Run or Walk? WALK OR RUN?
Walkers and runners of all ages and athletic abilities can participate in the 5K Walk/Run. Run or walk in shady William Land Park (registration area near Sacramento Zoo) and enjoy the live entertainment along the racecourse. For those that want to know their time, they can be B-tagged. The Bib Tag Timing system includes a disposable timing chip attached to the bib number. As runners cross the finish line, a chip in the bib number will record their time.
WHAT ARE THE TIMES OF THE EVENT?
7:00 am Registration, packet pick-up, located near Sacramento Zoo
8:10 am Kids Fun Runs (1/4
8:35 am 5K Run/Walk
7:30 am - 1:00 pm FREE ARTS FESTIVAL
WHAT will i find at THE EVENT?
1) A booth for runners to pick up their socks - exclusively designed by Trumpette.
2) Amphitheater Stage with announcements and continuous entertainment - with plenty of seating to relax and enjoy - bring a picnic!
3) Over 40 hands-on, interactive booths to try your hand and experience the arts!
4) Performers along the racecourse and throughout the event.
5) Food samplings and food trucks
6) To add to the festive atmosphere and promote their organization or school, some runners run in costume
Most of all, you will find that Race for the Arts is more than a run - it's an experience!
HOW DO I REGISTER?
You can register online here, or pre-register at the location(s) below. Check back often for updates on pre-registration sites, dates, and times:
Saturday, August 12
Starbucks - 4005 Manzanita Ave, Carmichael / Pre-register here and enter to win a Starbucks Gift Basket
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday, August 25
Registration and Packet Pick Up at Fleet Feet ─ 2311 J Street, Sacramento
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
WHAT DOES MY ARTS ORGANIZATION OR SCHOOL PROGRAM NEED TO DO TO QUALIFY AS A BENEFICIARY OF RACE FOR THE ARTS?
As long as they are in the State of California, a nonprofit (literary, visual, cultural, performing) or school program (music, literary, drama, art), they receive 100% of pledges designated to them on the Pledge Form. There is a space to write in your organization or school program. Be sure to list the organization or school program on the Pledge Form.
How do I get pledges?
Add the Race for the Arts logo to your website, newsletters, e-blasts, Facebook, Twitter, etc.. Ask co-workers, neighbors, friends, board members. Possibly have your organization or school program, offer an incentive to the one who raises the most pledge money for your organization.
WHEN ARE PLEDGES DUE?
October 1, 2017
ARE THERE MATERIALS AVAILABLE TO HELP ME SOLICIT DONATIONS?
Yes, there is a flyer you can personalize and download from the website. Pledge Forms are also available to download. Entry forms are available at California Family Fitness Centers, numerous Starbucks locations, Pizza Rock, and Hobrecht Lighting.
CAN I STILL SUPPORT MY ARTS ORGANIZATION / SCHOOL PROGRAM IF I CAN'T ATTEND THE EVENT?
Absolutely. You can download a Pledge Form from the website and mail your check, money order or certified bank check (payable to Race for the Arts) to the following address: Race for the Arts, P. O. Box 799, Folsom, California 95763. Please designate where you want your funds to go. The beneficiary needs to be a nonprofit California literary, visual, performing, cultural arts organization, or a California school music, literary, drama or art program. They receive 100% of pledges designated to them.