Sun April 24, 2022 Directions
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Description

April 24, 2022

Welcome to PPIE’s 10th Annual Run (or Walk) for Education, an event designed for our entire community. Our 10th Annual event will be held in-person with a goal of being both safe and fun at the same time. The event offers 5K (3.1 mile) Run or Walk, 10K (6.2 Mile) Run or Walk, and 15K Run distances plus a non competitive Kids' 1/4 Mile Challenge for those ages 3 to 11 years old.  The 5K and 10K are walker-friendly events.  Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome in the 5K, 10K, and 15K; all strollers and pushed or casual wheelchairs should start toward the back.  Racing wheelchairs may start at the front; please coordinate with start line officials or email us in advance. 

 

DATE –  April 24, 2022
LOCATION - Alameda County Fairgrounds
START TIMES  - 15K/10K Start at 7:50 a.m., 5K Start at 8:00 a.m., Kids' Challenge Start at 9:15 a.m.

5K, 10K, 15K ENTRY INCLUDES

Race entry includes a short sleeve performance t-shirt (men's, women's and youth sizing available), race timing, commemorative bib number, eligibility for age group and overall awards, goody bag, finisher medal, and post-race refreshments.

KIDS' CHALLEGE ENTRY INCLUDES

The Kids' Challenge is a 1/4 mile fun run (no times or places kept) for children ages 3 to 11. Race entry includes a short sleeve cotton t-shirt, commemorative bib number, goody bag, finisher medal, and post-race refreshments.

PLEASANTON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES

All staff employed by the PUSD are offered a complimentary entry. Those registering with PUSD pricing ("PUSD 5K," "PUSD 10K," or "PUSD 15K" categories) must show their PUSD ID Badge at Packet Pick Up to receive bib and t-shirt. If registering on race day, must bring ID badge to register. We kindly ask all PUSD employees to register before 4/22 if possible, for a smoother registration process for everyone. 

Donations from PUSD employees are welcome to help cover the cost of your race t-shirt, medal, and timing chip and can be made on the 'donation' screen during your registration process. 

If you are a PUSD employee and have already registered and paid the $20 entry fee, we will offer you a refund. Please send your request to ppie.runforeducation@gmail.com

PACKET PICK UP

Race packet pick up will be held on Saturday from 11am to 5pm at Amador Valley High School, 1155 Santa Rita Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Tents will be set up at the front of the school near the main office. Race day pick up will also be available from 6:30 am onwards, near the finish line at Alameda County Fairgrounds. Plan on arriving an hour early if picking up your bib (or registering) on event day. ID is not required to pick up packets and you may pick up for friends or family.

UNABLE TO ATTEND ON APRIL 24? CONSIDER BEING A VIRTUAL PARTICIPANT!

Our 'Virtual 5K Participant" category exists for those who are unable to attend in-person on event day (Sunday, April 24) but would still like to support the cause. Those registering for this category are invited to complete their 3.1 mile run or walk anytime between April 23 and May 1st. Your elapsed 5K time may be uploaded to our results server at https://results.changeofpace.com (uploading a finish time is optional, not required). Virtual 5K Participants may pick up their packet (shirt, bib, medal) at our packet pick up on Saturday, April 23 from 11am to 5pm at Amador Valley High School; or at Fleet Feet Pleasanton, located at 234 Main St. in Downtown Pleasanton, from Wednesday, April 27 to May 15th. A friend or family member may pick up your items for you at either location. Packets will not be mailed. 

VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers are needed for a variety of pre-race as well as race day tasks, including directing athletes along the course, handing out water and helping with race registration. For more information or to sign up, click the 'Volunteer' tab or link here

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Alameda County Fairgrounds, Gate 12
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