Held in the spring each year, the Rescue Run is a 5k trail run/walk typically on our 86 acres.
While the 2020 Rescue Run, previously scheduled for April 18th, cannot happen on Ranch property, you can still run -- in your neighborhood or even in your home!
2020 Event Details:
Date: April 15-29, 2020
Time: Any time you like
Suggested Donation: $15.00 per person
$5.00 for kids 11 and under
Registration for the 2020 VIRTUAL Rescue Run 5k is open!
The 5k Rescue Run is both a friend raiser and a fundraiser for Christian Encounter. To make a donation in addition to your registration amount, please go to our Donate page.
Due to COVID-19, we are not in need of volunteers for the VIRTUAL Rescue Run.
2020: Wherever you chose.
2021: This trail run will take you on a beautiful, hilly tour of the Christian Encounter Ranch property. It includes dirt roads, single-track trails, and grassy meadows. (It is not stroller friendly!)
Where is the Rescue Run?
The Rescue Run will be held on our 86 acre property, located at 17183 Retrac Way, Grass Valley, CA 95945.
Where are my registration fees going?
All proceeds benefit Christian Encounter Ranch, a residential counseling program for young people ages 16-25.
Is the Rescue Run family friendly?
Yes! The course is great for people of all ages. However, being a trail run, the course is not stroller friendly.
Where do I park the day of the run?
As you arrive on property, parking attendants will guide you to park throughout our property. However, parking is very limited--please carpool if you can!
Will there be aid stations?
Yes! We will have an aid station, with water and sports drink, which you will pass twice, at about the 1.5 and 2.5 mile marks. Please use the designated trash containers and help us keep our property clean.
Will there be food available?
Yes! We will have water, light bites, and fruit available at the finish line.
Will restrooms be available?
Yes! Restrooms will be available in the main lodge building and outside the school.
Will you hold the event if it rains?
Yes! This is a rain or shine event. Please note entry fees are nonrefundable.
Will timing and results be available?
Yes! An awards ceremony will be held immediately following the race and results will be posted on our website after the race.
What if my question is not answered here?
If your question is not answered on the Rescue Run information page or in the FAQ's, please email us at email@example.com or call 530-268-0877.