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Don't miss out on this flat and fast course and NY Qualifier that is making waves in the Valley. The 10K may just be the "best" 10K in the entire valley with its very own pacers and cash prizes! Starting in Downtown Visalia, the Half Marathon and 10k route takes runners through residential streets and neighborhoods and onto the Santa Fe Trail. Half Marathoners continue to the historic End of the Trail bronze statue in Mooney Grove Park before heading back to the party at the finish line. The finish line EXPO features a beer garden, food, chocolate milk, cash prizes, pace cars, and giveaways. Easy PR or a great tune up for Boston. We will even take your perfect photo that you can download for FREE!
New for 2020, we have partnered to bring you the Healthy Living EXPO at the Visalia Convention Center on Saturday before race day! This may just be the largest EXPO in the Valley with an emphasis on fitness and vendors galore.
Why End of the Trail?
Proceeds benefit local high school running programs, athlete scholarships and community running events. New for 2020, a portion of proceeds will benefit the Historic End of the Trail Statue in Mooney Grove Park.
We welcome you to our Healthy Living EXPO where running meets sports and fitness. Over 40 Vendors will be displaying their products, participating in Demos, and educating the public on the latest health tips. Performances include gymnastics, self defense, meal prep, yoga for runners, and much more! The event is free to the public
End of the Trail is entering you into a raffle for a weekend getaway to the Sandcastle Inn in Pismo Beach, CA!
Enjoy 2 FREE nights on the water and within walking distance to downtown.
The raffle is brought to you by BMW of Visalia our major sponsor of the Half Marathon.
Bring your shoes to the EXPO to the Visalia Runners booth where you can get tickets for each pair!
Shoes will be disbursed to students at our local high schools that have the need for running shoes. Help these kids
with their running journey
Jerry W. Hizon, MD, is a practicing primary sports medicine physician and the Medical Director of Motion Medical Group in Temecula.
Dr. Hizon attended Loyola Marymount University where he majored in Biology. He attended the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and then was Chief Resident in Family Medicine at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. Dr. Hizon obtained his Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine through UC San Diego.
Besides private practice, Dr. Hizon had served as medical team physician for the San Diego Chargers for 14 years and was chosen to be a sideline physician for the 2003 Super Bowl between Tampa Bay and the “Evil” Oakland Raiders. In 2010, Dr. Hizon was chosen to be a medical team physician for the NFL Pro Bowl in Miami. He was awarded the “Sports Medicine Champion” award in 2009 as the top sports medicine provider of the year by the San Diego Sports Medicine Foundation.
As an active member in the community, Dr. Hizon celebrated 28 years as the volunteer team physician for the Temecula Valley High School Golden Bears. Through the years, he has helped perform over 4,500 pre-participation sports examinations for various schools and teams in the area, with proceeds going directly to the individual schools In 2015 he was the Distinguished Citizen of the Year for Temecula and Faculty of the Year at the new U.C. Riverside School of Medicine.
Dr. Hizon is currently a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, California Medical Association, and Assistant. Clinical Professor at the UC Riverside School of Medicine, Dr. Hizon is the medical advisor for the Temecula Physician Leaders Program as well as serving on the Board of Governors for the new Temecula Valley Hospital and core faculty for their Family Medicine Residency Program with an emphasis on lifestyle medicine and MSK Point of Care Ultrasound. He has joined the Lion’s Club International to spearhead their Type II Diabetes Program.
His wife Theresa is a reading specialist at Red Hawk Elementary School and they just celebrated their 36th anniversary. They have four children and three grandchildren and have lived in Temecula for over 30 years. Their youngest child, Brian is in his first year of Chicago’s Rush School of Medicine.
The Visalia Runners founded End of the Trail 20 years ago...As a new perk of joining, save 50% off your registration into the 10k or half marathon!! Take advantage of a wide range of discounts locally and online or other California Races. Only $30 to join!!!
Sign up now or during registration: Join Visalia Runners
Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the End of the Trail Half Marathon & 10K.
Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:
The End of the Trail Half Marathon & 10K is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).
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