Sweatin' for Sammy 2013
Start: Saturday, April 20, 2013 @ 9:00 AM (PDT)
San Jose , CA 95111
Registration Closing Date
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 @ 11:59 AM (PDT)
Join us for a beautiful day at Hellyer County Park in San Jose as we join together to raise money for Samantha Green. Meet at the Buena Vista picnic sites for a 9am start time. Race day registration and check in begin at 8am.
Who is Sammy?
Samantha Green was born with a very rare genetic condition: Microcephaly with Simplified Gyral Patterns Type 1. In addition to her primary diagnosis, she has cerebral palsy and epilepsy. At birth, her parents were told that their daughter would be a “vegetable” but Samantha has beaten the odds; she is walking and using her hands. She has amazed her doctors, therapists, teachers – and of course her friends and family.
Why are we Sweatin' for Sammy?
We are holding Sweatin’ for Sammy 2013 to raise the money necessary for a specialized therapy Sammy will attend this Fall. Samantha will attend Now I Can, an intensive physical therapy program that has shown great success with cerebral palsy patients.
Also supporting San Jose's Children's Playgarden
In addition to raising funds for Sammy’s therapy, a donation will be made to The Rotary Club of San Jose to help build San Jose’s only all-access Children’s Playgarden. The 1 ½ acre garden will provide a play experience where all children, regardless of their abilities, can play together side by side.
For more information about Samantha visit her blog
For more information about the Children's Garden
Diamond Physique and Amato Pizzeria
Gold & Silver Sponsors
JM Williams Accountancy, NorCal Functional Fitness, Motif Spa, The Learning May, Wants & Wishes Design, Phelps & Cohen Orthodontics, 100% Chiropractic, Saputo, Jim Pojda - Alain Pinel, R.Martin Judd DDS, Diamond Fence Company, Photographers for Good, BYU Mgmt Society, RoadRunner Sports, Sports Basement, Alhambra
$35 before Mar 21; $45 before Apr 16; $50 race day registration
$25 before Mar 21; $35 before Apr 16; $40 race day registration
Kids Fun Run Fees
$10 before April 16; $20 race day registration
Finisher medal for all Kids Fun Run participants. Prizes for overall 5k/10k male and female winners. Prizes three deep in the following categories: 10 and under, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
Kids Fun Run
The Kids Fun Run consists of five races in the following age categories; 2-3 yr, 4-5 yr, 6-7 yr, 8-9 yr, 10 yr and up. The first race will begin at 10:30 AM with the 2-3 year olds racing first. Register your child(ren) today and start them down the path to a healthy life with a love of running. :)
Race Packet Pickup
For those who register by April 15, race packet pickup will be available April 17 & 19. More info coming soon...
Under the Sun Events
Directions and Parking
Take 101 to Hellyer Avenue. Parking is $6; carpooling is recommended.
Aid Stations will be located at the start/finish and turn around points. Bathrooms are located at the start/finish.
T-shirt guaranteed for registrations received before March 23. Post race food and water will be available.