Assyrian Fest 5K Run/Walk


Event Date

Sat, Aug 29, 2015


Turlock, CA


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Running-5K - Individual

$25 $25 Closed

Walking-5K - Individual

$25 $25 Closed

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You probably don't like having fun, but if you do...

Please join us in the inaugural 5K run/walk, embracing the Assyrian community.  Broaden your cultural wisdom and partake in this exciting timed race.  Walkers are absolutely welcome in this two hour 3.1 mile event.  Show-offs (top finishers) will be awarded according to their gender and age division.  If the fun didn't get to you, the Assyrian Festival t-shirts will, just for participating.  At 10:00 am, following the race, the Turlock Fairgrounds will host the Assyrian Festival.  Admission is FREE.  There you will find delicious traditional Assyrian foods, dancing, music, and exhibits exemplifying this beautiful culture and its astounding history.

When:  Saturday, August 29th, 2015.  Race starts at 8:00 am

Where:  1101 N.Soderquist Road, Turlock CA

Who:  Runners and Walkers of all ages are welcome

Cost:  $25 before August 29th, 2015 (includes a t-shirt)

          $30 on August 29th, 2015 (t-shirt not guaranteed)

The course is flat and participants will be guided through the residential streets of Turlock by our Event Volunteers.  **Please note, the streets will not be blocked off to traffic during the event, so please allow our Volunteers to guide you through these parts of the course.**

Packet pickup will be on August 29th, 2015 from 7:00 am until 7:50 am, at the Starting Line (1101 N. Soderquist Road, Turlock).


Event details and schedule

The 5k (3.1 mile) Run/Walk begins at 1101 N.Soderquist Road (behind Turlock Fairgrounds, between Fulkerth Road and Canal Drive).  The race will run through Turlock's residential streets, beginning at 8:00 am.

Register NOW and save $5.00!  Advance registration fee ($25) will increase to $30 the day of the race.

Packet pickup and race day registration opens at 7:00 am on August 29, 2015 at the Starting Line. 

Award ceremony for each age division starts at 9:30 am.

Results for each individual's time will be posted on

If you have any questions regarding the 5K Run/Walk, please contact Sham at 209-872-2882.

Experience the culture and hospitality of the Assyrian people.

Enjoy live Assyrian music and watch the Assyrian dance groups perform.

Visit the Assyrian cultural exhibits. 

There will be a Kids zone with carnival rides!
Festival admission is FREE to all, from 10 am to 10 pm, on Saturday and Sunday (Aug.29th and 30th)

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