Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t reside in your school district.  Can I still enter the race?    
Yes!  Anyone can register to run or walk.

Will the race take place if it is raining?
Yes.  The race will take place rain or shine.

Can I register for the race on the day of the run?
Assuming entry places are still available, you can register on the day of the race between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.  However, we strongly recommend you register ahead of the event. REGISTER NOW!

Where do I pick up my race packet?
Packet pick up (packet contains run t-shirt, bib and timing chip) will be available at Fleet Feet Sports, Menlo Park, Friday, May 29, from Noon to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

On race day, packet pick up will only be available between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. at Oak Knoll School.  So, please collect your packet prior to race day.  Family Sponsors have the additional option of collecting their packet on Saturday, May 30 at the family pasta night.

Can I bring a stroller or my dog onto the course?
Yes you can bring your stroller.   No bikes, skates or dogs permitted.

Can I park at Oak Knoll School?
Parking will be limited near Oak Knoll School.  We encourage you to bike, walk or take the shuttle bus from Hillview Middle School parking lot starting at 7:45 a.m.

What hours are the streets closed for the race?
Course set-up begins at 7:00 a.m. and runners are typically off the route by 10:00 a.m.  The Menlo Park Police Department will be at the race to monitor the course and help direct traffic. Residents, please use Lemon Street to enter or exit the race area.  Please do not park your car on Oak Knoll Lane during this time.

Can I Donate?
Don’t feel like running but would like to make a donation?  Click on the Donation tab where you can make a donation.  Donations are tax deductible.  TAX ID: 94-2871701.

Can I Volunteer?
This event is organized and run by a fun and dedicated group of volunteers.  If you are interested in learning about volunteer opportunities for the day of the run and/ or leading up to the run, please contact  David Korn.