Boris Berian, Brenda Martinez to make appearance at the Inland Empire Challenge.
Come and meet Brenda and Boris at the New Balance celebrity tent.
Olympic runners, Brenda Martinez and Boris Berian, USA Olympians, are coming to the IEC. Boris, world indoor world champion and Olympic finalist in the 800 meters will join Brenda. Brenda was an Olympic semi-finalist in the 1500 meter run. She was the Silver medalist at the outdoor World Championships in the 800 in 2013. Both Brenda and Boris run for the New Balance Track Club.
Brenda sponsors a running camp for deserving young women from the I.E. The camp held in Big Bear, is provided at little to no cost to the girls who attend. Her camp is held without fanfare and is designed to give the girls a glimpse to the benefits of world class training. Brenda's willingness to give of herself to these young ladies displays her class and the quality of her character.
Thank you, Brenda, Boris
Meet Ernie Andrus
Ernie Andrus ran across the United States, starting in San Diego, CA and finishing in St. Simmons, GA. He started the run at the young age of 90 and finished just shy of his 93rd birthday. Ernie is the oldest runner to complete a coast to coast run.
Watch the CBS news short describing his amazing journey.
Ernie will be our guest starter for our Sweepstakes Races and will be around to meet and greet our athletes and Spectators. Follow Ernie on Facebook, coast2coastruns.
Glen Helen Course Map
Calculate your Fees!
Each race that has more than 5 or more runners = $40 plus 40 cents for each runner in the race.
Less than 5 runners, multiply by $8.40, each runner.
Large and Mediums Schools (Div I & Div II/III) maximum = $330.00
(Schools entering both a Sweepstakes and Varsity, max = $350).
Small Schools (Div 4,5) max = $180.00 ($200.00 if entering both a Sweepstakes and Varsity)
Click here for Worksheet.
When we head out on the roads on a workout, we don't take our wallets or ID. When the unexpected happens, an accident, a health issue, or any incident which leaves you unable to provide information to First Responders. Road id has been a leading provider of specialized ID bracelets and tags that will speak for you. You can be sure that your voice will be heard to tell of any drug allergies, health issues, contact information and much more.
Brenda Martinez at the Inland Empire (above)
Brenda ran in the inaugural Inland Empire Challenges held at Guasti Park.
2001 Girls' Results
2002 Grils' Results
2003 Girls' Results
Meet our Timer, Doug Padilla
or those of you have have been around the running world for a while, you may recognize the name of Doug Padilla, the nation's leading distance runner through the 80's, a two time Olympian, and National record holder for the indoor two mile. Doug is also the founder of Runnercard.com a web based registration and timing system with very unique capabilities. The Inland Empire Challenge has used Runnercard since its inception in 2001.
This year Doug is introducing his unique chip based timing system. The kids will still get their own unique "runnercard", plus coaches and athletes will be able to use a coaching tool unique to the timing world.
Baker's Drive Thru