Hi everyone California Kiley here with another great summer 5k fun run! I’ve really been enjoying going back to all these super fun short races this year and am planning on continuing the Fun Run Series after the summer season has ended.
On to my latest fun run held right here in Southern California at the Orange County Fair! Yup you heard that right you get to run thru the fair and in true fun run fashion they add a lot of fun elements. Such as getting to play fair games in the middle of your race and win a prize! In past years you could ride the giant banana slide but for reasons we haven’t figured out it wasn’t open this year even though it was listed on the website and emails. Another what the OC Fair 5k calls “Detours to Fun” you are welcome to get your photo on the Pacific Amphitheater stage before heading back to the finish line. This race is put on by the OC Marathon group who always do a great job and give you a lot for your money. Every racer with a bib receives:
- Finishers Medal
- Ticket to the Fair
- Free entry into the fair for the day of the race with your bib!
I’ve run this race now 7 years in a row now and we always do some fair fun which is always a fun day with running family! Our costume has stuck with the color orange in honor of the “Orange” County Fair, this year we added a orange slice dress made by CowCow which was super comfortable to run in.
“Orange” you glad for all the summer fun runs???
Till next time!
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