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  Our Mission
Race for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that raises funds and awareness and increases audiences for California nonprofit performing, cultural, and visual arts organization, along with school music, drama, and art programs.

Race for the Arts 2012
Race for the Arts is more than a run — it's an experience! (The 5k is D-tagged for those who want to have their run timed.) In historic William Land Park there's plenty of entertainment, interactive booths, costumed characters and a post-run party. 100% of your pledges benefit your designated group.

This is your opportunity to make a difference for your favorite arts organization and/or school program. The donation program is optional and supplemental to the event entry fee.

Donations/Pledge Forms
Click here to download a pledge form. Please make as many copies as you need for members of your organization. TIP: You can obtain pledges through websites, newsletters, board meetings, incentives, teams, families, friends, co-workers, and challenges.

Pledge monies may be turned in the day of the race, or may be mailed by October 1 to:

Race for the Arts
Fleet Feet Event Management
2311 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

Please make checks payable to "Race for the Arts." Be sure to designate the organization or school you want your donations to benefit. Contributions not earmarked for a specific organization or school, are directed to the Race for the Arts Endowment Fund. Merchandise and/or gift certificates will be sent to those submitting $500 or more in donations. Prizes will be sent 10 to 12 weeks after the event, based on total donations received by the deadline.

Race Details
Run, walk, or come out and cheer at Race for the Arts in Sacramento's beautiful, shady, and scenic William Land Park on Saturday morning.

Race for the Arts 5 km Run/Walk and Children's Fun Runs
Saturday, August 25, 2012

8:30 A.M. - 5 km RUN/WALK (3.1 miles)

9:30 A.M. - KIDS' FUN RUNS
  • 220-yard run (4 and under)
  • 1/4 mile (ages 5-6)
  • 1/2 mile (ages 7-12)

  • Starting Line: 15th Avenue and Land Park Drive, Sacramento

    Race Registration
    Online registration is now closed, and the deadline for mail-in entries has passed. However, you can register in person and/or pick up your race packet at Fleet Feet Sports on Friday, August 24, from 10:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. Or, you can register on race morning, August 25, at William Land Park, beginning at 7:00 A.M.

    Entry Fees and Deadlines
    Enter by August 7:
    Adults - $25       Kids Fun Runs (ages 12 and under) - $12

    Entry forms postmarked after August 7:
    Adults - $30       Kids Fun Runs (ages 12 and under) - $15

    Entry fee includes race T-shirt and post-race refreshments

    Volunteer
    If you and/or your organization would like to help, volunteers are needed in many race areas. Please download a Volunteer Sign-up Form to print, complete, and mail or fax back. We appreciate your participation!

    Become a Sponsor
    Help support the arts in your community and schools. Take advantage of an exceptional marketing opportunity by becoming a sponsor of Race for the Arts. Contact Sally Rice at (916) 933-4056 or sriceecp@aol.com.

    Performing on Race Day
    Nonprofit arts organizations and schools will perform at the race on August 25. The deadline to sign up has passed. Please contact Sally Rice at (916) 933-4056 with any questions.

    Interactive Booth on Race Day
    Nonprofit arts organizations and schools will promote their programs and upcoming season on race day, August 25. The deadline to sign up has passed. Please contact Sally Rice at (916) 933-4056 with any questions.

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