFICIALLY TIMED. Due to logistical difficulties pertaining specifically to this race, we cannot reliably transfer the information from the registration process to the timing equipment.
Save yourself the headache anyway and register ahead of time, and visit with the puppies at the event expo the night before when picking up your packet!
Race Start and Course Description
All race distances start at 8am in Telegraph Square (corner of Telegraph and Curry)!
Local time: 5:14 AM
Runners will head up Telegraph, turn right on Mountain and proceed down to Winnie. A left turn on Winnie and runners will head up the only true climb on the course. As you approach Ash Canyon Road, you will pass a water only aid station and then turn left on Ash Canyon Road. As you start heading downhill, Ash Canyon Road turns into Ormsby and veers to the right. Runners will continue on Ormsby and will turn left on King Street. You will pass Carson Middle School and Bordewick Bray Elementary School and then turn right on Minnesota. Runners will then turn left on 10th Street, head to Carson Street, and turn left for the final straightaway to the finish line in front of the Carson Nugget. Here's the link to the course map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/carson-city-nv/nevada-day-classic-8k-run-course-route-148820793
2 Mile Run and Walk
Runners and Walkers start in Telegraph Square and head north on Curry Street. They will then turn left on William and then take another left on Minnesota. Runners and walkers will stay on Minnesota then turn left on 10th Street. Head to Carson Street and turn left for the final stretch to the finish line in front of the Carson Nugget. Here's the link to the course map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/carson-city-nv/nevada-day-classic-2-mile-course-2012-route-148818091