Sunset Run
A Unique Trail Run on Rocklin's Newest Recreation Area


This is a sneak peek opportunity to explore and learn about the Sunset Whitney Recreation Area (SWRA), Rocklin’s newest recreation area!

The City of Rocklin, in conjunction with the Run Rocklin Series, is bringing a new run to town this fall! We are hosting a unique early evening run/walk on the grounds of Sunset Whitney Recreation Area (formerly the Rocklin Golf Course) as a first look and fundraiser to help open the property to the public. This will be the public’s first time being able to view, tour, and run the trails at SWRA!

The Run Rocklin Series is proud to offer a Run and/or Walk experience in the same traditions as Run Rocklin (15 years) and the Grateful Dog (5 years).

WHEN: Saturday, November 3, 2018   |   2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

WHERE: Sunset Whitney Recreation Area (4201 Midas Ave. Rocklin)

COST: $32 for runner/walker, all ages & all distances. All proceeds to benefit the Sunset Whitney Recreation Area

REGISTRATION: You can register now at today. Make sure to do so by Oct. 21st to guarantee your commemorative shirt and medal!

DONATIONS: Unable to run/walk, or just want to show more support? You can donate HERE.

DISTANCE: Three different options to chose from. 1.3 miles, 2.5 miles, and 3.8 miles. View the course map HERE.

VENDORS: Interested in hosting a booth during the event? Apply HERE!

PHOTOS: Pictures will be taken during the run/walk as well as finisher photos. Available for free download online.


Friday, November 2nd | 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

  • Packet Pick-Up: Get your race number and shirt. Packet pick will happen at SWRA.

Saturday, November 3 | 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

  • Packet Pick-Up: Get your race number and shirt. Packet pick will happen at SWRA.

Saturday, November 3 | 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

  • Race Starts for all distances at 3:30 p.m. 
  • Runners/walkers are given till 5:30 p.m. to complete the race.

Saturday, November 3 | 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

  • Following the conclusion of the race, the public will have access to limited areas of the site before the close of the event. Although you will not receive a medal or t-shirt, you will be among the first to preview the Sunset Whitney Recreation Area.

Saturday, November 3 | 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

  • Throughout the entire event, there will be multiple chances to learn about future plans, upcoming projects and volunteer opportunities,  discussions about funding sources, food trucks, health & wellness vendors, as well as a beer & wine garden for those 21+. This is your chance to learn, explore, and get involved in this unique space!

SOCIAL MEDIA: Let us know you are attending and help share the word! 


  • Good mannered dogs that are on short leashes are permitted.
  • Strollers of any kind are not recommended.
  • Course is on dirt paths, asphalt pathways, and uneven surfaces that go through tunnels.
  • The bib/race number must be visible to your chest for that is how you will be able to locate your race photos. 
  • Course will be marked with directional signage and mile markers.
  • Water stations will be on course.
  • Portable restrooms will be on course as well as main event area.
  • You will be required to complete a waiver form. Failure to submit one on the day of the event, will eject you from the race/walk.

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