October 06, 2019

Valpo Fun Run 2019

October 06, 2019 Menlo School • 50 Valparaiso AthertonCA  94027 View Map Organized by Valpo Fun Run

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October 06, 2019

Menlo School

50 Valparaiso AthertonCA  94027
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It's a Color Run!  Menlo School is hosting the 7th Annual Valpo Fun Run, a 5k community run/walk through the streets of Atherton on Sunday, October 6th.  Meet on the Menlo School loop at 8:30 am for warm-ups and announcements.  Race start is 9:00am. 

All net proceeds benefit the Peninsula Bridge Program, which transforms the lives of highly motivated, low income students by preparing and supporting them for success in college preparatory high school programs and four-year colleges.  Funds raised for this year’s run will help support Peninsula Bridge’s five-week summer program hosted at Menlo, Sacred Heart, Woodside Priory, Castilleja, St. Matthew’s and Crystal Springs.

You can support Peninsula Bridge whether or not you are running the race by making a donation and referencing "VALPO FUN RUN" in the payment memo.  


Event details and schedule

REGISTRATION: Online registration is closed, however in-person registration (cash and check only) is available Friday, October 4, 2:45-3:45pm in the Menlo School Loop and on race day starting at 8:00 am.  Price is $30 per participant. Note: Race t-shirt is not guaranteed with in-person registration 

BIB AND TSHIRT PICK UP: Friday, October 4, 2:45-3:45pm in the Menlo School Loop or Sunday, October 6th at 8:00 am in the Menlo School Loop.

RACE START:  Meet on the Menlo School Loop at 8:30 am for warm-ups and announcements.  Race starts at 9:00am.  Please, no bikers or scooters over 7 years old allowed on the course -- all bike/scooter riders must wear helmets.

RACE COURSE: See below for course map

SPONSORS: Thank you to our Lead Sponsor, Cardinal Education.  Thank you to all of our other sponsors including Hugh Cornish, Axis Personal Trainers, Bianchini’s Market, Cameron Aboudara, Gould Jacobson Dermatology, Scott Kaloust, Kids Against Poverty, Ladera Garden & Gifts, Latitude Food Allergy Care, McNair Group, The Physiatry Medical Group, Mid Peninsula Orthodontics, and The Village Doctor.

PRIZES: There will be prizes for first place in each age category, as well as best color, costume, and spirit awards.  Winners will choose from a range of exciting prizes thanks to the generosity of Barre Method, Bash Salon, Gould Jacobson Dermatology, A Runner's Mind, Stanford Continuing Studies, Vineyard Vines and our very own Menlo Store!

POST RUN FUN: Enjoy samples from some of our favorite local businesses including Bagel Street Cafe, Coffeebar, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Mr Green Bubble, The Fruit Guys, and The Sugar Shack.




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