8th Annual Luc's Run

Sat May 15, 2021 Directions


$36 8:30AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT Price increases after January 3, 2021 at 11:59pm PST

2 Mile

$36 8:30AM PDT - 10:00AM PDT Price increases after January 3, 2021 at 11:59pm PST

Kids Run (10 & Under only)

$22 8:00AM PDT - 8:30AM PDT Price increases after May 12, 2021 at 11:59pm PDT

Virtual Run - 10K

$36 Price increases after January 3, 2021 at 11:59pm PST

Virtual Run - 2 Mile

$36 Price increases after January 3, 2021 at 11:59pm PST

Virtual Run - Kids (10 & Under only)

$22 Price increases after May 12, 2021 at 11:59pm PDT

Luc’s Run presented by Black Oak Casino Resort and Alternative Energy is held annually each spring in historic Tuolumne, California and Virtually Anywhere in the World. Luc's Run is known as one of the premier races in the county.  We are looking at welcoming our local 10K, 2-mile, and Kids Run (ages 10 & under) back to Tuolumne, CA in 2021! And of course welcoming our supporters around the globe through our virtual run where hundreds of enthusiasts from around the world walk and run in support of Luc’s legacy on their own turf!

On January 28, 2013, Luc, a United States Air Force pilot was on a training mission over the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Italy. During the sortie, Luc was forced to eject from his F-16 and did not survive the ejection.  Luc is survived by family and friends who continue his Legacy through the Major Lucas Gruenther Legacy Foundation.

Major Lucas Gruenther was an incredible human being.  He was an outstanding F-16 fighter pilot, community role model, and a true humanitarian.  He lived his life to the fullest and never took a single day for granted.  Luc is remembered for the way he treated people with wisdom and kindness and was a genuine human being who made a tremendous positive impact.

All proceeds from this race go to the Major Lucas Gruenther Legacy Foundation, an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  The purpose of the Major Lucas Gruenther Legacy Foundation is to bestow scholarships to Americans for the advancement of educational goals and self development. 



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For local Runners and walkers Luc's Run will start and finish in front of Tuolumne Veteran's Memorial Hall. There will be music, festivities, and fun. Luc's Loot will be on-hand where you can receive additional Live Like Luc gear for a donation. There will also be a silent auction with a ton of great prizes from our local community partners to bid on. In the event of inclement weather, our Race Village will be moved inside Veteran's Memorial Hall, but the race will still start on time (as long as it is safe to do so).

Free parking is located throughout the streets of Tuolumne. We anticipate close-by parking to fill up early, so please allow an extra 10-15 minutes for parking and walking to the race site.

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