Capitol 5k & Capitol Challenge Race Information

2018 information below, 2019 information coming soon.

Are you already registered for CIM and looking to run in the 5k to complete the Capitol Challenge and receive three medals, two shirts, and one great full weekend of racing? Click here to register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Start Time

Race Start and Finish Location

Start: TBD

Finish: 9th St & Capitol Mall (the same Finish Line as CIM!)

For the course map, click here.

Aid Station will be located at approximately Mile 1.6.

5k Start Map

5k Finish Map

Packet Pick-up

Click here for Capitol 5k Packet Pick-up information.


All city lots and garages will be maintaining their regular Saturday hours and rates during the event. Sacramento City Parking Services encourage you to use the Capitol Garage and Tower Bridge Garage.

Rules and Guidelines for All Entrants
  • No pets.
  • No unregistered runners, walkers or pacers.
  • Wearing headphone, iPods or Walkman-type radios is discouraged.
  • No strollers, baby joggers, inline skates or bicycles.
  • Race services are limited to a 1:00 finish time (19:22/mile pace). Anyone proceeding slower than this pace may be passed by the maraFUNrun 5k leaders, may be asked to move to the side of the road or the sidewalk, and race management cannot guarantee that finish times of these finishers will be published.
  • No one other than the runner who officially registered may use the bib number with timing tag issued to that runner. Transferring and/or selling your bib is illegal.
  • Bib numbers must not be altered, should be worn on the front of the runner, and be clearly visible at all times.
  • UC Davis Children’s Hospital maraFUNrun 5k registrants are not allowed to participate in the Capitol 5k in addition to or instead of the maraFUNrun 5k.
  • Hand crank bicycles are not allowed at the CIM Saturday 5ks and there is no official hand crank division. If you are a disabled athlete who would like to participate in a hand crank bicycle, you may request an accommodation through USA Track & Field’s ADA Accommodations Request process. (Please note: Evaluation of this request may take 4-6 weeks.)
  • Inaugural Capitol 5k medals for all finishers.
  • Awards to the top-3 finishers in the following age divisions: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+.
  • Capitol Challenge finishers will receive their Challenge Medal at the CIM Finish Line Sunday.

Capitol 5k & maraFUNrun 5k Course Map