Escalon Park Fete adds finishers’ medals this year

escalon park fete finishers medalFor the first time in its history, the Escalon Park Fete will give each finisher a medal. These custom-designed medals play up the city’s rich history surrounding the railroad.

The race, which features a 2-mile and a 10K walk/run, will be held July 15. The events start together at 7:30 a.m. in front of El Portal Middle School, 801 First St., Escalon, and will finish in the same location. Post-race snacks will be provided to runners.

Registered runners also will receive a custom t-shirt.

Early packet pick-up will be held from 2-6 p.m., Friday, July 14, at Fleet Feet Modesto, 1427 Standiford.

You can register online at, with the price going up at 11:59 p.m., July 8. Walk-up registration also will be taken during packet pick-up July 14 as well as on race day.

Why wait? Sign up now and beat the price increase, too.