El Dorado Hills’ Inaugural Half Marathon a Hit

[Village Life]

The Gold Country Half delivered El Dorado Hills’ inaugural half marathon with a combination of a strong hometown vibe and sense of community with first-class race operations and a talented elite field.

Runners in the half marathon, 5k and Kid’s K gathered in the El Dorado Hills Town Center before heading out on the courses run entirely in beautiful El Dorado County.

Sacramento’s Neil Klinger and Grace Gonzales captured half marathon titles and Sacramento’s Anthony Mallory and El Dorado Hills’ Hannah Hekkanen took home 5k honors on a cool Sunday morning.

More than 1,000 runners participated in the event, organized by the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce and...