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Runner's World. November 1976.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude. 

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties,

California 1972-76

© Christo; Color photograph by Jeanne-Claude, 1976

Running Fence Run -
Patriot Day 9.11.2026

A proposal to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's 1976 Running Fence installation in the Golden State with marathon and 10K races.

  • 10K Race - Liberty Elementary School to Cotati Hub

  • 24.5 mile original Marathon length- Estero Americano to Cotati Hub

  • 26.2 mile modern Olympic Marathon- Tomales Bay to Cotati Hub

The Running Fence Run is proposed by Sonoma County artist and writer John Rose.​  Sponsored by Liberty Cookies as part of the Democracy Awareness Project.

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